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Wednesday, September 24

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Artists in Conversation

    Asen Kirin leads a discussion on "PhotoTopos1," an exhibit featuring the photography of Rinne Allen, Michael Lachowski and Carl Martin. See Art Notes on p. 15.

Thursday, September 25

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artist's Talk: Patricia Leighton

    Join sculptor Patricia Leighton, whose installation of growing cubes, "Terra Verte," is featured in the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Gallery @ Hotel Indigo–Athens

    6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com

    Opening Reception

    "Equations" features eight Athens and Atlanta artists exploring the nature of mathematics, statistics, geometry and mapping. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Friday, September 26

2 events

Art

  • The Coffee Shop of Athens

    6:30 p.m. $30. 706-429-9780, www.partywithabrush.com

    Party with a Brush

    Bring your favorite beverage, paint a master piece of a bulldog and hear live music. Supplies and instruction covered. RSVP.

  • Eugene O'Neill

    10 p.m oneilleugeneoneill@gmail.com

    Opening Reception

    See the brand new gallery space and view the site-specific installation "But Wait," a collaboration between founding members Darin Beasley, Michael Siporin Levine and Noah Lynch. Bad Nudes will perform at midnight. See Art Notes on p. 15.

Tuesday, September 30

1 event

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Visiting Artist Lecture

    (Room S151) Lauren Fensterstock is an artist, writer and curator based in Portland, ME. Outside the studio, she serves as a critic at the Rhode Island School of Design. She holds degrees from the Parsons School of Design and SUNY New Paltz.

Thursday, October 2

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Shouky Shaheen Lecture: Katherine A Schwab

    In conjunction with the exhibition "An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab," artist and professor Schwab will present the lecture, "The Parthenon Metope Sculptures: Reimagining Lost Narratives."

Wednesday, October 8

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! georgiamuseum.org

    Exhibition Tour

    Curator Lynn Boland leads a tour of "Boxers and Backbeats: Tomata du Plenty and the West Coast Punk Scene."

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Lynn Boland, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art, leads a tour of "Boxers and Backbeats" and "The...of E6."

Friday, October 10

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! (members), $5 (non-members). 706-542-4662, www.georgiamuseum.org

    90 Carlton: Autumn

    See the newest exhibitions during the museum's quarterly reception. Enjoy light refreshments, gallery activities and door prizes.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Opening Reception

    For a solo art exhibition by local painter Manda McKay.

Saturday, October 11

2 events

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    1:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

    Demonstration of Glass Sculpting Techniques

    Master of Glass Art artist Hung Nguyen will present a workshop on his glass sculpture skills. Held in conjunction with the exhibit "The Art of the Craft."

  • Multiple Locations

    5–9 p.m. FREE! athensart.org

    Prince Avenue Art Crawl

    Prince Avenue will have live music, spoken word, theatrical performances, street performers, kids activities and film, with art from local artists on display along the way. Participating businesses include Go Bar, The Grit, Hendershot's Coffee, Big City Bread Cafe, Daily Groceries Co-op and more.

Sunday, October 12

1 event

Art

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    2–4 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Opening Reception

    "Wild Flowers, Wild Places" includes photography by Carol and Hugh Nourse, who have been volunteer photographers with the garden since 1996.

Tuesday, October 14

1 event

Art

Thursday, October 16

4 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

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

    Student Night

    Join the Student Association of the Georgia Museum of Art for a night of food, fun and DIY projects.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    8 p.m.–12 a.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Museum Mix

    The museum's late-night party includes refreshments, access to all of the galleries and music by live DJs inspired by Elephant Six.

Friday, October 17

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Oct. 17, 5:30–7:30 p.m. & Oct. 18, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. www.georgiamuseum.org

    Symposium: Rethinking the Parthenon: Color, Materiality and Aesthetics

    This international symposium brings eminent scholars to present and discuss critical new research on the Parthenon. Robin Osborne will deliver the keynote speech, "The Parthenon as a Work of Art."

Saturday, October 18

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Oct. 17, 5:30–7:30 p.m. & Oct. 18, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. www.georgiamuseum.org

    Symposium: Rethinking the Parthenon: Color, Materiality and Aesthetics

    This international symposium brings eminent scholars to present and discuss critical new research on the Parthenon. Robin Osborne will deliver the keynote speech, "The Parthenon as a Work of Art."

Sunday, October 19

1 event

Art

Wednesday, October 22

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Sara Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, leads a tour focusing on "Aspects of Modernism: American Art of the 1920s and 1930s."

Thursday, October 23

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Alfred Heber Holbrook Lecture: Carl Strehike

    Strehike, adjunct curator of the John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, delivers the keynote speech, "Curating the Renaissance."