Around the block

...of the film's depiction of blacks, the movie been controversial since it's release in 1946.After the film, museum director Kevin Grogan will lead a discussion.Admission is free. For more information, call (706) 724-7501.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Artside: Morris Gala to offer first look at Bartlett's art

...University of Pennsylvania and filmmaking at New York University.In the book Bo Bartlett, Heartland, Columbus Museum director Tom Butler described Bartlett's work as celebrating "the underlying epic nature of the commonplace and the personal...

Augusta Museum of History lecture to feature unusual artifacts

...that included art, natural history, archaeological artifacts and items from cultures around the world. The early museum directors accepted possessions that people brought back from travels that were not true historical artifacts, Klaus said...

World War II bomber pilot is Museum of Aviation's oldest volunteer

...was an aircraft mechanic.He helped restore planes at the museum until he was 75. That's when Peggy Young, the museum director at the time, called him up to the office."Peggy told me I was getting too old to be climbing around on planes...