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Tuesday, September 30

2 events

Art

  • Farmington Depot Gallery

    Call for Artists

    (Farmington) Now accepting applications for the Holidaze Artists' Market, to be held on Dec. 6–7. Email for applications and information. peterlooseart@gmail.com

  • 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.

Wednesday, October 1

2 events

Art

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." See Art Notes on p. 15.

Friday, October 3

1 event

Art

  • Revival Yarns

    11 a.m.–7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    First Friday Open Knit/Crochet

    These meetings are meant to build a community among local knitters and crocheters. Bring your current project, get comfy and mingle with fiber friends old and new.

Saturday, October 4

1 event

Art

  • Farmington Depot Gallery

    10 a.m.-6 p.m. FREE! www.farmingtondepotgallery.com

    FestiBOO Fall Festival

    A large artist market complete with food, kids' activities, hayrides, music and scary fun. Dog friendly. Costumes encouraged. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Sunday, October 5

2 events

Art

Tuesday, October 7

1 event

Art

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. FREE! www.blog.newearthmusichall.com

    MYRIAD Interactive Exhibits

    Live art by Marc Lineberger Satsuna. Members of the Freshtones and other local acts will collaborate to produce fresh sounds. The Myriad House Band, featuring members of Partial Cinema, Monsoon and Saturn Valley, will lead an open jam session.

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."

Thursday, October 9

1 event

Art

  • New Earth Athens

    3–11 p.m. www.blog.newearthmusichall.com

    MYRIAD Interactive Exhibits

    Local artist David Hale and David Block of The Human Experience host an interactive exhibit that will include workshops, food and drinks, live music and an artist market. Myriad House Band, featuring members of Partial Cinema, Monsoon and Saturn Valley, will lead an open jam. Sales will benefit Wild Intelligence, Nuci's Space and Conscious Alliance.

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

3 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.

  • Madison Museum of Fine Arts

    4–6 p.m. FREE! linnea@uga.edu

    Artist Reception

    (Madison) The seventh annual "Making Masters" exhibition presents multi-disciplinary works by MFA graduate students in the second year of their program. Pieces range from sculpture, photography, ceramics, works on paper, jewelry and painting. 

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

2 events

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."

  • Sweet Spot Studio Gallery

    6–9 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/weetspotstudio

    Opening Reception

    (159 Oneta St.) "Rhythm Infused" features paintings created over the past year in and around Athens by local illustrator and logo designer Camille Hayes. Live music by Boo Reefa and Blackfoot Daisy.

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

2 events

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."

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6 p.m. FREE! madcolib@yahoo.com

    Zentangle

    Kelly Cassidy demonstrates how to relax and have fun while drawing simple, structured patterns. For teens and adults.

Friday, October 24

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    All day. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Andrew Ladis Trecento Symposium

    This symposium is in memory of scholar Andrew Ladis, celebrating his love of trecento painting and his commitment to its display and preservation in a museum context.

Saturday, October 25

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! lhartsfoundation@gmail.com

    Lickskillet Artists Market

    Lickskillet features over 50 artists booths, artist demonstrations, performances by local musicians, children's activities and food trucks as well as Ware-Lyndon Historic House tours.

Wednesday, October 29

1 event

Art

Friday, October 31

1 event

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    6–7:30 p.m. www.athica.org

    Halloween Party

    ATHICA and ROse of Athens Theatre host a pre-Rumpus party with snacks, games and more. Wear your costume and march down to the parade together.