Calendar

Jun
21
Thu
Summer Concert Series
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We are turning up the heat in the Museum with the Summer Concert Series.  Throughout the summer, the arts collide with music provided by local and regional bands and free guided tours of the Museum’s collection provided by staff and docents.  Bring a picnic dinner or purchase one from one of our featured food trucks.

Featuring: Don Tipton

Jul
10
Tue
Look @ Lunchtime
Jul 10 @ 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, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, facilitates LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday to  explore a new object each month.

Featured object: Joseph DiGiorgio, Southwest Series 49, 1987

Jul
19
Thu
Summer Concert Series
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We are turning up the heat in the Museum with the Summer Concert Series.  Throughout the summer, the arts collide with music provided by local and regional bands and free guided tours of the Museum’s collection provided by staff and docents.  Bring a picnic dinner or purchase one from one of our featured food trucks.

Featuring: East Wind Bluegrass Band

 

Jul
26
Thu
Crafting Power Hour
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Get your craft on with the Columbus Museum’s Crafting Power Hour. Each Power Hour will allow you to get hands-on with a variety of materials and create a finished work of art to take home. All materials are provided, and participants will be able to take their creations home with them after each Power Hour. Space is limited and registration is required.

Register by one week prior to each class;


Flower Power & Paper Quilting

Learn the tools and techniques of paper quilting in this one hour Crafting Power Hour! Each participant will create flowers using quilling techniques and make a finished work of art to take home.

Jul
31
Tue
Adult Lecture
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Title:  Seeking Eden:  A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens
Featured Speakers: Staci Catron and Mary Eaddy

Staci Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy, co-authors of the newly published University of Georgia Press book,  Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens, will share stories of the evolution of some of the state’s most significant designed spaces, including a nineteenth-century parterre, a rock garden, Country Place Era landscapes, and an urban conservation garden. Come to hear about the role of women in the formation and preservation of these gardens, the impact of professional designers, and the influence of the Garden Club movement in Georgia in the early twentieth century. The authors chronicled The Columbus Museum’s Bradley-Olmsted Garden in this new publication.

If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at edu@columbusmuseum.com two days prior to the program.

Aug
9
Thu
Adult Lecture
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Title:  The Triple Nickles:  The History & Art of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion
Featured Speakers:  David Hanselman and Dawn Williams Boyd

 

In December of 1943, the United States Army authorized the activation of its first all-African American  unit of officers and enlisted men.  Company A of the newly-activated 555th Parachute Battalion was called the “Triple Nickles.”  Join us for a fascinating lunch-time talk where history and art meet.  David Hanselman, Maneuver Center of Excellence Museum Director at Fort Benning, will discuss the history of the 555th, while Atlanta artist Dawn Williams Boyd discusses the research and fabrication of her fabric painting Triple Nickles. The Museum’s exhibition, Fort Benning at 100, features Boyd’s painting.

If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at edu@columbusmuseum.com two days prior to the program.

 

Aug
14
Tue
Look @ Lunchtime
Aug 14 @ 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, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, facilitates LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday to explore a new object each month.

Featured object: Charles Curran, Self-Portrait, 1892

Aug
16
Thu
Summer Concert Series
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We are turning up the heat in the Museum with the Summer Concert Series.  Throughout the summer, the arts collide with music provided by local and regional bands and free guided tours of the Museum’s collection provided by staff and docents.  Bring a picnic dinner or purchase one from one of our featured food trucks.

Featuring: Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Jazz Band

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