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Our Georgia, 1987–2007: Exploring the Georgia Traditional Arts Research Collection
Part 1: Talent, Tradition, and Community

Traditional arts are the expression of a community’s beliefs, values, and customs, all of which are influenced by that community’s location, history, language, religion, and other unique circumstances. Examples may include basketry, recipes, styles of music or dance, and festivals.

Tamal Preparation

Our Georgia, 1987–2007: Exploring the Georgia Traditional Arts Research Collection
Part 2: Foodways and Material Culture

This exhibition focuses on foodways and material culture, two categories in which traditional artists craft something tangible.

McIntosh County Shouters performing onstage. The stickman holds a broom. Others are clapping and singing.

Our Georgia, 1987–2007: Exploring the Georgia Traditional Arts Research Collection
Part 3: Music and Dance

This exhibition focuses on Georgia’s music and dance, two performance-based categories of traditional arts that sometimes overlap.

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