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
Cork & Canvas Fundraiser
03/04/2017 - 03/04/2017
Support the arts as you enjoy wine samplings from various vintners, live music by Neighborhood Watch, silent auctions, a cash bar and refreshments. Ticket prices are $30/$25. (Includes an engraved wine glass, one glass of wine, and wine tastings from several area wineries.)read more
Blue Ridge Writer's Conference
04/07/2017 - 04/08/2017
For the last 20 years, the mission of the Blue Ridge Writers' Conference is to educate, inform, and inspire writers. While the North Georgia Mountains is blessed with many aspiring writers, opportunities for them to learn and excel in their craft are fewer than for the larger metropolitan area. The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association has sought to fill that need for the last two decades resulting in the Blue Ridge Writers' Conference. The Annual Blue Ridge Writers' Conference will be held A...read more
Spring Arts in the Park
05/27/2017 - 05/28/2017
Join us for the 41st 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.read more
Annual Community Quilt & Fiber Arts Exhibit
06/17/2017 - 07/22/2017
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
Community Quilt and Fiber Exhibit
06/17/2017 - 07/22/2017
Celebrate our heritage with the age old artistic craft of quilting. The Art Center's Richard Low Evans Gallery will be arranged in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and artistic flare. This exhibit showcases the extraordinary talents of area quilters with traditional quilts as well as original designs.
Don't miss one of the most breathtaking exhibits of the year!read more
National Juried Photography Exhibit
09/02/2017 - 09/30/2017
Join us for the National Juried Photography Exhibit at the Richard Low Evans Gallery in the Art Center, from September 2 - Sept. 30, 2017. The 2017 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
2017 SAAG National Juried Show
10/07/2017 - 11/11/2017
The 2017 SAAG National Juried Show, now in its 10th 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 7- November 11, 2017. 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