Calendar

Jan
18
Thu
Exhibit: “More than Meets the Eye: Works by Eric Forstmann” @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars Gallery
Jan 18 – Mar 15 all-day
Exhibit: "More than Meets the Eye: Works by Eric Forstmann" @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars Gallery | Gainesville | Georgia | United States

Simmons Visual Art Center, Sellars Gallery
Thursday, Jan. 18-Thursday, March 15
Opening Reception: Thursday, Jan. 18, 5:30-7 p.m.

Artist Eric Forstmann elevates common household objects and settings to a higher status in his engaging paintings. The works in this exhibition focus on boxes, shelves and stacks of objects, all of which prove there’s more to a traditional still life than meets the eye.

Jan
25
Thu
Exhibit: “The One in the Duck Feather Cloak and The Other Side of the World: Works by Rob Hessler” @ John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery
Jan 25 – Mar 15 all-day
Exhibit: "The One in the Duck Feather Cloak and The Other Side of the World: Works by Rob Hessler" @ John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery | Gainesville | Georgia | United States

John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery
Thursday, Jan. 25-Thursday, March 15
Closing Reception: Thursday, March 15, 5:30-7 p.m.

In this exhibition, artist Rob Hessler presents concepts of curiosity, exploration, consciousness and colliding worlds through the eyes of his invented being, The One in the Duck Feather Cloak. Follow along on the creature’s journey through a series of beautifully rendered drawings and sculptural objects. Discover how The Other Side of the World and our own universe collide.

Feb
8
Thu
Exhibit: That ’70s Show @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Presidents Gallery
Feb 8 – Mar 15 all-day
Exhibit: That ’70s Show @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Presidents Gallery | Gainesville | Georgia | United States

Simmons Visual Art Center, Presidents Gallery
Thursday, Feb. 8-Thursday, March 15
Opening Reception: Thursday, Feb. 8, 5:30-7 p.m.

This exhibition from the Brenau Historic Clothing Collection compares and contrasts what women wore in the 1870s with the 1970s, exploring the changing nature of women’s roles in society during those times.

Mar
15
Thu
Closing Reception and Artist Talk: “The One in the Duck Feather Cloak and The Other Side of the World: Works by Rob Hessler” @ John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery
Mar 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Closing Reception and Artist Talk: "The One in the Duck Feather Cloak and The Other Side of the World: Works by Rob Hessler" @ John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery | Gainesville | Georgia | United States

John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery
Thursday, Jan. 25-Thursday, March 15
Closing Reception: Thursday, March 15, 5:30-7 p.m.

Apr
12
Thu
Exhibit: The Brenau Collaborative @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars and Presidents Galleries
Apr 12 – Apr 24 all-day
Exhibit: The Brenau Collaborative @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars and Presidents Galleries | Gainesville | Georgia | United States

Exhibit: The Brenau Collaborative: Senior Projects and Portfolios Exhibit
Simmons Visual Art Center, Sellars Gallery
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 14, 5-6:30 p.m.
This exhibition showcases the final projects and portfolios of graduating seniors in the areas of studio art, fashion design, fashion merchandising and residential planning.

Exhibit:The Brenau Collaborative: Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Simmons Visual Art Center, Presidents Gallery
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 14, 5-6:30 p.m.
This juried exhibition features the work of Brenau University Art & Design and Interior Design students.

Saturday, April 14, 4:30 p.m.
The Brenau Student Fashion Show
Pearce Auditorium
Featuring work from students and alumnae of the Brenau fashion design program.

Apr
14
Sat
Opening Reception: The Brenau Collaborative @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars and Presidents Galleries
Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Opening Reception: The Brenau Collaborative @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars and Presidents Galleries | Gainesville | Georgia | United States

Thursday, April 12- Tuesday, April 24
Exhibit: The Brenau Collaborative: Senior Projects and Portfolios Exhibit
Simmons Visual Art Center, Sellars Gallery
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 14, 5-6:30 p.m.
This exhibition showcases the final projects and portfolios of graduating seniors in the areas of studio art, fashion design, fashion merchandising and residential planning.

Thursday, April 12-Tuesday, April 24
Exhibit:The Brenau Collaborative: Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Simmons Visual Art Center, Presidents Gallery
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 14, 5-6:30 p.m.
This juried exhibition features the work of Brenau University Art & Design and Interior Design students.

Saturday, April 14, 4:30 p.m.
The Brenau Student Fashion Show
Pearce Auditorium
Featuring work from students and alumnae of the Brenau fashion design program.

Apr
16
Mon
Exhibit: “25 | 30 | 45: Interior Design Retrospective” @ John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery
Apr 16 – May 24 all-day
Exhibit: "25 | 30 | 45: Interior Design Retrospective" @ John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery | Gainesville | Georgia | United States

John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery
Monday, April 16-Thursday, May 24
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 19, 5-6:30 p.m.

This exhibition highlights the history of the Interior Design Department at Brenau. The interior design bachelor program was professionally accredited 25 years ago in 1993; professor Lynn Jones came to Brenau 30 years ago in 1988 and is retiring this year; and the interior design major began 45 years ago in 1973. And now you understand the numbers: 25, 30, 45.

Apr
19
Thu
Opening Reception: “25 | 30 | 45: Interior Design Retrospective” @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars Gallery
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 19, 5-6:30 p.m.

May
17
Thu
Exhibit: “2018 President’s Summer Art Series” @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars Gallery
May 17 – Jul 12 all-day

Simmons Visual Art Center, Sellars Gallery
Thursday, May 17-Thursday, July 12
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 7, 5:30-7 p.m.

This exhibit features works by regional artists with close ties to the local community and Brenau University.

Jun
7
Thu
Opening Reception: “2018 Presidents Summer Arts Series” @ Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars Gallery
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm