Art Around Town
A listing of art currently on display in Athens provided by Flagpole.
Reviews and descriptions of current art exhibitions around town.
Georgia Museum of Art
The state's official art museum with a permanent collection of over 8,000 works featuring 19th and 20th-century American paintings, decorative arts, and American and European prints and drawings ranging from the Renaissance to the contemporary era. GMOA also hosts traveling exhibitions from around the world and presents lectures and films in its
M. Smith Griffith Auditorium.
Lyndon House Arts Center
Lyndon House serves as an arts center with a mission to support local artists in their creative development and to present their work with dignity
Athens Institute for Contemporary Art
ATHICA is a non-profit artspace that exhibits challenging, provocative and innovative contemporary art in a non-commercial setting.
Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries
A calendar of exhibitions at the galleries of the Visual Arts Building on the University of Georgia campus.
Mercury Art Works at Hotel Indigo
The in-house gallery of Hotel Indigo, Mercury Art Works showcases an assortment of contemporary visual art by local and national artists.
A new gallery and exhibition space in the Chase Park Warehouse complex which will feature contemporary art and craft.
ARTini's Art Studio, Gallery & Lounge
An art gallery and lounge space with group instruction sessions held nightly. Order a glass of wine or a beer to sip on while you paint.
Blue Tin Studio
A working artist studio and educational space offering seasonal art classes for all ages. Classes range from drawing and painting to mixed media and encaustic. Also functions as a gallery and event space.
The Gallery @ Good Dirt
Fine functional pottery by professional potters displayed in a natural, elegant setting.
Athens Area Arts Council
A non-profit arts organization whose goal is to integrate the artistic resources of the Athens area into our educational system, local economy, and the culture of our community. AAAC is an active advocate for public art and sponsors performances and events that broaden community exposure to the arts including visual art, film, music, dance and literature.
Athens Art Association
The Athens Art Association, founded in 1919, is a non-profit professional organization established for the advancement of visual arts in Athens.
Athens Photography Guild
An organization of community members sharing an interest in photography
AUX Experimental Arts Festival
An event devoted to experimental art in all forms, featuring performances, visual art and sound installations, video screenings, and artists market.
Casa De La Cultura
Provides art education opportunities for Latino families and encourages the greater Athens community to celebrate and learn about Latin American arts and culture.
Classic City Woodturners
A club formed to support both new and experienced woodturners in Athens and the surrounding area. Its purpose is to promote enjoyment and excellence in woodturning by providing a source of information, resources, and exposure for its members.
Cotton Patch Quilters
Promotes an interest in quilting among its members and the community at large to preserve and assure the continuation of the art of quilting and contributes to the community through charitable and service projects.
Plant the Seed Productions
A non-profit organization that seeks to bring interactive arts and environmental experiences to school-age children, especially those in underserved communities.
The Studio Group
A collection of artists from the Athens area who have formed to promote and exhibit their artwork.
R.Wood Studio Ceramics
Local artists transform Georgia red clay into hand-crafted ceramic dinnerware inspired by the southern seasons.
An online collective gallery of local painters, sculptors, photographers, craftspeople and other artists.
Lyndon House Arts Center offers a variety of camps for children and teens each summer.