Morris Museum of Art

The Morris Museum holds a permanent collection of thousands of works of art, dating from the early nineteenth century to the present. It also presents special exhibitions and a rich variety of public programs, celebrating the culture of the South. From the second-floor galleries and lobby to our first-floor auditorium, the Morris Museum of Art provides a stunning setting for your meeting or event. Amenities include AV, a full-kitchen, catering options, and much, more. 

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.

Artrageous! Symphony Petting Zoo

  • Morris Museum of Art

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.

Create with Me: Off to the Races!

  • Morris Museum of Art

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

Films on Friday: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

  • Morris Museum of Art

(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.

Columbia Day Trip

  • Morris Museum of Art

 

Thursday, October 12, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Columbia Day Trip

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. Members, $65; nonmembers, $85; due by October 1. Cost includes bus transportation, snacks, and admission fees. Call Jenna at 706-828-3803 to register.

Columbia Day Trip

  • Morris Museum of Art

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

  • Morris Museum of Art

Sunday, October 15, 2:00 p.m.

Music at the Morris: John and Kiran Fernandes.

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

Southern Soul & Song: The Becky Buller Band

  • Morris Museum of Art

The Becky Buller Band with special guests Kenny and Amanda Smith.  The 2016 International Bluegrass Music Association Fiddler and Female Vocalist of the Year, Becky Buller is one of the most sought-after performers in the industry.  Add the sweet melodies of duo Kenny and Amanda Smith, and you've got one heck of a show!  Concert at the Imperial Theatre.  For tickets, call 706-722-8341 or visit www.imperialtheatre.com.  A Westobou Festival Event.

Southern Soul & Song: The Becky Buller Band with special guests Kenny and Amanda Smith

  • Imperial Theatre

Friday, October 13, 7:30 p.m.

Southern Soul & Song: The Becky Buller Band with special guests Kenny and Amanda Smith

The 2016 International Bluegrass Music Association Fiddler and Female Vocalist of the year, Becky Buller is one of the most sought after performers in the industry. Add in the sweet melodies of duo Kenny and Amanda Smith and you’ve got one heck of a show!  Concert at the Imperial Theatre. For tickets, call 706-722-8341 or visit www.imperialtheatre.com.

Music at the Morris: John and Kiran Fernandes

  • Morris Museum of Art

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.

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

  • Morris Museum of Art

Thursday, October 19, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

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

Enjoy a sneak peek of the upcoming exhibition Hattie Saussy: The Rediscovery of an Artist. Lecture by curator Dr. John Daniel Tilford, 6:00 p.m.; followed by a reception in the galleries. Members, FREE; nonmembers, $5. RSVP to 706-828-3867 or kara.exum@themorris.org.

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

  • Morris Museum of Art

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

Art at Lunch: Film Screening: Jonathan Green’s Seeking.

  • Morris Museum of Art

Friday, October 20, noon

Art at Lunch: Film Screening: Jonathan Green’s Seeking. 

Director Charles Allan Smith screens his moving documentary about celebrated artist Jonathan Green. Members, $12; nonmembers, $16. Catered lunch included. Paid reservations due October 18.

Southern Soul & Song: Justin Townes Earle

  • Imperial Theatre

Friday, November 3, 7:30 p.m.

Southern Soul & Song: Justin Townes Earle

Gritty and raw, Justin Townes Earle’s music is as authentic as it gets. This Americana, alt-country singer-songwriter-musician will have you tapping your toes and crying in your beer, all within this one show. This is his first time performing at the Imperial Theatre. For tickets, call 706-722-8341 or visit www.imperialtheatre.com.

Southern Soul & Song: Suzy Bogguss

  • Imperial Theatre

Friday, December 15, 7:30 p.m.

Southern Soul & Song: Suzy Bogguss

Acclaimed female country music singer-songwriter Suzy Bogguss, a star for thirty years, returns to the Imperial theatre. She’ll preform some of her greatest hits as well as singles from her latest album Lucky, a collection of songs written by Merle Haggard. For tickets, call 706-722-8341 or visit www.imperialtheatre.com.

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.

Southern Soul & Song: The Boxcars

  • Imperial Theatre

Friday, January 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Southern Soul & Song: The Boxcars

The Boxcars, a Grammy Award-winning bluegrass ensemble, is comprised of former members of Lonesome River Band, Union Station, Blue Mon Rising, and J.D. Crowe’s band New South, among others. These seasoned musicians will perform at the Imperial Theatre for the first time. For tickets, call 706-722-8341 or visit www.imperialtheatre.com.

Southern Soul & Song: Sam Bush

  • Imperial Theatre

Friday, February 9, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Southern Soul & Song: Sam Bush

The Father of Newgrass and King of Telluride, mandolin virtuoso Sam Bush returns to rock the Imperial Theatre. He’s a fan favorite who just gets better and better. For tickets, call 706-722-8341 or visit www.imperialtheatre.com.