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Thursday, January 19

2 events

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.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7–9 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Closing Reception

    The closing reception of "Storytelling: The Georgia Review's 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective" features a reading by award-winning poet Jericho Brown.

Friday, January 20

3 events

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Opening Reception

    Highland Woodworking presents the work of over 40 wood artists and craftsmen in "Wood Works." "Quantum Continuum" features work by Denise Sewart-Sanabria. "Athens Celebrated" showcases Jackie Dorsey's watercolors. See Art Notes on p. 14.

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    6–8 p.m. www.mmcc-arts.org

    Opening Reception

    The traveling exhibit "Emissaries of Peace: 1762 Cherokee and British Delegations" celebrates the 250th anniversary of Lt. Henry Timberlake and Cherokee leader Ostenaco. The reception will feature contemporary Cherokee flute playing and traditional Native American dancers. 

  • The World Famous

    8 p.m. FREE! gmbeecher@gmail.com

    Opening Reception

    Local photographer Grant Beecher presents "Lewd Appearances," a showcase of subversive, guerilla-style portraits exploring the desexualization of the female body. Print sales benefit The Cottage. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Saturday, January 21

3 events

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Closing Reception

    View "La Mostra: Cortona 2017," an exhibition of works created by students and faculty during their stay at UGA's residential center in Cortona, Italy.

  • 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 preparing artwork for exhibitions.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.athica.org

    Opening Reception

    "The Plein Air Painters Exhibition" showcases works by 17 members inspired by landscapes, woods, meadows and plants. "These Dark Times Need Hope & Beaty" is a solo exhibition of works by local artist and art car driver Cap Man. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Sunday, January 22

1 event

Art

Wednesday, January 25

1 event

Art

Thursday, January 26

1 event

Art

  • Gallery @ Hotel Indigo–Athens

    6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! galleryhotelindigoathens@gmail.com

    Opening Reception

    "Ultra Bright" presents fiber, photography, paper and painting by Barbette Houser, Laura Noel, Jessica Smith, Vivian Liddell, Logan Shirah and Drema Montgomery.

Thursday, February 2

1 event

Art

  • Ciné Barcafé

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athensculturalaffairs.org

    Opening Reception

    Photographic artist Wing Young Huie will speak on "How Photographs Form Us– What Do You See?" at the reception for the city-wide exhibit "We Are Other: A Photographic Portrait of Athens, Georgia." 

Sunday, February 5

1 event

Art

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    1:30–4:30 p.m. $35. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Art Sketching Playdate for Adults

    Laurel Genteman, local artist and owner of the Painted Voice Studio, leads a workshop in channeling your own creativity. For ages 15 & up.

Friday, February 10

1 event

Art

Thursday, February 16

1 event

Art