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Museum Mix is back at the Georgia Museum of Art

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host its first Museum Mix of the year on April 19, from 8 to 11 p.m. (directly following MFA Speaks, which begins at 6:30 p.m. and features the Lamar Dodd School of Art’s graduating MFA students discussing their work). All of the galleries will be open for the late-night art party. DJ Mahogany 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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UGA MFA students exit with a bang

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art will present the annual exit show for master of fine arts students at UGA’s Lamar Dodd School of Art with an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. The show will then continue through May 20.

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Buddhist sculptures on view at the Georgia Museum of Art

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Long before the current countries of the Middle East existed, an ancient kingdom known as Gandhāra spanned present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan. Once heralded as the Crossroads of Asia, it fused Greco-Roman aesthetics with Indian forms between 1500 BCE and 535 CE. These cultural traditions and artistic expressions are on view at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia through June 17 in the exhibition “Images of Awakening: Buddhist Sculpture from Afghanistan and Pakistan.”

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Georgia Museum of Art hires Callan Steinmann as curator of education

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has hired Callan Steinmann as its curator of education, effective immediately. The previous curator of education, Carissa DiCindio, left over the summer for a tenure-track assistant professor position in art education at the University of Arizona.

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Mandala workshop introduces visual meditation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

In conjunction with the upcoming exhibition “Images of Awakening: Buddhist Sculpture from Afghanistan and Pakistan” (on view March 24–June 17) the Georgia Museum of Art will host a mindfulness workshop with Debra Alvis, on Thursday, April 5, at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The workshop is free (and funded in part by the Hemera Foundation), but space is limited; call 706.542.8863 or email sagekincaid@uga.edu to reserve a spot.

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