First Year Odyssey

Events

Experience

Concerts, lectures, undergraduate research, service-learning, films and more give you opportunities to enhance your learning experience.

Students enrolled in First-Year Odyssey seminars are required to attend at least three campus events during the semester.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Toddler Tuesday: In Full Bloom

Tue. May 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us for a tour, story time in the galleries and an art activity just for the little ones. In celebration of spring, the program will focus on paintings of flowers. This free, 40-minute program is designed for families with children ages 18 months to 3 years. Space is limited; please email sagekincaid@uga.edu or call 706.542.0448 after April 1 to reserve a spot. Sponsored by Heyward Allen Motor Co., Inc., Heyward Allen Toyota and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/toddl

Tuesday Tour at 2

Tue. May 22, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Rotunda, Second Floor, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
Join us for a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.
Event type: Tour    Host: Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //www5.galib.uga.edu/scl/

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. May 23, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-

Art is How We Live: Mindfulness in the Midst of Complexity

Thu. May 24, 2018, 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Kaira Jewel Lingo will lead this special mindfulness retreat focusing on art and creativity. Kaira teaches meditation and mindfulness internationally, with a focus on activists, people of color, artists, educators, families, and youth. Each retreat date can stand alone, but attendees are encouraged to attend both. The event is free but registration is limited and required: please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu. Funded in part by the Hemera Foundation.
Reservation information: Please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/bring

Studio Workshop: Fiber Arts

Thu. May 24, 2018, 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join Athens-based artist Paige French for a four-part series of studio-based courses that will explore weaving and fiber arts through various techniques and materials. This workshop is open to artists of all levels and experience, from enthusiastic beginners to more seasoned practitioners.The cost of the course is a $15 materials fee, which will cover all necessary supplies for all sessions (May 3, 10, 17 and 24). Call 706.542.8863 or email callan@uga.edu to register. Limited to 15 participants.
Ticket charge: $15
To obtain tickets: Materials fee
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/studi

Art is How We Live: Mindfulness in the Midst of Complexity

Fri. May 25, 2018, 09:00 PM - 11:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Kaira Jewel Lingo will lead this special mindfulness retreat focusing on art and creativity. Kaira teaches meditation and mindfulness internationally, with a focus on activists, people of color, artists, educators, families, and youth. Each retreat date can stand alone, but attendees are encouraged to attend both. The event is free but registration is limited and required: please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu. Funded in part by the Hemera Foundation.
Reservation information: Please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/art-i

Tuesday Tour at 2

Tue. May 29, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Rotunda, Second Floor, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
Join us for a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.
Event type: Tour    Host: Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
More information: Jean Cleveland, 706-542-8079, jclevela@uga.edu, //www5.galib.uga.edu/scl/

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. May 30, 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-

Museums on Film: “Night at the Museum”

Thu. May 31, 2018, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc. Starring Ben Stiller and Ricky Gervais. (2006, PG, 108 minutes).
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/museu

NOTE : The information included in this list of Events was obtained from the sponsors. Although we will strive for perfection, we cannot be responsible for any misinformation provided to us regarding dates, times and prices. If you would like to inquire about having an Event included in the Odyssey event calendar, please email fyo@uga.edu with the relevant details.