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Friday, February 27

3 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Art Lecture: Spalding Nix

    Art expert Spalding Nix will deliver a presentation beginning with the Guerrilla Girls and traveling through 500 years of women in art history.

  • Farmington Depot Gallery

    6–9 p.m. FREE! www.farmingtondepotgallery.com

    Opening Reception

    View mixed media works by Melissa Steele.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    4–6 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Opening Reception

    An exhibit in celebration of Youth Art Month features work from Oconee County's public and private schools, grades K–12.

Tuesday, March 3

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Square Mall

    1–4 p.m. FREE! 706-338-7138

    Athens Fibercraft Guild 40th Anniversary Celebration

    The guild celebrates its 40th year with demonstrations, refreshments and displays. Guests can make their own potholder to take home. The guild is made up of beaders, basketmakers, weavers and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.

Wednesday, March 4

1 event

Art

Thursday, March 5

3 events

Art

Friday, March 6

2 events

Art

  • Commerce Civic Center

    Mar. 6, 6–9 p.m. $15. Mar. 7, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Mar. 8, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $7. www.folk-finearts.com

    Folk to Fine Arts Festival & Expo

    An indoor arts show features works by both fine artists and folk artists. A Meet the Artists Reception will be held on Friday, and workshops will be held throughout the weekend.

  • Revival Yarns

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. or 5–7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    First Friday Open Knit/Crochet

    These meetings are meant to build a community among local knitters and crocheters. Bring your current project, get comfy and mingle with fiber friends old and new.

Saturday, March 7

1 event

Art

  • Commerce Civic Center

    Mar. 6, 6–9 p.m. $15. Mar. 7, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Mar. 8, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $7. www.folk-finearts.com

    Folk to Fine Arts Festival & Expo

    An indoor arts show features works by both fine artists and folk artists. A Meet the Artists Reception will be held on Friday, and workshops will be held throughout the weekend.

Sunday, March 8

1 event

Art

  • Commerce Civic Center

    Mar. 6, 6–9 p.m. $15. Mar. 7, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Mar. 8, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $7. www.folk-finearts.com

    Folk to Fine Arts Festival & Expo

    An indoor arts show features works by both fine artists and folk artists. A Meet the Artists Reception will be held on Friday, and workshops will be held throughout the weekend.

Wednesday, March 11

1 event

Art

Sunday, March 15

1 event

Art

  • Oconee County Library

    3–5 p.m. FREE! www.womens-work-art.blogspot.com

    Art Reception

    Paintings, photographs, quilts, basketry and more by Ruta Abolins, Caroline Angelo, Robin Fay, Lisa Freeman, Lori Gibbons, Sarah Hubbard, Frances Jemini and Jasmine Odessa Rizer. 

Wednesday, March 18

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12 p.m. FREE! (AAAC members), $15 (non-members). www.athensarts.org

    Lunch and Learn: Artist Online Portfolios

    Artist, musician and Georgia Museum of Art public relations specialist Michael Lachowski will talk about using social media and building an online portfolio. Presented by the Athens Area Arts Council.