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Saturday, September 23

1 event

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    6–9 p.m. Donations suggested. www.athica.org

    Opening Reception

    The 2017 Juried Exhibition will feature 34 works of art in a wide range of media. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Wednesday, September 27

2 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 DIY Marketing

    Bring your lunch to this lecture discussing self-promotion and marketing strategies. Speakers include painter Will Eskridge, members of Pixel & Ink and Trio Contemporary Art Gallery, and Alyssa DeHayes, publicist with Riot Act Media and founder of Arrowhawk Records.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Docents lead a tour of "Modern Masters from the Giuliano Ceseri Collection."

Sunday, October 1

1 event

Art

  • Pixel & Ink Studio

    4–6 p.m. FREE! www.pixelandinkstudio.com

    Closing Reception & Book Release Party

    "Monochromatic" features paintings and prints by Jacob Wenzka. This is the release and signing party for The Girl Who Kept Night in Her Closet, a children's book written by Bart King and illustrated by Wenzka.

Wednesday, October 4

1 event

Art

Thursday, October 5

1 event

Art

Saturday, October 7

2 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! www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

    Gallery Talk

    Zane Cochran will discuss his interactive installation, "Aurora," which features 40 suspended structures that glow and fade as visitors move throughout the gallery. A computer algorithm controls the shape of the structures and coloration of the interactive lights.

Thursday, October 12

1 event

Art

Saturday, October 14

1 event

Art

  • Loft Art Supply

    1–3 p.m. FREE! theloftartsupply@gmail.com

    Figure Drawing

    Bring your sketchbook and drawing materials to join other artists for clothed figure drawing. Participants take turns drawing each other for 20-minute poses. 

Thursday, October 19

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

    Gallery Talk

    Thom Houser speaks on his exhibition, "Connecting: Stairways to..." Exploring the many types of connections that occur while using stairs, the multi-media installation includes photography, video and sculptural components.