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Georgia Museum of Art hires Callan Steinmann as curator of education

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has hired Callan Steinmann as its curator of education, effective immediately. The previous curator of education, Carissa DiCindio, left over the summer for a tenure-track assistant professor position in art education at the University of Arizona.

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Mandala workshop introduces visual meditation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

In conjunction with the upcoming exhibition “Images of Awakening: Buddhist Sculpture from Afghanistan and Pakistan” (on view March 24–June 17) the Georgia Museum of Art will host a mindfulness workshop with Debra Alvis, on Thursday, April 5, at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The workshop is free (and funded in part by the Hemera Foundation), but space is limited; call 706.542.8863 or email sagekincaid@uga.edu to reserve a spot.

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Georgia Museum of Art wins seven regional awards

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has received several recent awards from the Southeast Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS-SE), the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) and the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) for its exemplary publications, design and exhibitions.

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Georgia Museum of Art adds Parker Curator of Russian Art

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Following several high-profile exhibitions of Russian art, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has received a gift from William Parker to establish the position of Parker Curator of Russian Art. The position has been filled by Asen Kirin, professor of art history at UGA’s Lamar Dodd School of Art. Kirin will continue to teach at the art school, but he will also devote time to researching the museum’s growing collection of Russian art, publishing the results and developing special exhibitions, lectures, symposia and other educational events.

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Georgia Museum of Art recognizes Freddie Styles and Lillian Kincey

Monday, February 19, 2018

On February 16, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia held its annual Black History Month Dinner and Awards Celebration. Artist Freddie Styles and educator Lillian Kincey received awards, and Professor John Morrow Jr., of UGA’s history department, spoke on African Americans in times of war.

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