Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Community Arts Calendar - October 2009

Southeastern Pastel Society Exhibit
Oct. 3-Dec. 9 at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta St., Marietta, GA, 770-528-1444. Closed Mondays.

The Southeastern Pastel Society hosts its annual juried exhibition, spotlighting some of the most colorful and skillfully created works imaginable. Juried by a Master Pastelist from Pastel Society of America. Learn more >>

Leonardo da Vinci: Hand of the Genius
Oct. 6-Feb. 21 at the High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, 404-733-4444. Closed Mondays.

This exhibition sheds new light on Leonardo's seminal role in the development of Renaissance sculpture and the work of artists who followed him. It features approximately 50 works, some of which will be on view in the US for the first time.

Included are works by Donatello, Rubens, Verrocchio, and Rustici—from such world-renowned collections as the Musée du Louvre, the British Museum, and the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence. Learn more >>

First Friday Art Walk in Historic Marietta Square.
Oct. 2 from 6-9pm at downtown Marietta, GA, 770-429-1115

Galleries and other retailers extend their hours to show works of art in Historic Marietta Square, a delightful place year-round. This season’s Art Walks feature Artists' Alley, an intimate exhibit of juried artists showing a wide variety of styles. There’ll be free trolley service and participants who gather stamps at all stores along the walk earn a gift bag at its last stop. Learn more >>

Portrait Society of Atlanta - Fall Juried Exhibition 2009
Through Dec. 31, 2009 at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097, 770-623-6002.

Come face-to-face with portrait paintings by members of the Portrait Society of Atlanta, a non-profit organization whose main purpose is to educate the public to a greater awareness of the portrait as a valid and valuable art form. Membership information is available online. Learn more >>

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