Art at Home

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Toddler Tuesday: Shape Search


This painting was created by an artist named Charles Biederman. He liked to paint colorful shapes. Let’s take a moment to look at it.

What did you notice when you were looking? Do you see familiar shapes and new shapes? What do you think about the colors? Can you name three colors you see?...

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Sam Gilliam Color Experiment


Sam Gilliam is a Black artist who experiments with painting and colors. Gilliam’s paintings aren’t stretched into rigid squares or rectangles. He often uses sheets of canvas fabric that hang from walls or makes his canvases into unique abstract shapes. His draped p...

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Family Day: Art For Everyone


This Family Day focuses on three of the first works of art in the museum’s permanent collection. The founding director, Alfred Heber Holbrook, gave them to the museum. Virtual Family Day includes an activity page and a free art activity kit.*

Art for Everyone

Alfred Heber Holbrook...

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Nature Rainbow


Nature inspires artists in many different ways. Charles Ross is an artist and scientist who uses sunlight and starlight as the source for his art. He makes large prisms that focus light into different indoor spaces. He uses other media like photography and printmak...

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Toddler Tuesday: Dots!


Take a look at this work of art by Kevin Cole. What are some things you notice about it? Tell someone you are with three things you see when you look at it.

What shapes do you notice? Do you see any dots in this work of...

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Bubble Wrap and Yarn Painting


Mildred Thompson was a Black artist whose art combined art and science. In “String Theory,” swirling lines and bright colors mix to create a feeling of energy. Thompson often painted quick, repeating shapes in vivid, colorful layers to make pulsing visual effects t...

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Family Day: Local Art (Rosenbaum)


Family Day this month is a special collaboration between the Georgia Museum of Art and UGA’s Special Collections Libraries that celebrates local artist Art Rosenbaum. We’ll explore the history and music of the McIntosh County Shouters, the subject of a painting by Rose...

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Art at Home and Close Looking Activities


Family Day: Local Art (Rosenbaum)

Family Day this month is a special collaboration between the Georgia Museum of Art and UGA’s Special Collections Libraries that celebrates local artist Art Rosenbaum. We’ll explore the histor...

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History of You Collage


Art Rosenbaum’s mural “Doors,” created for UGA’s ​Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, tells the history of Georgia politics in the 20th century. Rosenbaum fit more than 100 years of history onto a 30 feet wide wall. He made choices about what people, places and events t...

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Abstract Swipe Art


Elaine de Kooning was an artist, educator and art critic. She was also an important figure in the abstract expressionism movement. Instead of trying to represent a person, place or thing, abstract expressionist artists used line, color and shape to express their ideas and emotion...