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Arts events
For the week of Nov. 5-11
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"Lingering Sights: Six Artists from the Lamar Dodd School of Art M.F.A. Program," Dahlonega. Paintings, sculptures, prints, collages and installations. Exhibit through Friday; reception, 5-6:30 p.m. today. Bob Owens Art Gallery, Hoag Student Center, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free. 706-867-2746 or

Slotin Folk Art Auction, Buford. Previews 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; preview, 8 a.m., auction, 10 a.m. Saturday; preview, 10 a.m., auction, noon Sunday. Buford Hall, 112 E. Shadburn Ave., Buford. Free admission and breakfast, lunch and dinner. 770-532-1115 or

Self-Taught Artists of Northeast Georgia, Gainesville. John "Cornbread" Anderson, Billy Roper, Dorethey Gorham and others. From the collections of Around Back at Rocky's Place and Visionary Art Growth Center. Ends today. Roy C. Moore Gallery of Art, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. Free. 678-717-3707 or  

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


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. Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays Nov. 13-15 and Dec. 4-6. Hickory Flat Pottery, 13664 Ga. 197 N, Clarkesville. 706-947-0030 or

Northeast Georgia Arts Tour, North Georgia counties. Demonstrating artists, art for sale. 1-5 p.m. Nov. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 14 and 1-5 p.m. Nov. 15, 35 locations in Northeast Georgia. Look for yellow "Art Zone" or "Art Tour" signs. Download locations and information on self-guided tour at

Quilt show, Cleveland. The Gold Rush Quilters' Guild of North Georgia. Traditional and contemporary quilts for sale. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 13-14, White County Historical Court House, downtown Cleveland square. Free.

Watercolor workshop, Gainesville. Ellene Breedlove Davis will teach color, composition, brush strokes. Supplies included. Preregistration required. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 14, Blackshear Place Library, 2927 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. $35. Registration due by Monday. 770-532-3311, ext. 151.


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

"Collaborations," Demorest. Art exhibit. Exhibit through Nov. 22. Scott Meyer, Rick Hirsch, Kenneth Baskin and Virginia Scotchie. Art Gallery, Piedmont College, 165 Central Ave., Demorest. Free.

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.

"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 through Dec. 11. Brenau University, Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

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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