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

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September 2018

2019 Porter Fleming Literary Competition (Ages 18+)

September 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Submission Deadline: Feb. 12, 2019 Welcome to the 2019 Porter Fleming Literary Competition, now in its twenty-fifth year of recognizing outstanding writing and writers. The competition honors the memory of Porter Fleming, one of Augusta, Georgia’s leading citizens and foremost philanthropists. The competition is administered, with the support of the Porter Fleming Foundation, by the Morris Museum of Art, the first museum in the country to focus on the art and artists of the American South. Winners are invited to…

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Morris Museum Artist-led Tour: Jay Jacobs

September 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, September 22nd | 2 PM – 3 PM | Morris Museum of Art Artist Jay Jacobs will give a tour of the Morris galleries and highlight some of his favorite works. FREE. Visit the Facebook Event Page HERE!

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Morris Museum Artist-led Tour: Jacki Mayo

September 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, September 29th | 2 PM – 3 PM | Morris Museum of Art Artist Jacki Mayo will give a tour of the Morris galleries and highlight some of her favorite works. FREE. Visit the Facebook Event Page HERE!

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October 2018

The Morris Museum of Art Presents ‘Create with Me: From City to Country’

October 4, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Thursday, October 4th | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM | Morris Museum of Art View the exhibition Views of Georgia and South Carolina by Horace Talmage Day. Afterwards, create your own collage cityscape and rural landscape! For kids, toddler to tween. Museum family members and parents: Free Nonmembers: $4 per participant Advance registration required. Call 706-828-3867 to register for education programs.

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CSRA Oral History Project Readers Theater

October 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, October 4th | 6 PM – 8 PM | Morris Museum of Art Augusta University College of Education and the Morris Museum of Art are proud to present the CSRA Oral History Project Readers Theater! Hear real stories about local educators who lead advances in education and contributed to Augusta’s historic changes. Free, refreshments to follow. Since its birth in 1735, Augusta has constantly been shaped into the city we see today. Among the many things to change was…

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Living Histories and Local Stories of Education, Race, and Place: A Reader’s Theater Performance

October 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Thursday, October 4th | 6 PM | Morris Museum of Art Hear the voices and experiences of local educators who led advances and changes in educational settings, in interviews gathered through the CSRA Oral History Project. Refreshments to follow. FREE!

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Morris Museum Films on Friday: The Great Santini (1979)

October 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Friday, October 5th | Noon | Morris Museum of Art Based on Pay Conroy’s 1976 novel of the same title, this film tells the story of a U.S. Marine Corps officer (Robert Duvall) whose success as a fighter pilot contrasts with his shortcomings as a husband and father. Set in 1962, it explores the high price of heroism and self-sacrifice. Participants are invited to bring a lunch. FREE.

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Flowers for Mom: Photographs by Elmore DeMott at the Morris

October 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition Dates: October 10th – November 18th Morris Museum of Art Photographer Elmore DeMott earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics and fine art from Vanderbilt University before embarking on a career in banking. From there, she moved into arts administration and then photography, in order to exercise her creative instincts and put her talents to work. Passionate about connecting people with nature, she is the creator of award-winning work in private and corporate art collections, galleries, and museums. Flowers and pine…

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Artrageous! Family Sunday: Fall Festival

October 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday, October 14th | 2 PM – 4 PM | Morris Museum of Art  Join us for an afternoon of art and games inspired by the fall holidays. Costumes welcome, but not required. FREE.

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Nothing Could Be Finer: Popular Songs about the South, Lecture and Performance

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Thursday, October 18th | 6 PM | Morris Museum of Art The Morris Museum of Art presents Nothing Could Be Finer: Popular Songs about the South, Lecture and Performance by Michael Lasser, Cindy Miller, and Alan Jones. Popular music historian and the host of NPR’s Fascinatin’ Rhythm Michael Lasser, singer Cindy Miller, and singer and pianist Alan Jones perform and share stories about songs popular in America from 1880 to 1925, many of which express a nostalgia for the Old…

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Music at the Morris: Rob Foster and Amos Hoffman

October 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Sunday, October 21st | 2 PM | Morris Museum of Art Eclectic jazz selections performed on shakuhachi flute and guitar. FREE.

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A Southern Sojourn at the Morris

October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 | 6 PM | Morris Museum of Art The Sand Hills Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club of America, is hosting a cocktail reception celebrating A Southern Sojourn – floral designs inspired by works in the museum’s collection, flower photography, & horticulture. Tickets are $50 each. RSVP: 7068283867 Visit the Facebook Event Page HERE!

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Morris Museum of Art Evening Lecture: Reflecting on Hale Woodruf

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Thursday, October 25th | 6 PM | Morris Museum of Art In conjunction with Paine College and the Evelyn G. Etheridge Conference on the Harlem Renaissance, Tina Dunkley, former director of Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries, discusses the legacy of Hale Woodruff and the development of Clark Atlanta University’s historic collection of African American art. Refreshments to follow. FREE.

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