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
Annual Community Quilt & Fiber Arts Exhibit
06/18/2016 - 07/23/2016
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.read more
Artist-in-Residence, Rhonda Roddy
07/09/2016 - 10/09/2016
Expressionist painter and mixed media artist, Rhonda Roddy presents artwork that is truly one-of-a-kind, filled with brilliant colors, fantastic imagery, compelling themes and engaging textures. Entitled "I Laugh in my Dreams," her exhibit encourages the idea of letting go of preconceived notions of what art (and life) should be, and allowing authenticity to shine through instead.read more
3D Exhibit: Off the Wall
07/30/2016 - 08/27/2016
The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association is proud to present the sixth annual three-dimensional only art show, "Off the Wall." This show is open to all artists whose expression is in 3D art-form of all genres. Visit our website at www.blueridgearts.net for a prospectus and information.read more
Elements: An Exhibit by Camille Day
07/30/2016 - 08/27/2016
Come enjoy the newest exhibition by Summit Studio Resident artist Camille 'Candy' Day, entitled "Elements." Camille will present her vision of the four elements of fire, water, earth and air in this stunning new exhibit.
Opening reception will be July 30, 5-7 p.m.read more
National Juried Photography Exhibit
09/03/2016 - 10/09/2016
Join us for the National Juried Photography Exhibit at the Richard Low Evans Gallery in the Art Center, from September 3 - October 9, 2016. The 2016 BRMAA National Juried Show is open to all photographers, both amateur and professional, and all original photographic media, including film and digital images. Monetary prizes totaling $3,000 will be awarded including $750 for Best of Show.
You may contact us about the exhibit via email at read more
BRMAA National Juried Photography Show
09/03/2016 - 10/09/2016
This annual national juried show is open to both amateur and professional photographers in film or digital photography. Cash prizes totaling $4,000 will be awarded. Opening reception and awards ceremony will be September 3, 5-7pm.read more
Fall Plein Air Event and Exhibit
09/08/2016 - 09/11/2016
Our Fall Plein Air Event offers four days of art and adventure in the North Georgia Mountains. With a multitude of opportunities to capture the spirit of plein air art, we celebrate the natural beauty of our area with the Fall Plein Air Paint Out. We invite artists from all over the country to enjoy in the countywide paint out, take part in a workshop, sign up for the quick draw event and enjoy networking with fellow plein air artists. Prizes totaling $1,000 will be awarded.read more
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