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Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

Call: (706) 632-2144 or visit blueridgearts.net

BRMAA National Juried Photography Show

Saturday October 8, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
This annual national juried show is open to both amateur and professional photographers in film or digital photography. Cash prizes totaling $4,000 will be awarded. The opening reception and awards ceremony will be on September 3.
Cost: Free

Fall Arts in the Park

Saturday October 8, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Join other art loving locals for the Fall Arts in the Park festival in the Downtown City Park in Blue Ridge, GA. Enjoy nearly 100 fine art and fine craft artists, delicious food, a kids' art zone and mother nature’s colorful array of fall splendor.
Cost: Weekend Admission: Adults $5, Children Free

Fall Plein Air Paint-Out

Saturday September 10, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Artists from all over the country are invited to enjoy in the countywide paint out, take part in a workshop, sign up for the quick draw event and enjoy networking with fellow plein air artists. Prizes totaling $1,000 will be awarded.
Cost: $30-$95

Elements, An Exhibit by Camille Day

Friday August 26, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Camille will present her vision of the four elements of fire, water, earth and air in this stunning new exhibit. The opening reception will be July 30, 5-7pm.
Cost: Free

3D Off the Wall Exhibit

Friday July 29, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The 6th Annual three-dimensional only art show, “Off the Wall,” takes the works off the gallery walls and lets attendees see the beauty of three-dimensional works. This exhibit is only open to three-dimensional artists of all genres. An opening reception will be held on July 30, 5-7pm.
Cost: Free

Community Quilt & Fiber Arts Exhibit

Friday July 22, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Celebrate Southern heritage with the age-old artistic craft of quilting and the variety of fiber arts. The Art Center’s Richard Low Evans Gallery will be adorned in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill, and hand-made flare.
Cost: Free

Summer Youth Art Camp

Thursday July 14, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Sign your kids up for a creative summer during our Summer Youth Art Program. Choose from several classes offered over a four-week span, and let your child's imagination soar.
Cost: $25-$110

Artist-in-Residence: Photographer: Arni Katz

Friday July 1, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Arni Katz uses his fine art photography to present the world in an intriguing and somewhat mysterious way. His images include a wide array of subject matter, but will leave the viewers looking at the world quite differently than they did before. Be ready to be intrigued and inspired.
Cost: Free

Spring Arts in the Park

Saturday May 28, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy the 39th annual fine arts and fine crafts festival held in the beautiful Downtown City Park of Blue Ridge, Georgia during Memorial Day weekend. Admire artwork and enjoy tasty food from over 175 exhibitors and food vendors. Admission fee is $5 for adults. Children admitted free. Proceeds go...
Cost: $5 Adults, Children Free

Valley River Arts Guild Exhibit

Saturday April 30, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Celebrate the regional talent of artists from the Valley River Arts Guild in Murphy, NC. This exhibit will include unforgettable 2D and 3D works from several talented artists and will be on display inside the Art Center’s Richard Low Evans Gallery. Opening reception will be April 8 from 5-7pm.
Cost: Free to attend

Blue Ridge Writers' Conference

Friday April 8, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Writers will learn to hone their skills, network with fellow writers, and expand their markets at the 19th Annual Blue Ridge Writers’ Conference hosted by the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association. Begin your conference with a Workshop Intensive held on Friday, April 8 at the Art Center from 10:3...
Cost: Varies. See website

Artist-in-Residence, Barbara Bryant

Friday March 25, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Expressing her talents through paintings, sculptures, glassworks and assemblages, artist Barbara Bryant conveys her life and art in her unforgettable artist-in-residence exhibit entitled, Restoration, where she brings forgotten objects new life.
Cost: Free

Youth Art Month Exhibit

Wednesday March 23, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Celebrate the art of our local youth during the nationally celebrated Youth Art Month. The art of our local area emerging artists from several different schools will be on display in our Richard Low Evans Gallery. Opening Reception will be March 1 from 4 – 6pm.
Cost: Free to attend

Cork & Canvas Fundraiser

Friday March 4, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Support the arts as you enjoy wine samplings from various area vintners. The event includes a silent auction, savory food and live entertainment. Tickets include a commemorative BRMAA wine glass and complimentary glass of wine. Contact the Art Center for tickets and event information.
Cost: $25-$30

