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NameThe Georgia Museum of Art
Address90 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602
Brief DescriptionThe Georgia Museum of Art - free and open to the public
TypeAttraction
CategoryArt Museum
DescriptionThe Georgia Museum of Art is both a university museum under the aegis of the University of Georgia and, since 1982, the official state museum of art. Located on the East Campus of UGA, in the Performing and Visual Arts Complex, it opened in 1948. Recently, it completed an extensive expansion and remodeling of its building, paid for entirely with externally raised funds, that has allowed it to display its permanent collection continually. The museum offers programming for patrons of all ages, from child to senior citizen, as well as free admission to the public (with a suggested donation of $3) for all exhibitions. It organizes its own exhibitions in-house, creates traveling exhibitions for other museums and galleries and plays host to traveling exhibitions from around the country and the globe. The museum strives, most of all, to fulfill the legacy of its founder, Alfred Heber Holbrook, and provide art for everyone, removing barriers to accessibility and seeking to foster an open, educational and inspiring environment for students, scholars and the general public.
Handicapped AccessibleYes
Websitegeorgiamuseum.org
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Last Updated12/10/2014
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