Drawing Basics

OCAF 34 School St., Watkinsville

This course will cover sighting and measuring, linear perspective, contours and distinct values. Pencils, pens, and charcoal will be the material used. Participants will learn how to arrange unique, meaningful still life and how to dynamically frame found compositions. This a beginner-level course for ages seven and up. $75/member, $100/non-member. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Drawing Basics

OCAF 34 School St., Watkinsville

This course will cover sighting and measuring, linear perspective, contours and distinct values. Pencils, pens, and charcoal will be the material used. Participants will learn how to arrange unique, meaningful still life and how to dynamically frame found compositions. This a beginner-level course for ages seven and up. $75/member, $100/non-member. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

Teen Take and Make Crafts

Online GA

Teens ages 12–17 can stop by the ACC Library to pick up a craft kit every 2nd and 4th week of the month. Pickup starts on of each week Monday, but kits are available as long as supplies last. For the week of Feb. 22, the craft will be bird feeding kits. 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

Creative Drawing with Watercolor

OCAF 34 School St., Watkinsville

In this workshop, students will explore the unique use of watercolor combined with the drawing elements such as lines, texture and perspective. This workshop will consist of two sessions and timespans: Session 1: Thursdays, March 25–April 8, Session 2: Thurdays, April 15–April 29. Attendees must have basic painting skills. $75/member, $100/non-member. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

Finley Light Factory Spring Artists Market

Finley Light Factory 393 N. Finley Ave., Suite D, Athens

Come out and enjoy a market featuring local artists and their work along with a performance by Convict Julie! Follow (@finleylightfactory) on Instagram for updates on who will be performing and selling their goods. Face masks required to attend. $3/person. 703-344-1258, www.finleylightfactory.com

Creative Drawing with Watercolor

OCAF 34 School St., Watkinsville

In this workshop, students will explore the unique use of watercolor combined with the drawing elements such as lines, texture and perspective. This workshop will consist of two sessions and timespans: Session 1: Thursdays, March 25–April 8, Session 2: Thurdays, April 15–April 29. Attendees must have basic painting skills. $75/member, $100/non-member. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

Creative Drawing with Watercolor

OCAF 34 School St., Watkinsville

In this workshop, students will explore the unique use of watercolor combined with the drawing elements such as lines, texture and perspective. This workshop will consist of two sessions and timespans: Session 1: Thursdays, March 25–April 8, Session 2: Thurdays, April 15–April 29. Attendees must have basic painting skills. $75/member, $100/non-member. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

Pandemic Porch Portraits

Pine Lake Park/Beach 4618 Lakeshore Dr., Pine Lake

The public is invited to a socially-distanced opening reception for “Pandemic Porch Portraits," a photo wall created by Cindy M. Brown featuring portraits of Pine Lake residents posing with their families, pets and creative projects. This project's purpose of this project is to document how one community has survived and thrived during the current pandemic. This event will take place at the tennis court beside the western wetlands of Pine Lake Park. Admission is free. Masks are required to attend. 678-557-9303, www.pinelakega.net/portraits    

Pop-Up Artist Market

Stan Mullins Art Studio 650 Pulaski St., Athens

The Georgia Museum of Art’s Student Association hosts its annual gallery and artist market event, featuring a variety of art and handmade goods by student and local artists. Masks and social distancing are required at all times. This event will take place rain or shine. www.georgiamuseum.org/event/5th-annual-pop-up-artist-market

26th Annual SouthWorks Exhibition Opening Reception

OCAF 34 School St., Watkinsville

The Oconee Cultural Art Foundation presents the 26th Annual SouthWorks Exhibition opening reception. Artists all over the country have submitted works for this nationally juried art show, for a chance at over $1,000 in cash prizes. This year’s show will be juried by Jennifer A. Smith, gallery & marketing director for The Arts Center in Greenwood, SC. Reservations are encouraged as numbers will be limited due to Covid-19 restrictions. 706- 769-4565,  www.ocaf.com/exhibitions

Curator Talk

Online: Georgia Museum of Art Athens

Asen Kirin, Parker Curator of Russian Art, will host a Zoom talk about works featured in the exhibition "Modernism Foretold: The Nadler Collection of Late Antique Art from Egypt." Sign up online to attend. 706-542-4662, www.georgiamuseum.org

