Georgia Museum of Art

Museums on Film: “The Thomas Crown Affair”

Debonair, adventuresome billionaire Thomas Crown (Pierce Brosnan) is bored of being able to buy everything he desires and cultivates a secret hobby: stealing priceless works of art. He believes he has pulled off the perfect multimillion-dollar heist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art but matches wits with an insurance investigator (Rene Russo) who will do anything to get her man. (1999, R, 113 minutes).

Artist's Talk: Cheryl Goldsleger

Currently the Morris Eminent Scholar in Art at Augusta University, artist Cheryl Goldsleger has had work in exhibitions at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C, the American Academy in New York, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, the Brooklyn Museum, the National Museum of Women in the Arts and many other institutions. She has two works currently on display at the Georgia Museum of Art.

Lecture: Juan Pablo Molyneux

“My Russian Rooms,” Juan Pablo Molyneux. interior designer.

A committed classicist, Molyneux creates spirited interiors that are rooted in history without being historical recreations. Residential projects of note include the restoration of the early-12th-century Château de Pouy-sur-Vannes in Bourgogne, the 17th-century Hotel Claude Passart in Paris and a royal palace and gardens in Qatar. His work has been published in Architectural Digest and featured in countless books on interiors.

Aralee Strange Lecture: Shirley Brice Heath

Shirley Brice Heath, Marjorie Bailey Professor of English and Dramatic Literature and Professor of Linguistics, emerita, at Stanford University will present “The Arts as Brick and Mortar of Community Building” as the 2018 Aralee Strange Lecture.  Heath is a linguistic anthropologist whose research focuses on learning through sustained experience in art and/or science as well as across various environments. She has written several books and publications on her work with community building as well as directed and produced short documentaries on the topic.

Conversations on Muses

This fall, the Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series will highlight the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête” through a gallery tour and discussion led by curator Dr. Shawnya Harris in collaboration with the UGA Institute for Women's Studies and Institute for African American studies.

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