Georgia Museum of Art to show folk pottery film
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will screen the 30-minute film “The Meaders Family: North Georgia Potters” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 25. Directed by Ralph Rinzler and based on field research from the 1960s, the documentary produced by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings in 1978 profiles famed potters Cheever and Lanier Meaders of Mossy Creek, Georgia.
Georgia Museum of Art to show three-dimensional prints
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present “Paper in Profile: Mixografia and Taller de Gráfica Mexicana” an exhibition featuring three-dimensional paper prints from 60 artists, from June 4 to August 21, 2016. The exhibition will take over an entire wing of the museum’s galleries and provide inspiration for the bulk of its summer programming.
Georgia Museum of Art receives statewide award from Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
On April 22, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation held its 39th annual Preservation Awards ceremony, in Marietta, Georgia. At the ceremony, it presented the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia with its Excellence in Preservation Service award for the museum’s Henry D. Green Center for the Study of the Decorative Arts and Symposium.
Local artist to lead realism workshop at Georgia Museum of Art
Monday, April 25, 2016
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host a four-part studio workshop to teach techniques for creating realistic results in art. The program will take place every Thursday evening in May from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Georgia Museum of Art to reach out to low-income families
Friday, April 22, 2016
On April 14, 2016, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia became the first museum in the state to commit officially to serving low-income families through the Museums for All program. Organized by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Museums for All encourages families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits.