2009-09-15

GMOA (Georgia Museum of Art) events

just passing a long... note> the reason so many of the GMOA events are elsewhere is due to remodeling of the museum. ;-)

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This week’s events:

Artist’s Reception for The South in Black and White: The Works of James E. Routh Jr., 1939-1946
Featuring Depression-era prints and drawings of the South, this exhibition is on view at the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum in Atlanta until October 2. The artist's reception, which will also be there, lasts from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2009. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/UqWOP.


Family Day: Whirligigs
Come to the Lyndon House Arts Center on Saturday, September 10, 2009 from 10 a.m. to noon for activities and crafts inspired by Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection. Visitors will be able to participate in a gallery activity and then create their own spinning whirligigs.


Ongoing exhibitions:

The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection
Prints and drawings that reflect the vast political, social and economic changes that occurred in the United States during the Great Depression and World War II. On view at the Columbus Museum, Columbus, Ga., from now until September 27, 2009.


The South in Black and White: The Works of James E. Routh Jr., 1939–1946
Prints and drawings of images gathered on Routh's travels throughout the South during the Depression. On view at the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga., from now until October 2, 2009.


Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection
This special exhibition organized by the Georgia Museum of Art for the Lyndon House Arts Center as part of GMOA on the Move features 83 paintings, drawings, sculptures and whirligigs created by the Georgia self-taught artist Reuben Aaron "R.A." Miller. On view at the Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, Ga., from now until October 24, 2009.



Have a great week and be sure to check out our blog, www.gmoa.blogspot.com, for museum construction updates!

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