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Georgia Museum of Art to host tropical-themed fundraising gala

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host its most important fundraiser, Elegant Salute, on Saturday, January 28, at 6:30 p.m. Elegant Salute XV, “A Night of Tropical Splendor,” is a fundraising gala with a pre-dinner reception, dinner, dessert and dancing.

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Georgia Museum of Art to show artists of the New York School

January 3, 2017

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will show the work of artists active in New York City in the 1950s and 1960s in the exhibition “Artists of the New York School” from January 14 to March 19, 2017.

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Irascibles to appear at Georgia Museum of Art in January

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will show the work of well-known abstract expressionist artists in the exhibition “Advanced and Irascible: Abstract Expressionism from the Collection of Jeanne and Carroll Berry,” on view January 14 to April 30, 2017.

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Painted distaffs coming to Georgia Museum of Art in January

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition “To Spin a Yarn: Distaffs, Folk Art and Material Culture” from January 21 through April 16, 2017. Organized by the Stephen F. Austin State University Galleries, this exhibition consists of about 40 decorated wooden distaffs, or spinning implements, from the collection of Michael T. Ricker. Originally simple sticks, they evolved into highly decorated objects with intense cultural significance, more important for their meanings than for their function.

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Local artist to lead acrylics workshop at Georgia Museum of Art

Friday, December 9, 2016

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host a four-part studio workshop focusing on biomorphic abstraction as expressed through various techniques and acrylic mediums. The program will take place Thursday, January 5, 12, 19 and 26, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This course is open to both enthusiastic beginners and more seasoned practitioners. A $15 materials fee covers all supplies needed for all four classes. Space is limited. To register, call 706.542.8863 or email callan@uga.edu.

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