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.
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 …
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.
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…
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.
ATLANTA — The Albany Museum of Art will offer summer art camps, including four online virtual camps. The final seven camps are planned to be conducted in person at the museum.
As news headlines are filled with reports of people blatantly disregarding social distancing orders in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia Department of Natural Resource’s Col. Thomas Barnard says his game wardens are reporting that most people are following Gov. Brian Kemp’s Executive Order, and those that are not, are unclear on the details and are compliant when asked to disperse.
ALBANY ─ The Albany Museum of Art and Albany Yoga Project are bringing meditation and yoga sessions to the public through a pair of Facebook Live events on the museum’s Facebook page.
TIFTON – Dr. Melinda Knight, a Southwell urologist who practices with Tift Regional Urology, recently had the idea to create an art wall to honor health care workers and the important work they are doing.
ALBANY — The second series of AMA Art Lovers Book Club meetings will get underway on May 19. Albany Museum of Art Executive Director Andrew James Wulf will facilitate a discussion of “Not Without Laughter,” by Langston Hughes.
ALBANY — Two popular Albany Museum of Art education programs — Toddler Takeover and Homeschool Day — will return next week in a new online format. Both programs will continue online until the museum, which is closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, reopens.
ATLANTA – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton issued an order Monday that extends the statewide judicial emergency until May 13. The Chief Justice first declared a judicial emergency on March 14 which was due to expire April 13.
ALBANY — Congressman Sanford D. Bishop announced Monday a new electronic submission process for high school students from Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District who are interested in participating in the 38th annual Congressional Art Competition.
ALBANY ─ The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to an end even small gatherings, but members of the AMA Art Lovers Book Club have a new way to get together — a virtual club meeting.
ALBANY — As the COVID-19 coronavirus threat continues to grow in the local community and local crowd gatherings are strongly discouraged, the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty is forging ahead with its annual Student Art Contest, albeit in an altered format.
ATLANTA — In the midst of the uncertainty that many are now feeling, officials with the Georgia Council for the Arts say they want to alleviate any potential concerns regarding GCA grants. A release by the agency provides arts programs with the most up to date information on resources availa…
When my family and I started vacationing in Miami a decade or so ago, I remember walking around Ocean Drive in South Beach and being enamored with the flashing lights, bright colored buildings, the even flashier cars, and the loud music emitting through speakers from nearby bars and restaurants.
ALBANY ─ The Albany Museum of Art is inviting college faculty to participate in the “Educators as Artists: Juried College Faculty Exhibition,” which will open July 9 and continue through Oct. 24 in the AMA’s East Gallery.
CUTHBERT — For the third consecutive year, the Andrew College Theatre and Music programs, in collaboration with the college’s Office of Development, will present “Murder in the Square” in downtown Cuthbert. This audience-interactive dinner theater is a fundraiser that benefits students in bo…
ALBANY — Art and yoga have proven to be a popular mixture at the Albany Museum of Art. And on Thursday, Yoga in the Gallery kicked off what will become a monthly offering at the museum.
CUTHBERT — Andrew College will host its third annual Arts Around the Square Festival on March 21, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in historic downtown Cuthbert. Attendees will experience art, theater, music and more. Regional musicians and artists will be on site.
COLQUITT — “Swamp Gravy: Behind Closed Doors” is awaiting its spring season debut beginning this weekend. It’s safe to say that Georgia’s Official Folk Life Play is back and better than ever.
ALBANY – The 100 block of Pine Avenue will be the place to be Saturday when the Downtown Albany Street Festival kicks off at noon for a 20th anniversary throwdown.
ALBANY — With another robust schedule of summer art camps for children and youths starting in late May and continuing through late July, the Albany Museum of Art is accepting applications from qualified art teachers for several of the camps.
ALBANY — The AMA Art Lovers Book Club will wrap up its first series of book discussions at 6 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day — March 17 — with Elizabeth Borton de Treviño’s novel “I, Juan de Pareja.”