Pear Street Painters Exhibit: Once in a Blue Moon

Friday February 19, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Enjoy the unforgettable artwork from the talented members of the Pear Street Painters Group from Rome, Georgia in their exhibit entitled, “Once in a Blue Moon” featured at the Art Center.
Cost: Free to attend

4th Qtr Artists in Residence: Marie Spaeder Haas & Mary Keasler

Friday January 8, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Come see an exhibit unlike any other with the combined creativity and visions of watercolor artist Marie Spaeder Haas and quilter Mary Keasler. Artists’ reception will be October 17, 5-7pm.
Cost: Free to attend

Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show

Friday January 8, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Join us for 6th Annual Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show. This show brings in a variety of artists from across the nation to The Art Center. $5000 in cash prize money will awarded to the winners. Opening reception is October 17, 5-7pm. Submission deadline is July 1, 2015
Cost: Free to attend. See prospectus for entry fee.

Holiday Open House

Friday November 27, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Enjoy refreshments, artwork, and good cheer as you enjoy the seasonal beauty at the Art Center and shop at the Holiday Show.
Cost: Free to attend

Holiday Show and Sale

Friday November 20, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Come shop for that perfect holiday gift, one that is creative and unique. Featuring hundreds of items for sale, including jewelry, pottery, paintings, and more.
Cost: Free to attend

WhoDunIt Mystery Art Fundraiser

Friday November 20, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Get amazing artworks from sought-after local and regional artists at an incredible price. The mystery is trying to figure out who your artist is. Each $50 ticket guarantees you are going home with an original piece of art
Cost: $50

Fall Arts in the Park

Saturday October 10, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy nearly 100 fine art and fine craft artists, delicious food, and mother nature’s colorful array of Fall splendor. All proceeds go to benefit the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts association.
Cost: Free-$5

3rd Qtr Artist in Residence: John Stanford

Friday October 9, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Come experience the subtle beauty of nature and the awe –inspiring plein air work of John Stanford. John is our 2014 Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show winner for “First in 2D.” Artists’ reception will be August 1, 5-7pm. Workshop TBD- Workshop info please contact B...
Cost: Exhibit Free to Public

BRMAA Founders Exhibit

Friday August 28, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Celebrate the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association’s 35th Year Anniversary during our Founders Exhibit in August. This exhibit will be comprised of many artworks from several member artists who have helped shape BRMAA into what it is today: a retrospective exhibit showcasing the individuals and a...
Cost: Free to the public

3D Exhibit: Off the Wall

Friday August 28, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association is proud to present the 5th Annual three-dimensional only art show, “Off the Wall.” This show is open to all artists whose expression is in 3D art-form of all genres. Prospectus and information available at www.blueridgearts.net
Cost: Free to the Public

Artist-in-Residence, Terry Barnes

Tuesday August 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy the breathtaking photography of Terry Barnes as you see the natural beauty of life through his eyes. Terry was recently awarded the Best of Show and 1st prize award in the 2014 BRMP National Photography Show. Opening reception is April 10, 5-8:30pm.
Cost: Free

Community Quilt & Fiber Arts Exhibit

Friday July 24, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Celebrate our heritage with the age-old artistic craft of quilting and the variety of the fiber arts. The Art Center’s Richard Low Evans Gallery will be adorned in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and hand-made flare. Don’t miss one of the most unforgettable exhibits of the year with tra...
Cost: Free to public

Summer Youth Camp

Thursday July 16, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Sign your kids up for a creative summer during our Summer Youth Art Program. Choose from several classes offered over a 4 -week span and let your child's imagination soar. Visit our website soon for more information and class schedules. www.blueridgearts.net.
Cost: $25-$35

A Celebration of Artisans, SAAG Member Show

Friday June 12, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy unforgettable 2D and 3D creations from our very own Southern Appalachian Artist Guild members, ranging from pottery, paintings, photography and more. Exhibit will be on display inside the Richard Low Evans Gallery.
Cost: Free

