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Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta

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The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts is a premier regional arts center located in downtown Valdosta, GA, offering a wide variety of art experiences to citizens of Valdosta, Lowndes and surrounding Georgia counties, and North Florida. The six light-filled galleries offer a diverse selection of works by regional and national artists in approximately thirty exhibits annually. Two of the galleries house permanent collections, including a 600-piece East African art collection and over 30 pieces of antique European Fine Porcelain. With its state-of-the-art kitchen, the Center is available for private rental for events such as wedding receptions and business gatherings, and contains a gift shop with one-of-a-kind items by local artists. Items in the gift shop include pottery, jewelry, prints, original works of art, note cards, books and cd’s, stained glass, wood carvings and much more.

The Turner Center for the Arts offers the following:

•Over 30 Exhibits Annually

•Gallery Tours by Appointment

•Gift Shop

•The “Presenter Series” - a selection of four national touring Broadway shows each year. The 2008-09 season included “The 3-Redneck Tenors,” “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” “Bye, Bye Birdie” and “The New Shanghai Circus.”

•Two Children shows annually - This past year’s presentations were “Madeline and the Bad Hat" and “Atwater-Donnelly Traditional Folk Music and Dance.”

•Art Classes for adults year round and Summer art classes for children

•Artist Receptions and Workshops

•Weekly Writing and Yoga Classes

•Social Art Events

•Private Social Events

•Family Activities

•Cooking Classes and Culinary Arts events

•Music Concerts- Classical, Folk, Broadway, Jazz

Please call 229-247-ARTS (2787) for information on upcoming events and membership.
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  • We stopped by the Center and could that they were displaying beautifully handmade quilts. Some were totally hand done while others were machine assisted. No matter, they were all well done and very... 
    We stopped by the Center and could that they were displaying beautifully handmade quilts. Some were totally hand done while others were machine assisted. No matter, they were all well done and very...  more »
  • Highlight on local artists, several gallery changes throughout the year. Lots of live exhibitions - music, etc. Lots of classes for those who want to learn - kid and adult friendly. 
    Highlight on local artists, several gallery changes throughout the year. Lots of live exhibitions - music, etc. Lots of classes for those who want to learn - kid and adult friendly.  more »
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  • Beautiful art and lovely staff. Love the gift shop.
  • So much to see and do here! I appreciate what they bring to Valdosta!

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