Art in Milledgeville

Milledgeville’s Creative Culture

Milledgeville may be small but the art scene certainly isn’t, thanks to exhibits at galleries like Ennis Hall and the John Marlor Arts Center. Get in on the creativity by viewing local and nationally renowned artist exhibitions, or by submitting your own art to be displayed in the gallery halls of Milledgeville!

Big ClickThe John Marlor Arts Center, part of Milledgeville Allied Arts, is getting ready to host the ninth annual “The Big Click” photography competition and exhibition. Featuring photographs from local and regional artists, entries to the exhibition will be accepted November 16 – 20 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Marlor House. Want more info on how to get involved with this annual part of Milledgeville’s art culture? Head to milledgevillealliedarts.com. Want to see the winning photography? A reception will be held at the Marlor House on December 6 and will be open to the public from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Plus, the winning photos will be on display through January 8, 2016.

Ennis HallAnother perfect way to get engaged with the art community in Milly is with a visit to the Ennis Hall Gallery on the Georgia College campus. With exhibitions from artists around the region and nation, the gallery is new, modern, and open for visitors Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This fall and winter, experience “VEX.” The exhibition features four senior art students from Georgia College and gives the community and visitors a chance to view locally produced styles and aesthetics. The exhibit runs until December 6, with a reception and artist talk at 5 p.m. on November 12 in the Ennis Hall Gallery.

Whether you produce art, enjoy discussing art, or want to learn more about art, Milledgeville has the resources to help you engage with the creative community in each of these ways. The town may have an old soul, but she also has an innovative and artistic spirit.

Author: Meet Erin. Erin is a Junior at Georgia College, studying Mass Communication, Digital Media, and Spanish. On campus, she is part of the Bobcat Beats A Cappella group as well as Georgia College Miracle, a nonprofit organization that raises thousands of dollars each year for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in Macon, Ga. Erin has a passion for painting, music, writing and travelling. She is happy to be immersed in the history and charm of Milledgeville and loves to tell others about the hidden gem that is Milly.

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2 thoughts on “Milledgeville’s Creative Culture

  1. Hi Erin! Just found this blog today; it’s great! I would love to talk to you about how we could partner to raise awareness of the annual Milledgeville Film Festival- are you familiar with our group? For 2016, our third year, we had over 70 international filmmakers attend panels, workshops, and screenings over a 5 day period in Milledgeville! Over 250 films were submitted for review from more than 30 countries! This is an incredible asset to our community, an international film festival that is rapidly growing and well on its way to becoming an Academy-accredited partner. Please call me anytime: 478-451-9601. We are working on a variety of ways to promote next year’s dates of April 26- 30, 2017; our mission is to get as much campus and community awareness as possible. We need to fill every seat for every event, and many of the activities are FREE and open to the Public! I look forward to hearing from you:). Take care, Tamara

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