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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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David Driskell: Artist and Scholar of the African American Experience

October 10, 2019 - January 19, 2020
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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David Driskell, born in Eatonton, Georgia, in 1931, earned an undergraduate degree in art from Howard University in 1955. He earned a master of fine arts degree from the Catholic University of America in 1962 before undertaking further postgraduate study in art history. Trained as a painter, he works primarily in collage, mixed media, and printmaking. He began his teaching career at…

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Films on Friday: The Lady Eve  (1941)

November 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Starring Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, and Charles Coburn (Savannah’s gift to American film), this hilarious film features the most protracted, painfully funny seduction in American film history. It would be worth seeing for that scene alone. Participants are invited to bring a lunch. FREE.

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