Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

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October 18, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Modern Masters from the Giuliano Ceseri Collection”

Tours, Visual Arts

Join William U. Eiland, museum director, for a special tour of “Modern Masters from the Giuliano Ceseri Collection.”

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 19, 2017
6:00 pm

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Third Thursday

Visual Arts

Seven of Athens’ established venues for visual art hold “Third Thursday,” an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month. The Georgia Museum of Art, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné, the Classic Center and ATHICA will be open from 6-9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming. Full schedules are posted at 3Thurs.org.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 19, 2017
8:00 pm

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Museum Mix

Visual Arts

The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party features a live DJ, free refreshments and galleries open until 11 p.m. Free admission. #museummix

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 20, 2017
12:20 pm

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Conversations on Muses

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts

This fall, the Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series will highlight the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and Tête-à-Tête” through a gallery tour and discussion led by curator Shawnya Harris in collaboration with the UGA departments of women’s studies and African American studies.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 21, 2017
10:00 am

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Family Day: Louise Blair Daura

Visual Arts

Check out landscapes, still lifes and portraits by Louise Blair Daura in the exhibition “Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris,” then head to the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom to make your own work of art inspired by those in the show. Family programs are sponsored by Heyward Allen Motor Co., Inc., Heyward Allen Toyota and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 26, 2017
7:00 pm

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Film Discussions: Through a Lens Darkly

Films, Visual Arts

Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speakers and short conversations about the film following the screening. Introduction by Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, Georgia Museum of Art. The first documentary to focus on the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, this film brings to light photographs by both professional and vernacular African American photographers. “Through a Lens Darkly” moves between the present and the past, through contemporary photographers and artists whose images and stories seek to reconcile legacies of pride and shame while giving voice to images long suppressed, forgotten and hidden from sight. Featuring work by artists Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, Anthony Barboza, Hank Willis Thomas, Coco Fusco, Clarissa Sligh, James Van Der Zee, Gordon Parks and many others. (2014, PG, 92 min.) Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and Tête-à-Tête.”

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 1, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Muse

Tours, Visual Arts

Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, will give a special tour of “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and Tête-à-Tête." Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 2, 2017
7:00 pm

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Americans in Paris Film Series

Films, Visual Arts

Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speakers and short conversations about the film following the screening. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris.” “An American in Paris,” with its gorgeous dance sequences and beautiful, frequently melancholic Gershwin score, won the Academy Award for best picture. Gene Kelly stars as Gerry, an American expatriate painter in postwar Paris. Struggling to find success in both art and love, he meets and falls in love with Lise (Leslie Caron), who turns his life upside down. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. (1951, NR, 113 min.) Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 5, 2017
3:00 pm

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Sunday Spotlight Tour

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 7, 2017
10:00 am

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Toddler Tuesday: Permanent Collection

Visual Arts

Make time for a special tour, story time in the galleries and art activities just for little ones. This free, 40-minute program is designed for families with children ages 18 months to 3 years. Space is limited; please email sagekincaid@uga.edu or call 706-542-0448 after Oct. 1 to reserve a spot. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 7, 2017
7:00 pm

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4 minutes, 33 seconds: Spotlight on Scholarship

Visual Arts

This annual competition features student research in the arts. Poster competition entries will be on display Nov. 1–7 in the museum’s education resource center during regular hours. Poster session begins at 5 p.m.; presentations begin at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in both categories. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 9, 2017
5:30 pm

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Teen Studio: Mickalene Thomas

Visual Arts

Teens ages 13-18 are invited to this studio-based workshop led by local artist and educator Kristen Bach. The group will spend time in the galleries exploring the work of contemporary artist Mickalene Thomas in the exhibition "Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and Tête-à-Tête" before creating their own mixed-media works of art using photography and collage. This program is free, but space is limited. Email sagekincaid@uga.edu or call 706-542-0448 to reserve a spot. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 9, 2017
6:30 pm

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Student Night

Visual Arts

Join the Student Association of the Georgia Museum of Art for a night of music, food, fun and themed activities to celebrate the current exhibitions. Student Night is sponsored by the UGA Parents and Families Association and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 11, 2017
10:00 am

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Family Day: Color

Visual Arts

Learn all about the tints, hues and shades that make up a colorful world in this special color-themed Family Day. Explore color with activities and selected works of art in the permanent collection, then make a colorful piece in the studio classroom. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 15, 2017
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: Charles Biederman

Visual Arts

Join Sage Kincaid, assistant curator of education, for conversation and close looking focusing on Biederman’s untitled painting from 1936 on long-term loan.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 16, 2017
6:00 pm

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Third Thursday

Visual Arts

Seven of Athens’ established venues for visual art hold “Third Thursday,” an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month. The Georgia Museum of Art, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné, the Classic Center and ATHICA will be open from 6-9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming. Full schedules are posted at 3Thurs.org.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 16, 2017
7:00 pm

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Thursday Twilight Tour

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 16, 2017
7:00 pm

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Americans in Paris Film Series: “The Moderns”

Films, Visual Arts

Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speaker and short conversations about the film following the screening. Nick Hart (Keith Carradine) is a struggling American artist in the expatriate community in 1920s Paris in "The Moderns." He spends most of his time drinking and socializing in local cafés (alongside Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas) until he becomes involved in a forgery plot with wealthy art patroness Nathalie de Ville (Geraldine Chaplin). Directed by Alan Rudolph. (1988, R, 126 min.)

