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Jonathan Green, The Passing of Eloise, 1988. Oil on Masonite. © Jonathan Green. Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.

Jonathan Green: Selections from the Permanent Collection

November 21, 2018 - January 27, 2019
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Born and raised in the South Carolina low country, Jonathan Green graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1982 and has sustained a very successful career ever since. His paintings can be found in major museum, corporate, and private collections around the world. He is represented in the Morris Museum’s permanent collection by nearly forty works…

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William Greiner, Blue Heart, Houma, Louisiana, 1989. Digital C-print. Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia. Gift of William Greiner.

Local Color: Photography in the South

December 8, 2018 - February 17, 2019
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Local Color, an exhibition of more than forty works drawn from the Morris Museum’s permanent collection, explores the special role that color photography has played in the history of Southern photography since it was first popularized by William Christenberry and William Eggleston. In addition to those pioneers, the exhibition features work by John Baeder, William Greiner, Birney Imes, Jim McGuire, and Meryl Truett, to…

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Folk Art in the South: Selections from the Permanent Collection

January 1 - December 31
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Folk art—often characterized as outsider, visionary, or self-taught—varies widely in medium and subject matter. The range of descriptive terms applied to it does little to describe the imaginative ways in which folk artists express deeply personal ideas in visual language. They employ readily accessible materials, including found objects, to produce their work, putting mundane materials to fresh and ingenious uses.…

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12:00 pm

Art at Lunch: Ware’s Folly at 200 Years

January 25 @ 12:00 pm

Art historian Karen Klacsmann discusses the history of this storied Augusta institution. Members, $12; nonmembers, $16. Catered lunch included. Paid reservations due January 20.

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