Morris Museum of Art
Augusta, GA 30901
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: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Admission & Fees
Members, children 12 & under, and every Sunday 0.00
Military, students, and seniors with I.D. 3.00
Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking off Site, Public Restrooms
Suitable for Ages
Films on Friday: Love Me Tender (1956)
01/02/2015 - 01/02/2015
View the 1956 film, Love me Tender, featuring Elvis Presley. After viewing the film, museum director Kevin Grogan leads a discussion. Participants are invited to bring a lunch. Free.read more
Artrageous! Family Sunday: A Pirate Adventure
01/04/2015 - 01/04/2015
Popular children's entertainer Sean Driscoll presents a swashbuckling multimedia show featuring Pirate Goodie. Afterwards, design your own seafaring flag. Free.read more
Mommy and Me: Sail the Seas!
01/08/2015 - 01/08/2015
View the exhibition Deep Sea: Drawings by William Golding, and learn about ships. Afterwards, create a collage. Museum family members and parents, free; nonmembers, $4 per participant. Registration required.
Call 706-828-3867 to register for education programs.read more
Art at Lunch: Books as Art Objects
01/23/2015 - 01/23/2015
Owner of Firebrand Press and book artist Lauren Faulkenberry discusses books as an art form, showcasing current and historical examples from a variety of artists. Members, $10; nonmembers, $14. Catered lunch included. Paid reservations are due January 21, 2015.read more
Mommy and Me: Beautiful Books!
02/05/2015 - 02/05/2015
View an exhibition by book sculptor Brian Dettmer. Afterwards, tell your own story in a handmade book.Museum family members and parents, free; nonmembers, $4 per participant. Registration required.read more
Films on Friday: King Creole (1958)
02/06/2015 - 02/06/2015
View the 1958 film, King Creole, featuring Elivs Presley as Danny Fisher. After viewing the film, museum director Kevin Grogan leads a discussion. Participants are invited to bring a lunch. Free.read more
Lecture: Joni Mabe the Elvis Babe
02/15/2015 - 02/15/2015
Artist Joni Mabe discusses her fabulous Elvis-themed work on display in the Education gallery. Free.
Art at Lunch: Expressionism, Neo-Expressionism, and the Art of Mellencamp
02/20/2015 - 02/20/2015
Michael Schwartz, art historian and professor of art history and humanities at Georgia Regents University, discusses expressionist and neo-expressionist art movements, correlating historic images with paintings by John Mellencamp currently on display in the museum. Members, $10; nonmembers, $14. Catered lunch. Paid reservations due February 18.read more