Historic High Country / Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and Art Center

420 W. Main St.
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

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The Art Center, home to the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, has more than 2,500 varied artworks on display. With more than 500 member artists and 1,000 active members, we are proud to present member and visiting exhibits and artwork in the many Art Center galleries.

The Art Center team is devoted to bringing new exhibits, events and programming to our community through arts and culture. We endeavor to provide a haven for artists to flourish and grow.  

We are also the proud home of the Spring and Fall Arts in the Park festivals. Spring Arts in the Park is held every Memorial Day weekend, and Fall Arts in the Park is held annuallly the second week in October. The Arts in the Park festivals have been a tradition for over three decades, bringing hundreds of fine arts, crafts and food vendors to Downtown Blue Ridge.

The Art Center is located in the Historic Fannin County Courthouse in Downtown Blue Ridge and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Donations accepted 0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • 2016 SAAG National Juried Show

    2016 SAAG National Juried Show

    10/15/2016 - 11/12/2016

    The 2016 SAAG National Juried Show, now in it's 9th year, is open to all artists of various 2D and 3D mediums. This juried show offers monetary prizes totaling $5,000, including $1,500 for Best of Show. The artwork selected for this exhibit will be on display in the Richard Low Evans Gallery in the Art Center from October 15- November 12, 2016. The SAAG National Juried Show attracts several artists from over 25 different states and draws an audience interest from not only a regional lev... read more

  • 4th Quarter Artist-in-Residence, Connie Gaertner

    4th Quarter Artist-in-Residence, Connie Gaertner

    10/22/2016 - 01/07/2017

    Connie Gaertner, our 4th quarter Artist in Residence, is an award-winning artist from Knoxville, TN.  Her love and passion of the outdoors is reflected in her plein air paintings, but she is just as comfortable with her studio work as well. Connie is a juried member of The American Impressionist Society, Oil Painters of America, and Women Painters of the Southeast.

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