Morris Museum of Art

Located on the Augusta Riverwalk, the Morris Museum of Art has AV equipment and limited catering available.

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: 12 PM - 5 PM

Accommodations
General
Accommodations
  • MinutesToAirport: 15
  • Minutes to Convention Center: 1
Hours of Operation
  • Tuesday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Tuesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Wednesday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Wednesday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Thursday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Thursday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Friday Opening Time: 9:30 AM
  • Friday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Saturday Opening Time: 10 AM
  • Saturday Closing Time: 5 PM
  • Sunday Opening Time: 12 PM
  • Sunday Closing Time: 5 PM
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 1600
  • Reception Capacity 100
  • Space Notes No weddings.
  • Theatre Capacity 110
  • Banquet Capacity 70
  • Classroom Capacity 40
Auditorium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1600
  • Width: 40
  • Length: 40
  • Theater Capacity: 110
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
Museum Gallery
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 651
  • Width: 21
  • Length: 31
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Boardroom
  • Classroom Capacity: 14

Trunk Show: Bespoke Rocks

  • Morris Museum of Art

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.

Trunk Show: Bespoke Rocks by Maryalice Haest.

  • Morris Museum of Art

Thursday, September 28, 1:00–6:30 p.m.

Trunk Show: Bespoke Rocks by Maryalice Haest.

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.

Artrageous! Symphony Petting Zoo

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Touch, play, and learn about a variety of instruments with musicians from Symphony Orchestra Augusta, create musically inspired crafts, and dance along to impromptu performances, Cosponsored by the Friends of Symphony Orchestra Augusta.

Artrageous! Family Sunday: Symphony Petting Zoo

  • Morris Museum of Art

Sunday, October 1, 2:00 p.m.

Artrageous! Family Sunday: Symphony Petting Zoo.

Touch, play, and learn about a variety of instruments with musicians from Symphony Orchestra Augusta, create musically inspired crafts, and dance along to impromptu performances. Cosponsored by the Friends of Symphony Orchestra Augusta. FREE.

Create with Me: Radiant Reflections

  • Morris Museum of Art

View the painting Man with a Nectie, by Philip Morsberger, and create a colorful self-portrait.  Advance registration required.

Create with Me: Off to the Races!

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View the work Candidates for the Horse Show, by John Martin Tracy, and construct your own horse puppet.

Create with Me: Off to the Races!

  • Morris Museum of Art

Thursday, October 5, 10:30–11:30 a.m.

Create with Me: Off to the Races!

View the work Candidates for the Horse Show, by John Martin Tracy, and construct your own horse puppet! Museum family members and parents, free; nonmembers, $4 per participant. Advance registration required.

Films on Friday: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

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(1968) Based on Carson McCullr's celebrated novel, the firm stars Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, and Stacy Keach.  Participants are invited to bring a Lunch.

Films on Friday: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)

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Friday, October 6, noon

Films on Friday: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968). 

Based on Carson McCullers’s celebrated novel, the film stars Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, and Stacy Keach. Participants are invited to bring a lunch. FREE.

Columbia Day Trip

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Join us for a fun-filled day in Columbia, South Carolina, as we tour some of the state's grandest homes and gardens.  Explore the Robert Mills House, the Hampton-Preston Mansion, and the Mann-Simons Site, and enjoy a delicious lunch in charming downtown Columbia.  Cost includes bus transportation, snacks, and admission fees.  Call Jenna 706-828-3803 to register.

Music at the Morris: John and Kiran Fernandes

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Athens-based father and son duo perform improvised ambient soundscapes.

Exhibition Preview Party: Hattie Saussy: The Rediscovery of an Artist

Enjoy a sneak peak of the upcoming exhibition Hattie Saussy: The Rediscovery of an Artist.  Lecture, 6 p.m.; reception in the galleries to follow.  6-8 p.m.  RSVP

Exhibition Preview Party: Hattie Saussy: The Rediscovery of an Artist

  • Morris Museum of Art

Enjoy a sneak peek of the upcoming exhibition Hattie Saussy; The Rediscovery of an Artist.  Lecture by curator John Daniel Tilford, 6:00 PM; followed by a reception in the galleries.  Members, Free; Nonmembers, $5.00, RSVP to 706-828-3867or kara.exurn@themorris.org.

