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Festival of Trees

The 28th Annual Festival of Trees begins with a beautiful Luncheon at the Museum. Enjoy a gourmet meal especially prepared by Martha Berg and Julie Edge amongst the beautiful designer trees that grace Georgia’s Gallery through the holiday season. Guests will also be dazzled by local boutiques showcasing this year’s hottest holiday fashions. Be sure to stop by the Sugar Plum Shop for sweet treats and festive holiday gifts.

Festival of Trees Gala will usher in the holiday season at the historic Terminal Station, where guests will enjoy anarray of delectable treats and catering by Natalia’s, open bar, and live music by the Tony Howard Band.

New this year—Macon Millionaire Raffle and Art Raffle! 

Tickets are on sale NOW! $25 each or 5/$100. You don’t have to be present to win!

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The Museum of Arts and Sciences is pleased to present The Weather is Turning Weird: Data Visualizations by Nathalie Miebach.

This exhibition is on display now through January 4, 2015 and features the work of nationally recognized artist Nathalie Miebach. Miebach focuses on the intersection of art and science and the visual articulation of scientific observations. Ten of her woven sculptures, made of colorful reeds, rope, wood, and beads currently on display at the Museum of Arts and Sciences represent mammoth storms. Using the methodologies of both disciplines, she translates scientific data related to astronomy, ecology, and meteorology into colorful, intricate, tactile woven sculptures. Because weaving provides an effective grid through which she interprets data in three-dimensional space, her work lets us consider data from new perspectives.

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Abrasion Holography by James Minden The Museum of Arts and Sciences is pleased to present Black & Light, an exhibition that gives each viewer a unique experience because no two people see the same thing at the same time.

Black & Light, on display now through November 2, 2014, features groundbreaking abrasion holograms—by artist James Minden—that appear to be three-dimensional. As a viewer moves around each piece of art, the item changes its appearance.

Not only is the viewer’s experience unique, the painter and printmaker admits that he hasn’t found many other artists experimenting with this new art medium.

Because of the interactive nature of Black & Light, there is no doubt that this exhibition must be seen in person to be believed.

How to View this Work

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Voyage Around the World The Museum of Arts and Sciences is proud to display Voyage Around the World, an exhibition of award-winning model ships built by Ronald Wetmore, through September 7, 2014.

The hand-built scale models—tall sailing ships, a riverboat, and an infamous passenger liner—are of ships that charted important historical voyages, battles, and/or tragedies.

These ships include USS Constitution, HMS Bounty, HMS Victory, Santisima Trinidad, RMS Titanic, and a Mississippi Paddlewheeler.

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Talented young artists from all around Georgia were featured in this traveling exhibition of winning entries in a competition associated with the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Green-Winged Teal - Bethany PanhorstThe “Georgia Best of Show” piece by Bethany Panhorst  was joined by Georgia award winners at each grade level.

The program serves as a barometer of a student’s grasp of the fundamental principles of anatomy and environmental science, and also provides an opportunity for the student to express artistically their knowledge of the beauty and diversity of wildlife.

Artwork by the 2014 Junior Duck Stamp Competition winners is on display in the Elam Alexander Children’s Gallery through August 31, 2014.

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