Late last month, the Georgia Museum of Art received two awards at the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries (GAMG) annual conference for outstanding achievements in the categories of Museum Professional and Patron. The awards ceremony took place in Atlanta, Georgia, at the end of a three-day conference that museum staff members both attended and presented at.
There truly is no place like home. Athens constantly proves the truth of that proverb, with so many native Athenians finding that no matter how long they’re gone, all roads lead back to Athens in the end. This is the case for the most recent addition to the Georgia Museum of Art staff. Patricia Hanson, our new grants coordinator, was raised in Athens, and joined the museum team in November 2018.
Do you remember the last time you said “It’s a small world”? Maybe it was when you ran into an old friend at Starbucks or found out that you share an acquiantance with a friend. For Phillip Bond, a security guard at the Georgia Museum of Art, that phrase carries a larger significance.