Art at Lunch: Film Screening: Jonathan Green's Seeking

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Director Charles Allan Smith screens his moving documentary about celebrated artist Jonathan Green.  Paid reservations due October 18th.

Create with Me: Radiant Reflections.

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Thursday, November 2, 10:00_11:00 a.m.

Create with Me: Radiant Reflections.

View the painting Man with a Necktie, by Philip Morsberger and create a colorful self-portrait. Museum family members and parents, free; nonmembers, $4 per participant. Advance registration required.

 

Artrageous! Family Sunday: Pony Tricks and Pics

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Meet Aiken artist Louise Mellon and her talented Shetland pony, Little Richard, who will perform and pose for photographs with the family.  Afterward, paint your own pony.  

Artrageous! Family Sunday: Pony Tricks and Pics.

  • Morris Museum of Art

Sunday, November 5, 2:00 p.m.

Artrageous! Family Sunday: Pony Tricks and Pics.

Meet Aiken artist Louise Mellon and her talented Shetland pony, Little Richard, who will perform and pose for photographs with the family. Afterwards, paint your own pony. FREE.

 

Films on Friday: All Quiet on the Western Front (1930).

  • Morris Museum of Art

Friday, November 10, noon

Films on Friday: All Quiet on the Western Front (1930). 

Adapted from Erich Maria Remarque’s novel of the same name, this film stars Louis Wolheim and Lew Ayres. Participants are invited to bring a lunch. FREE.

 

Films on Friday: All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

  • Morris Museum of Art

Adapted from Erich Maria Remarque's novel of the same name, this film stars Louis Wolheim and Lew Ayres.  Participants are invited to bring a lunch.

Send the Word, Send the Word Over There: Songs of World War I

  • Morris Museum of Art

Send the Word, Send the Word Over There:  The Songs of World War I.  Joined by singer Cindy Miller and pianist Alan Jones, Music historian and producer and host of NPR's Peabody Awrd-winning program Fascinatin' Rhythm Michael Lasser devotes an evening to the songs of World Way I, revealing the values and beliefs of the time.  This special presentation, the Edward J. Cashin Memorial Lecture, opens the symposium "Over There:  Augusta and the Great War."  It is supported by a grant from Georgia Humanities.

Over There: Augusta and the Great War

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Over There:  Augusta and the Great Way.  A daylong symposium featuring presentations by Dr. Russell K. Brown, Dr. James Garvey, and Dr. Huber P. van Tuyll focuses on Augusta's involvement in World War I.  $30 registration fee; optional lunch is an additional $10.  Register by November 9th by calling 706-828-3867.  Participating organizations include the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area, the Augusta Museum of History, the Augusta Richmond County Historical Society, the Center for the Study of Georgia History, Historic Augusta, Inc., the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, and the Morris Museum of Art.  The symposium is made possible in part by the Center for the Study of Georgia History.

Art at Lunch: Author Roger Pinckney

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Award-winning jurnalist, author, and low-country legend Roger Pinckney will discuss his newest book, Crying in the Wilderness.  A book signing in the museum store follows.  Catered lunch is included.  Paid reservations due November 15th.

Music at the Morris: Dr. Martin David Jones

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The music director and conductor of the Augusta University Orchestra performs music by Haydn, Brahms, Mendelssohn, and Schumann for solo piano.  Free

Very Merry Morris Holiday Open House

Enjoy seasonal crafts, a 2 p.m. holiday concert, and special discounts and merchandise in the store.  Free.

Noon-5:00 p.m.

Very Merry Morris Holiday Open House

  • Morris Museum of Art

Enjoy seasonal crafts, a 2:00 p.m. holiday concert, and special discounts and merchandise in the store.

Print Fair

  • Morris Museum of Art

Saturday, February 3, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. 

Print Fair 

Print Fair is back! This ever-popular event is a wonderful way to begin or expand your collection with affordable, original works of art. FREE.