Exhibitions

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The Past Is Never Dead: Kristin Casaletto

May 06, 2017 - July 30, 2017
Dorothy Alexander Roush and Martha Thompson Dinos Galleries

Works by contemporary Georgia-based artist Kristin Casaletto

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Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan

June 17, 2017 - September 10, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox Gallery II

The first exhibition to focus entirely on the WPA-era artist since his death, in 1965

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The Genius of Martin Johnson Heade

June 03, 2017 - September 10, 2017
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries

Landscape, marine and still-life paintings by the 19th-century innovator, his predecessors and his contemporaries

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Local Color: Martin Johnson Heade Paintings from the Collection of Deen Day Sanders

June 03, 2017 - September 10, 2017
Philip Henry Alston Jr. Gallery

Five paintings by Martin Johnson Heade on loan from the private collection of Mrs. Deen Day Sanders

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Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design

June 10, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

This exhibition will present more than 50 objects, representing some of the Italian designer’s most outstanding pieces of furniture and decorative objects from the beginning of his career in the 1920s through the 1950s.

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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.

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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. Eight of these recently received a major facelift, with new arrangements, paint colors and wall text to explain and educate.

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