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Art at River's Edge: Several arts events are on tap during summer

Posted: June 18, 2014 - 8:14am
Clara, Josef, Gianna and Allie Hathaway created abstract art during a workshop at the Arts and Heritage Center.  SPECIAL
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Clara, Josef, Gianna and Allie Hathaway created abstract art during a workshop at the Arts and Heritage Center.

The Arts and Heritage Center had the Riverfront Arts Festival Exhibit and the awards ceremony on June 14. In addition, the center had its second annual “What’s in Your Attic” Art and Antiques Appraisal.

Starting June 30, the Historic Sites of North Augusta exhibit will open in the main gallery and the second floor gallery will feature the 50th Anniversary Exhibit of the Sno-Cap. Both exhibits will run until Sept. 12.

On June 7 we had a children’s workshop at the arts center with four children working with rollers, stamps and other items to create abstract art.

The AHC will be closed for the Fourth of July holiday.

The AHC will celebrate its fifth Birthday Bash on July 18 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Heart & Soul will have The Henrys, Carey Murdock and Flo Carter in the Palmetto Terrace on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building. The event will also have Laura Warren of WRDW TV-12. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for others. Tickets can be purchased at the AHC or by calling (803) 441-4380.

From June 13-July 25, the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art features Don Kimes in the main gallery. Jim Brownlow will be in Creel-Harrison Community Art Gallery from June 13-July 25.

The Morris Museum will be featuring:

• July 11 at noon, Films on Friday: Ninotchka with discussion led by Kevin Grogan. Participants can bring a lunch. Free admission.

• July 13: Artrageous! Family Sunday: World Folktales with the Columbia Marionette Theatre. Free.

• July 18, Art Lunch: Philip Morsberger and Anita Huffington, who will discuss their exhibits at the museum. Members $10, nonmembers$ 15. Paid reservations due by the July 16.

• July 19, 1-3 p.m., Draw with the Morris: Cartooning with Rick McKee. Open to all skill levels. Fees apply: call for information.

• July 19, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Gallery Talk: private talk with Philip Morseberger and Anita Huffington followed by a champagne reception. Space is limited: register early. Members $15, nonmembers $20. Call (706) 828-3867.

• July 20, 2 p.m., Music at the Morris: D. Mealing and Nu’Movement presents new gospel music, free.

Mark your calendar for Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as Jim Harrison will be at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta with 18 of his smaller works, as well as books and notecards. Refreshments will be provided.

Harrison is known for his rural scenes of Disappearing America as well as scenes of coastal South Carolina. He is at the forefront of a movement called Art for Everyone, which began in the 1970s with organizations such as Framehouse Gallery Publishers.

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