Spring Arts in the Park

Friday May 22, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy the 39th Annual fine arts and fine crafts festival held in the beautiful Downtown City Park of Blue Ridge, Georgia during Memorial Day weekend. Come and admire original artwork, view impressive arts demonstrations and enjoy a variety of food from over 175 exhibitors and vendors. All proceeds ...
Cost: Free-$5

Woman Painters of the Southeast

Wednesday April 29, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Celebrate the talents of the Women Painters of the Southeast (WPSE), an organization promoting women painters whose works are representational and who live in the Southeast United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky...
Cost: Free

Writers' Conference

Friday April 10, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Writers will learn to hone their skills, network with fellow writers, and expand their markets at the 18th Annual Blue Ridge Writers’ Conference hosted by the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association. Begin your conference with a Workshop and join us for a Writers’ Meet & Greet also on April 10th ...
Cost: Free

Artist-in-Residence, Robyn Cappelli

Friday March 27, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy Robyn’s beautiful paintings of flowers, landscapes, rustic barns and more during her Artist-in-Residence at the Art Center through March 28. The member workshop is on March 14.
Cost: $25

Youth Art Month

Wednesday March 25, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
The art of our local area emerging artists from several different schools will be on display in our Richard Low Evans Gallery. Opening Reception will be March 3.
Cost: Free

Lynn Mayes Exhibit

Friday February 20, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Her palette and images are both intriguing and soothing. Lynn showcases her original contemporary paintings, both conceptual and neo-impressionist landscapes and figurative works.
Cost: Free

February Fundraiser: Cork & Canvas

Friday February 20, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Support the arts as you enjoy wine samplings from various area vintners. The event includes silent auction, savory food and live entertainment. Ticket prices are $30 for non-members, $25 for BRMAA members and a commemorative BRMAA wine glass and complimentary glass of wine is included with each eve...
Cost: $30 for non-members, $25for members

SAAG National Juried Show

Friday November 14, 2014 07:00 pm EST
The 5th Annual Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show brings in artists from across the nation and within our region to the Art Center. This year’s show will be judged by Lori Putnam from Nashville. $5,000 in prize money will awarded to the winners.
Cost: Free

Emerging Artist Exhibit

Friday November 14, 2014 07:00 pm EST
The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and the Southern Appalachian Artist Guild (SAAG) wish to promote the talent and design of 2D and 3D emerging artists with our first annual Emerging Artist Juried Exhibition. We are inviting local 2D and 3D emerging undergraduate student artists from surroun...
Cost: $15 to enter

BRMP National Juried Show

Saturday October 11, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
This annual juried show is open to both amateur and professional photographers in film or digital photography.
Cost:

Fall Arts in the Park

Saturday October 11, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy nearly 100 fine art and fine craft artists, food, and mother nature’s colorful array of fall splendor.
Cost: Free-$5

Fall Plein Air Event

Saturday September 13, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Come paint, sketch or pastel your own rendition of local scenery or in the North Georgia Mountains. With fall colors on display, you won’t want to miss this wonderful opportunity to capture local scenery, or simply come enjoy the exhibit.
Cost: See website for entry fees

3D Exhibit: Off the Wall

Friday August 29, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association is proud to present the 4th annual three dimensional only art show, “Off the Wall.” This show is open to all artists whose expression is in 3D art-form of all genres.
Cost: Free to attend

Community Quilt Exhibit

Friday July 25, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Celebrate our heritage with the age-old artistic craft of quilting. The Art Center’s Richard Low Evans Gallery will be arrayed in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and artistic flare. Don’t miss one of the most unforgettable exhibits of the year. Exhibit open during regular business hour...
Cost: Free to attend

The Art of Marilyn Williamson

Friday July 11, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy the graphite, colored pencil, watercolor, pastel, and ink drawings and paintings of botanical and floral subject matter, dogs and miscellaneous subjects as well. Also enjoy a display of a well-preserved herbarium of many plants from the Southern Appalachian region nearly a century ago create...
Cost: free to attend

Annual Benefit Gala:A Rockin' Good Time

Friday June 20, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Come dance the night away at our Annual Fundraiser Gala, “A Rocking Good Time.” Enjoy delicious food and drink, live music and auction items while helping us raise money for our youth programming and various Art Center classes and events. Tickets are $45 for individuals and $80 for couples. Donâ...
Cost: $45 Individuals, $80 Couples

