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.
The closing reception of "Storytelling: The Georgia Review's 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective" features a reading by award-winning poet Jericho Brown.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Athens Area Arts Council presents a discussion on preparing artwork for exhibitions.
"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.
Docents lead a tour of highlights from permanent collection.
Hillary Brown leads a tour of "To Spin a Yarn: Distaffs, Folk Art and Material Culture."
"Ultra Bright" presents fiber, photography, paper and painting by Barbette Houser, Laura Noel, Jessica Smith, Vivian Liddell, Logan Shirah and Drema Montgomery.
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."
Laurel Genteman, local artist and owner of the Painted Voice Studio, leads a workshop in channeling your own creativity. For ages 15 & up.
"Reciprocal III: OCAF Members at UNG" features members of the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation.
Atlanta printmaker Jerushia Graham, whose work is currently on view in "Upstream II," leads a gallery talk and printmaking workshop.