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Thursday, February 23

3 events

Art

  • Seeking Artists

    Seeking artists to display their works. Email contact@donderoskitchen.com

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Conversation on Collecting

    Join collectors Larry and Brenda Thompson for a discussion on collecting African American art. They will discuss the importance of partnerships between academic institutions and private collectors in nurturing and fostering an awareness of African American artists.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    6–9 p.m. www.athica.org

    Postc(arts) Night

    The gallery will provide a variety of postcards designed by local artists, plus some light refreshments, during an opportunity for the public to write to their congressional representatives about public funding for the arts.

Saturday, February 25

2 events

Art

  • 3–5 p.m. $10–15. 706-542-9842, thaxtona@uga.edu, www.wuga.org

    WUGA's Artists in Residence Series

    (Contact for Location) See the home of Beth and Jason Thrasher. Beth is a web designer, writer and founder of the Short Attention Span film festival. Jason is a wedding photographer and well-known for his portraits of musicians. Proceeds benefit WUGA. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

  • Jittery Joe's Coffee

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. $5. Find the event on Facebook.

    Community Chalk Art

    (Roaster) Create chalk art with local artists and live music. Admission includes a chalk bucket to participate. Presented by the UGA School of Social Work.

Wednesday, March 1

1 event

Art

Friday, March 3

3 events

Art

  • Commerce Civic Center

    Mar. 3, 5–9 p.m. $15. Mar. 4, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $5. 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.

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Mar. 3–4, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. & Mar. 5, 12–4 p.m. FREE! (children), $7. www.cpquilters.org

    A Journey In Quilts 2017

    The Cotton Patch Quilters present an indoor quilt show featuring 200 quilts, a raffle, a scavenger hunt for kids, local vendors and more.

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

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

    Opening Reception

    Atlanta-based artist Karen Adams shares a collection of her paintings.

Saturday, March 4

3 events

Art

  • Commerce Civic Center

    Mar. 3, 5–9 p.m. $15. Mar. 4, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $5. 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.

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Mar. 3–4, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. & Mar. 5, 12–4 p.m. FREE! (children), $7. www.cpquilters.org

    A Journey In Quilts 2017

    The Cotton Patch Quilters present an indoor quilt show featuring 200 quilts, a raffle, a scavenger hunt for kids, local vendors and more.

  • 7–9 p.m. thefinishingschool.exhibitions@gmail.com

    Opening Reception

    (UGA The Finishing School, 215 S. Thomas St.) "Parallel Play" features experimental new works from Andrew Boatright, Kojo Griffin and Kristin Mitchell. Curated by Candice Greathouse and Curtis Ames.

Sunday, March 5

3 events

Art

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Mar. 3–4, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. & Mar. 5, 12–4 p.m. FREE! (children), $7. www.cpquilters.org

    A Journey In Quilts 2017

    The Cotton Patch Quilters present an indoor quilt show featuring 200 quilts, a raffle, a scavenger hunt for kids, local vendors and more.

  • Oconee County Library

    3–4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Artist Reception

    Meet artists from the Athens Academy. Light refreshments provided.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    7 p.m. www.athica.org

    Poetry Reading

    The closing day for "I Swear I Saw This: the line as witness" features a poetry reading curated by exhibition participant Jacob Sunderlin. Bridget Dooley, Robert Newsome and Jaydn Dewald will read selected works.

Wednesday, March 8

1 event

Art

Thursday, March 16

1 event

Art