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Thursday, August 16

2 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

    5:30–7:30 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 18

2 events

Art

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Coloring Club

    Spend the morning relaxing with the therapeutic practice of coloring.

  • 6–9 p.m. FREE! www.athica.org

    Opening Reception

    (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, 675 Pulaski St., Suite 1200) See ATHICA's new gallery space with the debut exhibition "The Golden Record: Far Beyond Our Galaxy." See Art Notes on p. 17.

Wednesday, August 22

1 event

Art

Thursday, August 23

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Art Lecture

    Parker Curator of Russian Art, Dr. Asen Kirin, will give a lecture in conjunction with "One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection." 

Saturday, August 25

1 event

Art

  • 3–5 p.m. $10–20. 706-542-9842, wuga@uga.edu, www.wuga.org

    WUGA's Artists in Residence Series

    (Contact for Location) See the home of Michael Oliveri, a conceptual artist, product and graphic designer, and founder of the Art X program at the Lamar Dodd School of Art.

Wednesday, August 29

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art leads a tour of works in the permanent collection. 

Saturday, September 1

1 event

Art

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! hipvintagehandmade.com

    Folk Art Pop-Up

    See work by Tex Crawford, Peter Loose, Suzy Sue Smith, Randy Sanders and Marion Coleman. Refreshments served. 

Wednesday, September 5

1 event

Art

Thursday, September 13

2 events

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6–8 p.m. FREE! lyndonhouseartsfoundation.com

    Opening Reception

    "Picturing the Black Fantastic," features work by Alfred Conteh, Melody Croft, Shanequa Gay, Donté Hayes, Jeremy Hughes, Lester Merriweather, Jessica Scott-Felder, Vitus Shell, Dante Yarbrough and Wilma. 

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/exhibits

    Artist Reception

    The reception celebrates works in "Present & Accounted For," "John Cleaveland's WWI Landscapes" and "So It Goes: Works by Lisa Freeman."   

Friday, September 14

1 event

Art