Augusta museums celebrate Georgia Archives Month

Augusta museums celebrate Georgia Archives Month

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - 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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