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

Films on Friday: The Night of the Iguana (1964).

  • Morris Museum of Art

Friday, August 4, noon

Films on Friday: The Night of the Iguana (1964).

Starring Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, and Sue Lyon, this is the story of a defrocked Episcopal clergyman (Burton) who leads a bus of school teachers from a Baptist women’s college on a tour of the Mexican coast, where he comes to terms with the failure haunting his life. Participants are invited to bring a lunch. FREE.

 

Artrageous! Family Sunday: Gullah Culture and Traditions.

  • Morris Museum of Art

Sunday, August 6, 2:00 p.m.

Artrageous! Family Sunday: Gullah Culture and Traditions.

South Carolina native Theresa Hilliard, a Gullah narrator, educator, and storyteller, will be sharing cultural tales and traditions from the lowcountry. Afterwards, weave your own colorful basket. FREE

Create with Me: Beach Critters.

  • Morris Museum of Art

Thursday, August 10, 10:30–11:30 a.m.

Create with Me: Beach Critters.

View the painting Afternoon at the Beach, Chesapeake Bay, by Gladys Nelson Smith, and craft your own sea creature. Museum family members and parents, free; nonmembers, $4 per participant. Advance registration required.

Art at Lunch: Author Michel Stone.

  • Morris Museum of Art

Friday, August 18, Noon

Art at Lunch: Author Michel Stone.

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 due August 16.

Music at the Morris: Rob Foster Jazz Quartet.

  • Morris Museum of Art

Sunday, August 20, 2:00 p.m.

Music at the Morris: Rob Foster Jazz Quartet.

Eclectic selections covering Dixieland jazz and swing through bebop and bossa nova. FREE.

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.