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Tuesday, August 20

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Art

Wednesday, August 21

1 event

Art

  • 5:30 p.m. FREE! info@athensculturalaffairs.org

    Hot Corner Mural Celebration

    (Hot Corner, 133 E. Washington St.) An official ribbon cutting ceremony for the "Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy" mural will be held, featuring guest speakers, music, local vendors and more.

Thursday, August 22

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Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-542-4199, gmoarsvp@uga.edu

    Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art

    The annual meeting will highlight activities of the group with a reception to follow. RSVP.

Saturday, August 24

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Family Day: Women of the WPA

    Celebrate the contributions of women artists to the Works Projects Adminstration while enjoying gallery activities and learning about printmaking.

  • Flanigan's Portrait Studio

    7–9 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/flanigansportraitstudio

    Let Freedom Ring Art Showcase

    An art showcase presented by Flanigan's Portrait Studio with the goal of raising awareness about baby bonds, a resource that can benefit children born into or living in poverty. 

Tuesday, August 27

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    A tour of highlights from the permanent collection led by docents.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Faculty Perspectives: Akela Reason

    Join Dr. Akela Reason, associate professor of history at UGA, for a special talk on the exhibition “Celebrating Heroes: American Mural Studies off the 1930s and 1940s from the Steven and Susan Hirsch Collection.”

Wednesday, August 28

1 event

Art

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    Shred The Light

    "Shred The Light" is a mixed media representation of doing what you want because something inside tells you that you can and that you must. As the closing to Corwin Shane's freshman art installation, this is a multifaceted art party bringing people together to celebrate creativity. Music will be provided by Bert Lazlo and Swowce.  

Thursday, August 29

1 event

Art

  • UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu/dodd-galleries

    Artist Talk

    Local artist Jaime Bull and New York-based artist Melissa Brown will present "Fountain," a combination of sculpture and painting exploring the notions of water fountains.

Friday, August 30

1 event

Art

  • UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu/dodd-galleries

    Lunch Time Gallery Talk

    Painter Adam Sipe will present "Ring Wren & Turtle," a new series of small paintings influenced by abstraction and figuration. 

Thursday, September 5

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/lyndonhouse

    Lyndon House Fall Exhibition Opening Reception

    Celebrate the five new exhibitions opening at the Lyndon House this fall. "The Georgia Watercolor Society’s Members" exhibition is a juried show that will display a selection of watercolor paintings by its members, "Autumn’s Arrival" will exhibit a collection of woodcuts and prints by local artist David Hale,"This is It!" will feature art by local artists working in the food and beverage industry, and in "The Artist and His Collection," original works by artist James deMolyneux will be displayed alongside works from his personal collection by Minnie Evans and Purvis Young.