A thriving college town with a small but vibrant art community to match, Athens is home to several artist-run galleries and community spaces, the Georgia Museum of Art, and the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia.
As both an academic and state museum, GMOA's permanent collection consists of American paintings; American, European and Asian works on paper; Italian Renaissance paintings; and growing collections of southern decorative arts and Asian art.WebsiteAddress90 Carlton St
Tif Sigfrids represents a mix of emerging and established contemporary artists based in the US and Europe and frequently collaborates with Athens based artist Ridley Howard to present thoughtfully curated exhibitions of established artists under the moniker Sigfrids/Howards.WebsiteAddress83 E. North Ave, Comer
An artist-run gallery focusing on emerging and established contemporary artists. Collaborative exhibitions are held in conjunction with Tif Sigfrids as the two galleries share an exhibition space.WebsiteAddresshttps://www.howardsartgallery.com/
OCAF maintains a vision to inspire creativity, learning, and personal growth through visual arts exhibitions, art education, cultural events, and community collaborations. WebsiteAddress34 School Street, Watkinsville