Historic High Country / Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and Art Center

420 West Main Street
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

  • 2014 Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show

    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

    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.

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  • Art of Suzanne DesLauriers

    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.  

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  • Holiday Show & Sale

    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. 

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  • WhoDunIt? Mystery Art Fundraiser

    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. 

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