Patrons' Party This Friday Night!
FESTIVAL IS ALMOST HERE!
See the FESTIVAL 2014 Indoor Artists Exhibit in the Main Gallery and Gallery 111;
The Indoor Artists Exhibit is sponsored by Shaw Industries, Inc.
FESTIVAL 2014 -THIS Weekend!
51st ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF FINE ART AND CRAFTS
The Creative Arts Guild has a terrific line-up of artists, craftsmen, musicians, and entertainers for this year’s FESTIVAL 2014. September 20 and 21st; Make your plans now to attend; you don’t want to miss the great indoor art exhibit (already on display) and the Outdoor Arts & Crafts Market this weekend on the covered Spigel Pavilion beneath the Guild’s main facility. Two full days of art, crafts, food, shopping and entertainment will provide plenty of activities and fun for the whole family.
FESTIVAL INDOOR ARTISTS’ EXHIBIT IS OPEN NOW!
FESTIVAL 2014 actually kicked off Friday, August 1st with the opening of the Indoor Artists’ Exhibit in the Guild’s Main Gallery. This exhibit is a professionally juried show of works in media including oil, acrylic, and watercolor painting, sculptures in clay, metal, stone and composites, mixed media, fiber art, jewelry, and photography. These works can be viewed anytime during regular weekday hours AND, for the first time, no need to wait until FESTIVAL weekend to make a purchase; many works by the participating artists are already available for purchase now. Don’t wait until FESTIVAL weekend to shop for extraordinary art! The very piece you spot then may already have a tag marking it “SOLD”; so come take a look now!
FESTIVAL weekend begins Friday evening September 19th with the Patrons Party and Taste of Dalton, a ticketed event that offers patrons an opportunity to meet many of the exhibiting artists, connect with other friends of the arts, and sample some of Dalton’s finest culinary offerings. Food vendors enlisted so far include The Farm, The Filling Station, The Olive Tap, Renz Nest; with more to come. Beverage providers so far include Eagle Rock Distributing Company. This is a great opportunity for the very select restaurants and caterers of Dalton to reach a wide range of potential customers…… a big reason why many food vendors return to FESTIVAL year after year!
FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!
This is always a big and busy event each year and requires lots of eager hands to make light work. Volunteering for one of the many jobs available is a great service to the Creative Arts Guild and the community and is a chance to meet and talk with a variety of artists, craftsmen, as well as with other volunteers. Find out what positions are available by calling Leanne Lawson at (706) 217-6677.
Three Cool Classes to Consider...
In this class, students will learn the basics of defending oneself; introduction to blocks, strikes and kicks along with the basic knowledge of grappling and pressure points. (This is not your usual bow to the flag and bow to the master type martial arts class!)
1st Session: Wednesdays 7:15 - 8:15 pm - August-December
$55 per month
Ages 6+ (Kids-Adults) - Note: this is a class that you can take with your child!
(This class is held at the 2518 Cleveland Highway location)
In this class, children will have the opportunity to learn about art while experimenting with a variety of media. Students will learn how to express their imaginations while exploring drawing, painting, ceramic and sculpture techniques. Each child will create multiple artworks while gaining a better understanding of the creative process.
Instructor: Megan Walker.
$50 per month
Students may also pay per class at a rate of $15 per class. All Discovering Art classes have a $10 materials fee that should be paid directly to the instructor.
Kids Night Out - Open Gym
Kids Night Out is a supervised, non-instructional time for your child to come and play!
The child does not have to be a student of Guild Gymnastics & Cheer, but a waiver MUST be signed by a parent in order for the child to participate.
Ages Kindergarten +
Saturdays 6:00-10:00 pm
$15 per child
Snack and Drink Provided
Guild Dance, Gymnastics & Cheer
706.529.3442 ext. 1