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Georgia Museum of Art to hold annual Black History Month dinner Feb. 17

The Georgia Museum of Art at UGA will host its annual Black History Month Dinner, organized by the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. This year’s theme is “Unmasked: Black Women in Art.”

The event will begin with a tour of the exhibition Not Ready to Make Nice: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond by museum director William U. Eiland, curator of American art Sarah Kate Gillespie and Lynn Boland, the Pierre Daura Curator of European Art. Guests also will be able to see select works by artist Amalia Amaki.

The annual awards ceremony will follow dinner. This year’s honorees are Amaki and Natasha Trethewey. The event will close with a musical performance.

Tickets are $55, $45 for members of the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art, $20 for students and $15 for student members.