Athens Art Book Fair

The Athens Art Book Fair showcases a variety of works on paper produced by dozens of artists and presses from primarily Athens, Georgia and the Southeast. This event is free to the public and will take place on Saturday, June 22nd at the Athenaeum in downtown Athens from 11 am to 4 pm.

Join us to explore a wide variety of techniques and subject matter on display and connect with artists and publishers!

Author Event and Book Signing with Hanif Abdurraqib and Xinyue Huang

Join The Georgia Review and Avid Bookshop at the legendary 40 Watt for a literary night you won't want to miss. Best-selling writer and music critic Hanif Abdurraqib reads from his newly released book, There's Always This Year, about basketball, life, and home. Emerging bilingual poet Xinyue Huang reads from her book on love, loss, and persistence. Free and open to the public. Book sale and signing to follow. RSVPs highly suggested. 

Avid Bookshop and The Georgia Review Present Jennine Capó Crucet and Brian Truong

The Georgia Review, Avid Bookshop, and the Athens-Clarke County Library invite the public to a free author event and book signing with Jennine Capó Crucet and Brian Truong. Join us to hear passionate, funny, and thought-provoking work that highlights the difficulties and blessings of living in immigrant communities. 

The Past, Present, and Future of Coral Reefs with Dr. James Porter

Join Dr. James W. Porter, Josiah Meigs Professor of Ecology, as he discusses and answers questions regarding his half century research and efforts to protect the most biologically diverse environment on Earth. Following the lecture, light refreshments will be served in the exhibition hallway and attendees are encouraged to peruse Hargrett's newest exhibit, "Sunken Treasure: The Art and Science of Coral Reefs." 

Free parking is available to Special Collections visitors in the Hull Street Deck, across the street from the UGA Special Collections Building.