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Arts events
For the week of Aug. 16-Sept. 1
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This week

World Friendship Silhouette Portraits, Gainesville. Work by Marianne Scott. Exhibit extended through Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Veterans & Community Outreach Foundation, intersection of Ridge Road and Athens Street, Gainesville. Free. 770-503-1638.

Stanley Bermudez art exhibit, Gainesville. Venezuelan artist. Exhibit, Tuesday-Sept. 20; artist meet and greet, 10:30-11:45 a.m. Sept. 18, Inman Perk Coffee House, 102 Washington St. NW, Gainesville. 678-971-8091.

Metro Montage X, Marietta. Georgia artists including enamel artist Heidi Bowman. Through Sept. 11, Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta St. SE, Marietta. $5 students and seniors, $8 adults, free for kids age 5 and younger. 770-528-1444.


Crush Fest artists needed, Sautee. Vendors of quality handmade products, arts and crafts needed. Noon-8 p.m. Sept. 4, Yonah Mountain Vineyards, 2454-B Ga. 17, Sautee. 678-525-6050 or

Amateur Photography Contest, Dawsonville. Photographs must be taken at Cedar Hill Enrichment Center. Photos of people, gardens, plants and landscapes accepted. Entries accepted Sept. 13-18. Entry forms can be printed online or mailed to Cedar Hill Enrichment Center, 6625 Ga. 53 E, Dawsonville.

Art in the Square, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 18, downtown Gainesville square. 770-718-7586 or 770-965-3340.


Craft fair artists wanted, Gainesville. Hosted by the Rho Eta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. 1-4 p.m. Sept. 18, Brenau University amphitheater, Prior Street, Gainesville. Craft booths $35.

"Dali: The Late Work," Atlanta. Exhibit of work from the last 40 years of Salvador Dali's career. Paintings, jewelry, sculpture, video and various other media. Exhibit through Jan. 9, High Museum of Art, 1288 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000.

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

Opening reception, Gainesville. 2010 Georgia Watercolor Society Members' Exhibition and photography exhibitions including "The World Around Me" by Bob S. Safford; "Amalgam" by Richard and Jill Ediger and "Colors of the World" by Pamela A. Keene. Through Oct. 9, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

Dahlonega Artist Marketplace, Dahlonega. Dahlonega Arts Council. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through October, Hancock Park, corner of North Park and Warwick streets, Dahlonega.

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.

Toddler Thursdays, Atlanta. Children ages 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.

Sew-In, Clarkesville. Mountain Laurel Quilters' Guild. Bring your sewing machine and help make quilts for charity. 1 p.m. Tuesday, with lunch at noon; Clarkesville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1131 Washington St., Clarkesville. 706-778-5944. 

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