Georgia Magazine - January 2021 - 10

JANUARY * Compiled by Pamela A. Keene

Colorful, whimsical art brightens museum in Albany

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anciful, immersive creations by Athens artist and
musician Elinor Saragoussi fill one of four galleries at the
Albany Museum of Art in January and February. 
" Called Escape Plan, the exhibition of colorful creatures
was designed specifically for the museum, " says Jim Hendricks,
director of marketing and public relations. " She spent several
days measuring the gallery before creating these otherworldly
images. "
The artist says that real life has influenced her creations.
" The creatures' hoods were inspired by my mother's recent
brain surgery, " she says. " Escape Plan is yet another attempt for

me to realize the fantasy I yearn to inhabit. "
The exhibit includes an original ambient soundtrack
composed by Saragoussi's musical partner, Max Boyd.
Exhibitions in the other galleries include On the Wall,
which brings together the works of four muralists and painter Sarah Emerson; Midlands, which showcases video artwork by
Courtney McClellan; and the Georgia Artists Guild of Albany
Show, which features regional artists.
The exhibits continue through Feb. 20. For more information, call (229) 439-8400 or visit albanymuseum.com.
-Pamela A. Keene

Please call or check event websites to ensure that these events are taking place before you go.

■ Various Locations

■ Northeast Georgia Mountains

First Day Hikes, Jan. 1, various Georgia State
Parks. Start the new year off right with rangerled hikes. (770) 389-7286. gastateparks.org.

Science Night, Jan. 5, Elachee Nature Center,
Gainesville. Learn how zombies, sports and
Coca-Cola affect the weather; registration
required. (770) 535-1976. elachee.org.

■ Historic High Country
Indians and Cowboys: Redefined by Duke &
Woodard, through Feb. 21, Booth Western Art
Museum, Cartersville. Contemporary Western
art by Duke Beardsley and woodcarvings and
bronzes by Greg Woodard. (770) 387-1300.
boothmuseum.org.
Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age,
through Oct. 24, Tellus Science Museum,
Cartersville. More than 200 pieces of jewelry
from around the world that focus on space
exploration. (770) 606-5700. tellusmuseum.org.
Shades of Bublé, Jan. 15, Carrollton Center for
the Arts, Carrollton. Trio of singers perform a
tribute to singer Michael Bublé. (770) 838-1083.
carrolltonarts.com.
Marty Haggard, Jan. 16, Mill Town Music Hall,
Bremen. Singer performs a tribute to his father,
country music legend Merle Haggard.
(770) 537-6455. bit.ly/mitmush.

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The Malpass Brothers, Jan. 14, Ritz Theatre,
Toccoa. Classic country/bluegrass artists
perform at a fundraiser for the Toccoa-Stephens
County Humane Shelter. (706) 282-3232.
bit.ly/ritztoc.
" Ripcord, " Jan. 15-17, 22-24, Holly Theater,
Dahlonega. Comedy set in the fictitious Bristol
Place Senior Living Facility features a competition between two female residents.
(706) 530-5162. bit.ly/htripcrd.
Behind the Scenes Tour, Jan. 16, North Georgia
Zoo, Cleveland. Hands-on experience to meet
animals, learn about the zoo's newest babies.
(706) 348-7279. northgeorgiazoo.com.
" Distant Voices, " Jan. 16-17, Sautee Nacoochee
Cultural Center, Sautee Nacoochee. Documentary brings to life the story of the Nacoochee
Valley Indian Mound. (706) 878-3300. snca.org.
Chi-Town Transit Authority, Jan. 23, Ritz

Theatre, Toccoa. Atlanta-based group plays
timeless music of the band Chicago.
(706) 282-3232. bit.ly/ritztoc.

■ Atlanta Metro
Avalon on Ice, through Jan. 2, 4-9, 11-16, 18,
400 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta. Indoor public ice
skating. (770) 765-2000. awesomealpharetta.
com.
Julie Mehretu, through Jan. 31, High Museum
of Art, Atlanta. Exhibit of nearly 40 drawings,
prints and paintings by the Ethiopian artist.
(404) 733-4400. high.org.
Professional Bull Riders: Unleash the Beast
Gwinnett Invitational, Jan. 8-9, Infinite Energy
Center, Duluth. Rodeo action with pyrotechnics,
bull riding. (770) 626-2464. pbr.com.
Punch Card Demo at Computer Museum of
America, Jan. 9, Computer Museum of America,
Roswell. Learn about the early days of IBM computers and take home a souvenir punch card.
(770) 695-0651. bit.ly/cmpmus.
The Malpass Brothers, Jan. 15, Buford Community Center, Buford. Classic country/bluegrass
artists perform. (770) 904-2740. bit.ly/bufrdcom.

JIM HENDRICKS / ALBANY MUSEUM OF ART

EVENTS Calendar


http://www.albanymuseum.com http://www.bit.ly/ritztoc http://www.gastateparks.org http://www.elachee.org http://awesomealpharetta.com http://awesomealpharetta.com http://www.bit.ly/ritztoc http://www.boothmuseum.org http://www.high.org http://www.bit.ly/htripcrd http://www.tellusmuseum.org http://www.pbr.com http://www.northgeorgiazoo.com http://www.carrolltonarts.com http://www.bit.ly/cmpmus http://www.snca.org http://www.bit.ly/mitmush http://www.bit.ly/bufrdcom

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