Exhibitions

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Georgia’s Girlhood Embroidery: “Crowned with Glory and Immortality”

October 31, 2015 - February 28, 2016
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

This exhibition is the first comprehensive one to focus on Georgia samplers.

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George Segal: Everyday Apparitions

November 07, 2015 - March 06, 2016
Alonzo and Vallye Dudley Gallery

The works in this exhibition, including one of the iconic life-size plaster sculptures, “Young Woman in Doorway,” are recent gifts to the permanent collection from the George and Helen Segal Foundation.

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Tools of the Trade

January 30, 2016 - March 13, 2016
BOONE AND GEORGE-ANN KNOX GALLERY I, RACHEL COSBY CONWAY, ALFRED HEBER HOLBROOK AND CHARLES B. PRESLEY FAMILY GALLERIES

Have you ever wondered what it takes to put together an exhibition in a museum? "Tools of the Trade" will provide museum visitors a glimpse into what goes on behind the scenes. 

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Cherokee Basketry: Woven Culture

January 23, 2016 - April 17, 2016
Martha Thompson Dinos and Dorothy Alexander Roush Galleries

This exhibition will look at the early basket-making history of the Cherokee, including the early-20th-century revival of the craft and the work of modern Cherokee basket makers.

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Twists and Turns: Sculptures by Alice Aycock

September 04, 2015 - September 04, 2016
Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden

Alice Aycock designed these two works—“Waltzing Matilda” and “Twin Vortexes”—as part of her series Park Avenue Paper Chase, originally installed on the Manhattan boulevard of the same name.

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Belleek Porcelain from the Collection of Linda N. Beard

Wall case gifted by Linda N. and Larry H. Beard, permanent collection galleries

This periodically rotating exhibition of Belleek porcelain comprises masterworks from the comprehensive and noted collection of Linda N. Beard. The roots of Belleek porcelain production lay in the lands of John Caldwell Bloomfield, who in 1849 had a geologic survey of his property in the village of Belleek, County Fermanagh, in what would later become Northern Ireland, that revealed rich deposits of minerals.jam

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Permanent Collection

Thirteen galleries house a large portion of the Georgia Museum of Art's permanent collection, including many of the 100 American paintings that made up Alfred Heber Holbrook's founding gift, with which the museum first opened its doors in November 1948. Holbrook's vision of permanently exhibiting treasures from the museum's collection is, at last, realized.

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