Current Exhibitions

Folk Art in the South: Selections from the Permanent Collection

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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January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Current Exhibitions

The Eugene Fleischer Collection of Studio Art Glass

The history of the studio art glass movement in America is relatively brief. Its origins can be pinpointed precisely to two workshops conducted by ceramist Harvey Littleton, who was interested in the potential of glass as an artistic medium, and chemist and engineer Dominick Labino held at the Toldeo Museum of Art in 1962. Littleton had envisioned a more or…

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September 21, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Current Exhibitions

Early Modernism in the South

Since 1900 much of American painting and sculpture has been represented by a series of revolts against tradition, especially academic tradition.  At the dawn of the twentieth century, realism became the new direction for American artists. Later those realists gave way to modernists, many of them arriving from Europe. The impact of the 1913 Armory Show, where Americans saw Marcel…

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March 28 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm
Current Exhibitions

Vast Scale—Intimate Space: Paintings by Cheryl Goldsleger

Vast Scale—Intimate Space: Paintings by Cheryl Goldsleger is a small exhibition—just five paintings—that represents and shares big ideas about time and space and our place in each. It is a valedictory celebration of Goldsleger’s wonderfully successful term as the William S. Morris Eminent Scholar in Art at Augusta University. Goldsleger’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. The work in the present exhibition was…

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May 14 @ 8:00 am - August 9 @ 5:00 pm
Current Exhibitions

Linda Fantuzzo: Penumbra

Particularly well known for capturing the mysterious qualities of light on canvas to create atmosphere, mood, and narrative, artist Linda Fantuzzo is represented here by a new body of work she calls Penumbra. These landscape and interior paintings and drawings are rendered with a quiet, abstracted simplicity. Stairs, ladders, windows, and doors suggest an unseen yet palpable human presence. Penumbra is…

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May 23 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm