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
Augusta Photography Festival
10/24/2014 - 11/02/2014
A ten-day celebration of the art, craft and pure joy of photography. Two dozen workshops allow photographers at all levels to enhance their skills. Exhibits and gallery shows offer a feast for the eyes and spirit. Ten photo walks provide inspiration, camaraderie and creative challenge. Keynote by Ken Sklute, Canon Explorer of Light photographer. US premiere of the International Images for Science winners from UK Royal Photographic Society. And much more.read more
Augusta Civil War Symposium 1864-The War Comes to Georgia
11/06/2014 - 11/08/2014
Augusta's Civil War symposium series highlights experiences of Augusta and its citizens during the war. "1864-The War Comes to Georgia" offers talks by noted Civil War authors and a performance of period music.
Allan Gurganus, author of "The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All," reads from his work on Thursday evening. Friday's keynote speaker, Dr. Anne Sarah Rubin, President of the Society of Civil War Historians, presents "Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and Ameri...read more