Art around the city | Flag pole
ACC LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) On display in the Quiet Gallery, “My Aging Face: A Conversation on Aging, Beauty and Refining Norms for Women Over 40” features photos of women who have posted close-ups of their faces on Instagram as well as short descriptions. of what they saw and what they felt.
ATHENS INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART: ATHICA (675 Pulaski Street, Suite 1200) The Artist-in-ATHICA Residency Series features Gabrielle Sinclair of the Storyhound Theatrical Detective Agency. The studio hours are June 9, 16 and 23 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Family Day: Bubble Worlds for ages 3 to 10 takes place on June 12 from 1 pm to 3:30 pm “This Little Light” for ages 3 and under takes place on June 19 at 11 am. An online artists’ conference will take place on June 23 at 7 p.m. On view until July 26. • “Postcards of the Future” is an online exhibition and fundraiser of postcards designed by emerging artists. Visit athica.org.
ATHICA @ CINÉ GALLERY (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Photographer Cindy Karp presents “Pandemic Portraits”. Until June 25.
CREATURE CONFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) “Respite” features abstract paintings by Abby Kacen, designer, illustrator, muralist, chalk artist and founder of Keep It Weird Art Collective. Until June 20.
LAND TARIFF (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Tom Hancock presents a collection of mixed media acrylic paintings that incorporate found objects. Until July 1st.
THEATER AND BAR CINEMA (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Lisa Lecorchik. Until June.
GALLERY AT HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Athens Facades” features Mike Landers’ photographs of downtown buildings and Five Points at dark between 2000-2002.
GEORGIAN ART MUSEUM (90 Carlton Street) “Extra Ordinary: Magic, Mystery and Imagination in American Realism”. Until June 13. • “Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection” represents three generations of artists dating from the 1940s. Until September 26th. • “Modernism Announced: The Nadler Collection of Late Ancient Art from Egypt”. Until September 26. • “Power and piety in 17th century Spanish art”. Until November 28. • “Whitman, Alabama” features 23 of 52 films in the ongoing documentary project by journalist, photographer and filmmaker Jennifer Crandall of the same name. Until December 12 • “Rediscovering the Art of Victoria Hutson Huntley” shares around 30 lithographs inspired by landscape, human figures and the natural world. Until August 15th. • “Echoes from Abroad: American Art from the Collection of Barbara Guillaume”. Until August 15th. • “Hands and Earth: Perspectives on Contemporary Japanese Ceramics” includes works by some of the most important Japanese artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Until August 15th. • “In Dialogue: Artists, Mentors, Friends: Ronald Lockett and Thornton Dial Sr. focuses on a work by each artist to examine their friendship and compare their creative approaches. Until November 28.
GLASS CUBE @ INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Recipient of an Arts in Community Resilience award from the Athens Commission for Cultural Affairs, local fashion designer Tabitha Fielteau presents “New Bridal”, a collection of handmade dresses. Until June.
HERITAGE COFFEE (815 N. Chase St.) “Summer Dream” features paintings by Susie Burch. Until August 23.
LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) The 46th annual jury exhibition features 161 works by 116 local artists selected by the Hallie Ringle juror of the Birmingham Museum of Art. Until June 26. • Visible in the hall window, Jourdon Joly presents a collection of molded resin ice cream cones. Until June 26. • Collections from our Community presents Arthur Johnson’s shark collection (from the Bar-BQ Killers), which he has been building since the early 1980s. Until June 26th. • Organized by La Ruchala Murphy and showcasing the work of black artists living in the South, “#NotAStereotype” challenges labels and perceived boundaries on race, nationality, gender, ability and sexual orientation. Until June 24. • “Party Without End: A Collection of Party Animals” by Will Eskridge offers a festive look at outcast animals like bats, snakes and raccoons. The show includes take-out maps for a scavenger hunt at Bear Hollow Zoo and Memorial Park. Until July 24. • AJ Aremu presents a large-scale installation for “Window Works”, a site-specific series that uses the windows in the main entrance of the building for outdoor art viewing.
MADISON-MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “The 125th Anniversary Exhibition: Celebrating the Home of the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center” explores the Romanesque Revival style building that was built as a graduate school in 1895 and has become a center regional culture in 1976. Until June.
MASON-SCHARFENSTEIN MUSEUM OF ART (567 Georgia Street, Demorest) “Michael Ross: Foothills” features lush depictions of forests, fields, wetlands, birds and people. Artist Talk June 11 at 11 a.m. As part of the North Georgia Arts Tour June 11-13. Closing reception on August 19 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Paintings by Broderick Flanigan. Until August.
GEORGIA STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) “Art From the Garden” shares works in acrylic, oil, watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pastel created on site in the garden by the outdoor painters from the Athens area. Until July 16. • Dortha Jacobson shares a collection of 25 paintings, many of which are garden scenes or were created with local outdoor painters from Athens. Until June 20.
STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “Healing Our Humanity: Finding Hope, Love and Unity” features works by Margaret C. Brown, Zerric Clinton, Oliver Enwonwu, Andrae Green and Nnamdi Okonkwo. Until July 10.
LITTLE ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) In “Transforming,” Penny Noah presents a collection of self-portraits, paintings and drawings that document and explore her gender transition. Opening June 11 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Virtual artist conference on Instagram Live (@tinyathgallery) June 15 at 7:30 p.m. Open on Thursday June 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Send an email to [email protected] for an appointment you private opening.
UGA MAIN LIBRARY (320 S. Jackson St.) “Georgia Trailblazers: Honoring the 60th Anniversary of Desegregation at UGA” chronicles the historical events of 1961 when Hamilton Holmes and Charlene Hunter became the first African-American students admitted to college.
UGA SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Making Space: Fighting for Inclusion, Building Community at UGA” chronicles the journey of students who advocate for racial and social justice on campus. Until July 2. • “The Hargrett Hours: Exploring Medieval Manuscripts” features original objects from the collections, dating back several centuries, as well as the results of in-depth student studies. Until August 26. • The new Ted Turner Showroom and Gallery showcases the life and legacy of CNN founder and environmentalist Ted Turner, through memorabilia, photographs and other artifacts. • “New Again: Selections from the Rare Book Vault” includes examples of handmade tomes dating back centuries, as well as contemporary books that combine age-old techniques with a modern aesthetic. Until August 27.
WILLSON CENTER FOR HUMANITIES AND THE ARTS (Online) As part of UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts, the Willson Center presents “Shelter Projects,” a virtual exhibit of over 30 projects created by graduate students or community practitioners that reflect the experiences of pandemic through the arts. Visit willson.uga.edu.
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