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Arts events
For the week of Nov. 4-10
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"Shadows," Sautee. Works by oil painter Keith Burgess of Hiawassee. Exhibit, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee. Free. 706-878-3300.

"An Artistic Discovery: The Congressional Art Competition," Oakwood. Today-Dec. 9, Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville. 678-717-3707.

Expressive Watercolor Workshop, Gainesville. Jim Chapman. Beginner or advanced. Learn basics and color usage, how to improve painting skills short and long term. Bring examples of your work for a private consultation with Chapman. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. $125. Space limited. 770-536-2575.

Festival of the Arts, Gainesville. Reception with dessert, coffee, live music and artists, 7-9 p.m. Saturday; exhibit through Nov. 21, Grace Episcopal Church, 431 Washington St., Gainesville.


Short Fuses and Long Streets: A Logical Lapse, Gainesville. Works by artists Amanda Hughen and Jennifer Starkweather. Through Nov. 21, Presidents Gallery, Brenau University 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.

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

The 63rd Annual Members' Exhibition, Gainesville. Works by more than 280 artist members of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center. Through Dec. 4, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"Beauty of Wood" and "Nascent Legacy," Atlanta. Wood works and ceramics by Simon Levin and his former apprentices, Kenyon Hansen and Tom Jaszczak. Through Nov. 24, The Signature Shop & Gallery, 3267 Roswell Road NW, Atlanta. 404-237-4426.

"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

Arie Meaders exhibit, Sautee. Pottery by Meaders, the mother of famed folk potter Lanier Meaders. Exhibit 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

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