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Arts events
For the week of May 13-19
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This week

NGCSU Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, Dahlonega. Exhibit through Aug. 20; reception, 5-6:30 p.m. today, Bob Owens Art Gallery, North Georgia College & State University, 315 Hoag Student Center, Dahlonega. Free. 706-867-2832 or

Joy of 6 art show, Buford. Presented by Tannery Row Artist Colony. Through Saturday. Tannery Row Artist Colony, 554 Main St., Buford. Free. 404-729-1203 or 404-432-1501.

Black and White+1 show, Buford. Charity auction, silent auction, food and wine. Artists submitted work using black, white and one color. 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Tannery Row Artist Colony, 554 W. Main St., Buford. 770-904-0572.

Mountain Flower Art Festival, Dahlonega. Georgia Mountains Master Gardener Garden Expo, demonstration garden of native plants, wildflower walks, children's activities, wine garden, arts and crafts booths. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Hancock Park, one block north of the downtown Dahlonega square. Free.

Mountain Laurel Quilters Guild Spring Luncheon, Clarkesville. Potluck; unveiling of Presidents Challenge Quilts. 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarkesville United Methodist Church, 1131 Washington St., Clarkesville. 706-778-5944. 


Vanguard: A Juried Exhibition Honoring Georgia Art Educators, Gainesville. Exhibit opens June 3. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St., Gainesville. 770-536-2575.  

12 Rivers Art Festival, Sautee. Fine artists and crafters. June 12, Sautee Nacoochee Center campus, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $150 per booth. 706-878-3300.


Spring Salon 2010, Gainesville. Georgia Art League. Exhibit through May 28, Peach State Bank 3rd floor gallery, 325 Washington St., Gainesville. Free. 678-936-5153 or 770-718-7586.

The Southern Pot, Atlanta. Pottery by Josh Copus, Kim Ellington, Roger Jamison, Daniel Johnston, Mark Hewitt, Michael Kline, Matt Long, Ben Owen and Geoff Pickett. Exhibit through June 12, The Signature Shop & Gallery, 3267 Roswell Road NW, Atlanta. Free. 404-237-4426.

"Winter," Clarkesville. Artists' views of the landscape surrounding the Stovall House. Artists Bill Davidson, James Richards, Debra Nadelhoffer, Mimi Shaw, Keith Burgess, Kate Pendleton, Bill Suttles, Pat Fiorello and Jack Chilton will show work. Exhibit through May 25, Burton Gallery, 150 Burton Dam Road, Clarkesville. 706-947-1351.

"Rain or Shine," Sautee. More than 150 artists. Exhibit through May 23, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. Free.

"Bird's Nest Invitational," Gainesville. Benefits the Elachee Nature Science Center. Works related to bird's nests or the concept of security and first flights. Through May 29, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"Two to Tango: Analogues Works in Clay," Gainesville. Ceramic works by Jennifer Graff. Through May 29, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"The Fabric of Women," Gainesville. Atlanta artist Nancy Dusenberry. Through May 29, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575. 

Colored Pencil Society Spring Exhibition, Gainesville. Through May 29, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

Anne Brodie Hill, Gainesville. Paintings. Through June 30, Hall County Library, 127 Main St., Gainesville. 770-532-3311.

Dahlonega Artist Marketplace, Dahlonega. Dahlonega Arts Council. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday May-October, Hancock Park, corner of N. Park St. and Warwick St., Dahlonega.

Phuc Ngoc Huynh, Gainesville. Spring exhibit. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily through May 31, Inman Perk Bistro, 102 Washington St. NW, Gainesville. Free.

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

Yonah Art Guild meeting, Cleveland. 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Hallco Credit Union, 379 E. Kytle St., Cleveland. 706-994-7801 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.

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