Enjoy & experience the arts in Roswell
Whether you're looking for a gallery exhibit, a dramatic performance, a lecture series, a concert, or a comedy revue, there's always something to enjoy and experience in Roswell. Check Roswell Arts Fund's calendar often to discover new things to do, see, and hear, right in your hometown.
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Art & Beyond - your local art school and art studio is pleased to announce their fall art class schedule. Most classes begin the week of August 21 with others starting the week after Labor Day. Complete details and Registration online at: http://bit.ly/2beAjYS
September - November
Visit our four outdoor art stations to view some of CNC’s most picturesque locations. You will also get a chance to create a bit of nature-inspired art while you visit each station – including photos, music, drawings, and color matching. The exhibit runs September – December. Visit NEX to receive a map of art stations around the property.
October 7, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.. - Opening reception for the public to meet the artists
Roswell Fine Arts Alliance and Georgia Nature Photographers team up to present “Double Vision,” a gallery hanging that combines photography and painting.. Beautiful shots by GNPA members are then painted by the talented artists of RFAA. The exhibit is on display in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography.
Ticket Price: Included with General admission: $6 for Child/$10 Adult/$7 Seniors 65+/$7 Students 13-18/Free CNC Members & Kids 2 and under.
Shop local this holiday season at CNC. Explore over 40 vendors who have unique handcrafted and/or eco-friendly gifts for the holiday season. Come shop for that special someone and find art, jewelry, candles, children’s gifts, bath products, food, nature gifts, and more. Admission is FREE - our gift to the community.
Makers in the Afternoon is a family friendly five-part series that features artistic, interactive demonstrations throughout Roswell's parks. Each event highlights a different form of art. Spend the afternoon in a park while experiencing the life of an artist! Makers in the Afternoon is presented by ArtAround.
Pre-registration Required: Join Emmy-nominated and nationally recognized touring artist, Lee Bryan, "That Puppet Guy" for a puppet making workshop. Celebrating over 20 years, Lee Bryan specializes in exceptional school assemblies and extraordinary library programs. Lee's solo performances are often featured at the internationally acclaimed The Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta.
Participants create a moving mouth puppet head using pre-cut corrugated cardboard shapes and “super sticky” tape. This step-by-step workshop was developed to build the basic puppet head and then participants are encouraged to customize their own unique character with supplemental materials provided.
Each session is 1 hour and will accommodate 15 participants.
The 4:30 session will open when the first two sessions fill.
Ticket Price: $12
Get ready for hilarious holiday high-jinx as some talented residents of the North Pole perform in their annual talent show. This sparkling holiday production combines music, live vocal performance and a zany and colorful cast of characters including a wisecracking fruitcake, tumbling teddy bears, the "not-so-abominable" snowman and much, much more!
Ticket Price: $5 ages 2 and up
Lee Bryan, “That Puppet Guy”
Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Grab a score (or purchase one from us) and join with professional vocal soloists, chamber orchestra, organist Tom Alderman, and hundreds of voices to perform the Christmas portion and the "Hallelujah" chorus of Handel's inspired masterpiece under the baton of Dr. Michael O'Neal. Listeners are welcome, too! Atlanta's only December holiday Messiah Sing-Along takes place in Historic Roswell in the large sanctuary of Roswell United Methodist Church, and will last approximately one hour and twenty minutes. Questions? Call, email or click 770.594.7974, email@example.com, or www.mosingers.com.
Ticket Price: $10 for both singers and listeners
Based on the classic holiday poem penned by Clement C. Moore more than 100 years ago, Piccadilly Puppets tells the real story of that night from a mouse who was an eyewitness to the whole affair. It’s a merry tale with lots of silly twists and turns to entertain and amuse children of all ages!
Ticket Price: $5 ages 2 and up
Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Give your artist a creative adventure during Winter School Break and send your child on a creative journey with Art & Beyond’s Winter Break Art Camps. Camp will be in session all week, Monday – Friday and you can join us for the entire week or just the days that work for you.
Campers will get to experience a variety of artistic disciplines during each day of camp including arts & crafts, drawing, painting and mixed media. A Professional artist guides campers through winter themed visual arts projects ideal for holiday gifts, decorations and FUN! (Ages 6-9)
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM daily
Dates: December 27, 28, 29, 2017
All supplies included
Send snack and drink for break time
Dress appropriately to create ART!
