Calendar

Feb
21
Thu
Members Meet & Greet with Susan Mitchell Crawley, Curator of William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm

 

 

Museum Members, please join us for a members-only meet-and-greet with Susan Mitchell Crawley, curator of William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography, prior to her lecture. Enjoy the opportunity to mingle with fellow members and chat with Susan and Museum Director Marianne Richter about the exhibition in an intimate setting.

 

RSVP by February 17th; Contact: Morgan Wilson, mwilson@columbusmuseum.com, 706.748.2562 ext. 5440

This event is free and open to all Patron and Circle level members ($500+).

Rothschild Distinguished Speaker Series
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm

 

Please join us as we welcome Susan Crawley, guest curator of William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography, to the Chattahoochee Valley. Crawley is an independent curator, scholar, and writer who specializes in the work of artists with little or no formal arts education. Crawley’s illustrated overview of this groundbreaking exhibition will be followed by a public reception.

 

RSVP by February 15.

 

 

Contact: Liliana Harrell, lharrell@columbusmuseum.com, 706.748.2562 ext. 2124. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Feb
23
Sat
February Family Festival
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Join us for the annual February Family Festival as we explore the seasons. Stop by art making stations and create an art project for each season, go on a gallery scavenger hunt and win prizes, and more! Additional crafts and activities provided by Oxbow Meadows, Chattahoochee Valley Libraries, SPARK Art, and CSU Art Club.

Feb
26
Tue
Alma Thomas: Behind the Scenes
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm

 

Free!
 
Curator of American Art, Jonathan Frederick Walz, will share behind-the-scenes insights from researching the life and work of Columbus native, Alma Thomas (1891–1978). Walz will provide a working overview of the nationally traveling exhibition on Thomas that he is co-curating, as well as sharing previously unpublished work by the artist and other epiphany moments that have taken place while developing the show and its catalogue.
 
If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch please contact lharrell@columbusmuseum.com before 3PM on February 22nd.

 

Feb
28
Thu
Carver High School Exhibition Closes
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

The exhibition of Carver High School student’s artwork will close on February 28th, 2019.

Mar
1
Fri
Muscogee County School District Middle School Youth Art Month Exhibition Opens
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

An exhibition of student’s artwork from Muscogee County School District Middle School opens March 1st, 2019.

Mar
2
Sat
Parent and Child Class- Watercolors
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Join us for a fun filled class involving watercolors! Children and caregivers will learn about watercolor painting and will create their own one-of-a-kind piece to take home.

The class instructor is Liz Lovin and is for children ages 4-10.

This class is free, but pre-registration is required.

 

This class is currently FULL

 

 

For questions and to register please contact edu@columbusmuseum.com, 706.748.2562 ext. 2124

 

Views from the Pacific Front- Exhibition Opening
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

The exhibition Views from the Pacific Front  Opens

Mar
11
Mon
Access for the Arts
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Mar
12
Tue
Look @ Lunchtime – Cecilia Beaux, Portrait of a Young Woman
Mar 12 @ 12:15 pm – 12:30 pm

 

LOOK! @ Lunchtime is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered on works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Ph.D., Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, will facilitate LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday. Each month a new object will be explored.

 

Featured Object: Cecilia Beaux,Portrait of a Young Woman 1912/1918

 

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