Upcoming Events

Feb 07

In celebration of Black History Month, join us Tuesday, February 7, 2023, for a screening of the Peabody Award-winning concert documentary,

5:00 pm Zell B. Miller Learning Center
Feb 09
Zine Workshop Graphic

A zine, short for “magazine,” is a small-circulation self-published work of images and text, usually reproduced on a copy machine. Zines have been a significant medium of communication for fan clubs, artists, and subcultures alike, presenting the opportunity of self-expression for anyone who has access to scissors and paper. Additionally, zines provide an accessible avenue for activists to express personal and political views.

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 277
Feb 16
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Lecture, "The Blood of Christians: Phillis Wheatley Peters and White Christianity" with Professor Kim Coles, 10AM: 

10:00 am Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 277
Feb 20
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Join curator Alisa Luxenberg for a lecture about Hargrett's newest exhibit, "Freemasonry in Georgia: Ideals, Imagery, and Impact." The lecture will introduce the subject of Freemasonry, the origins and challenges of the exhibition, and some of the fascinating discoveries made during the research undertaken for the catalogue accompanying the show. 

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 271
Feb 21
Escape the Space Graphic

Join the Hargrett Library for an interactive escape room experience in our very own galleries! Explore Hargrett's newest exhibit, "Freemasonry in Georgia: Ideals, Imagery, and Impact," and unearth the secret clues secured within by Escape the Space, Athens' local escape room company. Do you have what it takes to be a #PuzzleMaster and decode the hidden message? 

RSVP to Jess Grant (jess.grant@uga.edu) by February 20th. 

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, Hargrett Gallery
Feb 25
Troubling Performance Graphic

This one-day symposium will consider representations of race in performance in connection to the work of visual artist Kara Walker, whose exhibition “Back of Hand” will be on display at the Athenaeum. Taking Walker as a departure point, invited speakers will address themes related to rethinking Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, satire, stereotypes, gender, and identity.

8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Feb 27
Monte Markham

Monte Markham ('57 BFA, '60 MFA) will be in conversation with Margie Compton, moving image archivist for the Brown Media Archives, followed by an audience Q&A.

6:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 285
Mar 01
Rankin Legacy Lecture Infographic Featuring Mary Jane Bradbury

Presented by Jeannette Rankin Foundation, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and Athens Chautauqua Society.

4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 271
Mar 11
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Join us on Saturday, March 11, 2023, for a community conversation sparked by artist Alice Woodruff and formidable women. View a selection of the sculptures from the exhibition Warrior Women:  From Invisible to Formidable One Hundred Strong. Following a brief lecture by artist Alice Woodruff, a panel will explore themes from the exhibition. The artist and panel will participate in a Q & A with the audience. Light reception. Event sponsored by the Russell Library and Jeannette Rankin Foundation.

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 271
Mar 28
Escape the Space Graphic

Join the Hargrett Library for an interactive escape room experience in our very own galleries! Explore Hargrett's newest exhibit, "Freemasonry in Georgia: Ideals, Imagery, and Impact," and unearth the secret clues secured within by Escape the Space, Athens' local escape room company. Do you have what it takes to be a #PuzzleMaster and decode the hidden message? 

RSVP to Jess Grant (jess.grant@uga.edu) by March 27th. 

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, Hargrett Gallery