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Georgia Museum of Art to show samurai materials

Monday, August 24, 2015

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host the exhibition “Samurai, The Way of the Warrior,” organized by Contemporanea Progetti in collaboration with the Museo Stibbert, from Oct. 24, 2015, to Jan. 3, 2016. The collection of approximately 100 works of decorative art and artifacts belongs to the Stibbert, which is in Florence, Italy.

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Georgia Museum of Art to host free meditation sessions

Monday, August 24, 2015

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will introduce a new program of free meditation sessions led by instructor Jerry Gale this Friday. Sessions will take place in the museum’s galleries on Fridays this semester, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

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Georgia Museum of Art to host experts on Mexican art

August 14, 2015

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present a panel discussion of experts on Mexican art in conjunction with the exhibition “El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte” on Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. in the museum’s M. Smith Griffith Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. Spanish-English translators will be on hand. It will be preceded by a reception at 6 p.m.

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Discover El Taller de Gráfica Popular at summer Museum Mix

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Georgia Museum of Art will host Museum Mix on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 8 p.m. until midnight. This late-night art party features refreshments, a live DJ and galleries open until the end of the evening. This event is free and open to the public.

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Georgia Museum of Art to celebrate Mexico in free film series

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will screen four films this July in conjunction with its exhibition “El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte.” The Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP) was a printmaking collective working in Mexico in the mid-20th century, creating images of revolution, resistance and unity against Nazi and fascist ideas on flyers and posters. The ¡Viva Mexico! film series will include four films on four consecutive Thursdays in July to contextualize the prints in the exhibition, giving visitors a better understanding of the rich history of Mexico and the work of the TGP within it. All films are free and show at 7 p.m. in the museum’s M. Smith Griffith Auditorium. This film series is generously sponsored by UGA Parents & Families Association.

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