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David Ligare exhibition to open Feb. 13 at Georgia Museum of Art

Thursday, February 4, 2016

This February, as the winter starts to seem long and cold, even in Georgia, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will transport visitors to the warmth of California with the exhibition “David Ligare: California Classicist” (February 13–May 8, 2016).

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Georgia Museum of Art to host annual Black History Month dinner

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host its annual Black History Month dinner and awards ceremony on Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m., at the museum. The event, “Hallowed Ground: Sites of African American Memory,” will honor two African American contributors to art and culture in Georgia: Emma Amos and Michael L. Thurmond.

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Georgia Museum of Art to hold teen photography workshop

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

In conjunction with “Pictures of Us: Photographs from the Do Good Fund Collection,” a six-venue exhibition on view in Athens through March, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will organize a two-part photography workshop for local teenagers at the Athens-Clarke County Library on Wednesday, February 10 and 17, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. This free event aims to give teenagers a resource to share their voices in their community.

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Sculptor Alice Aycock to speak at the Georgia Museum of Art

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present a lecture by the sculptor Alice Aycock on Thursday February 11, at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Aycock will share stories of her career as an artist, taking an in-depth look at selected works she has created. Her large-scale pieces in earth and industrial materials relate to themes of human and spatial relationships with nature, architecture and the built environment.

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Georgia Museum of Art to show Behind-the-Scenes film series

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present a Behind-the-Scenes film series in conjunction with its exhibition “Tools of the Trade” (Jan. 30–March 13). All four films are documentaries that show the backstage life of museums and renowned artists. They will be shown in the museum’s M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

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