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Arts events
For the week of June 10-16
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This week

"World Friendship Silhouette Portraits," Gainesville. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday through June 30, Veterans & Community Outreach Foundation, 996 Athens Hwy, Suite E, Gainesville. Free. 770-531-0046.

Master of Interior Design Exhibition 2010, Atlanta. Brenau University Master of Interior Design graduates will display their portfolios. Reception, 4-6 p.m. today, Herman Miller, 916 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. NW, Atlanta. 404-479-3600.

Northeast Georgia Arts Tour Open House Weekend, various North Georgia counties. More than 100 artists in 35 locations throughout White, Habersham, Rabun and Lumpkin counties. Friday-Sunday; opening reception, 4-7 p.m. Friday, Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts, 11785 U.S. 441, Tallulah Falls. Find tour locations at

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

Yonah Art Guild Evening Art Classes, Cleveland. Floral Arranging, 6-9 p.m. today. $35. 706-969-1446; Beaded Necklaces, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. $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

12 Rivers Art Festival, Sautee. More than 65 fine artists and crafters. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sautee Nacoochee Center campus, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $150 per booth. Free to attend. 706-878-3300.

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 ends Saturday, The Signature Shop & Gallery, 3267 Roswell Road NW, Atlanta. Free. 404-237-4426.

Scenic Sunday, Clarkesville. Shops, galleries and studios participating in the Northeast Georgia Arts Tour will open their doors early to visitors with demonstrating artists and brunch. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, shops along Ga. 197, Clarkesville.

Mountain Laurel Quilters' Guild meeting, Clarkesville. Bev Mannes will host a quilt trunk show. 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarkesville United Methodist Church, 1131 Washington St., Clarkesville. 706-778-5944.


"More Than a Likeness: Capturing Character," Gainesville. An evening with Charles Young Walls. Portrait painting demonstration. 6-8 p.m. June 24, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.


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

"Amazing(ly) Grace(ful)," Sautee. Art exhibit. Through July 3, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee. Free. 706-878-3300.

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.

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

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

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.

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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