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Georgia Museum of Art wins national and regional awards for newsletter, exhibits

The Georgia Museum of Art at UGA has received five national and regional awards for its exhibitions and publications.

The museum’s quarterly newsletter, Facet, garnered a second-place award in the American Alliance of Museums’ annual publication design competition, the only national juried competition of its kind. Facet is designed by The Adsmith, a firm in Athens run by graduates of UGA’s Lamar Dodd School of Art.

also received a first-place award for design in the Southeastern Museums Conference’s publications design competition, presented during SEMC’s annual meeting in October.

SEMC also presents awards for exhibitions, and the museum received two of those: a silver award for El Taller de Grafica Popular: Vida y Arte and a bronze for Georgia’s Girlhood Embroidery: ‘Crowned with Glory and Immortality. The museum organized both exhibitions in 2015.

El Taller de Grafica Popular
also received the Southeastern College Art Conference’s 2016 Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials. Presented Oct. 20 during the organization’s annual meeting, the award is designed to recognize an exhibition of historical materials.