Art Walk Celebrates Last First Friday on October 4th

_MG_1846-cropped-brighterMarietta Square is the site of the last First Friday Art Walk of the 2013 season on Friday, October 4 . “The best thing about this event is that we offer art experiences for everyone from new artists just starting out, as well as award-winners. The community can come out andenjoy work by visual artists, performing artists and the beautiful backdrop for it all is theHistoric Marietta Square where our community comes together.” said Donna Krueger, owner of dk Gallery on the MariettaSquare.

The Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour through Marietta’s diverse art scene. Art galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurantsand boutiques host artists near their storefronts and are open 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Live music performances have been added to the event and can be found at the Tavern in the gARTen and other sidewalk locations throughout the Square. Maps of the venues areavailable at each participating merchant, the Marietta Visitors Bureau, at the Art Walk signsthroughout the Square, from the Art Walk Ambassadors and online.
The Tavern in the gARTen, a beer and wine garden is the newest feature of the 6th Annual First Friday Art Walk. At the Tavern in the gARTen, guests can purchase cold beverages,sit and enjoy live music, and watch art come alive in Atherton Square.

For additional information, including a complete list of participating merchants and featuredartists, check out www.artwalkmarietta.com.

dk Galleries – All Creatures Great and Small

dk Gallery will feature the work of four artists for the month of October entitled All Creatures Great and Small:

everywhereSusan Easton Burns works will be displayed Gallery 1 as a solo show. Easton Burns’ work is best described as Abstract Expressionism, soulful and evocative. An animal lover who believes all creatures have a place, Burns acknowledges this in her work depicting her subjects with strength and dignity. Her paintings emerge guided by her strong intuition, a central theme in both her life and work. In 2014, Easton Burns’ talent will be recognized on a grand scale when she emerges as the official Kentucky Derby™ artist.

greatandsmallIn Gallery II a trio of local art talent will share the while walls.  Melissa Snyder, Maureen Engle and Claire Dunaway Cyr.  Claire teaches art at Ford Elementary school and is well known in the city of Marietta.  Claire writes, “If you are in the area, please feel free to drop by dk Gallery on the Marietta Square on Friday, October 4th between the hours of 5 and 9pm. This special show opening is in conjunction with Art Walk happening all around the Square… all the more reason to come out and enjoy the evening!”

dk Gallery is located at 25 W. Park Square, Marietta, GA 30060.

 

Avery Gallery presents the Raku Pottery of Ann Wallin.

rakuartistAvery Gallery’s Exhibition opens Friday, October 4.  Over the years, Ann has won many awards. She has participated in juried exhibits, and she has been accepted in major regional and national shows. Meet and talk to Ann Wallin.  Learn about her style and process for making raku pottery.  5 to 9 pm, Friday, October 4 at Avery Gallery.  A delicious taste of GG’s Creole Cuisine will be served and liquid refreshments will be available.  Parking is free in our parking lot next to our building and next door in front of Cobb Hardware, after 6 pm.  There is also a church across Olive Street that has plenty of parking within an easy walk. Live string music by Shelley House and friends.  Additional Persian music by Marjan Tavakoli playing the Daf and Tanbur. Avery Gallery is located at 390 Roswell St., Marietta, GA 30060.  For more information call 770-427-2459 or email info@averygallery.com.

MARIETTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
Sesquicentennial of the Civil War: Local Art Local Lore
Leaves are falling, nights are cooling down and Starbucks has their Pumpkin Spice Latte available. What better way to celebrate the fall season than coming to the Marietta Museum of History for the First Friday Artwalk. The sesquicentennial of the Civil War is upon us, with that, the Marietta Museum of History will feature Glen Amos and Hubert Brown. These two Cobb County artists will be showcasing and selling their creations.

Glen Amos, a local furniture craftsman, is also a chainsaw artist. Hubert Brown is a folk artist who paints on canvas, bricks, shovels and other media. At Art Walk he will feature his paintings based on his grandmother’s memories of the Civil War.
Marietta Museum of History is between the Marietta Welcome Center and the Gone With the Wind Museum.  Call 770-794-5710