The Georgia Museum of Art, which sits on a dramatic hilltop. is located in a .52,000 square floot,
building with l0 galleries, an auditorium, the On Display Cai€. an audio-visual theater, an
art ref'erence library, a studio classroom, a print study room and a museum shop. This
the mission of the Georgia Museum of Art to collect, pfeserve, exhiblt and interpret works
The museum was named the state museunr of art in 1982 by the
Georgia General Assembly and is a significant cultural resource for the
University of Georgia, the state and the southeastern region.
Hosting a variety of culturally diverse exhibitions. approxi:narely 20 pcr 1car. the museum draws bolh from its pennan(:nt collection and from other museums and private collections representing all periods of alt history. The museum also publishes award-winring publications and scholarly exhibitior catalogues, whlch are distributed nationally and internationally. The museum's permanent collection of over 7,000 works f'eatures l9th- and 20th-centulir American printings and American and Europcrn prinis and drawings dating f}om the 16th century to the present, and the Samuel H. Kress Studl Collcction of Italian Renaissance Paintings. The Georgia Museum of Art hosls many events, including lectures, lamily days, film screenlngs,
studio art clls>es and concerts. The departrncnt of education directs docent-led tours tbr groups of fir,e and more, a leachcr re'ource cenler lol Ceorgiu edueutors and sevt:ral state-wide programs including workslops for senior :- citizenr. The Friends of the Mu;seum suppofis educational proSrilrn\. openirrg recepliotts and luncl-rai.in! galaq. Mo.l of lhe er errls ar d progrrnrs rl the Ceorgia Mur,:unt of Art arc free and open to the public. k
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OF .ART 90 Carlton Street Performing and Visual Arts Complex University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602-1719 www.budgets.uga.edu/gmal Open to the public No admission fee Suggested donation of $1
Information Main Line: t706r542-CMOA Exhibition Line: (706) 542-3254
(706') 512-1001 (706) 542-1051
Hours Tuesday - Saturday l0 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sundaylp.m.-5p.m. Closed Mondays and most state and lederal holidays Parking available adjacenr to building Bus turn-around provided