Creative Drawing with Watercolor

OCAF 34 School St., Watkinsville

In this workshop, students will explore the unique use of watercolor combined with the drawing elements such as lines, texture and perspective. This workshop will consist of two sessions and timespans: Session 1: Thursdays, March 25–April 8, Session 2: Thurdays, April 15–April 29. Attendees must have basic painting skills. $75/member, $100/non-member. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

Creative Drawing with Watercolor

OCAF 34 School St., Watkinsville

In this workshop, students will explore the unique use of watercolor combined with the drawing elements such as lines, texture and perspective. This workshop will consist of two sessions and timespans: Session 1: Thursdays, March 25–April 8, Session 2: Thurdays, April 15–April 29. Attendees must have basic painting skills. $75/member, $100/non-member. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

Creative Drawing with Watercolor

OCAF 34 School St., Watkinsville

In this workshop, students will explore the unique use of watercolor combined with the drawing elements such as lines, texture and perspective. This workshop will consist of two sessions and timespans: Session 1: Thursdays, March 25–April 8, Session 2: Thurdays, April 15–April 29. Attendees must have basic painting skills. $75/member, $100/non-member. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Moms Demand Action/Wear Orange Community Mural

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens

In honor of Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Weekend, community members are invited to view the butterfly mural painted by Moms Demand Action, one of five murals on display around town, and share the art via social media using #WearOrange #WeCanEndGunViolence. Wear Orange is an organization that honors the lives of those affected by gun violence and elevates gun violence prevention efforts nationwide. Other community partners and their murals are as follows: Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement, Teen Social Justice Club (AADM Justice Center), Athens Moms Demand Action (Athens-Clarke County Library), Project Safe (Ciné Art House Cinema), Town & Gown Players (Town & Gown Arcadia Garden), Treehouse Kid & Craft (Treehouse Kid & Craft) www.facebook.com/MomsDemandActionGA

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

Oil Painting Class

The Winterville Center for Community & Culture 371 N. Church St, Athens

Join instructor Dortha Jacobson for a class where those who want to try a new craft for the first time or to renew interest can grow and explore the art of oil painting. Each class will focus on a different aspect of oil painting, starting with creating a color wheel in order to understand color and ending with the completion of a landscape. Classes will also include learning how to critique a painting and discussing what is effective in a painting and what can be improved. $10/person. 706-742-0823, www.wintervillecenter.com

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

Waxing Poetic Art Exhibition: Meet the Artists’ Reception

Sacred Heart Cultural Center 1301 Greene St., Augusta

Enjoy an art reception for the "Waxing Poetic" art exhibition featuring art by Lala Mulherin Streett and Lou Ann Zimmerman. Lala Mulherin Streett received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting from Ringling Art School and has worked in the United States and abroad as a designer, professional illustrator and instructor. Lou Ann Zimmerman is the now-retired owner of the Zimmerman Gallery in Augusta and a lifetime member and past president of the Georgia Watercolor Society.  

Meet the Artist: Abby Kacen

Creature Comforts Brewery 271 W Hancock Ave, Athens

Come out to come out and meet current CCBC Gallery artist Abby Kacen while participating in a communal art-making activity. This event is a part of the Georgia Museum of Art's monthly Third Thursday event. www.getcurious.com

KnitLits Virtual Knitting Group

Online: Bogart Library Athens

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content! Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to young adult and adult knitters ages 16 years and up.  Go online or call for more information. Email for the meeting link. 706-310-3515, bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Opening Reception

Lamar Dodd School of Art 270 River Rd., Athens

To create the project “Lenses,” disposable cameras were distributed to 21 random participants along with a set of 27 open-ended photo prompts: words such as “hoax” and “trust.” 6–8 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Marmalade Pottery/Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is open Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Masks required, no more than two people or a single group inside at a time. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed. .www.southernstarstudioathens.com  

Midsummer Lanterns

Bogart Library 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart

Turn a Mason jar into a lovely multi-colored hanging lantern. All supplies and instructions provided. Adults only. Registration required. Register in person or by phone.  706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org.