Art & Music
The Morris Museum of Art showcases artwork celebrating the art and artists of American South.
Augusta is home to a large arts community, including performance arts.
The Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival showcases art and performances from cultures around the world.
Browse the 1000 block of Broad Street, a trendy section of downtown known as “Artists’ Row.” You’ll find vibrant galleries and studios showcasing a range of artistic mediums. Explore the Morris Museum of Art – the first museum devoted to the art of the American South. Visit the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art to see creative contemporary exhibitions. Attend festivals such as Westobou and Arts in the Heart of Augusta.
For great performance art, enjoy dinner and a show at Ft. Gordon or Le Chat Noir. Catch the Augusta Players in action. Or delight to the beauty and artistry of the Augusta Ballet as they perform at the historic Imperial Theatre.
It’s not surprising that the hometown of James Brown, the “Godfather of Soul,” also boasts a dynamic musical culture. Sample a soulful array of clubs, including blues, country, classic rock and jazz.