"The World at Large" Art Rosenbaum, mural painted in conference room at University of Georgia Center, 2001
On Thursday August 12, the Rialto Room in Hotel Indigo-Athens will host “The Art Show: An evening with Art Rosenbaum and friends.” Rosenbaum, a native of New York and previously a professor at UGA’s Lamar Dodd School of Art, is an acclaimed painter, muralist, illustrator, collector and performer of traditional American folk music. He was the first Wheatley Professor in Fine Arts at Lamar Dodd, and received the Governor of Georgia's Award in the Humanities in 2003. He also won a Grammy for Best Historical Album in 2008.
The evening will last from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The itinerary follows:
6:00-8:00 p.m. Reception for new work by Art Rosenbaum and Margo Newmark Rosenbaum, Mercury Art Works at Hotel Indigo
8:00-10:00 p.m. Performance by Art Rosenbaum with special guests: The Georgia Crackers, Phil Tanner’s Skillet Lickers and The Around the Globe Sea Chantey Singers
Concert tickets are available for $25. To buy in advance, click here.