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Arts events
For the week of June 24-30
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This week

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

Yonah Art Guild Evening Art Classes, Cleveland. Beaded Bracelets, 6-8 p.m. today. $20 plus supplies. Classes in the art room at Truett-McConnell College, 100 Alumni Drive, Cleveland. Preregistration required. 706-865-1473 or

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, 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.

Master/Apprentice Demonstration, Sautee. Whelchel Meaders will share his techniques in finding and milling clay, turning forms and glazing to apprentice Suzanne Reese, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. From 1-4 p.m., Reece will demonstrate how she works with folk potter Rex Hogan in sculpting and decorating roosters. Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. Museum admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300.

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

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

"Ron Wells: Contempo Collage" artist reception, Gainesville. Meet Wells, who has work on display through July 2. 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Inman Perk Bistro, 102 Washington St., Gainesville. Free. 678-316-4313 or


"Threads of Life," Gainesville. Pastel and oil artist Nancy Swann. Exhibit, July 2-31, Inman Perk Coffee Bistro, 102 Washington St., Gainesville.  

"Celebrating Appalachian Life," Sautee. Appalachian arts and crafts including paintings, basketry, wood art, pottery, fiber art, jewelry, glass art and rustic furniture. July 9-Aug. 15, Sautee Nacoochee Center Gallery and Gallery Too, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. 706-878-3300.


"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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