The Hudgens Center is known to Duluth residents as part of the sprawling Gwinnett Center, a multipurpose complex running along an otherwise undistinguished stretch of suburban asphalt just outside I-285. It's also home to the Hudgens Prize, an irregularly awarded $50,000 cash prize for a single Georgia artist.
In this two-day ceramics workshop, Adam Field and Bryan Hopkins will demonstrate methods of surface manipulation based in tradition. Field will demonstrate Korean Onggi-making and Hopkins will share his techniques for making pots using a combination of wheel thrown and slip-cast parts.
Instructed by Anne Rambo, this beginner-level class teaches guests how to make soap from scratch. Using all natural ingredients, the course is designed for guests to make soaps based on their skin types and preferred fragrances.
Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast and a morning full of artists talks with Personal Politics' artists: Jamaal Barber, Jessica R. Caldas, Alfred Conteh, Shanequa Gay, Carlton D. Mackey, Masud Olifani, Iman Person, and Dante Yarbrough.
Meet collectors Wes & Missy Cochran and hear the fascinating story of how a stone mason and a school teacher in LaGrange, Georgia got their start collecting fine art over 35 years ago and what that collection looks like today.
Cost: Free for members. Cost of admission for non-members.
Join us October 30th for our latest Toddler Friday Program and a special chance to see the Works by Warhol exhibit. Enjoy story time, music, sensory activities and a hands-on project! Toddler Friday is for children ages one to four.
Cost: Free for Family Members and $7 per child for non-Members. Sibling discount is $2 OFF 2nd child.
Aurora Theatre's sets and costumes are put on display for the public. The exhibition explores the process of making the vision for the production come to life. The design and construction of each set starts with paper and pen.
Celebrate the beginning of 2015 and the Southeast Fiber Arts Allianceâ€™s 5th anniversary with the best contemporary fiber art in the Southeast! Juried entries selected by Dot Moye from a large number of regional applicants along with work curated by Ray Pierotti representing five fiber artists who ...
Curated by Tina A. Cox, Blurred Lines: Contemporary Self-Taught Meets the Masters presents more than 65 works of arts from Thornton Dial Sr. and Jimmy Lee Sudduth, among others, alongside artists including Claes Oldenburg and Pablo Picasso. The exhibition also features an homage to Howard Finster.
The Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth's newest exhibition, Hiroshima International: Japanese Calligraphy and Paintings, is now on view. The exhibit features over 90 works on paper created by a group of artists from Hiroshima, Japan. Hiroshima International is presented in partnership with the ...
The featured artist in the current Evolving Visions â€“ Larry Walker & Colleagues exhibit will be talking about his work, his life, and his art. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for visitors to view the exhibit.
The Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth is sponsoring a Holiday Art and Pottery Show, featuring the Hudgens' own talented students and teachers. A large variety of handmade items, from pottery to paintings, will be on sale in the lobby, with new items added periodically throughout the show.
Featuring work from 15 North Georgia-based artists, DRAWN explores drawing as the essential creative act where ideas are played with, investigated, and edited. Curator's talk takes place Sat., June 16, at 11 a.m.
Free two-part workshop series for Hudgens members. Spaces are limited. Please RSVP to info at thehudgens.org to reserve your spot.April 20th – Licensing – Get an insider’s view on the licensing industry and an education on the opportunities that are out there in today’s world.April 27th – Discoverin...
Bloom! Curators Linda Lindeborg and Ann Morrow will lead visitors though the exhibit and talk about the works on display. Artist Kathy Fincher will talk about the works in her exhibition, Capturing the Spirit of Childhood. Join us for this free special event.
Early Bird Sale, $30 per bowl - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. $25 bowls and free soup served - 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.Live Musical Entertainment, pottery wheel demos, and a Silent Auction. Leave with a full belly and a handmade treasure! Soup, chili and bread provided by La Madeleine, Magnolia Bakery,...
Though you may have witnessed some serious shredding, it was probably not the kind that won installation artist Gyun Hur the $50,000 Hudgen’s Prize last year. Hur’s artistic process involves the meticulous shredding of silk flowers, which are organized by color (this isn’t confetti, folks) then laid...