Save the date for these upcoming exhibitions. MMoFA's lively, sensual, visual art history experiences aim to engage the visitor, refresh the spirit, and develop confident informed dialog about visual art. For a complete MMoFA calendar including lectures, film, and special events, click here.
February 26-May 10
Festival of Nations
This exhibition of 21 paintings of mixed motifs reveals the artistic eye of international artists working in the US and aquainted with collector and philanthropist Mallie Sharrafat. Nations of origin include Iran, Korea, Italy Russia, and the US. Artists include Kanayp Ede, Vera Struck, Simon Shkolnik, and Jung Chung (JC) Seo, and Bahar Behbahani.
Drawings and Renderings by Studio AP Students from North Oconee
Afternoon Reception Free to the Public
September 22- October 13
Making Masters VI
Curated by UGA faculty and MFA Students in Art History. Original works by artists entering the 2nd year of the MFA program in Studio Art at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. The three-year program includes Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Fabric Design, Interior Design, Jewelry and Metals, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture. The exhibtion is hosted in conjunction with Smithsonian Museum Day on September 29. More
Portrait of the Lost Cause: Paintings by Poindexter Page Carter (American, 1851-1921)
This world permier exhibition of portraits by P.P.Carter celebrates the 19th century Georgia artist who immortalized prominant personalities of the Lost Cause of the American South. Carter came of age amid the tumultous drama of the Civil War. He married the daughter of the wealthy Dr. H.H. King of Greensboro, Georgia, won fame as a leading portraitist of figures important to elite white Southern survivors of the War including Governors and Confederate military heroes. He is buried in Greensboro. Inspired by the 2007 donation of a Carter portrait, this exhibition shares Carter's life story, summarizes the Lost Cause scenario, and displays a collection of Carter oil portraits with biographies of his sitters. For more information, call 706-485-4530.
For a complete MMoFA calendar including lectures, film, and special events, click here.