Georgia Museum of Art (Athens)
Georgia designated the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, GA as the offical state art museum in 1982. The Georgia Museum of Art is associated woth the University of Georgia; it has ten galleries, an auditorium, café, theater, art reference library, studio classroom, study room, and a museum shop.
The mission of the Georgia Museum of Art is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret works of art. The museum hosts approximately twenty culturally diverse exhibitions per year to represent all periods of art history (drawing from its permanent collection, other museums, and private collections).