Art Across Georgia

With hundreds of museums and galleries located across the state, Georgia has much to offer in the realm of the visual arts. Whether one's interest lies in southern art (the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta), American impressionism (the Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah), mid-twentieth-century art (the Columbus Museum of Art) or the Italian Renaissance (the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens), the state's diverse collections hold something for everyone. The works of such luminaries as Benny Andrews, George Bellows, Lamar Dodd, Winslow Homer, Jasper Johns, Jacob Lawrence, Ed Moulthrop, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Pablo Picasso can be found intermingled with the many other treasures housed in the state's vast resources.

Albany Museum of Art
The Albany Museum of Art, located in Albany, in southwest Georgia, has one of th...

Columbus Museum
The Columbus Museum, serving more than 90,000 visitors annually, is a major arti...

Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art, on the campus of the University of Georgia, in A...

High Museum of Art
Located in the midtown section of Atlanta, the High Museum of Art is one of the ...

LaGrange Art Museum
The LaGrange Art Museum, located in downtown LaGrange, is situated adjacent to L...

Morris Museum of Art
The Morris Museum of Art opened in 1992 as the first museum in the country dedic...

Museum of Arts and Sciences
Established in 1956, the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon is Georgia's large...

Telfair Museums
The three sites of Telfair Museums in Savannah—the Telfair Academy, the Owens-...

Tubman African American Museum
The Tubman African American Museum in Macon is the largest of its kind in the So...

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