"We Are Folk: Exploring Traditions in Southern Folk Art," Gainesville. Southern folk art and pottery, curated by Michael Crocker and Steve Slotin. Reception with gallery talk, 6-8 p.m. today; show through May 21, The Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts, Building 300, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth.
Fowl Art Show, Gainesville. Humorous paintings featuring chickens. Winner of show's work will be on t-shirts for the Spring Chicken Festival. Reception, 5-7 p.m. April 7; exhibit, Monday-April 30, Frames-You-Nique, 104 Main St., Gainesville.
"Hal B. Rhodes II Student Exhibition; Bars and Blurs: Censorship vs. the Freedom of Speech," Dahlonega. Through March 25, Bob Owens Art Gallery, 315 Hoag Student Center, North Georgia College and State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free. 706-867-2746 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mountain Laurel Quilters Guild meeting, Clarkesville. Social hour, noon; business meeting, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarkesville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1087 Washington St., Clarkesville. 706-878-1898.
"Youth Art Month," Gainesville. Gainesville city and Hall county schools. Grades 6-12. Reception, 5:30 p.m. March 18; exhibit, Wednesday-April 9, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575.
"Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun," Gainesville. Arts Council. Film. 7:30 p.m. March 17, Gainesville State College Continuing Education Building, Room CE 108, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. $7 adults, $5 students and seniors. 770-534-2787.
Kiln opening, Clarkesville. Tour pottery studio and kiln house, watch potters at work. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 18-19, noon to 5 p.m. March 20, Hickory Flat Pottery, 13664 Ga. 197 N., Clarkesville. Free. 706-947-0030.
Georgia Quilt Council Spring Convention, Cumming. "Sail into Quilting." Featuring Karen Combs, author, teacher and fabric designer. March 19: registration, 9 a.m.; meeting, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Central Park, Forsyth County Parks and Recreation Center, 2300 Keith Bridge Road, Cumming.
"Chasing the Light- The Plein Air Fine Arts Alliance," Dawsonville. Reception, 5-7 p.m. April 9; exhibit, April 2-30, The Bowen Center for the Arts, 334 Highway 9 N., Dawsonville. 706-216-2787.
"Seascapes: Photography of Sandra Gottlieb," Atlanta. Forty large-scale photographs that feature views of the Atlantic Ocean at Rockaway Beach in Queens, NY. Through Aug. 14, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. $15 adults, $14 students and seniors, $13 for children age 3 to 12, free for children age 2 and younger and museum members.
"All Boxed In," Sautee. Reception, 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday; exhibit through April 10, Center Gallery and Gallery Too, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee. Free. 706-878-3300.
"Utopian Dreamstate," Gainesville. Works by Elizabeth D'Angelo. Exhibit through March 20, Presidents Gallery, Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263 or email@example.com.
"Mark Maker," Gainesville. Works by Dennis Campay. Exhibit through March 20, Leo Castelli Art Gallery, John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, Brenau University, 429 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. 770-534-6263 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Book + Sculpture + Sound," Gainesville. Works by Jennifer Khoshbin. Exhibit through March 20, Sellars Gallery, Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263 or email@example.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.