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Arts events
For the week of Oct. 22-28
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This week

"Andrew Eccles: Photography," Dahlonega. Eccles' collection includes portraits and performance shots of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre members. Ends today. Bob Owens Art Gallery, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. 706-867-2746 or

Adult jewelry-making class, Gainesville. Registration required. 6 p.m. today. Meeting room, Gainesville branch library, 127 Main St., Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 114, or

"Collaborations," Demorest. Art exhibit. Reception and panel discussion, 5:30 p.m. today. Exhibit through Nov. 22. As part of the exhibit, four ceramic artists will demonstrate their techniques. Scott Meyer, Rick Hirsch, Kenneth Baskin and Virginia Scotchie. Demonstrations, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today-Saturday. Art Annex; reception and show, Art Gallery, Piedmont College, 165 Central Ave., Demorest. Free.  

Kiln openings, Clarkesville. Watch potters Cindy Angliss and Benjamin McElhany take new work from the kiln or get a studio tour. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; Nov. 13-15 and Dec. 4-6. Hickory Flat Pottery, 13664 Ga. 197 N, Clarkesville. 706-947-0030 or

“Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection,” Athens. A collection of 83 pieces by Rabbittown artist R.A. Miller, curated by the Georgia Museum of Art. Exhibit through Saturday. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. 706-613-3623.

Benjamin McElhany pottery show, Clarkesville. Salt and pepper shakers and other functional pottery. Refreshments. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Hickory Flat Pottery, 13664 Ga. 197 N., Clarkesville. Free. 706-947-0030 or

"Found Objects," Gainesville. Artists Loren Schwerd, Donna Mintz and Pam Longobardi will display works made from discarded items. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday this Tuesday-Dec. 11. Brenau University, Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.


"Lingering Sights: Six Artists from the Lamar Dodd School of Art M.F.A. Program," Dahlonega. Paintings, sculptures, prints, collages and installations. Exhibit, Oct. 29-Nov. 6; reception, 5-6:30 p.m. Nov. 5. Bob Owens Art Gallery, Hoag Student Center, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free. 706-867-2746 or


Fine Art and Push Pin photography shows, Sautee. Exhibit 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibits through Nov. 1. Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. 706-878-3300.

Nona Stephens, Braselton. Landscape paintings. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Oct. 31. Art Gallery at Chateau Elan Winery, 100 Tour de France, Braselton. 770-867-9798, ext. 3.

Maren Kloppmann and Nancy Selvin, Atlanta. Ceramic artists. Through Oct. 31, The Signature Shop & Gallery, 3267 Roswell Road NW, Atlanta. 404-237-4426. 

"Music, Music, Music," Sautee. Sculptures by Nicole Turner, udu ceramic instruments by Debbie Dowdy, gourd drums by Priscilla Wilson and handmade banjos by Tom Ryan. Exhibit through Nov. 1, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. Free. 706-878-3300.

Art of Fiber, Clarkesville. Fiber art demonstrations, exhibit. Wall hangings, woven rugs, handmade paper, purses, jewelry and fiber animals. Saturday-Dec. 31. Burton Gallery, near the corner of Ga. 197 and Burton Dam Road, Clarkesville. Free. 706-947-1351 or  

Art show, Tallulah Falls. Featuring woodturner Wes Jones and painter Betty Treadwell. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 31. Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts, 11785 U.S. 441, Tallulah Falls. Free.

"Northeast Georgia Folk Art," Gainesville. Through Nov. 5. Roy C. Moore Gallery of Art, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville. Free.

Self-Taught Artists of Northeast Georgia, Gainesville. From the collections of Around Back at Rocky's Place and Visionary Art Growth Center. Through Nov. 5. Roy C. Moore Gallery of Art, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. 678-717-3707.  

"The Man Show," Sautee. Featuring six male artists. Through Nov. 7. The Upstairs Gallery at InsideOut Sautee, 2454 Ga. 17, Sautee. 706-878-0144.

"In Remembrance," Gainesville. Pop artist Robert Rauschenberg. 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 1. John S. Burd Center for Performing Arts, 429 Academy St., Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

62nd annual Members Exhibition, Gainesville. Members of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center will show artwork in a variety of media. Through Dec. 6. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

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

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.

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, 1-5 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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