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Lyndon House Arts Center

  • 293 Hoyt St.|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • 706.613.3623
  • | Fax: 706.613.3833
  • Region: Downtown

Originally housed within the historic Ware-Lyndon House, the community visual arts complex includes large airy galleries, a children's wing, artists' workshops, and a gallery shop. The gallery shop features pottery, paintings and photography, stained and blown glass, carved and turned wood, jewelry, scarves, and knitting by over 100 Athens-area artists. Exhibits include local, regional, and national artists in a variety of mediums.

ADMISSION: No admission charge.

HOURS: noon - 9 p.m. Tues. and Thurs.; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wed., Fri., and Sat. Closed Sun. and Mon.

The Lyndon House Arts Center is a community visual arts complex that incorporates gallery spaces, art class studios, meeting rooms, a research library, event spaces, and festival grounds. The recent expansion was planned to be compatible with the architecture of the magnificent Ware-Lyndon House (c. 1856), a two-story, late Greek Revival home with Italianate influence. Meticulously restored and serving as a house museum of decorative arts, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

MEETING PLANNERS:
Multipurpose indoor and outdoor spaces offer great flexibility for meetings, seminars, conferences, retreats, and social gatherings. The Community Room can accommodate small or large group activities up to 100, including banquets. The Lounge is a unique space with great atmosphere, ideal for small meetings or receptions. The North Terrace and Festival Grounds make superb use of the striking landscape for unforgettable events.

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description The downtown contemporary community gallery is highlighted by an impressive Grand Stairway leading from the Lower Atrium Gallery to a second floor wrap-around balcony. Diffused natural light flows from a full length skylight. A large picture window overlooks the Arts Center rolling lawn and the Northeast Georgia mountains.
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Community Room
Lounge
Lower Atrium
North Terrace
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    Upstream I

    • Location: Lyndon House Arts Center
    • 11/5/16 - 1/14/17
    • Upstream I features work by Juan Logan. At once abstract and representational,…
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    Full House Exhibition

    • Location: Lyndon House Arts Center
    • 11/18/16 - 1/21/17
    • The Lyndon House Arts Center presents Full House, a biennial exhibition of…
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    "Deck the Walls" Holiday Shop

    • Location: Lyndon House Arts Center
    • 11/22/16 - 12/31/16
    • Santa buys local art and you can, too! The Lyndon House Arts Center’s Gallery…
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    Holiday Open House at Lyndon House Arts Center

    • Location: Lyndon House Arts Center
    • 12/10/16
    • The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host the annual…
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    Upstream II

    • Location: Lyndon House Arts Center
    • 1/14/17 - 3/2/17
    • Upstream II continues with a group exhibition of African and African-American…
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    Visions of MLK Exhibition

    • Location: Lyndon House Arts Center
    • 1/14/17 - 1/21/17
    • Visions of MLK is an annual exhibition featuring works created by collaborative…
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  • Deck the Walls Art Shop

    • Valid: 11/22/16 - 12/31/16
    • The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present "Deck the…
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