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Wednesday, July 8

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artful Conversation

    Curator Carissa DiCindio will discuss an in-depth conversation about selected prints in the exhibition "El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    Closing Reception

    Meet artist Melissa Steele for the closing of "Me'chanted," an exhibition of works created from recycled, repurposed and renewable materials.

  • Broad 9A

    7 p.m. $5. www.broad9a.com

    Creative Club

    Part workshop, part TED-style talk, Creative Club is a chance to hear from creative professionals. This month's featured guest is local photographer Rinne Allen, who will give a talk and Q&A. Followed by a screening of Be You. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

Thursday, July 9

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    An Artful Revolution: The Life and Art of the Taller de Gráfica Popular

    This documentary explores the life and art of the Mexican printmaking collective started in the 1930s. Carissa DiCindio and Melissa Harshman will lead a gallery discussion following the film. 

Friday, July 10

1 event

Art

  • Revival Yarns

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. or 5–7 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.

Saturday, July 11

3 events

Art

  • Oconee County Library

    3–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Meet the Artists

    Meet the artists of the group Women of Watercolor for their exhibit, "Brush Works." 

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

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

    "Emerges VIII" Opening Reception

    This year's installment of local emerging artists includes Winnie Gier, Cameron Lyden, Jess Machacek, Saegan Moran, Ben Rouse and Michael Ross.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    6–11 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    Opening Reception

    The fourth exhibition of artwork by Teh Reaver, Jr. of Copper Horse Studio. Live music by Random Athens Band. Guests are encouraged to play dress up and wear their best "comical formal."

Wednesday, July 15

1 event

Art

Thursday, July 16

3 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. A free shuttle runs the full circuit every 30 minutes in a counter-clockwise route; look for the "3Thurs" yard signs near each venue's drop-off point. See website for a list of current exhibitions.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Thursday Twilight Tour

    Led by docents.

  • KA Artist Shop

    7–9 p.m. FREE! www.kaartist.com

    Opening Reception

    A dozen local artists band together to support a gaggle of animal charities in "Artists for Animals."

Saturday, July 18

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    1–4 p.m. 706-613-2623

    Birdhouse Building Workshop

    In conjunction with "The Home Show," an exhibition of artist-designed birdhouses currently on view at the Lyndon House, Wing Ding Construction's Frank Saggus will lead a workshop in building one of a kind birdhouses.