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Friday, March 22

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! (members), $5. www.georgiamuseum.org

    90 Carlton: Spring

    The museum's quarterly open house features "Ask the Experts," door prizes, refreshments and more.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Emerging Scholars Symposium Keynote Speech

    Paul Barolsky of UVA speaks on "Art, Love and Marriage in the Italian Renaissance."

Saturday, March 23

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. www.georgiamuseum.org

    Emerging Scholars Symposium

    Current graduate students and other emerging scholars share their knowledge in conjunction with the exhibition "Life, Love and Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy."

  • 1–5 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    The Bare Bones of Winter

    (Watkinsville Woods City Park) "The Bare Bones of Winter" is a sculpture competition and exhibition curated by Barbara Odil. Artists of all ages were invited to submit sculptures inspired by the park. Activities include a picnic on the grounds, an installation of sculptures, a children's fairy house building workshop and a presentation of awards. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Sunday, March 24

1 event

Art

Monday, March 25

2 events

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.athica.org

    Opening Reception

    Indonesian artist Made Bayak presents "Old Gods | New Gods." See Art Notes on p. 10. 

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    MFA Speaks

    Join the Lamar Dodd School of Art's MFA candidates while they give three minute presentations discussing their work.

Wednesday, March 27

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Nelda Damiano, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art, leads a tour of "Life, Love and Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy."

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.getcurious.com

    Community Enrichment Lecture

    Artist Rebecca Rustein, whose installation "Out of the Darkness" is currently on view at the Georgia Museum of Art, will speak on community stewardship, pursuing your passion and creative exploration.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Spring Exhibitions Reception

    Celebrate exhibitions by Siavash Tohidi, Sanaz Haghani, students studying scientific illustration, and Lauren Fensterstock, the Distinguished 2018-2019 Dodd Chair.

Thursday, March 28

2 events

Art

  • Circle Gallery

    5 p.m. FREE! ced.uga.edu

    Opening Reception

    Charlotte, NC-based artist Susan McAlister will discuss her new exhibition, "Field_Forest_Flora."

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    In Conversation

    Artist Rebecca Rutstein and UGA professor of marine sciences Dr. Samantha Joye speak on Rutstein's current installations at the museum.

Wednesday, April 3

1 event

Art

Thursday, April 4

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6-7 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/exhibits

    Artist Talks: 44th Juried Exhibition

    Every Thursday in April, the Lyndon House will present gallery talks with selected artists from the "44th Juried Exhibition."

Friday, April 5

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! (members), $5. www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tolerance of Ambiguity: How Art Helps Us Live Better Lives

    Dr. Annie V.F. Storr will discuss how encounters with art have a potential to foster capacity for a “tolerance of ambiguity.”

Saturday, April 6

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    11 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Teacher Workshop: Close Observation

    The focus will be on works of art at the museum, learning observation strategies that apply to artifacts, and paying attention to moments of daily life. Registration required.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Exercises for the Quiet Eye

    Learn some of the 50 excercises Dr. Annie V.F. Storr has developed for looking at works of art that encourage reflection, connection and a “tolerance of ambiguity."

Sunday, April 7

1 event

Art

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. www.getcurious.com

    Meet the Artist & Cyanotype Worskhop

    Ashley Anderson presents “Family Computer: Familiar Interiors”, a solo exhibition that pays homage to the intertwining histories of art and video game graphics. Anderson will lead a workshop of creating cyanotypes. Register online.

Tuesday, April 9

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensfiber.org

    Athens Fibercraft Guild

    The Guild welcomes all amateur and professional fiber artists including knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners, fabric designers, basket makers, quilters and embroiderers. 

Thursday, April 11

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6-7 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/exhibits

    Artist Talks: 44th Juried Exhibition

    Every Thursday in April, the Lyndon House will present gallery talks with selected artists from the "44th Juried Exhibition."

Friday, April 12

1 event

Art

Sunday, April 14

1 event

Art

Wednesday, April 17

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artful Conversation

    Callan Steinmann, associate curator of education, leads a conversation on Beauford Delaney's painting "Portrait of Imogene Delaney".

Thursday, April 18

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.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Louis Waldman

    Dr. Louis A. Waldman's talk is titled “Renaissance Cassoni: From Storage to Storybook.” Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Life, Love and Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy.”

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6-7 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/exhibits

    Artist Talks: 44th Juried Exhibition

    Every Thursday in April, the Lyndon House will present gallery talks with selected artists from the "44th Juried Exhibition."

Saturday, April 20

1 event

Art

  • Stan Mullins Art Studio

    10 a.m.–3 p.m. gmoastudent@gmail.com

    Pop-Up Gallery and Artist Market

    The Georgia Museum of Art Student Association presents a market of student work and community artists.