GMA Exhibit: John MacFarland-Steamboats: A Ride through History

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Will be shown in the Courtyard and Piano galleries. Steamboats: A Ride through History, consists of handmade replicas of steamboats made by John McFarland, text by historian Ken McCulloch, and items from the museum’s private collection. The show discusses life on the riverboats as well as the connection to Etowah County. February 4, 2022 – March 25, 2022

GMA Exhibit: Sheri Schumacher

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Sheri Schumacher is a textile designer-maker, based in Auburn, Alabama, and the Washington D.C. area. Her creative practice focuses on exploring narratives about cultural landscapes and recording a sense of place through observation and material investigation. She works with a range of processes, including hand stitching and fabric manipulation. Sheri received an MFA in design from Cranbrook Academy of Art …

GMA Exhibit: Jill Hamrick

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Will be shown in the Main gallery. Jill Hamrick’s work is a collection of self-photographs where she portrays past generations of her family and how they have transformed her into the person she is today. The photos range from 2012-2020 as she transformed herself through hair and original clothing of her ancestors. After a series of significant shifts in her …

GMA Exhibit: Katie Hargrave & Meredith Lynn: Mirror Muir: The Cumberland Mountains.

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“Mirror Muir: The Cumberland Mountains” is a new exhibition at The Gadsden Museum of Art by collaborative multimedia artists Meredith Laura Lynn and Katie Hargrave. The exhibition explores 19th-century American environmental writer John Muir and his continued legacy in the Southeast. Included in the exhibition are new sculptures, videos, and collages made with imagery the artists captured during a visit …