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The Lithographs of Carroll Cloar

May 17, 2014 - August 10, 2014
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

Although formally trained in New York, Carroll Cloar (1913–1993) spent most of his career in Memphis, Tenn., creating works of art based on his memories of his childhood in Earle, Ark.

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Picturing America :Signature Works from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art

June 14, 2014 - August 24, 2014
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries

Fifty-seven works from the Westmoreland's permanent collection make up this exhibition that spans 200 years of American art, from colonial times to the mid-20th century, as the United States came into its own as the cultural capital of the world.

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Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise

May 17, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

Organized by the Newcomb Art Gallery and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise" is the largest presentation of Newcomb arts and crafts in more than 25 years.

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Bernd Oppl: Inhabited Interiors

June 21, 2014 - September 16, 2014
Alonzo and Vallye Dudley Gallery

Bernd Oppl makes architectural models inspired by the films of Alfred Hitchcock and other horror-genre legends, then introduces an unpredictable substance (for instance, ice or gelatinous goo) and films the effects taking place within those spaces.

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The Prints of Mary Wallace Kirk

July 19, 2014 - October 12, 2014
Martha Thompson Dinos and Dorothy Alexander Roush Galleries

Born and resident in Tuscumbia, Ala., for nearly all her life, Mary Wallace Kirk (1889–1978) is virtually unknown today as an artist, despite her training at the Art Students League in New York, where she studied etching with Harry Sternberg.

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Shapes That Talk to Me: The Athens Scene, 1975–85

May 24, 2014 - October 19, 2014
Permanent collection galleries

As part of Art Rocks Athens, the museum will join the UGA Special Collections Library, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, the Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné and others in celebrating the Athens art and music scene of the 1970s and 1980s.

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Tristan Perich: “Machine Wall Drawing”

March 20, 2014 - November 18, 2014
Patsy Dudley Pate Balcony

Tristan Perich is a contemporary artist and composer based in New York City.

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Terra Verte

May 31, 2014 - May 31, 2015
Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden

Scottish artist Patricia Leighton has been making art in the public realm for more than 25 years, creating large-scale permanent commissions that relate to the history of a given site and relevant environmental and ecological conditions.

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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

With the completion of Phase II, 13 new galleries now house a significantly larger 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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