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Return from Exile
Return from Exile:
Contemporary Southeast Native American Indian Art

Reception: September 10, 6:00 - 8:00pm

This exhibition of Native American art represents the vibrant contemporary expressions by artists from tribal nations and historical roots in Georgia. This references the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Muscogee (Creek) and the Seminole.  A variety of media will be included in the show from sculpture to painting, printmaking to jewelry. This exhibit is co-curated by UGA Professor and Director of the Institute of Native American Studies at UGA, Jace Weaver, Mr. Tony Tiger and B.C. Martin.

Return from Exile: Symposium Event 
Saturday, August 29, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hosted by the UGA Institute of Native American Studies in partnership with the UGA Presidents' Venture Fund and the Native Arts and Culture Foundation and the Cherokee Nation.


MARK
MARK
Reception: September 10, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Coordinated with The Women's Caucus for Art of Georgia and curated by Georgia Strange, Professor of Art, Dodd School, UGA.  Often it is by the personal nature of our marks that viewers come to know  work as ours.  Marks, drawing, can be delicate, bold, gentle, aggressive, simple, complicated, obtuse or explicit, intuitive, logical moving or static.


Draw Table
Draw Table: A Community Drawing Event 

Thursday, September 17, 6-8pm and Saturday, October 10, 1- 3pm

Gather around a big table and join the artists from the Mark exhibition in a 2 hour drawing marathon. Open to all, any skill set or experience - A OK!
Lounge Gallery
The Lounge Gallery and Third Thursday Reception: 
August 20, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Also: Closing for Forty of Something: 40 Hollywood Movie Stills from the collection of Mike Landers

Opening is a solo exhibition by Michael Benedetti. Michael’s prints and paperworks look at how we understand signs and symbols found in ancient cultures and architecture. Using aspects of mysticism quelled from the Aztec, Egyptian and other ancient societies he combines his own illustrative style inspired by comic books, art nouveau and science fiction. Michael is about to enter into his third year of Graduate School at UGA.

Events

Wool Spinning Conference & Trade Show
Plying the Arts:
Wool Spinning Conference and Trade Show

August 8 & 9, 8:30 - 5:30pm

Hosted and sponsored by the Peachtree Handspinners Guild. This event is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the art of handspinning.  There will be demonstrations on handspinning, knitting, weaving and dyeing.  Demos and Trade Show Market are open to the public. For half and full day workshops, registration is required.  Please call 404-296-4051 for further information.
40 Years: Lyndon House Arts Center
SAVE THE DATE 
September 24, 6:30 - 8:30

Then & Now: How We Got to 40
An evening program and dessert reception.
The Lyndon House Arts Foundation would like to invite you to an evening to celebrate 40 years of the Arts Center and it's Founders with a special program of speakers followed by a dessert reception.  Marilyn Wolf-Ragatz and Kenneth Copes will be the Emcees for the event.
Fall Art Classes
Fall Art Classes
Please check our wonderful offerings this Fall in our Arts Education Department in our Online Program Guide.

We have metalsmithing and jewelry, painting and drawing. An Open Session of Figure Drawing with Live Model and a printmaking class with our new printmaking instructor, Mike Levine!
Skateboard Workshop
Skateboard Workshop
September 12, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

For Kids 11 years and up.  Design and decorate your own skateboard deck with decals, paint, drawing and more.  Let's look at skate photography and make unique and inventive skateboard art.
Teen Illustrators Club
Teen Cartoon Illustrator's Club
August 6 & 20September 10 & 245:30 - 7:30 pm

An Informal gathering of teens who like to draw Anime and cartoons of all kinds. The meetings usually are a discussion of recent drawings and characters led by cartoonist Robert Brown. Bring $5 for pizza. Ages 12 and older.

The Lyndon House Arts Center loves our volunteers! Please join us for our annual Volunteer Tea! 

August 13, 3:00pm


Georgia Council for the Arts

Lyndon House Arts Center is a facility of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department and is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. The Georgia Council for the Arts is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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