Life of Nicholas II of Russia on view in Athens, Georgia

Friday, December 21, 2018

What happens when an emperor doesn’t want to be an emperor? That was true for Nicholas II of Russia, the last ruler of the 300-year-long Romanov dynasty and the subject of the exhibition “The Reluctant Autocrat: Tsar Nicholas II,” organized by the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia and on view there December 22 through March 17.

The museum has been building a collectio...

One-man show tackles the sky

Monday, November 5, 2018

As an undergraduate student, Ted Kincaid disabled the light meter on his Polaroid camera. A longer shutter speed let him capture time in motion instead of static images. Kincaid has since focused his artistic practice on the exploration and exploitation of photography’s tug-of-war between reality and artistic truth. He uses digital media both to create manufactured “photographs” and to deconstr...

Museum celebrates meeting of art and science

Monday, October 15, 2018

Rebecca Rutstein is both an award-winning artist and an ocean explorer. This fall, as UGA’s Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding, she will embark on her fifth deep-sea expedition/artist’s residency, with a team of scientists led by the University of Georgia’s Samantha Joye and the University of North Carolina’s Andreas Teske. While the scientists study hydrothermal vents and the unique...

Georgia Museum of Art takes home gold at Southeastern Museums Conference

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia won two awards in publications design and two for exhibitions at this year’s Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) annual meeting, held October 8–10 in Jackson, Mississippi. The museum’s outstanding quarterly newsletter Facet, designed by Athens firm The Adsmith, took home the gold in the Newsletters and Calendar of Events category. “Clint...

AC Carter to play Museum Mix

Monday, September 17, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host Museum Mix on Thursday, September 27, from 8 to 11 p.m. All of the galleries will be open for the late-night art party. DJ .53 will be blasting your favorites, and free refreshments and snacks will be provided. The event is free and open to the public.

AC Carter, a second-year master of fine arts student in sculpture at the Lam...