COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, August 2

1 event

Art

Wednesday, August 5

1 event

Art

Thursday, August 6

2 events

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athica.org

    Opening Reception

    The Box@ATHICA presents "Intoxicating Love" by Broderick Flannigan.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Museum Mix

    The museum's late-night party includes refreshments and access to all of the galleries. Tunes by DJ YaTuSabes and D:RC.

Saturday, August 8

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Aug. 8–9, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 404-296-4051

    Plying the Arts

    The Peachtree Handspinners Guild presents a wool spinning conference and trade show. See demonstrations on handspinning, knitting, weaving and dyeing. Call for workshop information.

Sunday, August 9

2 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.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Aug. 8–9, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 404-296-4051

    Plying the Arts

    The Peachtree Handspinners Guild presents a wool spinning conference and trade show. See demonstrations on handspinning, knitting, weaving and dyeing. Call for workshop information.

Wednesday, August 12

1 event

Art

Thursday, August 13

1 event

Art

  • BMA At Home

    5–8 p.m. FREE! www.bmaathome.com

    Artist Meet & Greet

    For 100 consecutive days, local artist Hannah Betzel challenged herself to create a mixed-media piece in under one hour. See the finished collection, "100 Days of Abandon," and enjoy hor d'oeuvres from The Pine. Mandy Kellogg Rye of the lifestyle blog "Waiting on Martha" and representatives from My Athens will also be in attendance.

Saturday, August 15

1 event

Art

  • 3–5 p.m. $10–15. 706-542-9842, thaxtona@uga.edu, www.wuga.org

    WUGA's Artists in Residence Series

    (155 Bar H Ct.) View the home of Claire and Bob Clements. Claire is an award-winning painter and Robert is a professor at the lamar Dodd School of Art at UGA. John English, an art critic and professor emeritus of journalism at UGA. Proceeds benefit WUGA.

Sunday, August 16

1 event

Art

Wednesday, August 19

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Museum director William Underwood Eiland leds this tour of works in "Art Hazelwood and Ronnie Goodman: Speaking to the Issues."

Thursday, August 20

4 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. A free shuttle runs the full circuit every 30 minutes in a counter-clockwise route; look for the "3Thurs" yard signs near each venue's drop-off point. See website for a list of current exhibitions.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Thursday Twilight Tour

    Led by docents.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6–9 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

    Opening Reception

    A new solo exhibition in the Lounge Gallery features prints and paperworks by Michael Benedetti.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Panel Discussion: El Taller de Gráfica Popular

    Artists Arturo García Bustos and Rina Lazo discuss the workshop and prints in the exhibition. Partially in Spanish with live translation.

Sunday, August 23

1 event

Art

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

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

    Opening Reception

    Local photographer Chuck Murphy has traveled through 35 countries and all seven continents. He specializes in capturing images of birds, bugs and blooms, which are on view in his exhibition "Nature, Illustrated."

Wednesday, August 26

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Join Brittany Ranew for a look at the "Ralph Chessé" exhibition of paintings, puppets and works on paper. 

Wednesday, September 2

1 event

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Visiting Artist Lecture

    (Room S151) Henrik Drescher's editorial illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post and Rolling Stone. He has also written and illustrated several books.