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Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St, Augusta, GA, 30901, United States

2 10th St United States

January 2022

Manning Williams: Jack Island Trials

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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In the 1970s and 1980s, the paintings of Manning Williams depicted Charleston city scenes, suburban landscapes, roadways, friends, and family. As David Houston writes in Manning Williams: Reinventing Narrative Painting, that “body of work . . . may be understood as narratives of a larger community in the context of place and time” (page x). Among these paintings is one that is, arguably, Williams’s masterpiece, Jack Island Trials (1983–1985). Houston writes that its sheer size and compositional complexity identify it as “a culmination of…

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Jack Stewart: Artist, Teacher, and Administrator

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Atlanta-born Jack Stewart (1926–2005) began private art lessons when he was seven. By age nine, he was taking classes at the High Museum School of Art, and by the time he was in his teens he was apprenticed to the sculptor and painter Steffen Thomas. He served as an infantryman during World War II and saw combat in the Battle of the Bulge. After the war he earned a bachelor of fine arts degree at Yale University (where he studied with Josef Albers and Willem de Kooning), studied architecture…

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Art at Lunch: Peter Stitt

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Photographer Peter Stitt discusses the stories and pictures behind his new book, A Southern Verse. Members, $15; nonmembers, $20. Catered lunch included. Paid reservations due January 14.

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FREE Sundays at The Morris

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 16, 2022

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FREE Sundays at The Morris are sponsored by Bank of America!

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February 2022

An Evening of Irish Traditional Music Ft. Tommy and Saundra O’Sullivan

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Enjoy an evening of Irish music, song and beautiful harmonies performed by Tommy & Saundra O'Sullivan Admission: $25.00 per person $20.00 for museum members For Reservations call: (706)267-5416 Covid Precautions: At the request of the artists, CDC guidelines for indoor gatherings will be followed. All attendees must be vaccinated & masked

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Horace Talmage Day: Views of Augusta, 1937–1941

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 8, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Thursday, repeating until May 8, 2022

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The eldest of four children born in Amoy (now known as Xiamen), China, to American missionary parents, Horace Talmage Day (1909–1984) came to maturity as an artist during the 1930s. Although he traveled widely and continued to explore new subjects throughout his life, he is particularly well known for his depictions of Augusta, its environs, and the countryside throughout Georgia and South Carolina, especially the Lowcountry. These first captured his imagination when he moved to Augusta in 1936. He took up…

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April 2022

An evening of “solo fiddle’ with Martin Hayes

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One of the world's most celebrated fiddle players and a most influential figure in Irish traditional music. Hailing from Co. Clare Ireland “Martin Hayes is regarded as one of the most significant talents to emerge in the world of Irish Traditional Music"

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