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Tuesday, January 28

4 events

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Tour at Two

    Enjoy a spotlight tour of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor. 

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    A tour of the permanent collection led by docents.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Larry Ossei-Mensah Lecture

    (S151) The guest juror of the Lyndon House Arts Center's 45th Juried Exhibition presents a lecture, "Rules of Engagement: How to Navigate the Art World in 2020 and Beyond."

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Adult Paint Night

    Paint a scenic masterpiece using winter colors. For adults.

Wednesday, January 29

1 event

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Gallery Talk

    Artists of "All Together Now!" will speak on their work. See Art Notes on p. 10.

Thursday, January 30

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

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

    Keynote: Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts

    Daniel Ackermann, curator of collections for the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, delivers a keynote address “Drama on the Dining Room Walls: Anxiety, Abolitionism and Subversion on the Walls of a Columbia County, Georgia, Home.”

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    Jan. 30–Feb. 1 FREE! (students), $100–325. www.georgiamuseum.org

    10th Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts

    This two-day symposium features presentations on Georgia portraiture, colonial Georgia silver, Masonic symbolism in Georgia, porcelain decoration, historic preservation on the UGA campus and more.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. $10–15. 706-542-4199, gmoarsvp@uga.edu

    90 Carlton: Winter

    The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art present this reception featuring the winter exhibitions. Enjoy light refreshments, door prizes and Ask the Experts session. See Art Notes on p. 10.

Saturday, February 1

5 events

Art

  • Southern Star Studio

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.mariadondero.com

    Southern Star Open Studio & Pottery Sale

    Pottery studio features work by Maria Dondero, Jennifer Heynen, Chona Reyes Leathers, Regina Mandell, Allya Macdonald, Leyla Genculu, Kerry Steinberg, Alex Wilkins, Carter Gillies and Brandon Bishop.

  • 6–8 p.m. FREE! www.howardsartgallery.com

    Opening Reception

    (Howard's) See a collection of paintings by Jenna Gribbon. See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Tif Sigfrids

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.tifsigfrids.com

    Artist Reception

    Enjoy a reception for artist Becky Kolsrud's solo exhibition, "New Paintings." See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Hip Gallery

    2–5 p.m. FREE! www.hipvintagehandmade.com

    Quiltworks

    Enjoy an opening reception for an exhibit showcasing the most recent works by members of Modern Athens Quilts. Light refreshments will be served. See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    7 p.m. www.athica.org

    Music/Moving Images/Mood Night

    Check out the "2020 ATHICA Members' Showcase" and enjoy live music by Long Green (George Davidson and Joe Rowe) and projection art by Lauren Fancher. See Art Notes on p. 10.

Sunday, February 2

1 event

Art

  • Athens Academy

    3–4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensacademy.org

    Artist Reception

    (Myers Gallery) Athens Academy hosts a reception for Croatian artist Roman Zalac, who resides in Athens practicing in oil paint and various mediums. See Art Notes on p. 10.

Tuesday, February 4

1 event

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Tour at Two

    Enjoy a spotlight tour of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor. 

Wednesday, February 5

1 event

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Gallery Talk

    Artists of "All Together Now!" will speak on their work. See Art Notes on p. 10.

Thursday, February 6

3 events

Art

  • Gallery @ Hotel Indigo–Athens

    6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com

    Opening Reception

    "Tiny Universe #3" includes small works by over 70 Athens and Atlanta-based artists, most of whom have previously exhibited at Hotel Indigo. Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

  • Sexy Suz Adult Emporium

    7–10 p.m. FREE! www.mandamckay.com

    Opening Reception

    Enjoy a wine and cheese reception for the opening of "Petting a Butterfly," an exhibition of oil paintings by local artist Manda McKay.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Student Gallery Discussion: "Reflecting on Rembrandt"

    Join students and faculty for a discussion on artist Rembrandt van Rijn’s fame as an etcher and his influence on 17th to 21st century artists.  

Friday, February 7

1 event

Art

Saturday, February 8

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

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

    Family Day: Doing T.I.M.E. (This is My Environment) in Athens

    The Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement and UGA's School of Social Work host a youth photography project where teens will speak about their projects which combine photography, discussion and descriptive text to address community issues. Followed by a reception.

Sunday, February 9

1 event

Art

  • VFW

    11 a.m.–5 p.m. www.theindiesouth.com

    7th Annual Handmade Lovers Market

    Indie South presents an indoor market of handmade and vintage items, cards, edibles and gifts from over 35 vendors.

Tuesday, February 11

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two: "Kevin Cole: Soul Ties"

    Join Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson, Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, for a tour of the exhibition.

Thursday, February 13

1 event

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.

Tuesday, February 18

1 event

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Tour at Two

    Enjoy a spotlight tour of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor. 

Tuesday, February 25

1 event

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Tour at Two

    Enjoy a spotlight tour of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor.