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EXHIBITIONS
Fall Reception
Fall Exhibitions Reception: Thursday, September 7, 6 - 8 pm

Join us to celebrate 4 new exhibitions. Make your move on a life-sized outdoor chess set, courtesy of the Athens Downtown Development Authority. Snack on fun foods. Embark on a Scavenger Hunt for contemporary artworks in the Victorian historic Ware-Lyndon House. Tour the studios. See all the space and equipment we have available as part of our Open Studio Program!

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The Game Show

The Game Show

On view through October 7

Artists investigate notions of leisure, competition and physicality/sports. The Game Show includes interactive work by
Esteban Patino, sculpture by Curtis Ames, Lea Purvis, and Kaleena Stasiak, paintings by Meg Aubrey and Noah McCarthy, photographs by Nicole Jean Hill, and video by Paul Pfeiffer. Mike Landers has created wall-hanging works from LEGOs.

Field Day at Night: 3Thurs, September 21, 6 - 8 pm Facebook Event
Kaleena Stasiak leads visitors through her Scavenger Hunt. Challenge Esteban Patino in a game of Ticktacktoe, Guess the number of Legos to win a prize with Mike Landers and play Air Sea Dolphin's new video game.

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The Game Show, continued

The Game Show continued...A scavenger hunt project by artist Kaleena Stasiak melds the contemporary with history. Find artist-made objects hidden in plain sight, camouflaged by the Victorian splendor of the historic Ware-Lyndon House. Come see if you can spot them all! 


Aurora by Zane Cochran
Aurora: An installation by Zane Cochran

On view: August 19 - October 13
Gallery Talk: Saturday, October 7, 2 pm Facebook Event


Known for his interactive installations, Zane Cochran pushes the boundaries of technology and art.This commissioned installation includes 40 suspended structures that begin to glow and fade as visitors explore the gallery. The multifaceted structures, which draw inspiration from the Northern Lights, are generated from a computer algorithm created by the artist to inform both the shape and coloration of the interactive lights. 

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geometric sculpture
All That Remains is Nowhere:
a sampling of 21st-century book arts


On view: August 29 - October 7

Workshop: Saturday, September 30, 12 - 4 pm

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Curated by Margot Ecke, this group show includes artists who are well-honed in their field, with practiced dialogues that are current and relevant.  Expect some lyrical works, elegant simple structures and the magic of sculptural, carved, pulled and forged books of unexpected shapes.


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pile of shoes
Connecting: Stairways to.. by artist Thom Houser

On view: September 1 - October 13
Gallery Talk: 3Thurs, October 19, 6 pm
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Thom 
Houser, will explore the many types of connections that occur while using stairways: Entering, Processing, Accessing, Escaping, Blocking access, Socializing, Exploring. The multi-media installation will include several components, sculpture, photography, and video. 

Click HERE for more info. 

Lounge Gallery: Timothy Adams

Lounge Gallery: Timothy Adams

On view from September 7 - November 25

Reception: Thursday, September 7, 6 - 8 pm Facebook Event
 
The Lounge Gallery at the Lyndon House Arts Center, features quarterly solo exhibitions by emerging artists. This fall features the experimental, bold abstractions by artist Timothy Adams, a plaster repair contractor by day and a musician by night. Timothy's recent work reflects an interest in minimalism, intense color and focused compositions.

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Lyndon Passport

Art Passports are in the House!
 
There's so much to see! Bring your kids and start an Art Passport today! Full of creative activities that will help to think more deeply about visual art, learn about the artist life, and experience a visit to a gallery in a more creative and informative way. Just ask for a copy at the front desk. Free.


Athens Fibercraft Guild

COLLECTIONS FROM OUR COMMUNITY: ZIG DOT ZAG

On view: September 19 – October 28


Featuring works by the Athens Fibercraft Guild’s “Challenge Project” participants.

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Exhibition Proposal Deadline

Wednesday, September 20 at 11:59 pm

Inviting area artists, artist groups and curators to submit original exhibition proposals for consideration in the Arts Center’s gallery schedule. Be part of the Athens art scene, realize your creative vision, take the opportunity to bring artists together to create community. Build your curatorial resume and exhibition experience. 

Click HERE for instructions and requirements.


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Captured in Time
Captured in Time: Pictures of Athens (two parts)

Unidentified Houses of Athens. 
On view through November 1


Downtown Athens through the Years . On view through September 9

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EDUCATION


Book being bound

Workshop:
Master Class in Book Arts with Margot Ecke

Saturday, September 30, 12 - 4 pm Facebook Event
This special workshop is in conjunction with the exhibition, "All that Remains is Nowhere: a sampling of 21st Century book arts."
Margot Ecke will be leading this one day workshop introducing students to the Historic Longstitch book structure, a popular bookbinding style prevalent in Northern Europe during the 1300's.  

To register click HERE



Lunch & Learn: Artist D.I. Y. Marketing

Wednesday, September 27, 12 pm 


Members from the Pixel & Ink/TRIO Gallery team as well as Alyssa DeHayes, publicist with Riot Act Media and founder of Arrowhawk Records and painter Will Eskridge will discuss self-promotion and marketing strategies. This program is a continued partnership with the Athens Area Arts Council and its members. 
 
Visit the AAAC webpage for more info


Fall Classes Begin September 5. There's still time to sign-up!
Click HERE for adult and kids'Int class listings and online account registration.

fiber book art
New Course Offering- Printmaker Katherine Miller will instruct students in hand made bookmaking in  Book ArtsTuesdays, September 5-October 10, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
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OPEN STUDIOS MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM 

The OPEN STUDIOS program is having its first B-day! In celebration of this program the Art Center has a special offering. Enroll in a fall session class and qualify for a buy one/ get one free month of OPEN STUDIOS time. Sign-up for a class and get a discount on the OPEN STUDIOS membership- you’ll get two months of studio time for the price of one. You’ll have extra time to work on projects during your class session!

Join the Open Studio Community!
Membership dues: $65 for one month, $175 for three months, or $335 for six months will give you access to all of the studio spaces- printmaking, painting, fiber, clay, jewelry, sculpture, photography. 
Open Studios Membership hours are: Tuesday and Thursday, 1 - 8 PM Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (with Open Studio Monitor), 10 AM – 4 PM 

Click HERE to register



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