Chemigrams by Nolan Preece

1 April 27 through August 19, 2018 Using a process of cameraless photography, Nevada-based Artist Nolan Preece explores environmental themes in his contemporary landscapes. From spatially ambiguous atmospheres and intensely patterned grids to visionary biologies and impacted archeology, signs of human intervention in the landscape are combined with abstract chemical...

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2018 Emerging Artists

1 February 2 through May 6, 2018 The Museum of Arts and Sciences presents its 6th annual Emerging Artists exhibition, showcasing rising stars from the Southeastern United States. Seven contemporary professional artists, representing some of the nation’s finest undergraduate and graduate art programs, will display works ranging from large-scale abstract...

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Vanished In Plain Sight

January 5 Through February 18, 2018The Museum of Arts and Sciences is proud to host an exhibition on the photography of Curtis Hertwig. This exhibition highlights places that have, or are on their way to, vanishing in plain sight. Each photo shows you the contrast of what was and what...

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Victoria Lowe – Atmospheric Paintings

January 5 Through April 15, 2018Abstract painting can appear in many forms – as a visual phenomenon, perceptual conundrum, or personal testament. Victoria Lowe’s paintings encompass all of these modes and go further to become deeply immersive experiences. Expansive fields of sprayed color deliver us into an indeterminate space that...

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Slow Art – Works from the Museum’s Permanent Collection

Through December 24, 2017This “highlights” exhibit supports the Slow Art movement, a national initiative to encourage museum visitors to slow down and spend more time looking at works of art. According to one study published in the journal “Empirical Studies of the Arts,” museumgoers spend an average of just 17...

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31st Annual Festival of Trees

November 9, 2017 – January 14, 2018This annual exhibit of stunning holiday trees, decorated by regional designers and artists, will be open to the public starting November 9th and will run through January 14, 2018. Featuring nearly 30 unique designs, the Festival of Trees exhibition will be open during regular...

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Georgia’s Miss Americas

  1 September 23, 2017 through January 14, 2018   The Museum of Arts and Sciences presents a special exhibition celebrating Georgia’s Miss Americas: Betty Cantrell (2016) and the 65th Anniversary of the 1952 reign of Neva Jane Langley Fickling.   In 1952 when the talented and bright Wesleyan Conservatory...

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MEGALODON – Largest Shark that Ever Lived

May 26, 2017 - August 28, 2017At 60 feet long, Megalodon was the largest shark that ever lived and a dominant marine predator. Sharks are at risk today, with recent population declines attributed to humans. Though Megalodon vanished 2 million years ago, its fascinating story inspires lessons for science and...

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The MAS Caboose – “Reopening History”

For fifty-three years, the Museum of Arts and Sciences has been home to the SAL Class 5CC Caboose #5236. SAL stands for the Seaboard Air Line Railway, a major railroad system that operated throughout the southeast from 1900 up until 1967. The SAL Caboose #5236 was built in 1923 and...

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