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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, 2019 - December 31, 2020
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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Ongoing

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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10:30 am

Create With Me: Black History Month

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
$4

View works in the permanent collection representing different views of African American life. Afterwards, weave your own colorful basket. Museum family members and parents, free; nonmembers, $4 per participant. Advance registration required.

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6:00 pm

Exhibition Opening: Recent Abstractions by Anne Marchand

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the stunning exhibition, Recent Abstractions by Anne Marchand. The event includes an artist talk at 6:00 p.m., followed by a reception in the galleries at 7:00 p.m. Event admission: members, FREE; nonmembers, $5 per person. RSVP by calling 706.724.7501.    

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