Arts Preview: ART

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART. Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth Century Paintings of the South from the Johnson Collection opens March 2 and includes Thomas Satterwhite Noble's oil on canvas Forgiven.
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AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 122 Laurens St. SW, Aiken, (803) 641-9094,; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; exhibitions, classes, camps
Main Galleries: Atlanta Collage Society exhibition through September; Artisans of the SC Cotton Trail exhibition Oct. 3-Nov. 9
Aiken Artist Guild Gallery: Raymond Kent Exhibition through September; Bill Updegraff exhibition during October
Brooks Gallery: ACA Summer Camp exhibition through September

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AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Floral Fancy 1 by Lillie Hardy Morris is part of the Atlanta Collage Society exhibit in the main gallery in September.  SPECIAL
AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Floral Fancy 1 by Lillie Hardy Morris is part of the Atlanta Collage Society exhibit in the main gallery in September.

GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St., (706) 722-5495,; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, by appointment Saturday; adult and children’s classes available
Sept. 14:
Leonard “Porkchop” Zimmerman: Love Stories opening reception 6-8 p.m., through Oct. 19; A Sense of Place Juried Fine Art Competition and Exhibition opening reception and awards presentation 6-8 p.m. Sept. 14, free, through Oct. 19

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; (706) 724-3576,; open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; admission $5 adults, $3 military and ages 62 and older, $2 ages 17 and younger
Art exhibitions
Through Sept. 29:
Social ARTiFacts: A World Vision through Art
Oct. 1-Dec. 31:
Quilt Exhibition

Oct. 10:
Senior Luncheon with the Rev. Nathaniel Irvin, speaker; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; $10; reservations required by Oct. 3
Oct. 26-27:
This Place Matters: Preserving Augusta’s African-American Communities starts 7 p.m. Oct. 26

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; (706) 724-7501,; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m.; $5 adults, $3 seniors, ages 13-17 and military with ID; free for members and ages 12 and younger; free Sundays

Through Sept. 16:
The Morris at Twenty; Strange Fruit: Lithographs by Joseph Norman
Through Sept. 30:
Office: Sculpture by Bob Trotman
Through Oct. 28:
The Art of Alfred Hutty: Woodstock to Charleston
Sept. 22-Dec. 2:
Portraits of Southern Artists by Jerry Siegel
Nov. 15:
Exhibition Opening and Lecture: Reflections on Water in American Painting
Dec. 1:
Silhouette Portraits by artist Clay Rice
March 2-May 26: Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth Century Paintings of the South from the Johnson Collection

Sept. 6:
What’s in the Box: 20 Birds Party
Sept. 25-Oct. 14:
Free for 20 Days! (free admission)
Oct. 4:
What’s in the Box: Make a Mini Model
Oct. 6:
Porter Fleming Literary Competition Awards Ceremony
Oct. 10:
Day Trip to Columbia Museum of Art
Oct. 17:
The Morris Goes to the Dawgs: Tailgating and Book Signing with Vince Dooley
Nov. 1:
What’s in the Box: Portraits of Plenty of People!
Nov. 3-4:
Library Book Sale
Nov. 9-10:
Symposium: Making War: Confederate Manufac­turing in Augusta and the South
Nov. 10-11:
Senn Designs Trunk Show, Susan Senn-Davis
Dec. 1:
Tara Scheyer Holiday Music Jamboree and Crafts in the Galleries
March 1:
Morris Museum Gala

Artrageous! Family Sunday programs begin at 2 p.m.
Sept. 9:
Happy Birthday, Morris Museum!
Oct. 7:
Symphony Petting Zoo
Nov. 4:
Car Crazy!

Music at the Morris series performances begin at 2 p.m.
Sept. 16:
Laquita Mitchell
Oct. 21:
Claude Bourbon
Nov. 11:
Shaun Piazza
Dec. 2:
Christmas in the City with Pianist Tim Owings

Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song series concerts are at 7:30 p.m. at Imperial Theatre; $13, $19, $24, $37; series tickets are available;
Sept. 14:
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
Oct. 19:
Dailey & Vincent
Nov. 16:
Steep Canyon Rangers
Dec. 14:
Suzy Bogguss
Jan. 18:
Sam Bush
Feb. 15:
Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue

Sept. 28:
Art Now: Anthony Goicolea
Oct. 14:
Gary Russeth
Nov. 16:
The Enduring Influence of Classical Cultures, Karen Klacsmann
Nov. 30:
Arts and Issues in Northern European Culture

Art at Lunch series begins at noon; members, $10; nonmembers, $14
Sept. 14:
Jim Harrison
Oct. 12:
Richard Stenhouse
Nov. 9:
The Wanderer Project, with Dr. Mark Newell and April Hynes

Films begin at noon; free
Sept. 7:
Gabriel over the White House (1933)
Oct. 5:
State of the Union (1948)
Nov. 2:
The Last Hurrah (1958)

Southern Circuit Independent Film Series; 6 p.m. screenings, question-and-answer session with filmmaker; $3 nonmembers
Sept. 18:
Small, Beautifully Moving Parts
Oct. 16:
Otis under Sky
Nov. 6:
Smokin’ Fish

Classes and workshops
Oct. 27-28:
Artistic Transfers – Rosanne Stutts
Nov. 17-18:
Jay’s Flying Fish Cutouts – Jay Jacobs

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