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Arts events
March 12-18
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This week

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

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

A Knight at the Auction, Flowery Branch. Drinks, heavy hors d'oeuvres and more than 200 works of art. Preview, 6:30 p.m.; auction, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Prince of Peace Church, 6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. $10 presale tickets, $15 at the door. 770-831-9831 or

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

"Splendor in the Grass or Out on a Limb," Tallulah Falls. Featuring Carolann Smith and Patrice Young. Reception, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts, 11785 Highway 441 N., Tallulah Falls. Free. 706-754-5989.

Trunk Show of a Samplemaker, Clarkesville. Mountain Laurel Quilters' Guild. Joan Sievenpiper. 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarkesville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1087 Washington St., Clarkesville.

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

Youth Art Month, Gainesville. Art from local middle and high school students. Wednesday-March 29, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575.


High Museum of Art lecture, Gainesville. Julie Marateck of the High Museum of Art will talk about the museum's collections and current exhibitions. Noon March 19, Meeting room A, Gainesville Branch Library, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 132 or

Jewelry-making class, Gainesville. Bring supplies. Age 18 and older. 6 p.m. March 19, Gainesville Branch Library, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 114 or


Cleveland Arts Instruction Series, Cleveland. Yonah Art Guild. Various dates and media. For more information, contact Donna at 706-969-1446 or

"Emily Grigsby: Driven," Gainesville. Through March 29, closed 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 March 21-23. Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. 770-534-6263 or  

"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.

"Minutia: An Integration of Macro Digital Photography and Jewelry," Dahlonega. Handmade jewelry and photography by Lyndsy Holmes. Exhibit through 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

"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.

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.

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.

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. 

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