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Arts events
March 5-11
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This week

Folk Pottery display, Sautee. A four-gallon jar on loan from the High Museum of Art, considered the oldest known piece of folk pottery from Northeast Georgia, will be on display through December. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300. 

"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. today-Friday, West Main Hall, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. 404-642-0684 or thefiberartist@gmail.com.  

31st annual Gala Art Auction, Gainesville. Preview party, 6:30 p.m. today, $10; auction, 6:30 p.m. Saturday. 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.

The Seen Gallery grand reopening, Decatur. Group show featuring more than 24 artists. Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, The Seen Gallery, 15 Church St., Suites A and B, Decatur. Reservations required. 404-614-0006 or rsvp@carenwestpr.com.

Lecture on Slave Potter Dave, Sautee. Leonard Todd will share information on well known potter David Drake. 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. 706-878-3300.

Fiber Arts Show, Sautee. By the Fiber Soup Group. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays through April 5, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. 706-878-3300.

"Minutia: An Integration of Macro Digital Photography and Jewelry," Dahlonega. Handmade jewelry and photography by Lyndsy Holmes. Exhibit, Monday-March 27; reception, 6 to 8 p.m. March 26, West Main Hall Gallery, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. 770-887-8379 or lyndsyholmes@gmail.com.

Cleveland Arts Instruction Series, Cleveland. Yonah Art Guild. Floral arrangements, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, $30 for supplies and class; Native American arts, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays for four weeks, $80 for supplies and class. For more information, contact Donna at 706-969-1446 or donnareadfeather@hotmail.com.

Spring Break Art Break, Athens. For ages 6-15. Design, draw, paint and meet a guest artist. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. $53 for noncounty residents, $35 for Athens-Clarke County residents. Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services or 706-613-3623. 

Upcoming

The American Craft Council Show, Atlanta. More than 200 jewelry, clothing, furniture and home decor artists. Preview party, 6 to 9 p.m. March 12; show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 13 and 14 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 15, Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. $12 one-day pass, $18 two-day pass; $75 for preview party, includes other days.

Basket-making class, Clarkesville. Class led by Jan Stansell. 10 a.m. March 14, Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts Education Building, 157 Mary St., Clarkesville. $36; preregistration required. 706-754-5989.

Ongoing

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

Liliana Porter, Gainesville. Installation video, photographs and mixed media. Through March 29, closed today-Sunday and March 21-23. Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. 770-534-6263 or gallery@brenau.edu.  

"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.

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.

"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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