Current Exhibitions

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Cut & Paste: Works of Paper

August 19 - November 14, 2019

The state of Georgia has long been known for its five Pā€™s in agriculture ā€” poultry, peaches, peanuts, pecans and paper ā€” but only one of these has attracted a wide array of Georgia artists.

The Green Gallery


This exhibition explores the relationship between people, the environment, and paper.

George Mead Education Gallery


"From Hand to Machine: The Evolution of Papermaking", is featured in the George W. Mead Paper Education Center. The exhibit details the evolution of science and technology in papermaking, showcasing artifacts from the 1300s to paper made in space aboard the space shuttle Columbia.

Permanent Exhibit


The museum's permanent exhibition traces the fascinating history of papermaking from its earliest antecedents through the advanced thechology of today-- from ancient Sumerian cuneiform tablets and Egyptian papyrus scrolls to the watermarked papers of Italy to the high-tech machinery of the modern paper industry.