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Unique collection of Russian art comes to Georgia

Thursday, July 5, 2018

From Russia to Finland to London to Massachusetts and now to Athens, Georgia, the Belosselsky-Belozersky Collection has traveled the world. The exhibition “One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection” (on view at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia July 21, 2018, to January 6, 2019) will introduce the public to this collection from the family of the Russian Princes Belosselsky-Belozersky, which still belongs to its original owners. Parker Curator of Russian Art Asen Kirin’s expertise was crucial in organizing the exhibition and in presenting this art to the public.


Summer 2018

Black History Month Awards Dinner and Celebration
The Art of Giving
Elegant Salute Preview
New Curator of Education
New Acquisitions
Museum Notes
In the Shop
Camera Roll


Kurt Wood to play Museum Mix at the Georgia Museum of Art

Monday, June 25, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host its summer Museum Mix on June 28, from 8 to 11 p.m., with its galleries open for the late-night art party. Kurt Wood will be playing tunes, and free refreshments and snacks will be provided. The event is free and open to the public.


Exhibition focuses on southern women artists

Thursday, June 21, 2018

According to feminist artist Judy Chicago, work by women artists makes up only 3 to 5 percent of major permanent collections in the U.S. and Europe. Southern artists are also underrepresented, and work by southern women artists is rare. The exhibition “Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection” features 42 of the latter and will make its debut at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia. On view June 30 through September 23, it focuses on works by women who worked throughout the South between the late 1880s and 1960 and is organized by the Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, South Carolina.


Georgia Museum of Art to screen “Museums on Film” film series

Monday, May 21, 2018

Starting this week, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present a “Museums on Film” series, focused on films with plots that focus on or scenes that take place in museums.