COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, February 12

1 event

Art

Sunday, February 14

1 event

Art

Wednesday, February 17

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Museum director William Underwood Eiland leads a tour of "David Ligare: California Classicist."

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    3–5 p.m. www.facebook.com/A4PUGA

    "Preservationist" Round Table Discussion

    Artists and students will discuss "Preservationist," an exhibition by A-4P. A beer tasting with Southern Brewing Company will follow. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5 p.m. FREE! uga.collegiatelink.net

    "Abstraction in the Defense of Society"

    (Room S150) Dr. Darby English, professor of art history at the University of Chicago and consulting curator in the department of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, will give a lecture on material from a forthcoming book, 1971: A Year in the Life of Color

Thursday, February 18

7 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 45 minutes in a counter-clockwise route; look for the "3Thurs" yard signs near each venue's drop-off point.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Student Night

    Join the Student Association of the Georgia Museum of Art for a night of food and fun to celebrate the latest exhibitions.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Thursday Twilight Tour

    View highlights from the permanent collection on a tour led by docents.

  • KA Artist Shop

    7–9 p.m. FREE! kaartistshop@gmail.com

    Opening Reception

    "Love in all its Many Forms" featured Valentines themed works from local artists.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6–8 p.m. FREE! lyndonhouseartscenter@gmail.com

    Artist Reception

    "Pictures of Us: Photographs from the Do Good Fund Collection" is part of a multi-venue exhibition series presented by the Willson Center for Arts and Humanities.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    "The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists"

    Dr. William Ferris, senior associate director of UNC's Center for the Study of the American South, addresses the Do Good Fund and images of the American South. Presented in conjunction with the Do Good Fund exhibitions.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6–8 p.m. FREE! garev.uga.edu

    Public Reception

    The reception follows William R. Ferris' Global Georgia talk and the "Pictures of Us: Photographs from The Do Good Fund Collection" exhibitions. Refreshments served. 

Friday, February 19

2 events

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

    Pictures of US: Photography Panel

    Mami Shindelman moderates a panel with Mark Steinmetz, Baldwin Lee, Mike Smith, Jill Frank and Michael David Murphy. 

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    3–4:30 p.m. 706-613-3623

    Photography Panel Discussion

    Program Manager of Atlanta Celebrates Photography Michael David Murphy, moderator Marni Shindelman of the Lamar Dodd School of Art and photographers from the Do Good Fund Collection discuss Southern photography.

Sunday, February 21

1 event

Art

  • Athens Academy

    2–4 p.m. FREE! 706-549-9225

    Artist Reception

    In the Myers Gallery, view Leonard Piha's "Celebrating Painting and Sculpture." In the Bertelsmann Gallery & Cases, see works by first semester students at Athens Academy. "Mentor/Mentee," on view in the Harrison Center for the Arts & Preschool Lobby Gallery, features works by both professors and students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art.

Wednesday, February 24

2 events

Art

Thursday, February 25

3 events

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Visiting Art Historian Lecture

    (Room S151) Gregg Horowitz is a professor of philosophy and chair of social science and cultural studies at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, where his administrative work includes rethinking the structure of liberal education for artists and designers.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! callan@uga.edu, www.georgiamuseum.org

    Teen Studio

    Teens ages 13–18 can explore the exhibition "Georgia's Girlhood Embroidery: 'Crowned with Glory and Immortality'" in a special studio workshop program led by Kristen Bach. Participants will create an embroidered wall hanging and eat pizza. RSVP.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.ideasforcreativeexploration.com

    Dada Centennial

    The third and final installment of Athens celebration of 100 years of Dada includes new works by visiting artist and language poet Bruce Andrews, live music by Mind Brains and contributions by students in the art, music and theatre and film studies departments at UGA.

Thursday, March 3

1 event

Art