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Arts events
April 2-8
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This week

Spring Arts Festival, Flowery Branch. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Spout Springs Library, 6488 Spout springs Road, Flowery Branch. Free. 770-532-3311. 

Artist reception, Tallulah Falls. Pieces by Patti Petit. 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts, 11785 U.S. 441, Tallulah Falls. On display through April 29. Free. 706-219-2510.  

Opening night reception, Decatur. Pieces by Jerald Mask, David Handford and Amy Bradford. 7-10 p.m. Saturday, The Seen Gallery, 415 Church St., Decatur. Free. 404-377-0733. 

"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. today; exhibit today-June 7, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575.

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 today. 706-542-6014.

Exhibitions at The High Museum, Atlanta. Featuring "The Treasure of Ulysses Davis" through Sunday; "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.

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 Sunday, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. 706-878-3300.

Floral arranging, Cleveland. 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Yonah Art Guild. $30, supplies included. Contact Donna for more information: donnaredfeather@hotmail.com or 706-969-1446. 

Upcoming

Yonah Art Guild Meeting, Cleveland. 6:30 p.m. April 9, United Community Annex, Cleveland. 706-896-1060. 

Paintings by Pris Buttler, Gainesville. April 16-May 31, Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. Free. 770-532-3311.

Spring Fling, Dawsonville. Formerly Art in the Garden. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2-3, downtown Dawsonville near bowen Center for the Arts, 334 Ga. 9 N, Dawsonville. Free. 706-216-2787. 

Opening reception, Atlanta. "Gift Basket," a solo exhibition by George Long. 7-9 p.m. May 14; exhibition runs through June 20. Marcia Wood Gallery, 263 Walker St., Atlanta. Free. 404-827-0030.  

Ongoing

Paintings by Debra Yaun, Gainesville. Through April 15. Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. Free. 770-532-3311. 

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

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.

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.

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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