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Friday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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2025 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606

The Silk Road: The Art of Margaret Agner

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Thursday, April 23, 7:00 p.m.

Athens artist Margaret Agner will give a slide talk on the art of silk painting, accompanied by a live demonstration of her technique. The talk and demonstration will be accompanied by an exhibition of Agner's work upstairs Quiet Gallery through May 24. Agner has been painting on silk for over 30 years, and makes wearable art as well as wall hangings. Her work is widely seen and is available locally at Lyndon House Arts Center, Aurum, the Chappelle Gallery and the State Botanical Gardens of Georgia, among other locations. Besides silk painting, Margaret works in a wide variety of media, including oils, watercolor, acrylics and pastels. She is a member of The Studio Group, Oconee County Arts Foundation, the Visual Arts Guild of Athens, and other local, regional and national arts organizations. She is an enthusiastic plein air painter and you may find her painting outside on pleasant days! This program will be streamed live online at For more information, go to the website or call (706) 613-3650, ext. 343. In Multipurpose Room A.

Special Children's Show: Ron Anglin

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Thursday, April 23, 10:30 a.m.

Ron Anglin - This master juggler will amaze you and make you laugh with his fun-filled educational show.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is our new reading initiative to make sure our toddlers and preschoolers are ready for school. Studies show that children who listen to or read 1,000 books or more before entering school are better prepared. So grab one of our special reading logs, check out some books and get reading! We'll have special shows geared toward younger audiences and their families on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. throughout April!

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