COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, April 25

3 events

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12–1 p.m. FREE! (members), $15 (non-members). athensareaartscouncil@gmail.com, www.athensarts.org

    AAAC Lunch & Learn: Artist & Copyright Law

    The Athens Area Arts Council presents a lecture on installing work in non-gallery settings.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Led by docents.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    9 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! art.uga.edu

    UGA CSO Spring Pottery Sale

    The sale features hand-built sculpture and functional pottery by the UGA Ceramic Student Organization and faculty.

Thursday, April 26

2 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Thursday Twilight Tour

    Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/exhibits

    Gallery Talk

    Artists from the 43rd Juried Exhibition will discuss their work. This week's artists include Richard Pruett, Sarah Kennedy and Helen Kuykendall.

Friday, April 27

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artists Tour

    Join artists Mary Pearse, Demi Thomloudis, Sunkoo Yuh, Jennifer Crenshaw and Ted Saupe for a talk about their work in the exhibition "Crafting History: Textiles, Metals and Ceramics at the University of Georgia."

Saturday, April 28

3 events

Art

  • R. Wood Studio

    9 a.m.–4 p.m. www.rwoodstudio.com

    Spring Sale

    View the ceramics studio and select from the new collection of functional pottery. 

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    3 p.m. FREE! ($50/print). www.doing-fine.com

    Print Launch

    Eleanor Davis offers a limited edition of 100 signed works of the print "Snakes and Pears." See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    11 a.m.-5 p.m. www.trioathens.com

    "Expunge"

    "Philadelphia based artist Melissa Joseph leads a participatory, performative piece called "Expunge." For six hours, Joseph will hand wash T-shirts that are screenprinted with bullet holes. There are 122 shirts, which is the number of people killed in mass shootings on school campuses in the U.S. since Columbine.

Wednesday, May 2

2 events

Art

Thursday, May 3

1 event

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    BFA 2 Exhibition Reception

    The closing reception celebrates the work of BFA students graduating in various studio art majors.

Saturday, May 5

3 events

Art

  • Southern Star Studio

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! mariadondero.com

    Southern Star Studio Open House

    The pottery studio features work by Maria Dondero, Lori Demosthenes, Chona Leathers, Allya Maerz, Regina Mandell and Kerry Steinberg. 

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3623

    Ribbon Cutting Celebration

    A ribbon cutting ceremony and reception celebrate the new Harold Rittenberry Jr. Sculpture Garden. 

  • Good Dirt

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. info.gooddirt@gmail.com

    Instructor & Student Pottery Sale

    (Good Dirt Clay Studio, 485 Macon Hwy.) See diverse pottery from 18 local artists. Pieces include planters, mugs, dishes, vases, sculpture and statement pieces. Refreshments provided.

Thursday, May 10

1 event

Art

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    5–11 p.m. FREE! www.athensarts.org

    Athens Area Arts Council 20th Birthday Bash

    The AAAC hosts a party in celebration of its 20th year. Live music by White Rabbit Collective and The Pierres. A silent auction features items from businesses such as KA Artist Shop, Avid Bookshop, Wuxtry, Popfest, 5 Bar, Pixel & Ink, Fitness at Five, Treehouse Kid & Craft and more. A percentage of all sales will benefit the non-proft. 

Friday, May 11

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    May 11, 6–9 p.m. (Patrons Party). $85–100. May 12, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $15–20 (first valuation). FREE! (to attend). www.georgiamuseum.org

    Collectors Roadshow: Art, Heirlooms and Treasures

    On Friday, the museum will host a Patrons Party with a silent auction for evaulations of items from expert appraisers from Bonhams. On Saturday, visitors can bring their items for informal verbal valuations. 

Saturday, May 12

2 events

Art

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    7 p.m. www.trioathens.com

    Artwerk

    In conjunction with the exhibition "Media Circus," Trio hosts a fashion show of wearable art pieces that utilize non-traditional materials.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    May 11, 6–9 p.m. (Patrons Party). $85–100. May 12, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $15–20 (first valuation). FREE! (to attend). www.georgiamuseum.org

    Collectors Roadshow: Art, Heirlooms and Treasures

    On Friday, the museum will host a Patrons Party with a silent auction for evaulations of items from expert appraisers from Bonhams. On Saturday, visitors can bring their items for informal verbal valuations. 

Thursday, May 24

1 event

Art

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    6–9 p.m. www.rolloutthebarrels.org

    Roll Out the Barrels Silent Auction

    Local artists have transformed ordinary rain barrels into functional pieces of art. Proceeds benefit the Athens Green School Program. Live music and light appetizers.