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Two-Tone Art Gallery opened it's doors on April 1, 2013. It's located at 113 West Lytle Street in Murfreesboro, Tenn. (FILE/Two-Tone Art Gallery)

Murfreesboro’s Two-Tone Art Gallery is seeking crowd-funded donations for supplies and improvements. The gallery launched an Indiegogo campaign at the beginning of December with a goal of $3,000. The funds raised will go towards display cases, easels, lighting and other amenities for the gallery’s space at 113 West Lytle Street. Even if the campaign does …

ICE!™ featuring "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" will be open until Jan.3, 2014 at the Gaylord Opryland Events Center in Nashville, Tenn. (John Connor Coulston/MTSU Sidelines)

Gaylord Opryland’s annual holiday ICE! attraction is currently in full swing in Nashville. ICE! is a walkthrough exhibit made up almost entirely out of 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures. This year’s theme is ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and features six rooms depicting the classic story of Santa’s annual Christmas visit. Additionally, the …

Two canvases ─ both bare and tightly bound by cellophane ─ lay in John Smith’s home office, the first of the pack used by his daughter who recently painted a portrait of the family dog, Savannah. Today, no one’s home and Smith, whose artistic background solely includes helping with his children’s art projects, sits down at …

Diane Fox’s UnNatural History photography exhibit opened Monday in the Baldwin Photographic Gallery, located in the John Bragg Mass Communication Building. The exhibit features photographs of animal displays from taxidermy shops and natural history museums around the world. These photographs are designed to address the distance between animals and humans. Each photo in the exhibit is a portrait …

Renowned illustrator and author of children’s books, John Hendrix, opened both a display and a student show in the Todd Art Gallery with a lecture for students about the craft of illustration and the importance of visual art on Monday. Hendrix’s gallery, titled “Drawing by Heart: The Illustrations of John Hendrix,” displays a variety of his …

The Society for Photographic Educations (SPE) held a reception for the “Engaging Possibilities” Member Exhibit at Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts on Thursday evening. While the exhibit features art by amateur, student and professional photographers, the purpose is not just to display photos, but to encourage local students to learn photography, as well. “[SPE] has really influenced me. …