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Arts events
For the week of Sept. 23-29
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This week

"Wild Culture: Ecological Perspectives," Oakwood. Ecologically-minded works. Exhibit today-Oct. 26; Wild Culture Film Series, 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4 and Oct. 11; Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. Free. 678-717-3438 or

"Lilly Oncology on Canvas," Gainesville. Art exhibit honoring the journeys people face when confronted by a cancer diagnosis. Exhibit ends Friday, Longstreet Cancer Center, 705 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville. 770-297-5700.

Art with Heart, Gainesville. Fine art, folk art, pottery and sculpture. Live music by April Cummings and Chad Bowmar. Hors d'oeuvres by Scott's on the Square, cash bar. 7-10 p.m. Friday, Grove Street Station, 610 Grove St., Gainesville. $50 per person; $500 per table of 8. Remaining tickets must be purchased at the door. 770-532-6617.

Tuesday Night Sketch Club, Gainesville. Sketch from a live model. No instruction provided. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. $5. 770-536-2575.

Photography show, Jasper. Life-size portraits of Afghan women, men and children printed on satin. Lisa Schnellinger. Through Oct. 3, Sharptop Arts Association, 68 D.B. Carroll St., Jasper. 770-905-5107.

Short Fuses and Long Streets: A Logical Lapse, Gainesville. Works by artists Amanda Hughen and Jennifer Starkweather. Sept. 2 until Nov. 21. Reception 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday. Presidents Gallery, Breanau Univeristy 500 washington Street SE, Gainesville. 

Orientaion, Gainesville. Works by artist Garth Johnson. Leo Castelli Art Gallery, Sept. 2 until Oct. 10. Reception 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday. Artist talk with Johnson 5 p.m. Thursday, Thurmond McRae Lecture Hall, Breanau Univeristy 500 washington Street SE, Gainesville. 


Michael Crocker Kiln Opening, Lula. Folk pottery show and sale with work by Crocker and antique White County pottery. 10 a.m. Oct. 2, Crocker Pottery, 6345 W. County Line Road, Lula. Free. 770-869-3160. 


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.

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

"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

"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

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.

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