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Boldface names from a Georgia collection

Monday, April 16, 2018

The exhibition “Bloom Where You’re Planted: The Collection of Deen Day Sanders” features a vibrant and highly varied collection of American works of art, on view at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia from May 19 to July 29, 2018. The collector has a number of impressive distinctions, especially in relation to her philanthropy to the University of Georgia and the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. She has served as president of the Garden Club of Georgia, National Garden Clubs Inc. and, most recently, as vice president of the World Association of Floral Artists, as well as on the boards of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, the US Botanic Garden and the Diplomatic Reception Rooms in Washington, D.C. She has also spent a significant portion of her life building one of the most notable art collections in the state of Georgia, at Bellmere, the home of Deen and Jim Sanders.

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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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