Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and Art Center
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
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
Free Parking, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours
Family-friendly, Free Admission
Suitable for Ages
Pieces of Me: Exhibit by Jennifer Danner
07/19/2014 - 10/12/2014
Enjoy mixed media creations, photography, music and written prose from artist Jennifer Danner whose works reflect the pieces of life that make up who she is and in turn make up each and every one of us in some way.read more
Blue Ridge Mountain Photographers National Juried Show
09/06/2014 - 10/12/2014
This annual juried show is open to both amateur and professional photographers in film or digital photography. Cash prizes are available. For more information and entry deadlines, please visit www.blueridgemountainphotographers.com. Come to the opening reception on September 6, 2014, from 5-7 p.m.read more
Fall Plein Air Event
09/11/2014 - 09/14/2014
The Fall Plein Air Event in September offers four days of art and adventure in the North Georgia Mountains. Come paint, sketch or pastel your own rendition of local scenery. With fall colors on display, you won't want to miss this wonderful opportunity to capture local scenery, or simply come enjoy the exhibit. Exhibit is on display September 16-October 12, 2014.read more
2014 Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show
10/18/2014 - 11/15/2014
The Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show opens October 18, 2014, with a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and runs until November 15. See works of fine art from artists across the country. Only the best of the best were accepted by the show's judge. This show features 2-D and 3-D wares that are wide and diversified in style and medium, ranging from large stone statues and wood carvings to paintings, pastels and photography. All works in the show are originals and are for sale....read more
Emerging Artist Exhibit
10/18/2014 - 11/15/2014
The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and the Southern Appalachian Artist Guild (SAAG) wish to promote the talent and design of 2D and 3D emerging artists with our first annual Emerging Artist Juried Exhibition. We are inviting local 2D and 3D emerging undergraduate student artists from surrounding area colleges and art schools to showcase their artwork alongside our SAAG 7th Annual National Juried Show at the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and Art Center.
Eligibility and ru...read more
Art of Suzanne DesLauriers
10/18/2014 - 01/10/2015
Celebrate the acrylic, watercolor and pastel creations of Suzy DesLauriers whose passion lies in re-creating the beauty of rocks, water and mountains.read more
Holiday Show & Sale
11/22/2014 - 01/06/2015
Come shop for that perfect holiday gift, one that is creative and unique. We will have hundreds of items for sale, all made from one of our artists. So whether it's jewelry, pottery, paintings or anything in between, we have what you need to get your holiday shopping done. This show is open during regular business hours.read more
WhoDunIt? Mystery Art Fundraiser
11/22/2014 - 11/22/2014
Join us for WhoDunIt? A Mystery Art Fundraiser. This is a rare opportunity to get amazing artworks from sought-after local and regional artists at an incredible price! The mystery is trying to figure out who your artist is.
Each $50 ticket guarantees you with an original piece of art. This is an event with fantastic art, delicious food, live music and lots of fun! Limited tickets are available. Purchase your tickets today before they are sold out.read more