An annual program for Museum members interested in collecting art. Participants visit art collections, attend special events, and hear from experts, artists, and other collectors. Program dues support the acquisition of works for the Museum’s collection.
Interested in collecting art and supporting the Museum? We hope you will consider joining Collectors Society! Participants will visit art collections, attend special events, and hear from experts, artists, and other collectors. Dues cover programs, meals, and transportation, and help support the acquisition of works for the Museum’s collection. Stay tuned for the 2019–2020 schedule, which will be posted later this summer.
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Join us to celebrate 30 years of the Museum in the Park. This year’s schedule highlights topics such as conservation, glass, and ceramics, and includes luncheon programs at the Museum and travel.
|Conservation in Conversation
Tuesday, October 2 at 5:30 PM
Wine and cheeseTo live with fine art is to enjoy it and care for it. Hear from Larry Shutts of Savant & Shutts and Curator Margaret Lynne Ausfeld about when and how a work of art needs to be conserved.
|Meet the Maestro in Glass: Lino Tagliapietra
Friday, November 9 at Noon
LuncheonTake a private tour of the Museum exhibition Lino Tagliapietra: Master of Beauty led by the artist. His intricate glass sculptures reflect inspiration from the natural world and varied places.
|Art in Atlanta: A Gallery and Museum Visit
Thursday, January 10 at 8:15 AM
Day Trip [Limited to 30]Collectors Society will visit Spalding Nix Fine Art, which specializes in abstract and traditional contemporary art accented by antiques. Then the group will be dazzled by the blockbuster exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors at the High.
|Current Trends in Collecting Contemporary Ceramics, 1950–Present
Friday, February 1 at Noon
LuncheonHear from noted curator and dealer, Leslie Ferrin, director of Ferrin Contemporary and Project Art in Massachusetts. She will address the current trends in collecting contemporary ceramics.
|Two Birmingham Collections: Ceramics and Photographs
Thursday, April 11, 8:30 AM
Day Trip [Limited to 30]The group will continue to explore figural ceramics in the collection of Karen and Joel Piassick, photographs in the collection of John Hagefstration, and related works at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
For additional information, please contact Alice Novak, Curator of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 334.625.4361.