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Kurt Wood to play Museum Mix at the Georgia Museum of Art

Monday, June 25, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host its summer Museum Mix on June 28, from 8 to 11 p.m., with its galleries open for the late-night art party. Kurt Wood will be playing tunes, and free refreshments and snacks will be provided. The event is free and open to the public.

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Exhibition focuses on southern women artists

Thursday, June 21, 2018

According to feminist artist Judy Chicago, work by women artists makes up only 3 to 5 percent of major permanent collections in the U.S. and Europe. Southern artists are also underrepresented, and work by southern women artists is rare. The exhibition “Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection” features 42 of the latter and will make its debut at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia. On view June 30 through September 23, it focuses on works by women who worked throughout the South between the late 1880s and 1960 and is organized by the Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Georgia Museum of Art to screen “Museums on Film” film series

Monday, May 21, 2018

Starting this week, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present a “Museums on Film” series, focused on films with plots that focus on or scenes that take place in museums.

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Georgia Museum of Art to host reception for spring exhibition

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present 90 Carlton: Spring this Friday, May 18, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The quarterly reception will focus on the exhibition “Bloom Where You’re Planted: The Collection of Deen Day Sanders” and is hosted by the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art and the Friends of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Light refreshments will be provided and attendees can enjoy gallery activities and door prizes. Attendees can also ask questions of curators and gallery experts during “Ask the Expert” from 7 to 8 p.m. This event is free for members of the museum and garden. Tickets will be available at the door or can be found online at http://bit.ly/90c-spring2018.

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John Singer Sargent is coming to the Georgia Museum of Art

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

At the University of Georgia, the Terry name is synonymous with UGA’s business school, but the influence of C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry extends far beyond that, including to the Georgia Museum of Art. Also on the campus of the university, the museum is the recipient of 14 paintings and works on paper from the Terrys’ collection that will be on view May 12 through August 5 in the exhibition “A Legacy of Giving: C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry.”

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