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Weather-Related Closing - March 5th

Guild facilities closed this afternoon, March 5th

Icy Road SignDue to potentially perilous road conditions this afternoon, the Guild has cancelled all afternoon and evening classes

 DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER AND/OR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS, THE CREATIVE ARTS GUILD'S POLICY IS TO CLOSE WHENEVER DALTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

Also, you can check our Face Book page for up-to-date information about facility closings and class cancellations.

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March First Friday - Student Arts Expo

The Guild hosts the annual Student Arts Expo

Friday, February 6, 2015

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The Creative Arts Guild’s First Friday Exhibit Opening and Artist Reception for the month of March will feature the 52nd Annual Student Arts Expo. March is Arts In Education Month at the Guild and the expo a big part of the celebration.

All students pre-K through 12th grade in Dalton, Murray and Whitfield counties and private and homeschool students were invited to exhibit their art. First, second, third and honorable mention place ribbons will be awarded in each grade level. Awards are made based on the student’s ability to use the materials, an understanding of art history or the student’s place in his/her world and innovative individual expression.

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In addition, the Creative Arts Guild and the O.N. Jonas Foundation sponsor an arts competition for collaborative classroom projects. The winning classroom in each division will receive a cash prize to be used for artist in residence fees, art supplies or other classroom art activity resources during the school year.

EmilyOdumEditedRZbEach year, one high school senior is selected to receive the coveted Bernice Spigel Prize in Visual Arts, which includes a cash prize and an offer to present a solo exhibition in the Guild’s Gallery 111 with a shared First Friday opening reception for April.

2014 Spigel Scholarship Winner, Emily Odum 

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The Student Arts Expo/First Friday will begin at 5:30 p.m. on March 6. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit will last through March 25. Call the Guild for more information or to schedule a field trip for groups of students (or others) at (706) 217-6677.

Middle School Art Instructors Jane Pate and Beth Wood preparing an exhibit for this year's Expo

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Students, Parents and Teachers.................... Art Expo 2015 Coming!

March is Arts In Education Month at the Creative Arts Guild and the 52nd annual Student Arts Expo is a big part of the celebration.  All students in Whitfield/Dalton and Murray County, public, private and home school students are invited to exhibit their art.

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Above are just a few examples from a previous year's exhibit

Click to find all the information about Student Arts EXPO 2015.