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 28, 2017
10:00 am

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Holiday Book and Frame Sale

Visual Arts

Come shop at the museum’s annual holiday book and frame sale, featuring new and used publications in all genres as well as a selection of frames. Credit cards are accepted. Those who have books to donate should call 706-542-4662.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 29, 2017
10:00 am

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Holiday Book and Frame Sale

Visual Arts

Come shop at the museum’s annual holiday book and frame sale, featuring new and used publications in all genres as well as a selection of frames. Credit cards are accepted. Those who have books to donate should call 706-542-4662.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 29, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 30, 2017
10:00 am

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Holiday Book and Frame Sale

Visual Arts

Come shop at the museum’s annual holiday book and frame sale, featuring new and used publications in all genres as well as a selection of frames. Credit cards are accepted. Those who have books to donate should call 706-542-4662.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
November 30, 2017
7:00 pm

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Americans in Paris: “Paris Was a Woman”

Films, Visual Arts

Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speaker and short conversations about the film following the screening. Female artists, writers, photographers, designers and adventurers settled in Paris between the wars. They embraced France and cherished a way of life quite different than the one they left behind. “Paris Was a Woman” presents archival footage, music, paintings, literature, and interviews with folks who were there, including Berenice Abbott, Djuna Barnes, Sylvia Beach, Adrienne Monnier, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Colette, Janet Flanner, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway and James Joyce. (1996, NR, 75 min.)

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 1, 2017
10:00 am

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Holiday Book and Frame Sale

Visual Arts

Come shop at the museum’s annual holiday book and frame sale, featuring new and used publications in all genres as well as a selection of frames. Credit cards are accepted. Those who have books to donate should call 706-542-4662.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 2, 2017
10:00 am

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Family Day: Holiday Celebration

Visual Arts

Celebrate the holidays at the museum. Discover festive themes in the permanent collection, then create your own glittering, bright, wintry work of art in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom. Enjoy refreshments and a special holiday performance by Meridian Women’s Choir in the lobby.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 3, 2017
1:00 pm

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Friends Membership Day in the Museum Shop

Holidays, Visual Arts

Members of the Friends enjoy a 20 percent discount in the Museum Shop on regularly priced items, just in time for the holidays. Attractively wrapped gift memberships will also be available for holiday hosts, teachers, friends and colleagues. Not currently a member? Join onsite to receive the discount.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 6, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Artful Instruments of Death: Georgia Gunsmiths and Their Crafts”

Tours, Visual Arts

Dale Couch, curator of decorative arts, will give a tour of the exhibition.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 7, 2017
7:00 pm

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Thursday Twilight Tour: Highlights of the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 10, 2017
6:00 pm

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Collectors Holiday Party

Holidays, Visual Arts

Join the Collectors for their annual holiday celebration at one of Athens’ beautiful private homes, enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and a tour to kick off the holiday season. The event is open to all members of the Collectors. If you are interested in joining the museum or the Collectors or in receiving more information about the event, email jointhemuseum@uga.edu or call 706-542-4662.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 12, 2017
10:00 am

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Toddler Tuesday: Louise Blair Daura

Visual Arts

Enjoy a special tour, story time in the galleries and art activities just for little ones. This free, 40-minute program is designed for families with children ages 18 months to 3 years. Space is limited; please email sagekincaid@uga.edu or call 706-542-0448 after Nov. 1 to reserve a spot.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 13, 2017
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: Mickalene Thomas

Tours, Visual Arts

Join Callan Steinmann, associate curator of education, for a special session of close looking and conversation featuring selected works from the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and Tête-à-Tête.”

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 17, 2017
3:00 pm

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Sunday Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 20, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 21, 2017
6:00 pm

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Make It an Evening

Visual Arts

Enjoy coffee, dessert and a gallery tour at the museum with curator of decorative arts Dale Couch prior to the performance in Hodgson Hall by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, performing selections from Handel’s Messiah. Jittery Joe’s Coffee and Cecilia Villaveces’ cakes. Purchase tickets for the concert at pac.uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 21, 2017
6:00 pm

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Third Thursday

Visual Arts

Seven of Athens’ established venues for visual art hold “Third Thursday,” an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month. The Georgia Museum of Art, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné, the Classic Center and ATHICA will be open from 6-9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming. Full schedules are posted at 3Thurs.org.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
December 27, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions