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ALBANY — Andy Warhol is one of America’s most famous artists, and also one of the country’s most controversial cultural figures. On Nov. 17, he will be the topic of discussion at the AMA Art Lovers Book Club meeting.

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PERRY – Students have the opportunity to win prizes and recognition while learning about state fish species, behaviors, aquatic habitats, and conservation for, simply, drawing a fish. Using art, the Georgia Fish Art Contest, part of the international Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art Contest, …

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ALBANY — Elections officials across the state are preparing for a historic turnout election — in the middle of a worldwide pandemic — with more than a possible 5.5 million total voters here in Georgia. In Dougherty County, Ginger Nickerson is leading the Dougherty elections team to make sure…

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ALBANY — Brian Willmont, a Brooklyn, N.Y., artist whose works are on exhibition in the East Gallery of the Albany Museum of Art, will take visitors on a virtual tour of his New York studio at 7 p.m. on Monday.

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ALBANY— Get into the magical spirit of Halloween on Oct 24 at the Albany Museum of Art’s Young Wizards Party. At this first-time spellbinding event, boys and girls can dress up like their favorite spellcaster and meet with their wizardly friends to create their own wands, magic potions and e…

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ALBANY — Time is running out for college and high school students who want to compete for cash awards in the Albany Museum of Art’s sixth annual “A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words” essay contest. The submission period ends at midnight Saturday, Oct 3.

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ALBANY — Creative people who have an art or handcraft project they have not been able to finish just may be able to get over the creative hump during Makers Night at 5:30 p.m. on Oct 8 at the Albany Museum of Art.

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ALBANY — Looking for something for your young student to do when schools take a brief break in October? The Albany Museum of Art is offering its first Fall Harvest Art Camp for K-7th-grade students.

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ALBANY — Fall will be an active and compelling season at the Albany Museum of Art, with new art exhibitions and programs, the return of the AMA’s permanent collection, and work beginning at the future downtown home of the museum. As 2020 closes, the AMA is hoping to add 50 new members to sha…

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TIFTON — The show must go on for the Baldwin Players at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Like many performing arts organizations, the Players have experienced challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ALBANY — Artemisia Gentileschi is one the few female post-Renaissance painters who achieved fame during her own era, one that was dominated by male artists. A fictional account of her life, “The Passion of Artemisia” by Susan Vreeland, will be discussed Tuesday at the AMA Art Lovers Book Clu…

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ATLANTA — Citizens and lovers of the arts are encouraged to act quickly to honor artists and organizations that have had an impact on communities throughout the state.

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ATLANTA — Because of COVID-19, many performing arts organizations are considering live streaming events or presenting prerecorded performances online. But there are many legal issues for presenters and artists to consider before moving into this new realm of arts programming.

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ALBANY — What is an artist’s social responsibility? Do artists who make their work public in institutions and galleries across the nation even have a responsibility to deliver inspiration, hope and guidance in their work?

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ALBANY — High school and college students, as well as adults, can bolster their drawing portfolios with a trio of Saturday-morning workshops set for September at the Albany Museum of Art.

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ATLANTA — Nominations are being accepted for the 2020 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. Nominations will be accepted for individuals or organizations that have made significant and substantial long-lasting contributions to Georgia’s cultural heritage through pioneering work in t…

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ATLANTA — Georgia Council for the Arts is accepting applications for FY ‘21 Vibrant Communities Grants through Friday. The grants fund arts projects in Georgia counties in which no organization received a GCA FY ‘21 Partner, Project, or Arts Education Program Grant. The complete list of elig…

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ALBANY — The 6th annual “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words” essay contest for high school and college students will begin accepting emailed submissions on Friday.

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ALBANY – There is precision beauty in the acrylic airbrush paintings of Brooklyn, N.Y., artist Brian Willmont. Below the colorful surface, however, are critical questions about the pursuit of the ideal.

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ALBANY ─ Recognizing the great need in the community for safe, controlled environments for students engaging in virtual education, the Albany Museum of Art is offering space for school pods beginning Aug 31.

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ALBANY — The enigmatic Eddie Owens Martin, who left his south Georgia sharecropper home as a teen to chase a flamboyant lifestyle in New York City before returning home to found Pasaquan, has inspired artists for decades. Now, works by the famed outsider artist and two artists he influenced …

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ATLANTA — Georgia Archives and the Georgia Council for the Arts are partnering to present a webinar for small museums and historical societies on archival practices. The online training is scheduled on Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. and is perfect for organizations working with volunteers that would li…

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AMERICUS — Where can you find a 100-year-old art deco theater, a fully restored Victorian hotel and a thriving arts scene? Americus and Sumter County, Georgia.

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ALBANY— The Albany Museum of Art is working to fill a community need by inviting college students searching for a calm, safe place to study to utilize the museum’s freshly renovated activity space.

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ALBANY — Andy Wulf’s joy was palpable — and infectious — Friday, as he talked about the Albany Museum of Art’s reopening after a pandemic-required three-month-plus closure.

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ALBANY — With the “JUAN LOGAN: creating & collecting” exhibition at the Albany Museum of Art, viewers get an exceptional opportunity. They not only see the visual stories the 73-year-old North Carolina artist has created, but they gain insight about the artist through art that he has collected.

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ALBANY — The Albany Museum of Art has been awarded a $15,000 Resiliency Grant by the Georgia Council for the Arts, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

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ATLANTA – The Georgia Council for the Arts, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced this week the recipients of its Partner, Project and Arts Education grants as part of its initial disbursement of grants for fiscal year 2021. Across the state, 148 organizatio…

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ALBANY – Sometimes the best laid plans take a detour. Sometimes you just have to make a leap of faith. In 1992, David Lanier was working as a successful commercial artist. Then two paintings would change the direction of his life.

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ATLANTA -- This summer, Georgia Council for the Arts will make applications available for the Vibrant Communities Grant, which will support arts programs in Georgia counties that are not reached by funding provided through GCA’s FY '21 Partner, Project, or Arts Education Program Grants. The …

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TIFTON — The magic of a Broadway musical will light up Tifton’s Fulwood Park on June 26-27 when the Tift Community Players present “Pippin” on the Syd Blackmarr Stage.

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ALBANY — The Flint RiverQuarium is not quite ready to reopen yet, due to some construction in the main RiverQuarium building, but the RiverQuarium will welcome visitors back Saturday for the RiverQuarium’s first in-person program since March. This month’s Adventure Seekers family program wil…

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ALBANY — Officials with the Albany Museum of Art are planning a re-opening in stages, with public visitation resuming on July 17 following a special week for AMA members.

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