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...

Museum director left it better

...began making exhibits, largely on his own, without much additional funding. He was miscast. He should have been museum director in St. Louis, or Richmond, or Cincinnati. There wasn't a fit. But there was a purpose. And that was something...

Museum director hopes sports theme will work again

...baseball has generated a lot of community interest at the Aiken County Historical Museum, according to Mr. Levy, the museum director. "It's a great exhibit; people have loved it," said Mr. Levy. The baseball exhibit started in May, and in...

Museum unseals treasures

...unsealed treasures of the past Thursday that have been stored in a downtown bank vault for seven years for safekeeping. Museum Director Dick Wescott removed the screws from two large wooden cases holding 56 extremely rare and delicate architectural drawings...

Decries museum ouster as `uncouth'

...must be congratulated on his quick adaptation to the mores of the local politicos. His actions in removing former Museum Director Dick Wescott from his position - just days before Mr. Wescott's resignation was to be effective Ä is what could...

Leaky roof adds to list of museum repairs

...reduced operating hours were not enough, Augusta Museum of History is in dire need of a new roof and related repairs, Museum Director Nancy Glaser said.Combined with a 2007 replacement of the museum's air-conditioning system, the roof request...

New exhibit weaves tapestry of area history

...County Museum's new permanent exhibit, Augusta's Story, was made a priority and completed in nine months, said museum director Scott Loehr. The results can be viewed beginning Saturday. The museum is touting the 6,500-square-foot exhibit...

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Theater exhibit will be making a curtain call at Aiken museum

...featuring Aiken theater groups, opened earlier this month and will be extended through the end of January, according to museum director Elliott Levy. "The latest exhibit is like the baseball exhibit. It was only supposed to be up for a month," he...

Give ships idea a shot

...specifically to riverine warfare." So why shouldn't Augusta be the first? Spurred by Augusta-Richmond County Museum Director Dick Wescott, the mayor and other local officials, Norwood urges that seven decommissioned wartime vessels, used...

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Applauds museum's 'Augusta's Story'

...rich history is on par with the Smithsonian Institution and similar museums of national standing. Congratulations to museum director Scott Loehr and the museum board -- and, most especially, to the historians, artisans, staff and volunteers whose...

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