Drawing from public and private collections of handmade domestic textiles, this exhibition will feature embroidery, cut-work, tatting, and crochet. Exploring the lost arts of busy hands in a pre-industrialized domestic world, the exhibition will have samples of lacework and other textiles used predominantly in the home. Sponsored by Richard and Elaine Chambers, Mother's Work will be on display through June 22, 2013 in the Main Gallery.
Who do you think is the best in the 'Boro? The Second Annual Emma Awards will honor the best actors, directors and costume designers in town. Each vote is $1 and proceeds support the Averitt Center for the Arts. Voting will begin online by May 18 and end June 7. The winners will be announced June 8 at a red-carpet event in the Emma Kelly Theater.Read More
The annual Memorial Day Program will feature Vietnam veteran LTC William Roberts of GSU-ROTC as the keynote speaker. Bill Coen of First Baptist Church will provide musical entertainment beginning at 10:30 a.m. The service will include a reading of the names of The Fallen in Bulloch County. The program is free and open to the public.