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Wednesday, April 16

2 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.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    2:30 p.m. FREE! www.willson.uga.edu

    Regina José Galindo

    (Room 142) Galindo has participated in exhibits around the world with her poetry, performance art and sculptures. Galindo uses her body to create powerful visual metaphors of what it means to be a Guatamalan woman.

Thursday, April 17

6 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

    8–10:30 p.m. FREE! gmoastudent@gmail.com

    Student Night

    Join the Student Association of the Georgia Museum of Art for a night of food, fun and DIY projects.

  • ARTini's Open Art Studio, Gallery & Lounge

    7–10 p.m. FREE! www.artinisartlounge.com

    Opening Reception

    AthensHasArt! presents "Enchantment," which includes drawings by Margaret Schreiber, paintings by Cameron Bliss and photography by Michelle Norris. The opening reception features a shadow puppet play by Desiree Sharpe and an interactive food sculpture by Lynn Kovaciny and Ana Tedford. See Art Notes on p. 18.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    MFA Speaks

    Join the Masters of Fine Arts candidates featured in the MFA exhibition for a discussion about their work.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    7:30 p.m. Donations encouraged. www.athica.org

    INTERIOR/EXTERIOR: Nocturne

    An evening featuring performance art by Ted Kuhn and music by Thunder O(h)m!, held in conjunction with Vespucci's "INTERIOR/EXTERIOR: Structural Constellations." Part of Third Thursday. See Art Notes on p. 18.

Friday, April 18

1 event

Art

Saturday, April 19

2 events

Art

Tuesday, April 22

1 event

Art

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Earth Day Recycled Crafting

    Turn trash into treasure. Some junk will be provided, but feel free to bring your own as well. All ages.

Wednesday, April 23

4 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artful Conversation

    Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth discussion of Robert Gwathmey Jr.'s "Hoeing Tobacco."

  • ACC Solid Waste Department

    12 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3512

    From Trash to Treasure

    Chris McDowell from the UGA Material Reuse Program shows participants how to make a wood craft using reclaimed materials. All materials provided. RSVP required.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    Apr. 23–24, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! tsaupe@uga.edu

    Spring Pottery Sale

    The UGA Ceramic Students Organization's spring pottery sale includes small, hand-built sculptures and functional pottery such as teapots, mugs and plates made by ceramics students and faculty. Proceeds help fund educational field trips for students and bringing in visiting artists. 

  • Leathers Building

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.athenshasart.com

    Artist Reception

    AthensHasArt! presents paintnings by Andy Cherewick.

Thursday, April 24

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Director's Lecture

    In "Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune: Queering St. Sebastian," GMOA director William U. Eiland traces the evolution of representations of Sebastian, the 3rd-century martyr and saint. Dr. Eiland's study focuses on the ways in which artists adapted St. Sebastian's history and iconography to create a fixture for both the Catholic hagiography and gay culture.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    Apr. 23–24, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! tsaupe@uga.edu

    Spring Pottery Sale

    The UGA Ceramic Students Organization's spring pottery sale includes small, hand-built sculptures and functional pottery such as teapots, mugs and plates made by ceramics students and faculty. Proceeds help fund educational field trips for students and bringing in visiting artists. 

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. $7. www.athenscine.com

    "Parallel Proportions: A Conversation on Iceland"

    The mission of this art show is take the mediums of food, hair, photography, metalsmith jewelry and sculpture to further express a concept by SCAD senior fashion design student Claire Buyens dealing with the relationship between Icelandic terrain and its architecture in the 1920s. Artists include Rhys May, Eve Nettles, Ben Rouse, Michelle Norris and Forrest Aguar. Catered by The National. Proceeds benefit the Athens LEAD Mural Project.

Friday, April 25

1 event

Art

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.mmcc-arts.org

    Opening Art Reception

    (Madison) An opening of Don Cooper's "Three Paths," an exhibition of paintings and sculptures inspired by Asian travel and study from 1995–2010.

Saturday, April 26

2 events

Art

  • Bendzunas Glass

    9 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.bendzunasglass.com

    Live Glassblowing

    (Comer) The family-run gallery demonstrates live glassblowing.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Family Day: Celebrating Spring

    Take a look at works in the museum's permanent collection that evoke the season of spring, enjoy an interactive gallery games tour and decorate a flowerpot to take home.

Sunday, April 27

1 event

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    1–5 p.m. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com

    Pinch-Pots and Other Disruptive Technologies Workshop

    This workshop is lead by local artist Rich Panico and will consist of a demonstration of building pinch pot birds, creatures and bottles in clay. Panico will explain the importance of abandoning beliefs or ways of being that no longer serve or have become harmful. Register online.

Wednesday, April 30

1 event

Art

Friday, May 9

1 event

Art

Saturday, May 10

1 event

Art

    Long Road Studios Gallery, Bishop

    10 a.m.–7 p.m. FREE! 706-410-5200, www.longroadstudios.com

    Grand Opening of Long Road Studios Gallery

    This collective formed by professional clay artists in 2012 announces the grand opening of their new permanent studio. The gallery features pottery and clay sculptures by Juana Gnecco, Nancy Green, Kendall Steele, Melanie Sgrignoli and Caryn van Wagtendonk. See the new studio, hear live music and enjoy snacks.