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Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 12, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Arts Center is hosting a fun, festive Holiday Open House in early December. There will be live music, ornament making, gingerbread house building, stories and most importantly, SANTA! Come get in the Holiday spirit and do a little shopping too, supporting local artists in the Deck the Walls Holiday Shop. Facebook Event

10:00 - 4:00 Leather, felt & tin ornament making
10:00 - 1:00 Gingerbread house building 
12:00 - 2:00 Pictures with Santa
12:30 - 1:30 Irish Music- the Purple House Ramblers
2:00 - 3:00 Concert with the Athens Flute Choir
2:00 - 4:00 Treats by VAGA in the Atrium
3:00 - 4:00 Holiday reading and song 

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Deck the Walls Holiday Shop

Open December 8, 2015 - January 6, 2016

The Arts Center’s Gallery Shop is expanding out into the Atrium for the Holidays. We’re Decking the Walls! Shop local and support Athens artisans this season. Offerings will include h
andcrafted jewelry, scarves, hats, mittens, pottery, glass, paintings, photography, soap, frames, folk art, seasonal
 cards, ornaments and wreaths. Facebook Event

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Standing with Paris:

Art Unites Open Studio Evenings in December 

Tuesdays, 5:00 - 8:30 pm in December

The country of France and the city of Paris, has given the world some of the most awe inspiring art of our cultural history. In the current wake of the tragic attacks and violence in Paris and around the world, Lyndon House Arts Center will open the Painting and Drawing Studio to the community each Tuesday evening in December as while art touches the intellect, it touches the heart. Let’s come together to support peace and heal through conversing and creating.


Call for Artists, 41st annual Jury Exhibition

41st Juried Exhibition

Submission Deadline: Thursday, January 28, 12:30 - 8:30 pm
and Friday, January 29, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Juror: Jock ReynoldsDirector of the Yale University Art Gallery.

Exhibition reception: Thursday, March 24, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Click HERE for more information and to download an application. 

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IMAGINE: Art Works by Students of

the Clarke County School District

On view until January 17, 2016

This biennial exhibit, sponsored by First American Bank & Trust, will showcase nearly 200 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade who all explore the theme, IMAGINE, by creating both abstract and non-representational works in many different materials. Facebook Event

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The Lounge Gallery: 
Drawings by Adrienne Kitchens

On view until January 30, 2016

Adrienne Kitchens, recipient of the Director’s Choice award from the 40th Juried Exhibition, will exhibit her cut paper drawings and collages in the Lounge Gallery. 

Kitchens is an artist and educator currently living and working in Athens. She earned BFA degrees from UGA in Painting and Drawing and Art Education in 2013. She works in her home studio in addition to teaching Introductory Art at Cedar Shoals High School. Facebook Event


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New Classes

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Black and White Photography
8 Tuesdays, January 12 - March 3, 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Art classes make great gifts! Local photographer, BMX biker and skateboarder Chad Osburn will be teaching a Photography class in the darkroom this winter. 8 Tuesdays, January 12 - March 3, 6:00 - 8:30 pm. This class uses our upcoming exhibition, Pictures of Us: Photography of the Collection of the Do Good Fund, a collection of Southern photographers focusing on portraiture as an inspiration. Sign-up for your online account to register. 

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Intro to Printmaking
6 Saturdays, January 16 - February 20, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mike Levine will be at the Art Center warming it up in the printmaking studios with his hot off the press mixed media prints. He covers it all-  guiding students through basic printmaking techniques (dry point, mono print, relief) and introduces new experimental media along the way. Sign-up for your online account to register. 

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Stained Glass
6 Thursdays, January 14 - February 18, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Enjoy constructing your own colorful, illuminated, stained glass masterpieces under the direction of glass aficionado Marianne Parr. You'll learn traditional techniques to cut glass and build compelling compositions. Sign-up for your online account to register.

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Lyndon House Arts Center is a facility of
Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department and is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. The Georgia Council for the Arts is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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