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Arts events
Feb. 26-March 4
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This week

"The Postmodern Life of my Aunt," Atlanta. Film in Mandarin with English subtitles. 8 p.m. today, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $7, $6 for students, seniors and members. 404-733-5000. 

"Daisies Won't Tell," Tallulah Falls. Daisy-themed show featuring various media. Through Friday, Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts, 11785 U.S. 441 N, Tallulah Falls. 706-754-5989.

"A Different Point of View," Suwanee. Photographer Dick Goodman. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Suwanee Crossroads Center, 323 Buford Highway, Suwanee. 

"Reel Life: True Stories of Contemporary Japan," Atlanta. Film series featuring Japanese films with English subtitles. "Nobody Knows," 8 p.m. Saturday, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $7, $6 for students, seniors and members. 404-733-5000.

Photography of Jim Stephens, Gainesville. Through Saturday, Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. Free. 770-532-3311, ext. 132.

Folk pottery exhibit, Sautee. A 4-gallon jar, the oldest known folk pottery item from Northeast Georgia, is on loan from the High Museum of Art. Exhibit opens Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors and $2 children. 706-878-3300.

Nature Photography Workshop, Athens. Taught by photographers Nathaniel Burkins and Daphne Hall. 9 a.m. Saturday, Sandy Creek Park Visitor's Center, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens. Age 13 and older. Preregistration required. $5 for Athens-Clarke County residents, $8 noncounty residents. 706-613-3531.

The UGA French Film Festival, Athens. 8 p.m. Monday, Tate Center Theater, University of Georgia, Baxter and Lumpkin streets, Athens. $1 students, $2 nonstudents. 706-542-2084.


31st annual Gala Art Auction, Gainesville. Preview party, 6:30 p.m. March 5, $10; auction, 6:30 p.m. March 7. Live and silent auction benefits Quinlan programming. $125 per person, $250 couple. Call ahead for reservations. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575.


"Courage of Conviction: The African-American Soldier," Stone Mountain. Featuring paintings by Ted Ellis depicting African-American soldiers throughout history. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through March 31, Stone Mountain Park's Memorial Hall Museum, Stone Mountain. $9 adults, $7 children ages 3-11 (park entrance additional). 770-413-5058.

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.

"Unfolded: A Study of the Nature of Textiles," Dahlonega. Hand-dyed canvas and applique pieces by Mandy Smith. Exhibit, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays through March 6; reception, noon Saturday, West Main Hall, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. 404-642-0684 or

Art from Georgia Schools, Dahlonega. Georgia art educators and their students. Exhibit through March 12; North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. 

Gainesville State College's Art Faculty Show, Oakwood. Through March 18, Roy C. Moore Gallery of Art, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. Free.

"Oasis" and "Smashed," Atlanta. Exhibitions by Katherine Taylor and Gregg Hill. Through March 28, Marcia Wood Gallery, 263 Walker St., Atlanta. 404-827-0030.

"Emily Grigsby: Driven," Gainesville. Through March 29, closed March 1-8 and 21-23, Presidents Gallery, Brenau University, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

Liliana Porter, Gainesville. Installation video, photographs and mixed media.  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays through March 29, closed March 1-8. Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. 770-534-6263 or

"Pragmatic Muse: Scientific Explorations in Art," Gainesville. Exhibit through March 29; Leo Castelli Art Gallery, Brenau University, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. 

Friday Night Sketch Group, Gainesville. No instruction provided. Live clothed model. Bring your own supplies. 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. $5 per person. 770-536-2575.

Exhibitions at The High Museum, Atlanta. Featuring "The Treasure of Ulysses Davis" through April 5, "The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army" through April 19 and "Louvre Atlanta: the Louvre and the Masterpiece" through Sept. 6. Closed Mondays. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $11 children ages 6-17, children younger than 6 and members free. 404-733-4575.

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