Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America (film and lecture)

01/19/2017 - 4:30pm

Laurence Cotton, historian, writer, and fimmaker, will deliver and introduction for the film, Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America. Olmsted was the designer of Central Park, among other iconic landscapes throughout the country.

Contact: Ian Armit 706-542-8113


Closing Reception: “Storytelling: The Georgia Review’s 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective"

01/19/2017 - 7:00pm

Award-winning poet Jericho Brown will read work at the closing reception for the Georgia Review's "Storytelling" exhibition. Light refreshments will be served, and the exhibition will be open for viewing. This event is sponsored in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information, visit: or

Exhibit on display through January 29.

Ballroom Magic 2017: “Can’t Stop The Magic”

01/19/2017 - 8:00pm
01/20/2017 - 8:00pm
01/21/2017 - 2:00pm
01/21/2017 - 8:00pm

The University of Georgia Ballroom Performance Group presents Ballroom Magic 2017: "Can't Stop The Magic", the 26th annual ballroom dancing showcase. This show will include Latin, swing and smooth styles such as salsa, samba, foxtrot, waltz, East Coast swing and much more. In addition to performances by the UGA Ballroom Performance Group, there will be guest performances by dance groups from around the Athens and Atlanta community, including Swung and CONTACT. With more than 20 numbers in the show, you're guaranteed to have a magical time. Shows are Jan. 19 at 8 p.m., Jan. 20 at 8 p.m.

2016 Elections Conference

01/20/2017 - 9:00am

The Department of Political Science in UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs will host the Effects of the 2016 Elections Conference.

Closing Reception: La Mostra Cortona Studies Abroad Art Exhibit

01/21/2017 - 3:00pm

Following the ceremony, a reception with refreshments will be held in the third floor galleries.

La Mostra presents the work of Cortona faculty and students from 2016 in the third floor galleries in the Lamar Dodd School of Art building.

2017 Founders Day Lecture

01/23/2017 - 1:30pm

Charles Bullock, Richard B. Russell Professor of Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs, will present this year’s lecture, “The Highs and Lows of the 2016 Presidential Election," to celebrate the 232nd anniversary of the establishment of America’s first state-chartered institution of higher education. His lecture will focus on the 2016 presidential election.

Sponsored by: Alumni Association
Contact: Lauren Cook 

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UGA Symphony Orchestra

01/25/2017 - 8:00pm

The UGA Symphony Orchestra will accompany winners of the annual Concerto Competition. Some of the best musicians at the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music will take center stage, backed by the UGASO, and display their prowess across a spectrum of musical styles. $12; $6 with a UGA student ID