COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, October 5

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artful Conversation: George Segal

    Callan Steinmann and Sage Kincaid lead an in-depth gallery conversation of George Segal's sculpture "Young Woman in Doorway."

Friday, October 7

3 events

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Lunchtime Gallery Talk

    Atlanta-based photographers Christina Price Washington and Nancy Floyd will discuss their work in the group exhibition "Continuum: Space & Time in Contemporary Photography."

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Opening Reception

    The seventh annual "Georgia Small Works Exhibit" includes multiple mediums 14"x14" or smaller.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Art Party Extravaganza

    Celebrate four new exhibitions in the galleries with light snacks, libations and music.

Saturday, October 8

3 events

Art

  • R. Wood Studio

    9 a.m.-4 p.m. www.rwoodstudio.com

    Fall Sale

    See the latest creations. The studio's "seconds" will be 25% off.

  • Athens City Hall

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.thinkatthesink.com

    Fire Up the Hydrants Unveiling

    See 20 fire hydrants that have been creatively painted by local artists. A two-mile H2O Water Walk will take you past each hydrant of the public art project. Celebrate 80 years of drinking water with cake and art activities.

  • 6–9 p.m. FREE! www.ianmcfarlanephoto.com

    Ian McFarlane Reception

    (Our Hope Space, 160 Tracy St.) Ian McFarlane's exhibition "You Don't Know How it Feels" is a series of black-and-white portraits of female millennials.

Sunday, October 9

2 events

Art

Wednesday, October 12

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, leads a tour of "Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950."

  • Athens Academy

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensacademy.org

    Opening Reception

    Lisa Freeman presents a collection of "Miniature World" assemblages, among other pieces, in "VAPORS (Lost and Forgotten)." Works by the Athens Fibercraft Guild and ceramics by members of the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation will also be on view.

Saturday, October 15

1 event

Art

  • ACC Library

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Juried Poe-tober Art Awards and Exhibition

    View winning entries in the Poe-tober Art Competition. Tatiana Veneruso, Tammy Gerson and  Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor will present the awards. Edgar Allan Poe may make a special appearance. 

Thursday, October 20

1 event

Art

  • Athens, GA

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

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Seven 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, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.

Friday, October 21

1 event

Art

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    5–8 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    "I Want Your Skull: A Halloween Art Show"

    See spooky artwork by Dan Smith, Missy Kulik, Lauren Gregg, Mike Groves, Lou Kregel, Eric Hernandez, Kira Hegeman, Klon Waldrip, Cap Man Straehla, Brian Kindamo, Marilyn Estes, Steven Milsap, Tex Crawford, Charley Ferlito, Rachel Blair, Blackbird Jenny and Will Eskridge.

Saturday, October 22

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! lhartsfoundation@gmail.com

    Lickskillet Artists Market

    Lickskillet features over 60 artists booths, artist demonstrations, performances by local musicians, children's activities and food trucks as well as Ware-Lyndon Historic House tours.

Sunday, October 23

2 events

Art

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    12–3 p.m. FREE! www.beththompsonphotography.com

    Artist Reception

    Beth Thompson's exhibition, "Ocean Bound: Upstream and Downstream," includes kaleidoscopic photographs of the Broad River and its tributaries. The images are part of her larger "Possible Perceptions" series. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Artist Reception

    "Sound Check" is a series of watercolor portraits of Athens musicians by local painter Jackie Dorsey. Live music by Sam Burchfield begins at 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 29

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    10–11 a.m. FREE! (AAAC members), $15 (non-members). www.athensarts.org

    Brunch and Learn

    The Athens Area Arts Council presents a discussion on self-publishing for artists. Speaker Kristen Morales is a journalist and owner of Paper Forest.