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Arts events
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This week

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

Slotin Folk Art Auction: The Spring Masterpiece Sale, Buford. Previews, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; auction, 10 a.m. Saturday, Historic Buford Hall, 112 E. Shadburn Ave., Buford. Free. Free breakfast, lunch and dinner each day. 404-403-4244.

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

"Emily Grigsby: Driven," Gainesville. Through Sunday, Presidents Gallery, Brenau University, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

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

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

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

Unity Art Showcase, Gainesville. Works by Marianne Scott. Reception, 2 to 3 p.m. Monday; open daily, Unity Church of Gainesville, 3361 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-0949.

“Compassion,” Dahlonega. Photographs of cadet students at North Georgia College & State University by NGCSU senior Henry Kim. Monday-April 10, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free. 

"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 Tuesday, Stone Mountain Park's Memorial Hall Museum, Stone Mountain. $9 adults, $7 children ages 3-11 (park entrance additional). 770-413-5058.

Upcoming

"Contemplations," "Generations" and "Rustications," Gainesville. Drawings and landscapes by Lisa Gleim, paintings by mother and daughter Ruth Money and Ann Goble and rustic sculptures by Jane Taylor. Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 2; exhibit April 2-June 7, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575.

Ongoing

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

2009 Student Art Competition, Athens. Artwork to be used by The State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Students 10th grade and older from Athens-Clarke, Barrow, Jackson, Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe counties may apply. $1,000 prize. Deadline for submissions is April 2. 706-542-6014.

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.

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 4-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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