Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Steppin’ Out

March 13, 2014

Steppin' Out: March 12, 2014

AMERICUS — Editor’s Note: Every Wednesday a list of local and area upcoming entertainment and cultural events will be published on the Steppin’ Out page in the Times-Recorder. To submit information for this listing, please send to Steppin’ Out, c/o Americus Times-Recorder, P.O. Box 1247, Americus GA 31709, or fax to 928-6344 or e-mail to beth.alston@gaflnews.com

Americus

Chamber Concert Series

This is the 35th season of the Georgia Southwestern State University Chamber Concert Series.

• Albany Symphony featuring GSW, Albany State and Darton College Choirs, “Evening of Italian Opera”  — 3 p.m.  April 13, at Rylander Theatre

All performances take place in GSW’s Jackson Performance Hall, unless otherwise noted. GSW students and children 15 and under admitted free of charge. Tickets available and can be purchased at the door. For more information or for tickets, call 229-931-2204.

Montezuma

Museum Hours

The Macon County Historical Museum is open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment. Call the Montezuma Downtown Development Authority at 478-472-4777 for more information.

Atlanta

The High Museum of Art

1280 Peachtree St. N.E.

Bangles to Benches: Contemporary Jewelry and Design

Through June 8, 2014

The High broadens visitors' ideas of jewelry as wearable sculpture with this exhibition, which focuses on the scale, range and creative dexterity found in many contemporary designers' repertoires today. Innovative contemporary jewelry is paired with other design objects - from chairs to climbing walls - created by key designers in the High's permanent collection. Ranging from mass-produced to one-of-a-kind works and from hand-crafted to digitally fabricated pieces, the works in the exhibition include many of the High's recent acquisitions by notable designers such as Marcel Wanders, Zaha Hadid and the Campana Brothers.

•Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door

February 23 through May 18, 2014

Cuban-born American artist Abelardo Morell has become internationally renowned over the past 25 years for employing the language of photography to explore visual surprise and wonder. In this exhibition, the High will present the first major retrospective of Morell's photography in 15 years. The show will also include new works by Morell that the High commissioned in 2013 for its ongoing Picturing the South series, which asks noted photographers to turn their lenses toward the American South.

• Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Through April 13, 2014

Drawn from the unparalleled collection of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyo., this exhibition features major works of art and important artifacts including paintings, drawings, sculpture, photographs, frontier firearms and objects from Native American cultures that showcase the exploration and settlement of the American West. Through these objects, the exhibition highlights the ways visual images and stories of explorers and legendary western celebrities such as Buffalo Bill Cody, Annie Oakley and Chief Sitting Bull continue to inform American identity and character today.

• Bangles to Benches: Contemporary Jewelry and Design

Through June 8

The High will broaden visitors' ideas of jewelry as wearable sculpture with this exhibition, which focuses on the scale, range and creative dexterity found in many contemporary designers' repertoires today. Innovative contemporary jewelry will be paired with other design objects - from chairs to climbing walls - created by key designers in the High's permanent collection. Ranging from mass-produced to one-of-a-kind works and from hand-crafted to digitally fabricated pieces, the works in the exhibition will include many of the High's recent acquisitions by notable designers such as Marcel Wanders, Zaha Hadid and the Campana Brothers.

• Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Through April 13

Drawn from the unparalleled collection of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyo., this exhibition features major works of art and important artifacts including paintings, drawings, sculpture, photographs, frontier firearms and objects from Native American cultures that showcase the exploration and settlement of the American West. Through these objects, the exhibition highlights the ways visual images and stories of explorers and legendary western celebrities such as Buffalo Bill Cody, Annie Oakley and Chief Sitting Bull continue to inform American identity and character today.

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