There's still time to register your child for this fun class! Discovering Art is for kids 5-12 years and designed to encourage their imagination, creativity and skill.

KidsAtArt2KidsAtArt5bKidsAtArt3In this class, children have the opportunity to learn about art while experimenting with a variety of media.  They will learn how to express their imaginations while exploring drawing, painting, ceramic and sculpture techniques.  Each student will create multiple artworks while gaining a better understanding of the creative process.  The class fee is $50 per month. Students may also pay per class.  Rates are $15 per class.  Classes are held at 2518 Cleveland Hwy.  All Discovering Art classes have a $10 materials fee  paid directly to the instructor.

The class is led by Guild Center Instructor, Megan Walker, and meets on Tuesdays 4:15 - 5:15pm or 5:15 - 6:15pm; call (706) 529-3442 for more information; you can also find the information and even register on line for the class here.


Expedition Chamber Winds in Concert

Expedition Chamber Winds presented a concert of classical music in the sanctuary of St Mark's Episcopal Church (901 W. Emery Street, Dalton, GA) on Sunday, August 30th at 4:30pm. There was no charge for the concert and everyone was invited to a reception afterwards in the parish hall for light refreshments and to greet the musicians and concert organizers.

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The quintet is comprised of Shorter University Assistant Professor of Music Dr. John Reams, clarinet; Susan Davis, flute; Michael Laird, oboe; Ellie Jenkins, horn; and Evan Ledford, bassoon.  

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The Creative Arts Guild, in accord with its mission of providing a variety of high quality art experiences and education to the residents of our community, is happy to help promote this exceptional event! 


Parkour! Don't Miss Out This Time...


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 Beyond this simple explanation, however, Parkour BW Ethan Young RZz plusparkour is a discipline of self-improvement on all levels, an art that reveals to the practitioner his or her own physical and mental limits and simultaneously offers a method to surpass them. We will offer 8 weeks sessions starting in August that will continue thru the year. Right: Certified Parkour Instructor Ethan Young


It is essential to get competent and qualified instruction as a foundation to enjoy this great sport!!

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 View and download here Parkour class schedule



Glo was in the house & on the streets!!


TH Depot 216x162Glo, an Atlanta performance troupe, was in residence in TunnelHill and Dalton Tuesday, Aug. 18 through Thursday, Aug. 20 culminating in a live performance by the artists at the Tunnel Hill Depot at 6:30pm on Thursday,  Aug. 20th. Glo 13RZ CRPRZ2

On Wednesday, the 19th, you might have seen them in downtown Dalton, maybe around 222 N. Hamilton Street, definitely doing what they do so well..... describing in motion how dance and collaboration are powerful activators of cultural identity, community transformation and shared, meaningful experiences that change lives through art.  

glo on the street CRPRZ The local residency is part of a larger project entitled “The Traveling Show: Beautiful Stranger” which is produced through a collaboration  with Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia Tourism and the Georgia Trust  for Historic Preservation with the intention of bringing attention to The Georgia Trust’s Places in Peril sites.The idea behind  Glo’s “Traveling Show” is to bring positive energy to "places of peril" through the arts to highlight them for their historical value in our community. Their hope is to show people the potential of the location and make them want to be a part of reviving it.