The Hudgens Prize Finalists Exhibition
June 8 – September 7
Opening Reception, Saturday, June 8, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Featuring Works by:
What is the Hudgens Prize?
A stunning cash award of $50,000 and an invitation for a solo exhibition for one artist, the Hudgens Prize is one of the largest art awards given in the entire nation, and is open only to Georgia residents. The four Finalists were chosen from a pool of 370 applicants by a jury of curators from three top art institutions.
The winner will be announced at the Award Ceremony on August 10th. For information about this and other Hudgens Prize Programs, visit the Hudgens Prize page.
Also on view June 8 – September 17
Pulp Portraits & 2013 Altered Book Exhibition – Georgia Gallery
Selected Works from the Permanent Collection – Rowe Promenade
Barefoot in the Park Student Art Competition, Award Winners – Rowe Promenade
Visit our Calendar pages to see more information about our events & exhibits.
The Hudgens is again participating in the nationwide Blue Star Museums program. The free admission program is available to any active duty U.S. military as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members.
For more information, go to Blue Star Museums.
The Hudgens Center is proud to be the recipient of a 2012 Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Non-Profit Small Business Award
About the Hudgens
The Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts showcases a range of artwork in our galleries throughout the year, highlighting a wide variety of media, from paintings, drawings and prints to pottery and sculpture.
Classes, Outreach and Other Features
The Hudgens offers fine art classes for adults & children, summer art camps, and outreach programs (go to Education to learn more about these programs), facility rentals for special events, and much more.
The Hudgens also features a lovely gift shop filled with paintings, pottery, prints, glass art, jewelry, art supplies, books and other fun gift items; an interactive Children’s Art Zone with make & take art stations, musical stations, a giant kaleidoscope, a puppet theatre and a well-stocked reading nook; and the award-winning Al Weeks Sculpture Garden, recently designated an Audubon Society Wildlife Refuge.
Mission Statement: Bringing art lovers, leaders and learners together through quality programs and exhibits.
The Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization supported through the generosity of many private patrons, corporations and foundations.
Inclement Weather: In the case of inclement weather, The Hudgens follows Gwinnett County Public Schools and is closed when GCPS are closed for weather reasons. View our full Policy on the Admissions & Hours page.