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American landscapes, Japanese

woodblock prints, nineteenth-century bronze sculptures, screenings of avant-garde and locally produced films,

Family Days, a cappella groups, and engaging exhibitions drawn from all over the world are just a sampling of what the Georgia Museum of Art has to offer. Do you want to learn more about

exhibitions? The department of education will provide a docent to lead your group through the museum to explain anything from the

four basic types of Chinese painting to why Rembrandt chose

a

particular etching tool. Do you need a new way to get your kids

off the couch and away from cartoons on Saturday mornings? a

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Family Days teach them (and you) about art forms like puppets, paintings, or textile afts and then follow up on your new knowledge with a hands-on art project. Do you want to see many different kinds of art? The museum's diverse collection includes paintings

from the Renaissance to the present, as well as sculpture, a growing decorative arts collection, and an impressive selection of works on paper.

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to its present incamation as the state museum of art, the museum has expanded to its current ten galleries. a 200-seat auditorium, an audio/visual theater, a studio

classroom, both a study center and a department focusing on prints and drawings, acafâ‚Ź, anda library. But the

museum's mission is not restricted by its walls. For example, Just My Imagination workshops, similar to Family Days but taught by

local artists, reach out to communities throughout Georgia, as do traveling

exhibi-

tions organized by the museum that have At a Just ti,ly lmaginalion workshop

spanned the country.


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Do you want to be more involved in all we do? Join the Friends of the Museum. The Friends suppoft educational activities, trips around the U.S. and abroad, acquisitions, opening receptions, exhibitions, and a web site (www.uga.edu/ gamuseum) that allows you to keep up with all the museum's events.

It

contains up-to-date information on exhibitions, a

quarterly calendar with a schedule of films, special events, openings, publications, Family Days, and lectures, a descrip-

tion of the entire collection, current Friends information, and much more. Membership benefits include a ten percent discount in the museum shop, reduced prices to museum events and films, subscription to the museum's quarterly newsletter,

invitations to and advance notice of all events, and opportunities for the above-mentioned trips organized by the Friends.


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The Alston family, Mark and Debra Callaway, Rachel Cosby

Conway, Patricia Irvin Cooper, Martha Thompson Dinos, the late Lamar Dodd, the family of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Gordon Dudley, Ed and Phoebe Forio, M. Smith Griffith, the late Alfred Heber Holbrook, Virginia and Alfred Kennedy, George-Ann and Boone

Knox, C.L. Morehead, Jr., Jane and David Mullins, Eugene and the late Martha Odum, S. William and Leona Pelletier, Louis T.

Griffith, and Letitia and Rowland Radford have contributed to the museum in exemplary ways. Galleries, theaters, and research areas bear their names, reflect their interests, and improve the

quality of our exhibitions and programs.

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Georgia Museum of Art General Information Brochure, ca. 2000