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Gwinnett seniors sing, dance, and relax to health | April 27

Gwinnett seniors sing, dance, and relax to health | April 27

 

GWINNETT --  Gwinnett seniors can make plans to sing, dance, and relax to their health at this year's free health fair on Friday, April 27 from 9:00am to 12:30pm at the George Pierce Park Community Center in Suwanee. There will be line dancing classes, health screenings, and healthy cooking demonstrations to enhance your nutrition and physical activity. The health fair is sponsored by Gwinnett Senior Services, the Senior Issues Action Team of the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services, and Gwinnett Parks and Recreation.

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market, located inside the W Atlanta-Midtown, is rolling out two new promotions with the High Museum of Art in Midtown beginning the week of April 16 in order to encourage guests to support the arts and to offer a convenient and free parking option for museum-goers.

The restaurant’s Artful Thursdays will take place every Thursday evening beginning at 5 p.m. and includes the following:

·         Complimentary valet at the W Atlanta-Midtown (guests most present their High Museum ticket and their Spice Market receipt upon leaving to receive valet services free of charge)

·         Half-priced tickets to the High Museum of Art, which can be purchased at the Museum. The Museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

'Arts in the Park' deadline for the artists application has changed

'Arts in the Park' deadline for the artists application has changed

 

Have you signed up for Arts in the Park?

 

The deadline for the artists application has changed to April 30, 2012.

Unfortunately, we are experiencing some technical difficulties with our Arts in the Park website. If you have not filled out an application as of yet I have attached the application and you can mail it in before April 30th.

Sorry for any inconveniences.

Hope to see you at Arts in the Park!

Attachments:

Artists Application

Art on a Limb blossoms in Suwanee

Art on a Limb blossoms in Suwanee

It’s a bud? It’s a mug? It’s Art on a Limb!

As has become tradition in Suwanee, art will be blossoming along the Suwanee Creek Greenway and other trails around the City of Suwanee during the month of May. Through its Art on a Limb program, the City of Suwanee “hides” two pieces of original artwork daily along trails throughout the City; those who find an art piece get to keep it. This annual “finders keepers” program is designed to promote an appreciation for art and nature.

This year’s Art on a Limb pieces are mugs created by Dacula-based artist Sandra Nissen. Like many of the tiles she created for the 2007 Art on a Limb program, this year’s mugs, which are in an assortment of glaze colors, include impressions of leaves picked up on Nissen’s walks along the Suwanee Creek Greenway.

2012 SculpTour unveiled; 2011 'People's Choice' winner named

2012 SculpTour unveiled; 2011 'People's Choice' winner named

What stands 4-foot to10-foot tall, weighs more than 4,600 pounds cumulatively, and is made mostly of steel, but also aluminum, wood, and bronze? It’s the 15 public art pieces that comprise the 2012 Suwanee SculpTour.

Presented this year by QuikTrip, SculpTour is Suwanee’s walkable outdoor exhibit of original sculptures. Displayed nearly year-round in and around downtown Suwanee, SculpTour is designed to be a public art encounter that serves as a quality of life enhancer, economic development tool, and community identifier.

Administered by Suwanee’s Public Arts Commission, the inaugural Suwanee SculpTour exhibit was installed last year and taken down earlier this month. The 2012 exhibit, which features 15 sculptures created by 11 artists, representing Georgia and five other states, will be installed in time for the May 19 Arts in the Park festival.

Call for entries | Gwinnett Arts in the Park

Call for entries | Gwinnett Arts in the Park

Art show to feature local students' work

Art show to feature local students' work

BUFORD, Ga. -- The first annual North Georgia High School Art Show will be held later this month at Tannery Row Artist Colony.

This event, which is free for schools to participate in, features an exhibit and sale of work from some of northeast Georgia's most talented students. It will open on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Participating schools include:

* Buford High
* Collins Hill High, Suwanee
* Dacula High
* Duluth High
* Flowery Branch High
* Greater Atlanta Christian, Norcross
* Lanier High, Sugar Hill
* Meadowcreek High, Norcross
* Mill Creek High, Hoschton
* Mountain View High, Lawrenceville
* North Gwinnett High, Suwanee
* Peachtree Ridge High, Suwanee
* West Hall High, Oakwood

For more information, contact Janet with Tannery Row at 404-376-6382.