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Tuesday, September 24

1 event

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Tour at Two

    A spotlight tour of exhibits from the Walter J. Brown Media Archives, Peabody Awards Collection, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Guides will highlight some favorite items and provide overview information about the Special Collections building.

Thursday, September 26

3 events

Art

  • 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.

  • Gallery @ Hotel Indigo–Athens

    6 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com

    FUN Exhibit Opening Reception

    The opening reception for "FUN," an exhibit dedicated to summertime fun and featuring works by artists like Marla Star, Kim Truesdale, Brittainy Lauback and more. Enjoy an evening of specialty drinks on the patio and music spun by a DJ. A percentage of proceeds will benefit The Wild Rumpus.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Retro Glow: Student Night

    Attendants will be able to create their own distinct work of art inspired by color, form and light. Refreshments and prizes will be provided.

Saturday, September 28

1 event

Art

Sunday, September 29

1 event

Art

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Georgia Artists with DisAbilities Reception

    In partnership with the Pilot Club of Madison County, the Madison County Libray presents a reception for the Georgia Artists with DisAbilities exhibit. Light refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, October 1

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Gallery Lab: “Color, Form and Light”

    Callan Steinmann, curator of education, and Sage Kincaid, associate curator of education, lead an interactive gallery program featuring in-depth looks, conversation and more.

Thursday, October 3

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Gallery Talk

    Join photographer Peter Aaron and museum director, William U. Eiland, for a gallery talk in the exhibition “Before the War: Photographs of Syria by Peter Aaron."

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Before the War: Photographs of Syria

    Join photographer Peter Aaron and William U. Eiland, museum director, for a gallery talk about the exhibition.

Friday, October 4

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    11 a.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Quilting Demonstration

    Join Mary Lee Bendolph, quiltmakers, and residents of Gee’s Bend, AL, for a special program featuring quilting demonstrations, singing and more.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. $10 (non-members), FREE! (members) 706-542-4199, togmoarsvp@uga.edu

    90 Carlton: Autumn

    The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art presents a reception featuring autumn exhibitions. Enjoy light refreshments, door prizes and an “Ask the Experts" session.

Saturday, October 5

1 event

Art

  • Jittery Joe's Coffee

    6:00 FREE! celia.brooks@athensclarkecounty.com

    Paintings by Celia Brooks (Reception)

    As a part of Art Around Town, Celia Brooks shares a collection of watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media.

Sunday, October 6

1 event

Art

Tuesday, October 8

1 event

Art

Thursday, October 10

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Panel Discussion: “Before the War: Photographs of Syria" by Peter Aaron

    Moderated by James Reap, J.D., professor and graduate coordinator of the master of historic preservation program at UGA.

Tuesday, October 15

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Faculty Perspectives: Elena Bianchelli

    Elena Bianchelli, senior lecturer in the department of classics at UGA, will give a gallery talk for the exhibition “Storytelling in Renaissance Maiolica.”

Thursday, October 17

3 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.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/LyndonHouseArts

    3Thurs Talks

    Juror Myra Wacknov and members of the Georgia Watercolor Society speak about their works being included in the 2019 Juried Exhibition.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Cloudspotting for Beginners

    Gavin Pretor-Pinney,  founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society, leads an illustrated tour of the sky. Attendees will learn how to recognize a variety of cloud formations and their place in the world of art.

Friday, October 18

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Homeschool Day: American History

     Be inspired by the “Mary Lee Bendolph: Quilted Memories” exhibition, and learn about the civil rights movement and life in Gee’s Bend, AL. After completing Art Cart activities in the galleries, view a quilting demonstration and create your own quilt-inspired work of art.

Tuesday, October 22

1 event

Art