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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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Anne Marchand, Flash, 2013. Acrylic and latex. Courtesy of the artist.

Recent Abstractions by Anne Marchand

January 26 - April 14
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Anne Marchand was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She says that growing up in such a colorful environment, redolent with Spanish, French, and African influences, left a lasting impression on her color sensibility. She traveled widely throughout the South, which had a similarly profound effect on her developing visual vocabulary of form and color derived from nature. She earned a bachelor’s…

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Veterans Explore Art with the Morris 

February 2 @ 10:00 am - February 24 @ 5:00 pm
Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Free

The Morris presents Veterans Explore Art with the Morris in the 1st floor EDU Gallery. The exhibition features a variety of works created by 4 veterans who participated in the museum’s monthly Art Reach program at the Augusta VA Medical Center. Art Reach is a monthly program that engages those who seek outpatient treatment at the Augusta VA’s uptown facility. Veterans…

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12:00 pm

FREE Sundays at The Morris

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Morris Museum of Art, 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Free

FREE Sundays at The Morris are sponsored by Bank of America! Thank you to our wonderful sponsors—without them, these events and programs would not be possible. Alternative Construction & Environmental Solutions, Inc. Atomic Studios The Augusta Chronicle Augusta Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United, Inc. Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau Augusta Family Magazine Augusta Magazine Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. Blanchard…

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2:00 pm

Artrageous!: Family Sunday – Celestial Stories

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Storyteller Sarah Dippity joins us from Columbia, South Carolina, and recounts the myths of the gods and goddesses whom the planets and constellations are named after. Afterwards, re-create a constellation. FREE.

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