Classic South / Augusta

Morris Museum of Art

1 Tenth St.
Augusta, GA 30901

706-724-7501
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The Morris Museum holds nearly 5,000 works of art, including paintings, works on paper (watercolors, drawings, prints, and photographs), and sculpture, dating from the late-18th century to the present. Galleries are dedicated to antebellum portraiture, the Civil War, genre painting, still life, landscape, Southern impressionism, contemporary painting and works on paper. In addition to its permanent collection galleries, the museum presents eight to 10 special exhibitions every year and a variety of programs.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and on Sunday from noon until 5 p.m. Closed on Mondays and all major holidays. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors, and students and members of the military with ID; free for museum members and children under age 6. Audio guides are free with admission. For more information, call 706-724-7501 or visit www.themorris.org.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults 5.00

    Members, children 12 & under, and every Sunday 0.00

    Military, students, and seniors with I.D. 3.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking off Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Artrageous! Family Sunday: Feet, Feathers, Fins, and Fur!

    Artrageous! Family Sunday: Feet, Feathers, Fins, and Fur!

    06/04/2017 - 06/04/2017

    Interpreters from Columbia, South Carolina's Riverbanks Zoo & Garden show how different species of animals survive and adapt to their unique habitats. Afterwards, create your very own fish print. Free.

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  • Art at Lunch: Tommie Rush

    Art at Lunch: Tommie Rush

    06/16/2017 - 06/16/2017

    Tennessee-based glass artist Tommie Rush discusses her work, including a piece installed in the current glass exhibition on display. Members, $12; nonmembers, $16. Catered lunch included. Paid reservations are due June 14.

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  • Artrageous! Family Sunday: Bubble Party

    Artrageous! Family Sunday: Bubble Party

    07/09/2017 - 07/09/2017

    Watch members of Totally Spherical create unbelievable bubble formations on the Augusta Riverwalk! Afterwards, produce your own bubble-making kit to continue the fun at home! Artrageous!

    Family Sunday: Bubble Party will be held on Sunday, July 9, at 2 p.m. This is a free event.

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  • Create with Me: Glimmering Glass.

    Create with Me: Glimmering Glass.

    07/13/2017 - 07/13/2017

    Join us at The Morris Museum of Art for Create with Me: Glimmering Glass on Thursday, July 13, from 10:30–11:30 a.m. View the new studio glass works on display. Afterwards, complete a stained-glass project! Museum family members and parents, free; nonmembers, $4 per participant. Advance registration required.

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  • Art at Lunch: Author Michel Stone

    Art at Lunch: Author Michel Stone

    08/18/2017 - 08/18/2017

    Join us on Friday, August 18 at noon for lunch and a lecture by Michel Stone at the Morris Museum of Art. Michel Stone, author of The Iguana Tree, will discuss his second novel, Border Child; a poignant and powerful novel about immigration. A book signing follows. Members, $12; nonmembers, $16. Catered lunch included. Paid reservations are due August 16.

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  • Trunk Show: Bespoke Rocks by Maryalice Haest

    Trunk Show: Bespoke Rocks by Maryalice Haest

    09/28/2017 - 09/28/2017

    Meet jewelry designer Maryalice Haest and shop her distinctive, one-of-a-kind leather necklaces, cuff bracelets, and statement pieces from the fall 2017 collection.

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