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Georgia Museum of Art gala raises $115,000

Friday, February 18, 2017

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia netted $115,000 on January 28 from its biennial gala, Elegant Salute. “A Night of Tropical Splendor” was the 15th edition of the event, organized by the museum’s membership program.

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Paint a bowl for the hungry at the Georgia Museum of Art

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

This Valentine’s Day, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host an art activity to benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., visitors can donate their time and a payment of $7 (to cover costs) and paint ceramic bowls to be used at the charity’s 19th annual Empty Bowls Luncheon. All materials will be provided.

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Georgia Museum of Art receives statewide awards

Monday, February 6, 2017

The Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries (GAMG) presented the Georgia Museum of Art at the University Georgia with five awards at its annual conference, held in Augusta, Georgia, January 18–20. The museum received the following awards: Education Program of the Year, Student Project, Exhibition of the Year, Community Service Award, and Museum Professional of the Year.

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Georgia Museum of Art to hold quarterly reception February 10

Monday, February 6, 2017

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host 90 Carlton: Winter on February 10 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This quarterly reception will celebrate the winter exhibitions. Attendees can enjoy light refreshments, gallery activities, door prizes and “Ask the Experts,” a section of the evening during which they can ask curators and gallery experts questions. The event is free for members and $5 for nonmembers. Tickets can be bought in advance at http://bit.ly/90c-winter17 or at the door.

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Georgia Museum of Art to show prints by Atlantan Michael Ellison

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition “Michael Ellison: Urban Impressions” from February 18 through May 21, 2017. Organized by Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, it will feature block prints and collage works on paper by the Atlanta-based printmaker. This exhibition is part of the museum’s commitment to presenting single-artist shows by under-recognized African American artists.

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