Celebration of Artisans: SAAG Spring Member Show

Saturday June 14, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy unforgettable 2D and 3D creations from our very own Southern Appalachian Artist Guild members, ranging from pottery, paintings, photography and more. Exhibit will be on display inside the Richard Low Evans Gallery. www.southernappalachianartists.org
Cost: Free to attend

38th Annual Spring Arts in the Park

Saturday May 24, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy the 38th annual fine arts and fine crafts festival held in the beautiful Downtown City Park of Blue Ridge, Georgia during Memorial Day weekend. Admire artwork and enjoy tasty food from over 175 exhibitors and vendors. Admission fee is $5 for adults. Children admitted free. Proceeds go to t...
Cost: Adults $5, Children Free

The Art of Marsha Hamby Savage: It's the Journey

Friday May 2, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy the breathtaking pastel and oil creations of Georgia artist Marsha Hamby Savage. Her love of the outdoors, and of art itself, is beautifully transferred from her heart and mind to canvas.
Cost: Free to attend

Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show

Thursday November 14, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Join us for 4th Annual Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show. This show brings in artists from across the nation and within our region to The Art Center. This year’s show will be judged by Michael Chesley Johnson. $5000 in prize money will awarded to the winners. Opening recepti...
Cost: Free to attend. See prospectus for entry fees.

Blue Ridge Mountain Photographers National Juried Show

Saturday October 12, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
This annual juried show is open to both amateur and professional photographers in film or digital photography. Monetary prizes totaling $2,000 will be awarded, including Best of Show in both the nature and fine art categories. The exhibit will be on display in the Richard Low Evans Gallery inside Th...
Cost:

Fall Arts in the Park

Saturday October 12, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Join us for the Fall Arts in the Park festival in the Downtown City Park in Blue Ridge, GA. Enjoy nearly 100 of fine art and craft artists, delicious food, great entertainment and even mother nature’s colorful array of Fall splendor.
Cost: Adults $5, Children Free

Arts on the Lawn

Saturday October 5, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Artist members of the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association are eligible to participate in a mini-art festival each weekend in the front lawn of the Art Center. Showcase and/or sell your artwork each Saturday and Sunday from June till October. Call The Art Center staff to sign up.
Cost: Free

Fall Plein Aire Event

Saturday September 14, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Come paint, sketch or pastel your own rendition of local scenery or in the North Georgia Mountains. With fall colors on display, you won’t want to miss this wonderful opportunity to capture local scenery, or simply come enjoy the exhibit. Exhibit will be on display through October 13 inside The A...
Cost: $20 Members, $25 Non-members

Blue Ridge Lodging Association Third Annual Blues & BBQ Festival

Friday September 13, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
On September 14, The Blue Ridge Lodging Association presents the third annual BRLA Blues & BBQ Festival in downtown Blue Ridge, Ga. From noon to 9 p.m., the festival will include blues-inspired fare from chef Jay Swift and live blues music from the Neal Lucas Band, Men in Blues, The King Bees, Cross...
Cost: $5 per person, children 12 and under admitted free

Annual Community Quilt Exhibit

Friday June 28, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Celebrate our heritage with the age-old artistic craft of quilting. The Art Center's Richard Low Evans Gallery will be arrayed in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and artistic flare.
Cost: Free

Joyce Dumas

Thursday June 27, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy North Georgia's very own nature photographer Joyce Dumas. This talented photographer and instructor will be the second Quarter Artist in Residence at the Art Center. Come enjoy her breathtaking floral abstracts, still landscapes and more.
Cost: Free

The Great Artsy Benefit Gala

Friday June 21, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy our 15th Annual Benefit Fundraiser, an art deco auction and gala. The night will be filled with live and silent auctions, fabulous food catered by Harvest on Main, live music and a portrait studio. 20’s themed attire is suggested. Dancing is required!
Cost: $45 single, $80 couple.

