Georgia Museum of Art to exhibit works by renowned contemporary artists
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
In conjunction with 2014’s Slingshot festival of music, electronic art and technology, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will open exhibitions devoted to works by Tristan Perich and Quayola, on March 20, with a free reception from 6 to 9 p.m. that evening.
“Art Interrupted” film series to show at Georgia Museum of Art
Monday, March 3, 2014
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present a film series in March and April in conjunction with the exhibition “Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy.” The exhibition reunites most of the works of art from a failed U.S. State Department program of cultural diplomacy dating from the mid-1940s. Originally organized to demonstrate the freedom of expression enjoyed by artists in a democracy, the project was criticized as un-American and subversive and the paintings sold at auction.
Georgia Museum of Art receives awards for publications, advocacy
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia recently received three regional and state awards, two from the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries (GAMG) and one from the Southeast Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/SE).
Georgia Museum of Art to host Black History Month dinner
Monday, February 10, 2014
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host its annual Black History Month celebration Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 6 p.m. This dinner, titled Patterns of Culture, honors African American leaders who have bettered their communities through arts and culture. This year’s honorees are Georgia artist Charles Pinckney and preservationist Jeanne Cryiaque.
New Yorker writer Louis Menand to speak at Georgia Museum of Art
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Dr. Louis Menand, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and scholar, will deliver a lecture entitled “The Many Lessons of Advancing American Art” at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia, on Feb. 6, 2014 at 6 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public and is cosponsored by the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.