Museum Mix

10/19/2017 - 8:00pm

The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party features a live deejay, free refreshments and galleries open until 11 p.m. Music will be provided by DJ Reindeer Games and WesdaRuler. Free admission. #museummix

The exhibitions on view are:

“Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête” (on view through October 14–January 7). This exhibition, organized by Aperture Foundation, New York, includes works by acclaimed contemporary artist Mickalene Thomas as well as works by artists who inspired her.

Conversations on Muses

10/20/2017 - 12:20pm

This fall, the Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series will highlight the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête” through a gallery tour and discussion led by curator Dr. Shawnya Harris in collaboration with the UGA Institute for Women's Studies and Institute for African American studies.

Viva Verdi: An Opera Gala Concert

10/21/2017 - 8:00pm

Giuseppe Verdi wrote some of the most famous operas in the current repertoire of opera houses worldwide. This UGA Opera Theatre concert presents arias, duets, trios, quartets, and ensembles from a dozen of Verdi's greatest compositions, as well as the well-known choruses from “Aida,” “Il Trovatore,” “Nabucco,” “Falstaff,” and “La Traviata.” A second Viva Verdi performance is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m.

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

$20, $6 (student/child)

Spotlight on the Arts Festival

11/01/2017 (All day)

Presented by the UGA Arts Council, the sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival features dozens of events and exhibitions in the visual, literary and performing arts. The 12-day festival, scheduled for Nov. 1-12, includes museum tours, discussions with writers, concerts, dance and dramatic performances. The festival kicks off Nov. 1 with “Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration,” featuring a non-stop collage of student performances from dance to music, theater and creative writing. The free event is set for 7-8 p.m. Nov.

Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration

11/01/2017 - 7:00pm

To kick off the Spotlight on the Arts festival, UGA’s arts programs present an hour-long kaleidoscope of student performances and presentations. This brilliant, non-stop collage of the arts provides a window into the vast scope of the creative work on our campus, from dance to music, theater, creative writing and art.

To see this year's Spotlight on the Arts festival schedule, please visit:

Spotlight on the Arts: Student Spotlight

11/02/2017 - 10:00am

An all-day event featuring performances from student organizations and individuals displaying their talents in music, theater, dance and creative writing. Part of the Spotlight on the Arts Festival.

Americans in Paris Film Series

11/02/2017 - 7:00pm

Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speakers and short conversations about the film following the screening. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris.” “An American in Paris,” with its gorgeous dance sequences and beautiful, frequently melancholic Gershwin score, won the Academy Award for best picture. Gene Kelly stars as Gerry, an American expatriate painter in postwar Paris.

Thursday Scholarship Series: Wind Chamber Music Showcase

11/02/2017 - 7:30pm

Wind chamber music, performed by faculty and students together, will be featured in this Thursday Scholarship Series concert. Part of the Spotlight on the Arts festival.

The Thursday Scholarship Series began in 1980 and, as the flagship concert series at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, continues the tradition of “Music Appreciation Programs” started by Hugh Hodgson himself in the 1930s. Proceeds from contributions and ticket sales to these concerts are among the primary means through which School of Music scholarship funds are raised each year.

UGA Theatre Performance: Cabaret

11/03/2017 - 8:00pm
11/05/2017 - 2:30pm
11/08/2017 - 8:00pm
11/09/2017 - 8:00pm
11/10/2017 - 8:00pm
11/11/2017 - 8:00pm
11/12/2017 - 2:30pm

By John Kander and Fred Ebb. Book by Joe Masteroff.
Directed by Freddie Ashley.
(Artistic Director | Actor's Express - ATL)

This Tony Award-winning musical details the lives of an aspiring novelist looking for a story and a wannabe starlet looking for love in a seedy Cabaret club in 1920’s Berlin under the rising shadow of fascism.

Nov. 3, 8-11 @ 8:00pm
Nov. 5 & 12 @ 2:30pm
Special school matinee Nov. 7
Fine Arts Theatre

Tickets: $16, $12 for Students

Concert: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

11/05/2017 - 3:00pm

The string trio—violin, viola, and cello—is the chamber music connoisseur’s delight. In the hands of master composers (and virtuoso performers), the string trio offers a listening adventure of stunning variety, engrossing dialogue, and transparent beauty.

Beethoven: Trio in G Major for Violin Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 1
Penderecki: Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello
Mozart: Divertimento in E-flat Major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, K 563

Arnaud Sussmann, Violin
Paul Neubauer, Viola
David Finckel, Cello

4 minutes, 33 seconds: Spotlight on Scholarship

11/07/2017 - 7:00pm

This annual competition features student research in the arts. Poster competition entries will be on display Nov. 1–7 in the museum’s education resource center during regular hours. Poster session begins at 5 p.m.; presentations begin at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in both categories. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.

UGA Choral Showcase

11/07/2017 - 8:00pm

Experience the power and grace of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s exceptional choirs when they come together for the UGA Choral Showcase.

$12, $6 (student/child)

For more information, visit

Special Collections Fall Exhibits Reception

11/09/2017 - 5:30pm

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia will host its bi-annual reception celebrating new exhibitions. The event will include live music, light refreshments and gallery games.

Exhibitions highlited include "Covered with Glory: Football at UGA, 1892-1917"; "Wrestling Temptation: The Quest to Control Alcohol in Georgia"; "Gold-digging in Georgia: America's First Gold Rush"; "Georgia Writers hall of Fame Annual Exhibition"; and "The Art of the Press Kit."

Phi Kappa Literary Debate

11/09/2017 - 7:00pm

Join the Phi Kappa Literary Society as they debate the following resolution: Be It Hereby Resolved: Taylor Swift is a bad role model. The First Affirmation and First Negation are to be determined.

In addition, there will be poetry and orations and holding at least one off-the-cuff, extemporaneous debate. After the main debate, the group will recess to Taco Stand downtown for dinner.

UGA Symphony Orchestra

11/10/2017 - 8:00pm

The UGA Symphony Orchestra's final feature concert of 2017 brings together some of the University's most talented instrumentalists for a sensational performance. 

$12, $6 (student/child)

Women and Girls in Georgia Conference

11/11/2017 (All day)

The biennial Women and Girls in Georgia Conference was established in 2007 to encourage and highlight research by, for and about women and girls in Georgia. Hosted by the Institute for Women's Studies at the University of Georgia, the conference brings together academics, activists and community members to share expertise, strengthen networks and strategize for positive social change in Georgia and beyond.

Spotlight on the Arts: Family Day Activities

11/11/2017 - 10:00am

Family-friendly activities and performances showcasing UGA’s arts units, including theater, dance and literary workshops; art projects; a musical instrument petting zoo; performances and more.

Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series: Jaclyn Hartenberger

11/13/2017 - 8:00pm

Known for innovative and exciting programs, Jaclyn Hartenberger, conductor, associate director of bands and assistant professor of music, presents her first Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series recital with the help of several chamber ensembles. Hartenberger performs globally, from South America to the Czech Republic, as an in-demand conductor. $12, $6 (student/child)