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Exhibitions

  1. The Past Is Never Dead: Kristin Casaletto

    May 06, 2017 - July 30, 2017

    The Past Is Never Dead: Kristin Casaletto

    Works by contemporary Georgia-based artist Kristin Casaletto

  2. Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan

    June 17, 2017 - September 10, 2017

    Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan

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

  3. The Genius of Martin Johnson Heade

    June 03, 2017 - September 10, 2017

    The Genius of Martin Johnson Heade

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

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

    June 03, 2017 - September 10, 2017

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

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

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

    June 10, 2017 - September 17, 2017

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

    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.

  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, July 26, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Gallery Talk: Perri Lee Roberts

2 – 3 pm

Join Perri Lee Roberts, professor of art history at the University of Miami and curator of the exhibition, for a special gallery talk in “Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design.”

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Friday, July 28, 2017

90 Carlton: Summer

5:30 – 8:30 pm

The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art present a reception featuring the summer exhibitions. Enjoy light refreshments, gallery activities, door prizes and “Ask the Experts” from 7 to 8 p.m. Event Partners: Athens Printing Company, Barron’s Rental Center and Epting Events. $5, free for members. Become a member of the museum at the event for complimentary admission. RSVP to gmoarsvp@uga.edu or by calling 706.542.4199. Register at http://bit.ly/90c-summer17.

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

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