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Arts events
For the week of June 18-24
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This week

Needlework exhibit, Athens. Exhibit of work by members of the Dogwood Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America. Noon to 9 p.m. today, Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Free. 706-613-3623.

Spring Pottery Show and Sale, Rabun Gap. Clay works from Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday, Hambidge Center, 105 Hambidge Court, Rabun Gap. 706-746-5718.

"Gift Basket," Atlanta. By George Long. Through Saturday. Marcia Wood Gallery, 263 Walker St., Atlanta. Free. 404-827-0030.

Northeast Georgia Arts Tour, various counties. Visual, culinary and performance art. More than 35 shops, galleries and artist studios. 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday in Habersham, Rabun, White and Stephens counties. Look for yellow "Art Zone" signs.

Upcoming

Michael Crocker Folk Pottery kiln opening, Lula. 1 p.m. June 27, Michael Crocker Folk Pottery, 6345 W. County Line Road, Lula. Free. 770-869-3160. 

Ongoing

Exhibitions at The High Museum, Atlanta. "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.

"Tell Me A Story: Finding Your Way Through Abstract Art," Gainesville. By Rachel Landers. Through June 30, Inman Perk Coffee Shop, 102 Washington St. NW, Gainesville. Free.

Premier Fine Art Show, Jasper. Glass, quilts, pottery, paintings, sculptures, rugs, furniture and photography. Additional exhibit by John C. Campbell Folk School artists. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays through July 19, Big Canoe, 10591 Big Canoe, Jasper. Free. 706-268-6392. 

"Garden Fantasy," Sautee. Watercolor exhibit featuring four artists. Through June 28. Gallery hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 1-5 p.m. Free. Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. 706-878-3300.

"Monet Water Lilies," Atlanta. Exhibit of Claude Monet's 42-foot-long painting on loan from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Through Aug. 23, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $18 adults, $15 seniors age 65 and older and students, $11 ages 6 to 17, free for age 5 and younger. 404-733-4400. 

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.

“Local Colour," “Resonance of Light” and “Conversations in Color,” Gainesville. A summer juried exhibition, works by local artist Clayton Santiago and works by Marietta artist Liefje Smith. Through Aug. 9. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 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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