Reflections On Our Collection – Sunday, May 31, 2020

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn’t make any sense. - Rumi, Poet of Persia, 13th c  ...

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Meet Kristy Edwards, the new MAS Curator of Art

Hi, I'm Kristy Edwards, your new Curator of Art at the Museum of Arts and Sciences. I am delighted to have this position, one I feel is very well suited to my skills as a trained teacher and a practicing professional artist and my experience, which includes studying with some...

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Spiderwart Is A Perennial Worth Noticing

As spring begins to bloom in earnest, many of our native plants start to show off. One of these plants is common Spiderwort (Tradescantia, Virginia). Spiderwort is commonly found in moist prairies, fertile woodlands, open woods, meadows, hillsides, stream banks, and roadsides. In more recent years, it has graduated to...

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Georgia’s Trout Lily

The tiny Trout Lilly is one of Georgia’s many unique native plant species.   As temperatures begin to warm and spring approaches, the first of the woodland plants begin to peek above the leaf litter. One of the first to emerge is the spring-ephemeral (short-lived) Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum). Trout...

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The Mayapple is a hidden Georgia-native gem.

Spring has recently arrived in Georgia, and native plants are sprouting up in the woodlands across the state. The Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) is a unique plant that grows as large dense mats in open woods, often near a water source such as a river, creek, or swampy bottomland. The Mayapple...

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Emerging Voices

February 21 - May 31, 2020 The annual EMERGING NATIONAL invitational is a coveted and valuable exhibition opportunity for professional artists in the Southeast. Because many of our featured artists from past years are achieving national recognition, the exhibition continues to increase in prominence within the art community. Thanks to...

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Emerging National VIII

February 21 - May 21, 2020 The Museum of Arts and Sciences presents its 8th annual Emerging National exhibition, showcasing rising stars from across the United States. Four contemporary professional artists, representing some of the nation’s finest undergraduate and graduate art programs, will display works ranging from large-scale abstract paintings...

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WE: American Voices

February 21 - October 25, 2020   Separation, struggle, trauma, and triumphs are all themes central to the Museum of Arts and Sciences' newest exhibition titled, "WE: American Voices" by artist Micaela Hobbs. Hobbs' most recent project addresses the social and political strife throughout American history from the perspective of...

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Cut and Paste: Works of Paper

December 6, 2019 - February 14, 2020 The state of Georgia has long been known for its five P’s in agriculture — poultry, peaches, peanuts, pecans and paper — but only one of these has attracted a wide array of Georgia artists. Organized by the Georgia Museum of Art at...

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33rd Annual Festival of Trees

November 14, 2019 – January 20, 2020 This annual exhibit of stunning holiday trees, decorated by regional designers and artists, will be open to the public starting November 14th and will run through January 20, 2020. Featuring over 40 unique designs, the Festival of Trees exhibition will be open during...

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