Arts and Entertainment
January 17, 2017 | Events on Campus
Spring 2017 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA
The University of Georgia's Signature Lecture series for spring 2017 will feature visits from nationally and internationally recognized figures in fields ranging from artificial intelligence to public health and dance.
January 6, 2017 | Events on Campus
Painted distaffs coming to Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition "To Spin a Yarn: Distaffs, Folk Art and Material Culture" from Jan. 21 through April 16. Organized by the Stephen F. Austin State University Galleries, this exhibition consists of about 40 decorated wooden distaffs, or spinning implements, from the collection of Michael T. Ricker. Originally simple sticks, they evolved into highly decorated objects with intense cultural significance, more important for their meanings than for their function.
January 4, 2017 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to show artists of the New York School
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will show the work of artists active in New York City in the 1950s and 1960s in the exhibition "Artists of the New York School" from Jan. 14 to March 19.
January 4, 2017 | Events on Campus
Irascibles to appear at Georgia Museum of Art in January
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will show the work of well-known abstract expressionist artists in the exhibition "Advanced and Irascible: Abstract Expressionism from the Collection of Jeanne and Carroll Berry," on view Jan. 14 to April 30.
November 22, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts festival breaks attendance record
More than 23,000 people attended the University of Georgia's Spotlight on the Arts festival this November, setting an attendance record for the fifth straight year.
November 21, 2016 | General News
UGA School of Music hosts students from partner school in Kenya
Kenyan teenagers who received online music lessons from Hugh Hodgson School of Music graduate students are currently on a tour of the Classic City.
November 17, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Georgia Museum of Art wins national and regional awards
Since late July, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has received five national and regional awards for its exhibitions and publications.
November 16, 2016 | General News
Peabody launches Media Center
Peabody is launching The Media Center at Peabody, a scholarly research center and digital media production arm of the prestigious Peabody Awards. The announcement was made by Jeffrey Jones, executive director of the awards program and new center. The Media Center at Peabody is based at the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
November 15, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA Alumni Seminar set for Feb. 17-18
Alumni and others interested in lifelong learning will converge on the University of Georgia campus Feb. 17-18 for the 2017 Alumni Seminar, an educational gathering that will allow participants to experience firsthand what has changed-and what will always stay the same-at the nation's first state-chartered university.
November 14, 2016 | General News
Registration for the 2017 Flavor of Georgia contest now open
Whether it's a specialty sweet treat, small-batch pork sausage or pimento cheese made from grandma's secret recipe, the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest shines the spotlight on the state's craft food scene. The contest, in its second decade, serves as a springboard for food entrepreneurs, assisting them in testing new products and reaching a larger audience, and helps new craft brands break into new markets and expand sales. Registration for the 2017 Flavor of Georgia contest, which is conducted each year by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, is now open at http://flavorofga.com/.
November 10, 2016 | Events on Campus
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian to give fall Commencement address at UGA
Jon Meacham, a biographer and journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his book about President Andrew Jackson, will deliver the fall undergraduate Commencement address at the University of Georgia on Friday, Dec. 16, in Stegeman Coliseum.
November 4, 2016 | Events on Campus
World-renowned Russian conductor, composer Khalilov to visit, perform at UGA
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music is no stranger to acclaimed international guests, but even for them, it's rare they host an artist who has led an entire country's military bands.
November 2, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to show work from the Georgia Review
In collaboration with the Georgia Review, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition "Storytelling: The Georgia Review's 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective" from Nov. 5 to Jan. 29.
November 2, 2016 | General News
UGA-led consortium, conservation agencies to present statewide ocean-themed film contest
A team of University of Georgia-based marine researchers investigating the impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico are teaming up with local and statewide conservation agencies to co-present the 2017 Ripple Effect Film Project.
October 27, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Peabody welcomes four new members to advisory board
The Peabody Awards has added four new members to its board of advisors, a group of prominent entertainment and media industry leaders providing support for the program's current and future initiatives.