Spring Arts in the Park

Saturday May 25, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy this 37th annual fine arts and crafts festival held in the beautiful Downtown City Park of Blue Ridge, Georgia. Over 15,000 people flock to the North Georgia Mountains during Memorial Day weekend to admire artwork and food from over 175 artists and vendors. Admission fee is $5 for adults. Ch...
Cost: Free-$5

National Georgia Watercolor Society Exhibit

Thursday May 16, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
We are excited to host the Georgia Watercolor Society’s National Exhibition for 2013 inside our Richard Low Evans’ Gallery. Watercolor paintings from across the U.S. will adorn our walls from April 5-May15. Come celebrate this beautiful exhibit beginning with the opening reception on April 5th f...
Cost: Free

Spring Plein Aire Event

Saturday April 13, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Bring your paints, pastels, and canvases and capture the essence of Blue Ridge during this three-day event. Cash prizes available. Artwork from Plein Air will be on exhibit from April 16-May 26 inside the Art Center. Register by March 15 for an early bird discount of $5 off entry fee.
Cost: $20-$25

Cork & Canvas

Friday February 15, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Support the arts as you enjoy wine samplings from various vintners, live music by Michael Moody, silent auctions, door prizes, a cash bar and refreshments. Ticket prices are $25 for members, $30 for non-members and includes an engraved wine glass, one free glass of wine, one free door prize ticket ...
Cost: $25-$30

The Art of Marsha Hamby Savage

Thursday January 3, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Come admire the breathtaking impressionistic yet traditional pastel & oil creations from award-winning, Georgia artist Marsha Hamby Savage. Marsha’s work will be on display in our John & Evelyn Branch Gallery.
Cost: Free

Holiday Show & Sale

Thursday January 3, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Come shop for that perfect holiday gift, one that is creative and unique. We will have hundreds of items for sale, all made from one of our artists. So whether it’s jewelry, pottery, paintings or anything in between, we will have it. Show is open during regular business hours. Opening rece...
Cost: Free

Christmas at The Art Center

Friday December 14, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Enjoy refreshments, artwork and good cheer as you enjoy the seasonal beauty at The Art Center. Shop at our Holiday Show while you are here and browse among our 8 art galleries.
Cost: Free

Who Dun It: Mystery Art Sale

Friday November 16, 2012 07:00 pm EST
A $50 token buys you your choice of an original piece of artwork from one of our 600+ member artists. They may or may not be creating in their usual style, so you won’t know who your artist is until after you make your selection. Just in time for that perfect holiday gift!
Cost: $50

Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show

Thursday November 8, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Join us for 3rd Annual Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show. This show brings in artists from across the nation and within our region to The Art Center. This year’s show will be judged by William Underwood Eiland, Director of the Georgia Museum of Art. $5000 in prize money will ...
Cost: Free to atttend. See Prospectus for Entry Fee

Pear Street Painters Art Exhibit

Saturday October 13, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy a spectacular art exhibit by Rome, GA's Pear Street Painters Guild.
Cost: Free

Fall Arts in the Park

Saturday October 13, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Join us for the Fall Arts in the Park festival in the Downtown City Park in Blue Ridge, GA. Enjoy nearly 100 of fine art and craft artists, delicious food, great entertainment and even mother nature’s colorful array of Fall splendor. Festival hours are 10am-5pm.. For more information visit our w...
Cost: Admission is $5 for adults, children free

National Juried Nature & Fine Art Photography Exhibit

Saturday October 13, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
This juried show is open to both amateur and professional photographers in film or digital photography. Monetary prizes totaling $2000 will be awarded including Best of Show in both the nature and fine art categories.
Cost: Free to attend. See prospectus for entry fee

The Art of Toneeke

Thursday September 20, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy this naturally gifted artist as she shares her various artistic forms interwoven with her spiritual journey and visions of energy and life filled treasures. Her work will be on display inside our John & Evelyn Branch Gallery.
Cost: Free

Fall Plein Aire Event

Saturday September 15, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The Fall Plein Aire Festival offers three days of art and adventure in the North Georgia Mountains. With fall colors on display, you won’t want to miss this wonderful display of local art from September 17-28. Come paint, sketch or pastel your own rendition of local scenery or simply come enjoy t...
Cost: Free to Attend. Entry Fee $15 Members, $20 Non-members

