Historic High Country / Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and Art Center

420 W. Main St.
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

706-632-2144
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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

    Group-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Spring Arts in the Park

    Spring Arts in the Park

    05/26/2018 - 05/27/2018

    Join us for the 43rd Annual Spring Arts in the Park festival held in the beautiful Downtown City Park of Blue Ridge, Georgia during Memorial Day weekend. Admire artwork and enjoy tasty food from over 200 exhibitors and food vendors. Arts in the Park has been recognized as one of the Top 20 Events by the Southeastern Tourism Society. This event is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association. Admission is $5.

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  • Annual Community Quilt & Fiber Arts Exhibit

    Annual Community Quilt & Fiber Arts Exhibit

    06/16/2018 - 07/21/2018

    Celebrate our heritage with the age-old artistic craft of quilting and the variety of the fiber arts. The Art Center's Richard Low Evans Gallery will be adorned in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and handmade flare. Don't miss one of the most unforgettable exhibits of the year with traditional and non-traditional quilts, arts quilts, and an array of the fiber arts. This exhibit is open during regular business hours, Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

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  • 2018 SAAG National Juried Show

    2018 SAAG National Juried Show

    10/06/2018 - 11/10/2018

    The 2018 SAAG National Juried Show, now in its 11th 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 6- November 10, 2018. The SAAG National Juried Show attracts several artists from over 25 different states and draws an audience interest from not only a regional leve... read more