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Arts events
For the week of Oct. 14-20
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This week

The 63rd Annual Members' Exhibition, Gainesville. Works by more than 280 artist members of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center. Reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. today; exhibit today-Dec. 4, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

Georgia Quilt Show, Duluth. More than 100 workshops and 150 quilting-related retailers. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today-Saturday, Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. $10. For age 12 and older. 800-699-6309.

The Goldrush Film Festival, Dahlonega. Classic comedies, cartoons and short films will air throughout the day during Gold Rush. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Holly Theater, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. $5 for all-day admission. 706-864-3759 or

Mountain Laurel Quilters' Guild sale, Clarkesville. Great White Elephant Sale. Bring sewing, quilting, knitting or fiber art supplies to sell. Bring your own lunch and join the business meeting following the sale. Noon Tuesday, Clarkesville United Methodist Church, 1311 Washington St., Clarkesville. Open to visitors and members. 706-778-5944.


"Children of Invention," Gainesville. Film about the impact of immigration on children. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. $7 adults, $5 seniors and students. 770-534-2787.


Dahlonega Artist Marketplace, Dahlonega. Dahlonega Arts Council. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through October, Hancock Park, corner of North Park and Warwick streets, Dahlonega.

Short Fuses and Long Streets: A Logical Lapse, Gainesville. Works by artists Amanda Hughen and Jennifer Starkweather. Through Nov. 21. Reception 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday. Presidents Gallery, Breanau Univeristy 500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville.

Art and Antique Festival, Commerce. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. first Saturdays and Sundays. Commerce Crossing, Pottery Factory Drive, Commerce. 706-335-6352.

Toddler Thursdays, Atlanta. Children ages 2-4 can see the High Museum's collections and create their own artwork. No registration required. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Thursday, Greene Family Education Center, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Free with admission. Admission $18; $15 seniors and college students with ID; $11 children age 6-17; free for age 5 and younger and members. 404-733-5000.

Arie Meaders exhibit, Sautee. Pottery by Meaders, the mother of famed folk potter Lanier Meaders. Through Aug. 2011: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300 or

"Shadows," Sautee. Works by oil painter Keith Burgess of Hiawassee. Exhibit, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, through Nov. 7, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee. Free. 706-878-3300.

"Links," Gainesville. Darryl Pottorf. Through Nov. 21, Sellars Gallery, Brenau University, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263 or

"Character Faces," Gainesville. Work by Clay Sayre. Through Oct., Inman Perk, downtown Gainesville square.

"Wild Culture: Ecological Perspectives," Oakwood. Ecologically-minded works. Through Oct. 26, Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. Free. 678-717-3438 or

"Dali: The Late Work," Atlanta. Exhibit of work from the last 40 years of Salvador Dali's career. Paintings, jewelry, sculpture, video and various other media. Exhibit through Jan. 9, High Museum of Art, 1288 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000.

Yonah Art Guild meeting, Cleveland. 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Hallco Credit Union, 379 E. Kytle St., Cleveland. 706-994-7801 or

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