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Georgia Museum of Art recognizes Freddie Styles and Lillian Kincey

Monday, February 19, 2018

On February 16, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia held its annual Black History Month Dinner and Awards Celebration. Artist Freddie Styles and educator Lillian Kincey received awards, and Professor John Morrow Jr., of UGA’s history department, spoke on African Americans in times of war.


Shirley Brice Heath discusses the benefits of art

Thursday, February 8, 2018

As part of its Aralee Strange lecture series, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host Dr. Shirley Brice Heath on February 22 at 5:30 p.m.


Help the hungry this Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

This Valentine’s Day, make a date with the Georgia Museum of Art to help benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. On February 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., visitors who donate $7 will paint ceramic bowls that will be used at the charity’s 20th annual Empty Bowl Luncheon. All materials will be provided.


The opera comes to Athens

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The glitz, glam and spectacle of the opera scene during the Belle Époque are unfathomable to the general public now, but art from the era captures some of its opulence. Posters that promoted these operas make their drama, music and visuals tangible. You can see some of them in the exhibition “Opera in Print: Fin-de-siècle Posters from the Blum collection,” on view at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia through April 22.


Georgia Museum of Art to host reception for winter exhibitions

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

On February 1 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host 90 Carlton: Winter, a seasonal reception to celebrate and showcase the museum’s various winter exhibitions. Guests can enjoy the company of fellow art aficionados as well as indulge in light refreshments and gallery activities. Attendees will also have the opportunity to get a first look at the exhibition “Crafting History: Textiles, Metals and Ceramics at the University of Georgia,” which opens to the public that evening. Visitors will have the opportunity to win door prizes as well as participate in “Ask the Experts” from 8 to 9 p.m., a segment where guests can ask curators and experts about the art on display.