Arts & Entertainment
From Visual Arts Galleries to Performing Arts, Dahlonega’s unique scene offers culture seekers both one-of-a-kind collectables and memorable experiences. Local artist groups produce monthly activities and demonstrations as well as annual Festivals. There are year-round theatrical performances, concerts, and traditional music jams at the Historic Holly Theater, intimate music venues, and outdoor parks. The Downtown Historic District is alive with turn of the century architecture spotlighting the art of design and preserving the charm of the shops, eateries, and entertainment venues.
Dahlonega’s colorful community fabric is not just found at seasonal festivals but also at the University of North Georgia. The UNG Department of Visual Arts showcases such attractions as Outdoor Sculpture Exhibitions and the Bob Owens Art Gallery while the UNG Appalachian Studies Center promotes the many arts of Appalachia culture. The Department of Music presents a variety of public student and faculty performances each year including world-class guest artist concerts, and the Media Department offers Film events.