COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, May 6

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Laura Valeri, associate curator of European art, leads a tour of "Chaos and Metamorphosis: The Art of Piero Lerda."

Saturday, May 9

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Opening Reception

    View "Lines of Inquiry: Renaissance and Baroque Drawings from the Ceseri Collection." See Art Notes on p. 12.

Tuesday, May 12

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12:30 p.m. FREE! 706-543-4319

    Athens Fibercraft Guild

    The Guild welcomes all amateur and professional fiber artists including knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners, fabric designers, basket makers, quilters and embroiderers. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month.

Wednesday, May 13

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artful Conversation

    Associate curator of education Callan Steinmann discusses Reginald Marsh's painting, "Lifeguards."

  • Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

    10 a.m. FREE! www.humanemorgan.org

    Creative Teens Earning Green Awards Reception

    An awards celebration and sculpture unveiling features Crossroads School art students under the direction of the STMA arts outreach program.

Friday, May 15

2 events

Art

Saturday, May 16

1 event

Art

  • Multiple Locations

    May 16, 1–47 p.m. May 17, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! $20 (entry fee for 10x10 square). www.classiccitychalkfest.com

    Classic City Chalk Fest

    On Saturday, watch as local artists create works in Chalk at Creature Comforts Brewery (1–4 p.m.), then head over to Ciné for a screening of Beyond the Walls, a documentary about Colors of Connection. On Sunday, community members can add their own chalk creations.

Sunday, May 17

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.

  • Multiple Locations

    May 16, 1–47 p.m. May 17, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! $20 (entry fee for 10x10 square). www.classiccitychalkfest.com

    Classic City Chalk Fest

    On Saturday, watch as local artists create works in Chalk at Creature Comforts Brewery (1–4 p.m.), then head over to Ciné for a screening of Beyond the Walls, a documentary about Colors of Connection. On Sunday, community members can add their own chalk creations.

Tuesday, May 19

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    5:30 p.m. FREE! athensmetalartsguild@gmail.com

    Athens Metal Arts Guild Meeting

    Photographer Jim Morgenthaler will share some of his photos and give a talk on photographing your work.

Thursday, May 21

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. See Art Notes on p. 15.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Thursday Twilight Tour

    Led by docents.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

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

    Closing Reception

    The Ladies' Garden Club presents "Summer," featuring original works by Annie Laurie Dodd, members of the Athens Art Association and Athens Area Porcelain Artists. This year's exhibition features the rose.

  • KA Artist Shop

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

    Closing Reception

    Local artist Ansley Sproull forms a new mythology with figurative and biological works.

Wednesday, May 27

2 events

Art