COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, August 27

1 event

Art

Thursday, August 28

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Lecture with Sally Main

    Senior curator at the Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, will deliver this lecture in connection with the exhibition "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise."

Friday, August 29

2 events

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6–9 p.m. $10. www.ocaf.com

    "Perspectives" Opening Gala and Preview Sale

    Meet this year's participants in the "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational," a large show featuring 5,000 functional works. Featuring food, drinks and live music by the Solstice Sisters. See Art Notes on p. 16.

  • 7–9 p.m. FREE! www.saintudio.us

    Joel Rosenburg Mural Reception

    (St. Udio, 1321 Oconee St.) See the huge 14' by 28' mural of St. Udio recently painted onto the metalworks studio by local artist Joel Rosenburg. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.

Saturday, August 30

2 events

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Perspectives Pottery Show and Sale

    View one of the largest pottery shows in the region with over 5,000 pieces for sale. Special exhibits include "Participating Potters: 2014," Trifecta Clay Perfecta" and "Music of Clay." Aug. 29–Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-5p.m. FREE! www.OCAF.com

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    1–4 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Pottery Demonstration

     Atlanta potter Rick Berman demonstrates wheel throwing techniques. Part of the 12th annual "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational." See Art Notes on p. 16.

Sunday, August 31

1 event

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Gallery Talks

    Potter Michael Pitts leads a discussion covering pottery styles, clays, glazes, techniques and details of the current exhibition, "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational." See Art Notes on p. 16.

Tuesday, September 2

1 event

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Visiting Artist Lecture

    (Room S151) Zoe Strauss is the Lamar Dodd Chair for the 2014–2015 school year. She is a photographer and installation artist who has exhibited in the 2006 Whitney Biennial and the Philadephia Museum of Art.

Wednesday, September 3

1 event

Art

Thursday, September 4

1 event

Art

  • ARTini's Open Art Studio, Gallery & Lounge

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.artinisartlounge.com

    Opening Reception

    For "Peculiar Animals," which features paintings by Lisa Freeman and works by JC Jones and Kay Stanton.

Wednesday, September 10

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Artful Conversation

    Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, leads an in-depth discussion of selected works from the exhibition "XL."

Saturday, September 13

1 event

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    6–8 p.m. Donations accepted. www.athica.org

    Athens Celebrates Elephant 6

    For this special exhibition, members of Dixie Blood Mustache curated interactive sound installations as well as recent projects and previously un-presented work by founding members of Elephant 6 Recording Company.

Sunday, September 14

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    3 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Spotlight Tour

    See highlights from the museum's permanent collection on a tour led by docents.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Gallery Talks

    Potter Michael Pitts leads a discussion covering pottery styles, clays, glazes, techniques and details of the current exhibition, "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational." See Art Notes on p. 16.

  • 1–5 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Self Guided Studio Tours

    (Multiple Locations) Visit the studios of local potters Juana Gnecco (410 King Ave., Athens) and Happy Valley Pottery (1210 Carson Graves Rd., Watkinsville). Part of "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational."

Wednesday, September 17

1 event

Art

Thursday, September 18

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5–8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Drawing in the Galleries

    Open hours for visitors to sketch in the galleries using graphite or colored pencils.

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Six galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné and the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo. See website for a list of open exhibits.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Conversation with the Artist: Tristan Perich

    Filmmaker Russell Oliver will premiere his documentary on Tristan Perich's "Machine Wall Drawings," followed by a video Q&A with Perich.

Wednesday, September 24

1 event

Art

Thursday, September 25

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Artist's Talk: Patricia Leighton

    Join sculptor Patricia Leighton, whose "growing cubes" are featured in the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden, for a discussion of her work.