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Arts events
For the week of Jan. 20-26
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"Utopian Dreamstate," Gainesville. Works by Elizabeth D'Angelo. Reception, 6:30-8 p.m. today; artist talk, 6 p.m. Feb. 24; exhibit, today-March 26, Presidents Gallery, Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263 or  

"Mark Maker," Gainesville. Works by Dennis Campay. Artist talk, 6 p.m. today; reception, 7-8 p.m. today; exhibit, today-March 26, Leo Castelli Art Gallery, John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, Brenau University, 429 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. 770-534-6263 or

"Book + Sculpture + Sound," Gainesville. Works by Jennifer Khoshbin. Reception, 6:30-8 p.m. today; exhibit, today-March 26, Sellars Gallery, Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263 or

Wearable Art Show, Sautee. Fiber, hats and jewelry art created by Northeast Georgia artists. Benefits the Georgia Heritage Arts Association. Saturday, Bernie's Restaurant, 2220 Ga. 17, Sautee. $15 for dinner and show if purchased today; after today, cost will be $20. Choice of Monte Cristo sandwich and veggie quiche. 706-878-9382.

Early White County pottery exhibit, Sautee. Three new pots including a 1843 pickle jar by Clemonds Chandler of Mossy Creek, a miniature 1862 jug by the Craven family, and a mid-nineteenth century inkwell. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300.

"New Traditions in Textiles," Dahlonega. Textiles by professor emeritus Tommye Scanlin, alumni and current students. Through Feb. 11, Bob Owens Art Gallery, 315 Hoag Student Center, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free. 706-867-2746 or


Fireside Art & Craft Show, Helen. More than 60 artists. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 19-20, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. $5 parking. 800-573-9659, ext. 305.


In the Gallery: Debra Yaun, Gainesville. Through Jan. 31, Hall County Library, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 114 or

2011 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Oakwood. Twelve faculty members will show pieces in various media, including photography, ceramics, drawings and paintings. Through Feb. 4, Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. 678-717-3707 or

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.

Georgia Heritage Arts & Fine Crafts Gallery, Helen. More than 30 artists' work on display; occasional demonstrations. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Monday, Alpine Village Shoppes, Helen. 706-892-1033.

Art exhibits, Gainesville. "As It Should Be: The Story of the Louisiana Marsh" by Barry Sons; "Breakthrough to Beauty in a Hostile World" by Judy Bynum George; "From the Source" by Jill Schultz-McGannon and "81 Pots" by Bob White. Through Feb. 20, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

Ferdinand Rosa exhibit, Buford. Abstract, mixed media paintings. Through March. 4-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Adam's Restaurant, 15 Main St., Buford. Free. 770-531-9848 or

 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 August 2011: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300.

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