Macon Cultural Plan 2020

A County-Wide Discussion of Why Culture Matters This plan will give us the tools to use art and culture to ensure access to arts and arts programming for ALL Macon residents, encourage a creative community that attracts new residents to live and work in Macon, and bolster existing arts and...

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Reflections On Our Collection – July 12, 2020

This painting is “ Bohemian Family,” painted by Russian born artist, Roman Chatov, in 1968. While Roman’s work lands mostly in realism and representation, he paints from his sensibilities and style and is leaning into modernism. He treats space here shallowly, even though it depicts a room of some depth....

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Reflections On Our Collection – June 28, 2020

Our selection this week is this snowy landscape painting. It was created around 1938 by French painter, Victor Joseph Communal. Communal was a decorated French artist, a member of the Paris Salon (Sociètè du Salon des Artistes Français), and was awarded an honorable mention in 1910 and a bronze prize...

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The Covering: Retrospective Celebrating Wini McQueen

Through October 25, 2020 Wini “Akissi” McQueen, born in 1943, is an African American textile artist based in Macon, Georgia. Throughout this exhibition, she offers powerful metaphorical themes related to cotton, the fabric medium that has “covered her life” and threads throughout her work. Grounded in a rich history of...

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