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The opera comes to Athens

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The glitz, glam and spectacle of the opera scene during the Belle Époque are unfathomable to the general public now, but art from the era captures some of its opulence. Posters that promoted these operas make their drama, music and visuals tangible. You can see some of them in the exhibition “Opera in Print: Fin-de-siècle Posters from the Blum collection,” on view at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia through April 22.


Georgia Museum of Art to host reception for winter exhibitions

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

On February 1 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host 90 Carlton: Winter, a seasonal reception to celebrate and showcase the museum’s various winter exhibitions. Guests can enjoy the company of fellow art aficionados as well as indulge in light refreshments and gallery activities. Attendees will also have the opportunity to get a first look at the exhibition “Crafting History: Textiles, Metals and Ceramics at the University of Georgia,” which opens to the public that evening. Visitors will have the opportunity to win door prizes as well as participate in “Ask the Experts” from 8 to 9 p.m., a segment where guests can ask curators and experts about the art on display.


Georgia Museum of Art wins three statewide awards

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia received three awards last week at the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries (GAMG) annual conference for its exemplary work.


Museum to add yoga in the galleries

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Following on the heels of a successful biweekly event focused on mindfulness meditation, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia is expanding its programming to add yoga in the galleries. This monthly program will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday evenings, January 18, February 15 and March 15, with more dates to be added later.


How a Commanding Officer Found His Place as a Contemporary Artist

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Many of us have dreamed of far-flung adventures or pursuing a career as an artist, but few of us actually do it. Clinton Hill managed to do both as well as serving as a commanding officer in the US Navy and helping to build the art scene in New York’s SoHo. Now the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia is presenting an innovatively installed exhibition of his work from throughout his career. The museum’s director, William U. Eiland, is its curator and the author of its acompanying exhibition catalogue.