Athens

Athens

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.

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Georgia Museum of Art

Georgia Museum of Art

Both an academic museum and the official state museum of art, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia offers a permanent collection and a variety of in-house and traveling temporary exhibitions in twenty-two galleries with free admission. Website Address 90 Carlton St
Lyndon House Arts Center

Lyndon House Arts Center

An expansive arts complex featuring galleries, classes, and studios, plus a children's wing and gift shop. Website Address 211 Hoyt St
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Dodd Galleries

Dodd Galleries

The Galleries consist of five exhibition spaces dedicated to understanding and promoting contemporary art as a tool and catalyst for education. Website Address 270 River Rd FEATURED IN Silver_Page_Radio_Light at Dodd Galleries, Athens Amiko Li at Dodd Galleries, Athens Rediscovering Rosemary Mayer at UGA Dodd Galleries
Tif Sigfrids

Tif Sigfrids

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. Website Address 83 E. North Ave, Comer FEATURED IN Artist Ridley Howard and Gallerist Tif Sigfrids to Open New Art Space in Athens
The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum

A contemporary art space located in downtown Athens for art exhibitions, workshops, lectures, and classes, as well as a Reading Room featuring curated texts and audio-visual materials thematically related to current exhibitions. Website Address 287 W Broad St
ATHICA

ATHICA

Nonprofit contemporary-art gallery promoting and supporting innovative contemporary art and artists through exhibitions, education, and events. Website Address 675 Pulaski St, STE 1200 FEATURED IN ATHICA Relocates After 16 Years as Cultural Anchor ATHICA Show Asks: Whose Land Is This? Growing Old Examined in “The Third Act” at ATHICA
Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation

Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation

OCAF maintains a vision to inspire creativity, learning, and personal growth through visual arts exhibitions, art education, cultural events, and community collaborations. Website Address 34 School Street, Watkinsville
tiny ATH gallery

tiny ATH gallery

tiny ATH gallery provides a space and promotional agenda for local Athens artists with a rotating solo show each month. Website Address 174 Cleveland Ave
Southern Star Studio

Southern Star Studio

Artist-run community ceramic studio with a gallery and events. Website Address 180 Cleveland Ave
Athens Ciné Gallery

Athens Ciné Gallery

The gallery at Ciné, a local, non-profit, art house movie theater, is located in the atrium and hosts some of Athens best local artists. Website Address 234 W. Hancock Ave