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  1. For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Blum Collection

    August 18, 2018 - November 11, 2018

    For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Blum Collection

    World War I posters from the US, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Greece and Italy

  2. Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann

    August 25, 2018 - November 18, 2018

    Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann

    This is the first complete retrospective of the work of photographer Doris Ulmann, including her early Pictorialist photographs, her studio portrait production, her focus on the rural craftsmen and women of Appalachia, and her work on the African American and Gullah communities of coastal South Carolina and Georgia.

  3. One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection

    July 21, 2018 - February 10, 2019

    One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection

    Russian fine and decorative arts dating from ca. 1660 to 1952 from the family of the Russian Princes Belosselsky-Belozersky.

  4. Belleek Porcelain from the Collection of Linda N. Beard

    Belleek Porcelain from the Collection of Linda N. Beard

    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.

  5. Permanent Collection

    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.


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tour at Two: “Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann”

2 – 3 pm

Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, will give a special tour of the exhibition. 


Thursday, September 27, 2018

Studio Workshop: Printmaking

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Athens-based artist and Piedmont College professor Brian Hitselberger will lead a series of studio-based courses (September 6, 13, 20 and 27) exploring various printmaking methods and assorted materials. Artists from all backgrounds are encouraged to attend. The sessions will draw inspiration from the museum’s collection, including works from the archives and many not currently on display. The cost of the course is a $15 materials fee, which will cover all necessary supplies for the four sessions. This course is full; call 706.543.0111 or email to be placed on the waitlist.


Thursday, September 27, 2018

Museum Mix

8 – 11 pm

The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party features a live deejay, free refreshments and galleries open until 11 p.m. The DJ will be MFA sculpture student, AC Carter. Free admission. #museummix

Special Events

Friday, September 28, 2018

Morning Mindfulness

9:30 – 10:30 am

The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free guided mindfulness meditation sessions that include a variety of instructor-led meditation, movement and mindfulness techniques. Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.0448 or Funded in part by the Hemera Foundation.



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Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1502

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Fax: 706.542.1051
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