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Graduate Education Events

Exhibition: Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan


Saturday, June 17- September 10

Georgia Museum of Art


The exhibition “Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan” is the first to focus entirely on the artist since his death and includes about 40 prints of sailboats (one of his favorite subjects), architecture and natural beauty. Morgan wrote that he had pursued art as an avocation (or hobby) from 1915 to 1934, then turned professional. He was born in Brooklyn, into a family that fell on hard times during the Great Depression, then found employment with various New Deal art programs from 1934 to 1942. Morgan also traveled widely, making prints for his own enjoyment and for hire in places including Philadelphia, the Virgin Islands and Key West, Florida.

  • DEADLINES: June 16, Final date to apply for degree/certificate for August 2017 graduation, Final date for submitting program of study forms to the Graduate School for graduation in August 2017, Applications for admission to candidacy to the Graduate School for doctoral candidates (August 2017)
  • Into the Woods: June 15-18, 8:00 p.m., State Botanical Gardens, $15
  • Workshop: Reception on Diversity in Science: June 21, 3:00 p.m., Biological Sciences Building, room 404D


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