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Georgia Museum of Art
Athens, GA

The Georgia Museum of Art shares the mission of the University of Georgia to support and to promote teaching, research, and service. Specifically, as a repository and educational instrument of the visual arts, the museum exists to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret significant works of art.

Exhibitions at the museum have won 15 awards since 1992 from the Southeastern Museums Conference and the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries.

Some of the outstanding award winning exhibitions are Angels; American Scene and the South: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1930-1946; Artists and Artisans of Florence: Works from the Horne Museum; Athens Treasures: A Bicentennial Celebration by the Athens Historical Society; "His Horne Made": Engraved Powder Horns from the Collection of James E. Routh, Jr.; Masterworks from the San Carlos National Museum of Art; Sacred Treasures: Early Italian Paintings from Southern Collections; 1946; Scottish Treasures: Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Scotland; and Stories from Life: The Photography of Horace Bristol.

The publications department at the Georgia Museum of Art has received 35 awards since 1992, including the following: Independent Book Publisher Award for Best Fine Art Book, Coming Home: American Paintings, 1930-1950, from the Schoen Collection; three honorable mentions for brochures and catalogues from the annual American Association of Museums Design Competition; a Mary Ellen LoPresti Art Publication Award: Drawings in Renaissance and Baroque Siena; several publication awards from the Southeastern Museums Conference including "Best in Show" and numerous gold and silver awards.

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