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Georgia Museum of Art welcomes Michele Turner as new director of membership

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Michele Turner, previously special events coordinator at the Georgia Museum of Art, started July 1 as its new director of membership.

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Georgia Museum of Art’s Museum Mix to focus on music that inspired Pylon

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present Museum Mix, its free late-night art party, July 24 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Museum Mix is held three times yearly and includes a DJ, snacks and refreshments, with all of the museum’s galleries open until midnight.

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Georgia Museum of Art wins two national book awards

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has received two national awards for publications, one from Foreword Reviews and one from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).

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Georgia Museum of Art featured at Department of Education in Washington, D.C.

June 27, 2014

The University of Georgia’s Georgia Museum of Art will attract attention in Washington, D.C., this summer for its free educational program Art Adventures. The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the United States Department of Education in Washington, D.C., will present “Museums: pARTners in Learning” July 1–Aug. 29. The exhibition features student art and creative writing resulting from AAMD member museums’ innovative educational programs offered in partnership with their local schools. This year, it focuses on programs organized by 16 college- and university-based art museums, including the Georgia Museum of Art, which underscore the breadth and range of art museum education today.

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Georgia Museum of Art hires Sarah Kate Gillespie as new curator of American art

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has hired Sarah Kate Gillespie as its curator of American art, effective July 1. The previous curator, Paul Manoguerra, left to become the director of the Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University.

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