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Arts events
For the week of Sept. 16-22
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This week

"Lilly Oncology on Canvas," Gainesville. Art exhibit honoring the journeys people face when confronted by a cancer diagnosis. Reception, 5 p.m. today; exhibit through Sept. 24, Longstreet Cancer Center, 705 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville. 770-297-5700.

“Dear Lemon Lima,” Gainesville. Film. 7:30 p.m. today, The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St., Gainesville. 770-534-2787 or www.theartscouncil.net.

Amateur Photography Contest, Dawsonville. Photographs must be taken at Cedar Hill Enrichment Center. Photos of people, gardens, plants and landscapes accepted. Entries accepted through Saturday. 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. Saturday, downtown Gainesville square. 770-718-7586 or 770-965-3340.

Silent auction to benefit Challenged Child and Friends, Gainesville. Through 4 p.m. Saturday. Paintings, Gallerie 110, 110 Washington St. NW, Gainesville; painted miniature lamps, Frames You-Nique, downtown Gainesville square. Free to attend; auction items have minimum bids. 678-936-5153.

 Craft fair artists wanted, Gainesville. Hosted by the Rho Eta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Brenau University amphitheater, Prior Street, Gainesville. Craft booths $35. kspence@tiger.brenau.edu.

Ongoing

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. dahlonegaarts@gmail.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.

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. 

Arie Meaders exhibit, Sautee. Pottery by Meaders, the mother of famed folk potter Lanier Meaders. Through Aug. 2011: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300 or www.folkpotterymuseum.com.

"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 yonahartguild@yahoo.com.

"2010 Southern Printmaking Biennale V," Dahlonega. Prints from print-makers throughout the country. Through Oct. 1, Bob Owens Art Gallery, 315 Hoag Student Center, Dahlonega. Free. 706-867-2746 or ajpozzi@northgeorgia.edu.

Exhibits, 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.

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

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