ALBANY ─ While it feels like winter never quite made it to southwest Georgia, the calendar is still moving ahead. In just a few weeks, it will be spring and time to take a weeklong break from school.
ALBANY – The Albany Museum of Art is embarking on strategic planning initiatives this spring, an important step in preparation for the relocation of the museum to downtown Albany.
ALBANY ─ High school teenagers in the Albany area are invited to join their peers for an evening of socializing and bonding at the Albany Museum of Art.
ALBANY — “Cut & Paste: Works of Paper,” a traveling exhibition of works by 11 Georgia artists, will open at the Albany Museum of Art at the museum’s Winter Exhibitions Reception on Feb 26.
ALBANY — Albany-area artists who want to work on their figure-drawing skills will have an opportunity at the first of a pair of drawing sessions at the Albany Museum of Art. The first workshop is 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
TIFTON — Seven cast members have been selected for the Baldwin Players’ spring semester production of “The Spitfire Grill” at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
ALBANY — The Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County’s annual Student Art Contest will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. Student art drop-off will be March 16, judging on March 17, and the annual awards ceremony and reception is planned March 22 at the Albany Museum of Art.
ALBANY — For nearly half a century, cartoonist Charles Schultz delivered heartfelt humor in the form of the “Peanuts” gang to newspaper readers and viewers of his animated TV specials.
BAINBRIDGE — Mike Wiley will be spotlighted in a solo role in a play titled “Breach of Peace” at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Bainbridge at 6 p.m. on Feb. 21 as a part of the Carter Arts and Lecture Series.
ALBANY — Alexei Romanenko, principal cello with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, will return to Albany again on Sunday, Feb. 2 as a guest musician at the 10:30 a.m. service at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, located at 212 N. Jefferson Street.
ALBANY — Albany area artists who want to work on their figure-drawing skills will have an opportunity to hone their skills at a two-hour session on Feb. 6 at the Albany Museum of Art.
ALBANY — Sherwood Christian Academy’s high school theater department will present “Peter Pan” Thursday-Saturday at the Albany State University West Campus Theatre. Tickets are $16 for premium seating, $14 for general admission and $12 for students.
ALBANY — Experience art in a uniquely relaxing and refreshing way at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2020 when the Albany Museum of Art joins with 229 Yoga and Inherent Sound to present “The Art of Sound.”
LEESBURG — The students who are part of Twin Oaks Drama will perform Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” at the elementary school here over the next two weekends.
TIFTON — Shakespeare comes to Tifton on Jan. 28 when Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College presents the National Players’ production of “As You Like It” at 7 p.m. at the Tift County High School Performing Arts Center.
TIFTON — Auditions for the Baldwin Players’ upcoming musical “The Spitfire Grill” will be held on Jan. 21-22 at 6:30 p.m. each night in Room 319 of Conger Hall on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
ALBANY — During his four-decadelong career, Dean Mitchell, of Tampa, Florida, has become known for his figurative works, landscapes and still life works. “Looking at America and Painting How I Want, What I Want and How I See It,” an exhibition of works by the Pittsburgh native, opens Jan 9. …
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tallahassee’s Downtown Improvement Authority is hosting a free New Year’s Eve event Tuesday in Cascades Park. The event is being presented by Visit Tallahassee, a division of Leon County.
ALBANY — The annual Peppermint Pops will get a dramatic makeover at a new venue on Saturday when the Albany Symphony Orchestra presents the Brothers Grimm fairy tale “Hansel & Gretel” at Albany State University’s West Campus.
ALBANY — The Albany Chorale will bring its audiences “Home for Christmas” by pairing traditional favorites with some new and some forgotten sounds of the season.
SAVANNAH – The Georgia Historical Society inducted author and historian Rick Atkinson as the Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Teaching Fellow for 2019 recently. The honor was bestowed by Vincent J. Dooley, chairman emeritus of the Georgia Historical Society Board of Curators, Walter M. “Sonny…