Art Educator Workshop– Ceramics 101: Hand-building and Surface Decoration

Saturday, September 26th, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Simmons Visual Arts Center

Contact Allison Murphy Lauricella at (770)534-6263 or at to register.

Lunch & Learn – John Heliker Film Screening

photo by Charlotte Brooks

Thursday, October 22nd, 12:00 p.m.
Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars Gallery

This event is free and open to the public.

John Heliker: The Order of Things Tour Program

Pictured: John Heliker,” Untitled (Study for The Literary)”, c. 1938, Pen and Ink on Paper.

Brenau Galleries is pleased to offer docent-led tours of “John Heliker:The Order of Things” to adult groups of 5 or more. Tours are offered on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 11:00. Tours must be reserved at least two weeks in advance. For more information or to reserve a tour, please contact Allison Lauricella at (770) 534- 6263 or at

2015 Docent Program Kick-Off

Brenau University Galleries is looking for people interested in serving the community as gallery volunteers and docents!! Join us Thursday, July 23rd, at 3:30 p.m. in Simmons Visual Arts Center’s Sellars Gallery to learn more about the exciting volunteer opportunities available and to meet and mingle with current docents!

Brenau Galleries closed July 3rd

Pictured Above: Frederick Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935),Washington at Mt. Vernon,Etching on Paper, 1931, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bentley, Sr.
Brenau University offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, in observance of Independence Day. Brenau Galleries wishes you a safe and happy 4th of July!

2015 Brenau Collaborative Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Winners Announced

This past Saturday, Brenau Galleries hosted the opening receptions for the Brenau Collaborative Senior Projects and Portfolios Exhibit and the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. The Brenau Collaborative is an annual two-part exhibit featuring the work of both undergraduate students… Read More

Brenau Students Exposed to Artistic Processes

On Wednesday, March 4th, Brenau University Art and Design students had the opportunity to see the artistic processes employed by ceramicist Alisa (Al) Holen firsthand. The artist demonstrated various wheel-throwing and surface decoration techniques for the captivated audience…. Read More

Attention Teachers! Now registering for torch-enameling workshop!

  Professional Development Workshop: Torch Enameling 101 Saturday, February 7th, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Simmons Visual Arts Center, Classroom L3 This  hands-on workshop with Dr. Barbara Faulkner, Associate Professor of Art and Design at Brenau University, offers art… Read More

Guided Tours of “The Ties that Bind” Available!

Brenau Galleries is pleased to offer docent-led tours of “The Ties that Bind: Civil Rights Photography from the High Museum of Art” to adult groups of 5 or more. This unique opportunity is designed to give visitors an… Read More

“Women’s Work” Oral History Project Videos Now Available

“Women’s Work” was an exhibition and oral history project that explored the relationship between contemporary fiber art and its roots in domesticity and gender-specific roles completed by Brenau Galleries in Summer 2014.   Over 30 contemporary Georgia fiber… Read More