2017 HART COUNTY, GEORGIA
Formed in 1998, the Hart
Regional Arts Council aka The
Art Center is a 501(c)3 non-
profit corporation. The Coun-
cil’s purpose is to develop, co-
ordinate, and promote the
performing, visual and literary
Our mission is to develop,
coordinate, and promote all
the arts: visual, performing,
and literary. Cooperating with
other regional organizations,
we endeavor to facilitate the
greatest possible opportunity
for programming events.
Regular board meeting is
the first Tuesday of each
month at 7 p.m. Meetings are
open to the public, however
voting at regular meetings is
confined to the board. We al-
ways welcome new ideas and
additional volunteers for pro-
gramming and keeping the
A vibrant docent program,
made up of dozens of dedicat-
ed volunteers, keeps the Art
Center open weekly. Hours
are Thursday through Satur-
day from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours
vary with scheduled events.
Along with expanding
membership support, the Art
Center annual fund raisers in-
clude Kids’ Art Camp and
Mistletoe Market transforms
the Art Center into a wonder-
land holiday venue where par-
ticipants sell their artistry and
The renovated Art Center
has also become a sought after
rental venue for special occa-
The Hart Regional Arts
Council is located in The Art
Center, 338 East Howell Street
in the heart of historic down-
town Hartwell. For member-
ship, rental availability, a full
event calendar or more infor-
mation, contact The Art Cen-ter at 706-377-2040; hartwel- email@example.com or www. h a r t we l l r e g i o n - alartscouncil.org. ◆
The Art Center
Youth Exhibit - March 30 to April 22
Open to all students grades 1-12. Public, Private or Home-
schooled. Hart, Franklin, Stephens and Elbert counties.
•The drop-off date is March 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
•An artist reception will be March 30 from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m.
•Pick-up of work will be April 24 from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
Pottery Exhibit - May 4 to May 27
•The drop-off dates are April 25, 26 & 27 from 10 am to 5 pm.
•An artist reception will be May 4 from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m.
•Pick-up of work will be May 28 from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
Juried Art Show - June 8 to July 22
•The drop-off dates are May 30-31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
•An artist reception will be June 8 from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m.
•Pick-up of work will be July 24th from 10 am till 5 pm.
Botanical Show - Aug. to Aug. 26
•The drop-off dates are July 25, 26 & 27 from 10 am to 5 pm.
•An artist reception will be August 3rd from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m.
•Pick-up of work will be Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
Portrait/Figure Exhibit - Sept. 7 to Oct. 21
•The drop-off date is Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
•An artist reception will be Sept. 7 from 6 p.m. till 8 pm.
•Pick-up of work will be Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
Sculpture Exhibit - Oct. 26 to Nov. 18
•The drop-off date is Octo. 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
•An artist reception will be Oct. 26 from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m.
•Pick-up of work will be Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
Mistletoe Market - Nov. 30 to Dec. 16
•Decorate dates Nov. 21 & 22
•Vendor drop off Nov. 25, 26 & 27 •Vendor pick up Dec. 18
REMAINING EXHIBIT / EVENT SCHEDULE
(Subject to change)
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