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Exhibitions

  1. Driving Forces: Sculpture by Lin Emery

    October 01, 2016 - April 02, 2017

    Driving Forces: Sculpture by Lin Emery

    An exhibition of large and small kinetic sculptures by the New Orleans artist.

  2. To Spin a Yarn: Distaffs, Folk Art and Material Culture

    January 21, 2017 - April 16, 2017

    To Spin a Yarn: Distaffs, Folk Art and Material Culture

    This exhibition consists of about 40 decorated wooden distaffs, or spinning implements, from Russia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, France, Germany, Albania, Greece, Serbia and Bosnia, dating from the 19th and 20th centuries.

  3. Advanced and Irascible: Abstract Expressionism from the Collection of Jeanne and Carroll Berry

    January 14, 2017 - April 30, 2017

    Advanced and Irascible: Abstract Expressionism from the Collection of Jeanne and Carroll Berry

    Works by abstract expressionists Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, Willem de Kooning, Hedda Sterne and Ad Reinhardt, among others.

  4. Expanding Tradition: Selections from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection

    January 28, 2017 - May 07, 2017

    Expanding Tradition: Selections from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection

    This exhibition showcases more than 50 works by artists in the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection of African American Art. In addition, it celebrates the inception of the Thompsons’ endowed curatorship, currently held by Dr. Shawnya L. Harris.

    Image: Willie Cole (American, b. 1955), untitled (chicken) (detail), 1995. Women's shoes and galvanized wire, 14 3/4 x 22 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches. Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection of African American Art.

  5. Michael Ellison: Urban Impressions

    February 18, 2017 - May 21, 2017

    Michael Ellison: Urban Impressions

    Block prints produced by Atlanta-based educator and printmaker Michael Ellison

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

Events

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

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

EspaƱa en Corto: Spanish Short Film Festival

7 – 9 pm

Join us for the fifth-annual Spanish Short Film Festival, started by UGA students to showcase award-winning Spanish short films. A different selection of films will be shown each night.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Canceled: An Evening with Lin Emery

5:30 – 7 pm

This event is canceled.

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Friday, March 31, 2017

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, held every other Friday during the spring semester. Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.

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

Phone Numbers

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Fax: 706.542.1051
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