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The Artside: Mellencamp brings his art, then his music to Augusta

...Soutine and Walt Kuhn as well as German expressionists Otto Dix and Max Beckmann, he developed a style that Morris Museum director Kevin Grogan describes as "tough, visceral and demanding."Mellencamp's work seems to reflect certain aspects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-23/artside-mellencamp-br
Museum plans to renovate for modern display

...Thursday will be carried out over the next two years with portions of the exhibit closing temporarily over time, said Museum Director J.R. "Jack" Dailey.Charles Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis" aircraft from the first trans-Atlantic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-12/museum-plans-renovate-modern-displa
Morris Museum film series to show 'Of Mice and Men'

...Lon Chaney Jr., Charles Bickford, Roman Bohnen, Bob Steele and Noah Beery Jr."It's a minor masterpiece," museum director Kevin Grogan wrote in an e-mail. "It tells the tragic story of two men, George Milton and his mentally challenged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-04/morris-museum-film-se
A look at a real man portrayed in 'Monuments Men'

...received, processed and then restituted after the war.The Monuments Men included architects, artists, curators and museum directors. The Harvard-educated Rorimer went on to become director of the Metropolitan Museum after the war.Robert Edsel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-02-08/look-real-man-portrayed-monuments-m
Ramblin' Rhodes: McDuffie Museum to open Smithsonian music exhibit

...history of many peoples reshaping each other into one incredibly diverse and complex people ? Americans."McDuffie Museum director Smith well knows the roots of American music as he lived through those early years of folk, soul, rockabilly and country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-03-27/ramblin-rhodes-mcduff
Grab the future before it passes you by -- opportunities are there

...brainstorming session generated more than 50 ideas, some of which have already been implemented. The next time you encounter museum director Nancy Glaser, please thank her and her staff for their great work.Besides reading and attending conferences, what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-04-28/grab-future-it-p
The Artside: Paintings, pottery among collections donated to Morris Museum

...the Morris, and selections will be on display in the museum's west lobby gallery through Aug. 4.According to museum director Kevin Grogan, James and Farmer are husband and wife collectors of "all things Southern ? quilts, paintings, furniture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-05-15/artside-paintings-pot
UGA museum lands big animal specimen collection

...official estimated that the UGA marine mammal collection now might be one of the top dozen in the world, according to museum director Bud Freeman.Weeks ago, museum workers started moving existing collections to create space for the Northeastern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-26/uga-museum-lands-big-animal-s
Porter Fleming Literary Contest honors artists from across the Southeast

...casual ceremony and brunch at the museum Sunday, where they were asked to read ? or act out ? their winning entries.Museum Director Kevin Grogan said the setting couldn't be more perfect."We like to do (the competition) because, frankly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-06/porter-fleming-literary-conte
Ramblin' Rhodes: Songwriters Hubbard, Crowell headed to Imperial

...her husband used his iPad to film the show.Everyone who has been to any of the Morris concert series knows that museum director Kevin Grogan at every show repeats the same pre-show mantra: "Audio and video recording are not permitted at this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-04/ramblin-rhodes-songwr