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Get involved with our events throughout the year


Find out about NGAG sponsored events and events throughout the area and beyond

September 21st 

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Adventure of Exploring Wonderland
with Jessica Henderson & Her Whimsical Pottery

9:30a for coffee | 10:00a for program
The Amara Center | 269 Ridgecrest Circle | Clayton GA 30525



Click the tabs below for exhibition opportunities, upcoming shows and workshops.
We update this area often so please check back regularly.

Madison Artists Guild (GA) is seeking new artists for their gallery which is moving to a new location, larger and better. For details and commission schedule, email Peggy Martin MoonvineDesigns1@gmail.com

Artist Market in Tallulah Falls is seeking artists. Free-standing buildings with power. $40/week. Call Tam 770.595.4792 or tamfields2001@yahoo.com for more details.

The Georgia Artisan Center (Perry GA) is  seeking Georgia Artisans to submit their products for sale on a consignment basis in the center which is located inside the Perry Welcome Center. Interested individuals may find the application and letter of explanation for interested Artisans at www.GeorgiaArtisanCenter.com. For any additional questions, you may contact Sheila Jones at the Perry Welcome Center/CVB at 478-988-8000 or email sheilajones@perryga.com.

8th Annual Fall Arts in the Park: October 14 & 15, 10am-5pm
Downtown City Park in Blue Ridge, GA. Nearly 100 fine art and fine craft artists, delicious food, kid’s art zone and mother nature’s colorful array of fall splendor.
Weekend Admission: adults $5; children under 12 free.
Artist Application Deadline: July 7, 2017 
Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, 420 West Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA

2nd Appalachian Craft Brew, Stew, & Que Festival
Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
October 28, 2017
Application and Information

Two Event Weekends ~ June 9, 10, 11 and November 10,11,12
Discover the work of local artists in Northeast Georgia
Painters, potters, jewelry makers, fiber, glass, metal artists and more.
Self guided driving tour of Northeast Georgia Art.  Many locations open year-round.

North Georgia Arts Guild Artists – Exhibiting Both Weekends
Downtown Clayton – Veteran’s Park

Fiddlin’ Fest – October 14th
Where:  Broad Street, Historic Downtown Rome, GA
Application Deadline:  Monday, Oct 2, 2017.
Fees:  $25
Demonstrating Exhibitor: no charge

Exhibitors Application 2017[1]

This day-long festival is part of the month long community celebration,  Heritage Holidays. Fiddlin’ Fest includes two performance stages, with lots of string band music, children’s area, sidewalk sales, antique cars, great food and so much more in a three block area of downtown.

Artisan Exhibitors must present a handmade product that represents the local heritage. Examples include: Chair caning, quilting, knitting, basket weaving, wood turning, soap making. Mass-produced merchandise is prohibited.

The Dahlonega Woman’s Club is sponsoring our annual arts and crafts venue, “Christmas Market on Candy Cane Lane” with local and regional advertising for the event.  The Christmas Market is in conjunction with Dahlonega’s Old Fashion Christmas which draws visitors from all over Georgia.  The Woman’s Club will be selling homemade food items and crafts, with all our proceeds being donated to:  Lumpkin County children in need.

When: Friday, December 1, from 1:00 – 5:00 pm and  Saturday, December 2, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: The event will be located at the Community House, 111 North Park Street, Dahlonega, GA, one block off “The Square”
Fees: $65
September 1, 2017, with notification of acceptance by September 30, 2017.

Details & Download Application

Escape to the South of France Painting Holiday

The perfect painting getaway… A sanctuary for artists!

Hosted by Chris Bradley, professional artist

Le Vieux Couvent, Southern France

Arts & Fine Crafts Festival


Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Helen Arts & Heritage Center
Annual Art-Oberfest Arts & Fine Crafts Festival held in the midst of Helen’s Oktoberfest activities and during one of the most vibrant of seasons in the North Georgia Mountains!  Festival is held on the property of Helen Arts & Heritage Center at 25 Chattahoochee Strasse in downtown Helen.
The family friendly event includes artists and fine craftsmen from across Northeast Georgia along with mountain music, face painting, baked goods and more.

​The event is free and the public is cordially invited.
Space is limited – Register Now!

Outside Booth:

  • HAHC Member – $40.00
  • Non Member – $50.00

Inside- Two (2) 6′ Tables

  • HAHC Member – $30.00
  • Non-Member – $40.00

Inside-One (1) 6′ Table:

  • HAHC Member – $10.00
  • Non-Member – $20.00


Pottery Comes to Town


Saturday, September 30, 2017
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Freedom Park, Downtown Cleveland, GA

Free Admission to Public
10′ x 10′ booth – $50.00 by September 1 ($60 after September 1)
Electricity – $35.00 (limited availability)

Held in conjunction with the White County Agri-Fest Country Market, the seventh annual Pottery Comes to Town festival is sponsored by the White County Historical Society and Helen Arts and Heritage Center. Some of the best potters in north Georgia will be on hand with their unique, artful creations. There will be demonstrations, collectable pottery, and lots of new items.
Details & On-Line Application 

Our Premier summer event, the annual Painted FERN Festival of Art is held the second weekend in July at the Rabun County Civic Center. The perfect opportunity for you to meet the talented members of the North Georgia Arts Guild and other artists and fine crafters. Admission and parking are free.

WHAT: Art & Fine Crafts | Fine Food from Fromage
WHERE: Rabun County Civic Center | 201 West Savannah Street |Clayton, GA 30525
WHEN: Saturday, July 8th 10a-5p | Sunday, July 9th 11a-4p


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The annual Celebrate Clayton Art Festival is held the last weekend in April in the heart of downtown Clayton, Georgia. We invite you to enjoy the unique arts and fine crafts exhibited on Main Street amid the spectacular north Georgia mountains. Our family-friendly festival features a kids art activity area, a wide variety of refreshments – from street food to fine dining – and entertainment on the shady lawn of the historic Rock House.

For more information about the artists, sponsors and events – and to apply – visit the Celebrate Clayton website.

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