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Friday, August 1

2 events

Art

  • Revival Yarns

    11 a.m.–7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    First Friday Open Knit/Crochet

    These meetings are meant to build a community among local knitters and crocheters. Bring your current project, get comfy and mingle with fiber friends old and new.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    "Renascence" Opening

    Paintings and prints by Matt Blanks. His coworkers' bands Little Gold and Grape Soda play afterward. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Saturday, August 2

2 events

Art

Wednesday, August 6

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Annelies Mondi, deputy director and in-house co-curator of the exhibition, leads a tour of "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise."

Friday, August 8

1 event

Art

  • Sips Espresso Café

    5–7 p.m. 706-363-7211

    Opening Reception

    "Joie de Vivre" includes impressionist paintings by Lisa Dinh that were inspired by notable women, global events and the role of women in society. All proceeds will help fund research in knowledge gaps in healthcare under UGA's undergraduate research program, CURO. This event includes spoken word by Jay Morris, Minh Nguyen, Isaiah Hunter and music by Jayke Hill and Taylor Perry.

Sunday, August 10

1 event

Art

Wednesday, August 13

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artful Conversation

     

    Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, leads an in-depth discussion of selected works from the exhibition "Picturing America: Signature Works from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art."

     

Thursday, August 14

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Gallery Talk

    William Underwood Eiland, Georgia Museum's director and in-house curator, speaks on "The Prints of Mary Wallace Kirk" exhibition.

Wednesday, August 20

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Laura Valeri, associate curator of European art and in-house curator of the exhibition, leads a tour of "Picturing America: Signature Work from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art."

Thursday, August 21

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5–8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Drawing in the Galleries

    Open hours for visitors to sketch in the galleries using graphite or colored pencils.

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Six 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 and the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo. See website for a list of open exhibits.

Wednesday, August 27

1 event

Art

Thursday, August 28

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Lecture with Sally Main

    Senior curator at the Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, will deliver this lecture in connection with the exhibition "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise."