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SouthEastern Young Artists

The Arts Council is proud to host the SouthEastern Young Artists on our outdoor pavilion FREE on Sunday, June 11! This Pop Up Concert will begin at 1:00 PM, with seating on the stage for an up close, intimate concert feel.
This performance is sponsored by Dr. Charles and Mary Nash.
The mission of the SouthEastern Young Artists (SEYA) is to grow the cultural arts community in North Georgia through accessible chamber music performances and education workshops.
Focused on accessibility, SEYA presents free and ticketed concerts performing in venues, churches and private homes. As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, they accept tax-deductible donations.

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Beginning Wheel for Teens with Anna Doll

Are you a home school student that has always wanted to learn how to use the potters wheel? If so this is a class you will want to join. This is a beginners level class for students with no or little wheel experience. This class will be tailored to your learning pace. You will learn how to center, cone, and make mugs and bowls.

Ages 12 – 18

8 Tuesdays: Feb 7 – Mar 28

10 AM – 12 PM

$100 members – $125 non-members



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Hand Building Basics with Mary Hull

Learn the basics of hand building and make decorative or functional pieces of pottery. A perfect class for beginners, and for those who want to work at their own pace. Expanded use of equipment (slab roller, extruder, forms, etc.) facilitates accelerated ability, knowledge and self-assurance.

6 Thursdays: 10am – 12pm

Session 1: Feb 2 – Mar 9

Session 2: Apr 6 – May 11

$120 Members – $145 Non-Members


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After-School Junior Art

This class will focus on honing your child’s natural drawing, painting and pottery skills. Great class for those looking for semi-private instruction on a Friday afternoon for six weeks. Mary will help guide your child, enhancing their art skills.

Ages 11+

Session 1: Dec. 2, 9, 16, (skip Dec 23 and 30) Jan. 6, 13, 20

Session 2: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10

Session 3: March 24, (skip March 31) April 7, (skip April 14) 21, 28, May 5, 12

6 Fridays

4 – 5pm

$120 Members – $145 Non-Members



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Kid’s Classes

This class will focus on honing your child’s natural drawing, painting and pottery skills. Great class for those looking for semi-private instruction on an afternoon for six weeks. Mary will help guide your child, enhancing their art skills.

For ages 6 – 10

6 Thursdays  (skips 3rd Thurs of the month)

4 PM – 5 PM

Session 1: Jan 12, 26, Feb 2, 9, 23 and Mar 2

Session 2: Mar 9, 23, 30 Apr 6, 13, 27

$120 Members – $145 Non-Members


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14th Annual Youth Art Month

Come join us as we celebrate the young and talented artists of the greater Hall area. There will be scholarships given out to kids in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade for Best in Show.

The Opening will Take place on Friday March 17th from 5:30 – 7pm!!!

The 1st place students from each grade, and an honorable mention contestant, will be submitted as entrants in the state competition.  At the state competition, The Kiwanis Memorial Foundation is providing $5000 in scholarship awards to the Best of Show winners.  As in the county competition, scholarships awarded to the winning artists by the Foundation will be presented in the form of a check issued to a college or university of the winning artist’s choice.  In addition, ribbons will also be awarded to the artists from each grade placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd and honorable mention at the state and county competitions.

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The Arts Council Signature Series presents this One-Night ONLY, One-Of-A-Kind artistic spectacular showcasing mindboggling Visual Art, Music, Theater, Puppetry, Singing, Dancing, Comedy…All on one stage for the entire family! IMAGINE an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments. Artrageous takes you on a unique visual journey packed with wild inspiration, creativity and fun! The Artrageous troupe of performers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres culminating in a gallery of fabulous finished paintings. The result? A one of a kind crossover experience!

“You’re the BEST! The Artrageous Troupe of Artists, Singers, Dancers… burst onto stage in a wildly creative celebration of the arts.Harrison Ford

“Rarely do you get a chance to experience some of the best things in life, together in one place.  ARTRAGEOUS is one such place—an interactive art and music experience. Go See This Show!” CBS

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Arts Council Signature Series Ticket (all 3 performances) $85

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Back In Time Band

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This 9-piece rock-n-roll band featuring a 4-piece horn section is a musical tour de force of talent combining musicianship, vocal precision and a stage presence that has garnered them much regional acclaim. Prepare for your shoes to be shucked as you and the crowd pop to their feet to sing along and dance. These musicians provide an all ages, family friendly show weaved into a powerful rock-n-roll concert experience.

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12th Annual Art in the Square Music and Art Festival

12th Annual Art In The Square Music and Art Festival, Gainesville GA

Saturday and Sunday, September 19-20, 2015

(Gainesville) The 12th Anniversary of the Art in the Square Festival Saturday, September 19th and Sunday September 20th from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Art In The Square will be in Gainesville’s Historic Downtown Square. Over 100 artists and artisans from all over the southeast will be displaying fine art and fine craft including original oil paintings, unique pottery, hand-made jewelry, wood carvings, photography and more. This event has been made popular with both artists and collectors, a juried art show with only the finest submissions accepted, the winning artist will take home a $1000 prize! Spend your day with working artists; enjoy live demonstrations, plein air painting, raku pottery firings, and the Youth Artist Market hosted by INK (Interactive Neighborhood for Kids).

Live entertainment to include drumming and belly dancing (Alchemy Drumming and Dance), and Lupita Mexican folk dances, chalk art competition and food trucks.

The Art In The Square Association presents this FREE family-friendly event each year for the Northeast Georgia Community through an interdisciplinary partnership between area non-profits including: the Quinlan Visual Arts Center and Interactive Neighborhood for Kids (INK).

For more information go to www.artinthesquarega.com or email the festival director at artinthesquarega@gmail.com.


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