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Arts events
For the week of May 27-June 2
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This week

Toddler Thursdays, Atlanta. Children age 2-4 can see the High Museum's collections and create their own artwork. No registration required. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Thursday, Greene Family Education Center, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Free with admission. Admission $18; $15 seniors and college students with ID; $11 children age 6-17; free for age 5 and younger and members. 404-733-5000.

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

"Amazing(ly) Grace(ful)," Sautee. Art exhibit. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; exhibit, Friday-July 3, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee. Free. 706-878-3300.

"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 Saturday, 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 Saturday, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

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

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

Phuc Ngoc Huynh, Gainesville. Spring exhibit. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily through Monday, Inman Perk Bistro, 102 Washington St. NW, Gainesville. Free. zedariku_desu@yahoo.com.

Yonah Art Guild Evening Art Classes, Cleveland. Acrylic Painting, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 3 and 8. $50. 706-994-7801; Floral Arranging, 6-9 p.m. June 10. $35. 706-969-1446; Beaded Necklaces, 6-8 p.m. June 15. $20 plus supplies. 706-865-1473; Beaded Earrings, 6-8 p.m. June 22. $20 plus supplies. 706-965-1473; Beaded Bracelets, 6-8 p.m. June 24. $20 plus supplies. Classes located in the art room at Truett-McConnell College, 100 Alumni Drive, Cleveland. Preregistration required. 706-865-1473 or yonahartguild@yahoo.com.
 
Upcoming

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

Design-it-Yourself Summer, Atlanta. Family workshops. Create your own wrapping paper, stickers and chairs. No registration required. 1-4 p.m. June 5, 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Free with admission. Admission $18; $15 seniors and college students with ID; $11 children age 6-17; free for age 5 and younger and members. 404-733-5000.

"Past & Present: European Design Since 1985," Atlanta. 2 p.m. June 5, Rich Theatre, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Free with admission. Free; limited seating. Reservations required. Museum tickets sold separately. 404-733-5000.

Design After Dark, Atlanta. See the High's new exhibition, "European Design Since 1985: Shaping the New Century," play musical chairs to win a Corbusier chair worth $2000; ceramics fashion show from Claydies of Copenhagen; make your own vase. DJ and cocktails. 7-11 p.m. June 5, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Free with admission. Admission $20 in advance; $25 at the door; members $10. 404-733-5000.

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.

Ongoing

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.

Anne Brodie Hill, Gainesville. Paintings. Through June 30, main branch of the 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 North Park and Warwick streets, Dahlonega. dahlonegaarts@gmail.com.

NGCSU Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, Dahlonega. Exhibit through Aug. 20, Bob Owens Art Gallery, North Georgia College & State University, 315 Hoag Student Center, Dahlonega. Free. 706-867-2832 or ajpozzi@northgeorgia.edu.

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 yonahartguild@yahoo.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.

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