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Date:
September 1, 2017 - October 21, 2017
Time:
All Day
Time Details:
Regular gallery hours of Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 9:00 p.m., and Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Children must accompanied by an adult. Lyndon House Arts Center is closed on Saturdays when there is a University of Georgia home football game
Address:
Lyndon House Arts Center
211 Hoyt St

Athens, GA 30601
Contact:
706-613-3623
Cost:
Free

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"Connecting: Stairways to . . . Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

Friday, September 1, 2017


 The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department presents "Connecting: Stairways to . . .," a site specific installation by Thom Houser at the Lyndon House Arts Center.  

This exhibition will explore the many types of connections that occur while using stairways: entering, leaving, accessing, escaping, exploring and more. The multi-media installation will include several components, sculpture, photography, and video.  The opening reception is planned for Thursday, September 7 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 
Houser writes “As an interior designer with a background in music, my work always has been sensitive to time, movement and performance in space. For me installation art is a natural outgrowth of interior design. My installations rely heavily on layering of information, offering you distinct experiences from a distance and up close. Each installation is site-specific and rarely could, or should be assembled in the same configuration at another location.”

Thom Houser is a Professor and Chair of Interior Design at the Lamar Dodd School of Art.  He is a world traveler, working in and visiting the Middle East, Europe, Japan and many other locations.

The Lyndon House reviews proposals for exhibits by area artists and curators twice a year. 
This exhibit went through that process and awarded an exhibition in the Lyndon House Arts Center programming.

The exhibition is on view September 1 - October 21. The 3thurs Artist Talk is scheduled for Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 p.m.  All exhibitions are free and open to the public during regular gallery hours of Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 9:00 p.m., and Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Children must accompanied by an adult.  Lyndon House Arts Center is closed on Saturdays when there is a University of Georgia home football game


For more information, please call 706-613-3623.  The Lyndon House, located at 211 Hoyt Street,  is a facility of Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services.