Group 2

UGA Public Art Walking Tour

Group 2

Athens, Georgia 30605, United States

Created By: UGA Introduction to Museum Studies

Tour Information

Welcome to our tour of public art on the University of Georgia campus! Ranging from Native American petroglyphic boulders to modern UGA bulldog mascots, these five stops cover the majority of the university’s North campus over a three-quarter mile distance. Please engage in and interact with the many stories these objects have to offer.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Petroglyphic Boulders Granodiorite Baldwin Hall Two oval boulders rest in the shade in front of Baldwin Hall, often unnoticed by passing students. Petroglyphs are not new to Georgian history, but not much is known about how these two arrive... Read more
Fine Arts Mural Jean Charlot  1942 While an artist-in-residence at the University of Georgia from 1941 to 1944, Jean Charlot painted the mural on the Fine Arts building which still occupies a prominent place on the University of Georgia’... Read more
Abbot Pattison Mother and Child 1953 White Marble Next to Fine Arts building   A sense of curiosity comes from the relatively unknown concept of this piece. Does the piece represent Patinson and his own mother? Does it represent some unkno... Read more
Memorial Hall Bulldog Gene Owens  1958 Sculpture: Bronze; Base: Black Marble Who was the University of Georgia mascot before Uga? Although the first official mascot of the university was the goat, other bulldogs also took on the role befor... Read more
Granite Bulldog Steve Mooney 1992 Sculpture: White Granite; Base: Black Marble *Note: To reach this art piece, you must go down the outside stairs on the east side of Tate Student Center, then take a left. You will be below the bridge and t... Read more


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