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Augusta museums celebrate Georgia Archives Month


October is Georgia Archives Month, and several museums in Augusta are holding special exhibits and events to celebrate.

Celebrations kicked off Thursday when Gov. Nathan Deal issued a proclamation declaring October Archives Month.

Here's a list of exhibitions and events in Augusta:

Snapshot in Time

What: View smartphone photographs of Augusta's Miller Theater taken by members of the community and vote for your favorite image.

When: through Oct. 19

Where: Morris Museum of Art


Annual Quilt Exhibition

What: The Brown Sugar Stitchers will display an array of quilts, and will be joined by Pollie Stevenson, a long time art exhibitor from New York.

When: Oct. 17 through Dec. 30

Where: The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History


Adult Artist Workshop: Abstract Techniques for Fabric Dying

What: Learn creative ways to transform fabric into inspired works of abstraction through a variety of dyeing and painting techniques. Materials included.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19

Where: Morris Museum of Art

Cost: Members, $70; nonmembers, $85. Paid registration due by Oct. 14.


Music at the Morris: Grainne Hambly and William Jackson

What: Enjoy creative interpretations of traditional music from two masters of the Celtic harp.

Where: Morris Museum of Art

When: 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 20

Cost: Free


Art at Lunch: The Art of Glass

What: Husband and wife Richard Jolley and Tommie Rush discuss their brightly colored blown and cast glass sculptures and vases on display in the West lobby gallery.

Where: Morris Museum of Art

When: 12 to 1 p.m. Oct. 25

Cost: Members, $10; nonmembers, $14. Food by A Catered Affair. Paid reservations due October 23.


Saturday Special: B Movie Minimarathon

What: Screen and discuss cult classic horror films in the museum's auditorium with alternative cinema guru Michael J. Weldon and film fanatic and director Matthew Buzzell. Popcorn and drinks included.

Where: Morris Museum of Art

When: 12 to 5 p.m. Oct. 26

Cost: Members, free; nonmembers, $5.


For more events around the state, view the full calendar.

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