3D Exhibit: Off the Wall

Thursday August 30, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The Art Center and Southern Appalachian Artist Guild are proud to present the second annual three dimensional only art show, “Off the Wall.” This show is open to all artists. Opening reception and awards ceremony is August 4, 5-7pm and is open to the public. *ENTRY DEADLINE: JULY 14*
Cost: Free to Attend: $10 to enter (members) $15 (non-members)

Youth Summer Art Camp

Thursday July 19, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Sign your kids up for a creative summer during our Summer Youth Art Program. Choose from several classes offered over a 4-week span and let your children's imagination soar.
Cost: $25 (additional supply fees)

Motorcycle Mania Photography Exhibit

Thursday July 5, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Bob Nadeau captures the essence one of America’s favorite passions, motorcycles, in this one-of-a-kind photography exhibit inside The Art Center.
Cost: Free to Attend

Community Quilt Exhibit

Thursday July 5, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Celebrate our heritage with the age-old artistic craft of quilting. The Art Center’s Richard Low Evans Gallery will be arrayed in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and artistic flare. Don’t miss one of the most unforgettable exhibits of the year. Exhibit open during regular business hour...
Cost: Free to Attend

Motorcycle Mania Photography Exhibit: Bob Nadeau

Thursday July 5, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Motorcycle and photography lovers alike will enjoy this one of a kind exhibit filled with images of motorcycles of every shape and size.
Cost: Free

The Art of Estelle Schwarz & Janet Smith

Thursday June 21, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
We proudly welcome pastel artist Estelle Schwarz & potter/multi-medium artist Janet K. Smith as our 2nd Quarter Artists in Residence. Mother & daughter will display their talents inside our John & Evelyn Branch Gallery. Exhibit open during regular business hours.
Cost: Free To Attend

Maxwell Taylor in Concert

Friday June 15, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
You won’t believe your ears! With hundreds of songs from artists such as Tina Turner, the Bee Gees and Otis Redding, impressionist singer Maxwell Taylor will amaze you with his voice and astound you with his style.
Cost: $20

Spring Arts in the Park

Saturday May 26, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy this 36th annual fine arts and crafts festival held in the beautiful Downtown City Park of Blue Ridge, Georgia. Over 15,000 people flock to the North Georgia Mountains during Memorial Day weekend to admire artwork and food from over 175 artists and vendors.
Cost: $5 Adults, Children Free

SAAG Appalachian Renaissance Exhibit: Member Show

Saturday May 26, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy 2D and 3D creations inside the Richard Low Evans Gallery from our very own Southern Appalachian Artist Guild members. *Exhibit will be on display during the Arts in the Park Festival Memorial Weekend.*Please visit the SAAG website at http://southernappalachianartists.org .
Cost: Free to Attend

Spring Plein Aire

Saturday May 5, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Bring your paints, pastels and canvases and capture the essence of Blue Ridge during this three day event. Cash prizes available. Artwork from Plein Air will be on exhibit from April 17- May 30 inside The Art Center.
Cost: $10-$15

The Art of Billie f. Mathis

Thursday April 26, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Come enjoy a fabulous exhibit of award-winning watercolor artist, Billie f. Mathis inside our Richard Low Evans Gallery. Opening reception is March 30, 5-7pm.
Cost: Free to Attend

Annual Blue Ridge Writers' Conference

Friday March 30, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Writers can learn how to hone their skills and expand their markets, as well as enjoy numerous special guest speakers during this year’s Writers’ Conference at the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association. An opening reception will be held on March 30, 5-7pm and is open to the public.
Cost: $60-$70

Tom Chambers Branching Out

Thursday March 22, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Experience a unique style of art as Tom brilliantly combines acrylic paint and wood into beautiful pieces of art from rustic, modern and everything in between. Tom’s work will fascinate and inspire you to see the beauty of nature in a way you’ve never imagined before.
Cost: Free to attend

Wine & Cheese Tasting Fundraiser

Friday February 10, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Support the arts with this valentine’s fundraiser. Enjoy gourmet wine and cheese, raffle drawings and entertainment as you toast the arts with that someone special.
Cost: $35 Non-Members, $25 Members
420 West Main St.
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
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Arts Center
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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM