COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, September 2

1 event

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Visiting Artist Lecture

    (Room S151) Zoe Strauss is the Lamar Dodd Chair for the 2014–2015 school year. She is a photographer and installation artist who has exhibited in the 2006 Whitney Biennial and the Philadephia Museum of Art.

Wednesday, September 3

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Barry Stone Lecture

    (Room S150) Austin photographer Barry Stone lecture on his recent work and video installation "Hum" on view in Gallery 101. Stone is an associate professor of photography in the School of Art and Design at Texas State University-San Marcos. He is a founding member of the photography collective Lakes Were Rivers.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Performance in the Galleries

    (Gallery 101) See performances by multi-media artists Barry Stone, Quiet Evenings, Future Ape Tapes, Jung Bouquet, Circuit des Yeux and Eye Gate. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Thursday, September 4

1 event

Art

  • ARTini's Open Art Studio, Gallery & Lounge

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

    Opening Reception

    For "Peculiar Animals," which features paintings by Lisa Freeman, ceramics by JC Jones and drawings by Kay Stanton. Live music by Ranch. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Sunday, September 7

2 events

Art

  • Jittery Joe's Coffee

    3-6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-7449

    Opening Reception

    (Downtown) Oils on paper and mono prints will be on display by Stuart McCall Libby.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    2–4 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

    Opening Reception

    For "Reverberations: An Athens Celebrates Elephant 6 Exhibit" and "The Art of the Craft." See Art Notes on p. 11.

Tuesday, September 9

1 event

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

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

    Visiting Artist Lecture

    (Room S151) Ry Rocklen is a contemporary artist based in Los Angeles, working primarily in sculpture.

Wednesday, September 10

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 "XL."

Thursday, September 11

1 event

Art

Saturday, September 13

1 event

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    6–8 p.m. Donations accepted. www.athica.org

    Athens Celebrates Elephant 6

    For this special exhibition, members of Dixie Blood Mustache curated interactive sound installations as well as recent projects and previously un-presented work by founding members of Elephant 6 Recording Company.

Sunday, September 14

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Spotlight Tour

    See highlights from the museum's permanent collection on a tour led by docents.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Gallery Talks

    Potter Michael Pitts leads a discussion covering pottery styles, clays, glazes, techniques and details of the current exhibition, "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational." See Art Notes on p. 16.

  • 1–5 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Self Guided Studio Tours

    (Multiple Locations) Visit the studios of local potters Juana Gnecco (410 King Ave., Athens) and Happy Valley Pottery (1210 Carson Graves Rd., Watkinsville). Part of "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational."

Wednesday, September 17

1 event

Art

Thursday, September 18

3 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.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Conversation with the Artist: Tristan Perich

    Filmmaker Russell Oliver will premiere his documentary on Tristan Perich's "Machine Wall Drawings," followed by a video Q&A with Perich.

Wednesday, September 24

1 event

Art

Thursday, September 25

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artist's Talk: Patricia Leighton

    Join sculptor Patricia Leighton, whose "growing cubes" are featured in the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden, for a discussion of her work.