Special Event

Special Collections Fall Exhibits Reception

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia will host its bi-annual reception celebrating new exhibitions. The event will include live music, light refreshments and gallery games.

Exhibitions highlited include "Covered with Glory: Football at UGA, 1892-1917"; "Wrestling Temptation: The Quest to Control Alcohol in Georgia"; "Gold-digging in Georgia: America's First Gold Rush"; "Georgia Writers hall of Fame Annual Exhibition"; and "The Art of the Press Kit."

Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration

To kick off the Spotlight on the Arts festival, UGA’s arts programs present an hour-long kaleidoscope of student performances and presentations. This brilliant, non-stop collage of the arts provides a window into the vast scope of the creative work on our campus, from dance to music, theater, creative writing and art.

To see this year's Spotlight on the Arts festival schedule, please visit: http://arts.uga.edu/spotlightuga2017/

Museum Mix

The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party features a live deejay, free refreshments and galleries open until 11 p.m. Music will be provided by DJ Reindeer Games and WesdaRuler. Free admission. #museummix

The exhibitions on view are:

“Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête” (on view through October 14–January 7). This exhibition, organized by Aperture Foundation, New York, includes works by acclaimed contemporary artist Mickalene Thomas as well as works by artists who inspired her.

Dedication: Center for Molecular Medicine

The University of Georgia announced the creation of its Center for Molecular Medicine in fall 2012 with Stephen Dalton, PhD, as its founding director. It broke ground on a new state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility in December 2015, and a move-in date is scheduled for August 2017. The building’s dedication will be held Sept. 20, 2017, to be followed by a two-day symposium to mark the Center’s opening.

For more information the program, visit: https://cmm.uga.edu/cmm-symposium-scientific-program/

North of the Arch

North of the Arch is an official welcome from the Athens community. Team up with hallmates and friends from Orientation and find the Athens Downtown Development Authority check-in table in front of The Grill on College Avenue to participate in a scavenger hunt through downtown Athens. Document the event on social media using #NorthOfTheArch.


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