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Fold Unfold: An Exhibit of Contemporary Coverlets
On view until August 19

Contemporary, commissioned coverlets are displayed, folded and stacked to form sculptural pillars located in the galleries and Ware-Lyndon Historic House. 

An exhibition catalog is available for $23.

Unfolding Event & Reception: August 19,  1 - 3 PM
To reveal individual creative works, the pillars will be taken down and the coverlets will be unfolded in a public performance.  Facebook Event

Click HERE for more info

Clay pots with the faces of birds or something

Clay 1976 - 2017

On view until July 29
This month the collection case is filled with Rich Panico's handbuilt clay creations. Click HERE for more info

3Thurs Gallery Talk: July 20, 6 PM-  Rich will speak about artistic process in specific and universal terms using this collection of clay pots and objects spanning 40 years of work as a point of departure. Facebook Event

Summer of Correspondence:
Four exhibitions, each selected from Exhibition Proposals, a twice yearly opportunity for Athens area artists to submit their work for consideration.

For more info on all current exhibits click HERE

Artwork featuring animals at night

Beloved Land by David Hale
On view until July 22

Clip of David Hale's "Resistance" Print

Thank you to all who supported the David Hale print sale! The prints are sold out. All proceeds will benefit future programming. 

Clay sculptures

In Wood & Word: Bible Scenes Carved by Cal Logue
On view until July 22

Art print for To and Fro

To&Fro: Correspondence Art by Jack Logan & Kosmo Vinyl
On view until July 29
Ongoing Gallery Activity: Make & mail postcard

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detail of exhibit weavings

Time Warp...and Weft: Woven Works
On view until July 29

Ongoing Gallery Activity: Daily weaving community project

A man in a swimming pool


On view until August 24
Katherine Burke's exhibition, On a Whim, consists of collaged, abstracted spaces that peer into the cognitive experiences of the child. She is the recent recipient of the 2017 Art Center Choice Award from the 42nd Juried Exhibition. This award includes a solo exhibition opportunity in the Lounge Gallery.
Click HERE for more info


Black and white photograph of downtown Athens building from the past

Captured in Time: Pictures of Athens (two parts)

Unidentified Houses of Athens

On view: July 15 – November 1

Downtown Athens through the Years 
On view: August 8 – September 9

In celebration of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation’s 50th year, we are happy to present a collection from Growing Up in Athens of photographs taken over decades of our town. From daguerreotype to Polaroid, all will enjoy pictures of our neighborhoods, our citizens and our landscape.

Click HERE for more info.

Program: Preserving Your Family Photographs
Thursday, August 10, 6:30 pm 
Mr. David Vaughan, Vaughan Estate Sales and Appraisals in Atlanta, will review the various historic image types and provide information on the best way to handle, store and identify your treasured family photographs. Facebook Event

Summer Art Camp is in full swing!
A few modern day Mona Lisa masterpieces from the Renaissance Art week.

Reworked Mona Lisa pictures

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Join the Open Studio Community!

Membership dues: $65 for one month, $175 for three months, or $335 for six months will give you access to all of the studio spaces- printmaking, painting, fiber, clay, jewelry, sculpture, photography. 

Open Studios Membership hours are: Tuesday and Thursday, 1 - 8 PM Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (with Open Studio Monitor), 10 AM – 4 PM 

Click HERE to register


Fiber weaving

This month's feature is fiber and jewelry artist Francyne Willby. There is also a great selection of new pottery and small landscape paintings for the summer. 

Volunteer Tea
Thursday, August 3, 4 PM
To show our appreciation and to honor our amazing volunteers the Art Center is hosting an afternoon tea.

Fall Class Registration Begins 
Saturday, August 5

Click HERE for the class schedule

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Our address has changed from 293 Hoyt Streed to 211 Hoyt Street. Now you can find us on Google Maps without all the confusion! 

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