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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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The Charleston Renaissance: Art, Architecture, Literature, and Music

June 22 - October 27
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Between the world wars a striking economic and cultural renewal took place in South Carolina’s premier coastal city that was driven by creative artists—painters, printmakers, writers, musicians, and architects. The present exhibition, organized by guest curator Jay Williams, includes art from the Morris Museum’s permanent collection and special loans from the South Caroliniana Library of the University of South Carolina.…

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It Was There All Along: Artists’ Books and Tintypes by Frank Hamrick

July 31 - October 6
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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A master of his medium, Frank Hamrick is an associate professor at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. He earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Georgia and a master of fine arts degree from New Mexico State University. His work is represented in major public collections, including those of the Art Institute of Chicago and the…

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Films on Friday: Summer Heat (1987)

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Based on the novel Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail, by Augusta author Louise Shivers, this film stars Lori Singer, perhaps best known as the female lead in Footloose, and Anthony Edwards, a veteran of many films who is probably best known for the eight seasons he spent on television’s ER. The story concerns a young mother who lives on a…

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