The Lamar Dodd School of Art will host to a reunion of the UGA-Cortonese as students and faculty gather to celebrate the 44th anniversary of UGA's premier Studies Abroad Program.
The program has grown and changed a great deal over the course of its four-decade existence, though so much about the immersive small town experience remains the same. The medieval hilltown of 1,200 tucked in the foothills of the Apennine Mountains, so close to the art centers of Italy but far enough away to preserve the quiet and solitude of Tuscany, continues to attract our best artists. And the...
Even during the upcoming holiday break on campus, the Georgia Museum of Art remains open and a great place to take the kids or visiting family - or even just to catch up on great exhibitions that you've missed in recent months.
Three special exhibitions will stretch just into the New Year, each ending January 5, and would be a worthwhile treat over the holidays:
The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South
Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1796)
L’objet en mouvement: Early Abstract Film
Now this is our version of micro-small business Tuesday - businesses before they are businesses, buying from artists while they are still students. It's the student-made jewelry sale in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, 10 am to 3 pm, today only.
UPDATE: I was just over there and... it's a ceramics sale, too. Through tomorrow. Presents!
More and more, students from the Lamar Dodd School of Art are leading the way in a variety of areas that include thinking about how our society deals with waste:
Lindsay Pennington, a senior from Albany majoring in sculpture at the UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art, is challenging the way people think about waste. Her senior exit show, "The Salon from Refuse," features sculptures from discarded materials and converts a 40-yard dumpster into a gallery for visual and performance art. The exhibit opens Nov. 15 on America Recycles Day in the school of art with a reception from 7-9 p.m. and...
Art exhibition presents Georgia History up close
By JESSICA LUTON firstname.lastname@example.org
Visitors to Saturday’s opening reception for the ATHICA and Georgia Virtual History Project exhibit “Seen/Unseen” were treated to a display of digital local history projects by UGA and Athens Academy students, as well as artworks and archival pieces by local artists and residents.
Many of the pieces were of particular importance to the documentation of the local Athens community’s oft-overlooked enslaved African Americans and African American history in Athens.