Ticket Price: $40.00
Based on the life of Rosemary Clooney. GET will ring in the New Year with its second musical of the Silver Anniversary season, offering a fresh and poignant picture of the woman whose unparalleled talent made her a Hollywood legend. One golden hit after another is woven through Clooney’s compelling life story: “Come on-a My House,” “It’s Only a Paper Moon,” “Count Your Blessings,” “Hey There,” “Mambo Italiano,” and so many more!
Date Range: January 11th-28th 2018
Ticket Price: $33-$58
Jonas’ world is perfect. Everything is under control and safe. There is no war or fear or pain. There are also no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. But when Jonas turns 12, he is chosen for special training from The Giver—to receive and keep the memories of the community.
Performance on Saturdays, 11am Jan. 13, 20, 23, 27, 2018
Ticket Price: $10
The Samuel Fordis Young Artists‘ Concerto Competition features the top competition winners in solo performance with the orchestra. The first and the by far the largest in the South, the competition draws soloists from ten states to compete head-to head with amazing solos. Without a doubt, this is one not to miss!
Ticket Price: $10-$32
Let Jane Powell captivate you with her playful personality, spicy sense of humor, and soulful style. A versatile singer who performs a blend of classic R&B songs, blues tunes, jazz standards, and gospel anthems. Jane has worked with some of the best in the business including the legendary Ray Charles from who “she stole the night”, according to The Washington Post.
Ticket Price: Tickets: $30; Senior/Student/Military discount available in person or by calling 770-594-6232
For tickets and more information call 770-594-6232 or visit www.RoswellCAC.com.
The theatre world has waited 30 years for comic genius Ken Ludwig to deliver this companion to the hilarious, Tony Award-winning Lend Me A Tenor, the most popular American farce of the 20th century. This time around, we’re in 1930s Paris. One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium full of screaming fans. The stage is now set for the concert of the century - as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. An uproarious ride, full of mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks,
Date Range: March 1st - 18th 2018
Ticket Price: $33-$58
Chamber music concert featuring the iconic Brahms piano quartet in G minor, and Schoenfield's Cafe Music, which captures the style of music one could hear in a Parisian cafe.
Concert followed by a fantastic wine and cheese reception included in admission where you can meet the musicians!
Ticket Price: General $15, Seniors (55+) $10, students/teachers free
A powerful multi-media performance that tells the story of the hidden children of the Holocaust. Two childhood friends of Anne Frank, Eva Schloss and Ed Silverberg, recount their stories via video as professional actors portray them on stage.
Ticket Price: $10
Get carried away to another place with music designed to make you dream while you're wide awake. Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz is indeed a dream from start to finish, includes a trip to the ball, frolics through the fields, passionate love, and more. Elgar's Dream Children imagines a life reading stories to children. Poème by Ernest Chasusson is his best-known work and a song of love's triumph. Ride along as music brings our deepest fantasies to the ear.
Ticket Price: $10-$32
The World’s Most Successful Rock & Roll Musical of all time, Buddy has been by far the most-requested show to encore at GET over the span of 25 years. Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story tells the true story of Buddy’s meteoric rise to fame, from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be The Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later on the “The Day The Music Died.” The show features over 20 of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits including “That’ll Be The Day,” “Peggy Sue,” “Everyday,” and “Rave On,” plus Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and the Big Bopper’s “Chantilly Lace.”
Date Range: April 12th - 29th 2018th
Ticket Price: $33-$58
In an annual tradition, The Georgia Philharmonic join forces with Michael O'Neal Singers, a chorus of 150, to perform vocal works with a symphony orchestra. This year, the orchestra and chorus perform Polunec's Gloria. Premiered in 1961 by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Pro Musica, Gloria remains not only Polunec's most famous work, but one of the best known choral masterpieces of the century. Like John Rutter, Poulenc's harmonies are both modern and moving. But that's only half of the program. Tom Alderman, Atlanta's organ master, performs the Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3, the "Organ Symphony".
The Gottabees "Lollipops for Breakfast" is a marvelous concoction of friendship, invention, & adventure featuring live musical accompaniment. Use paper scraps, doodads, and our imaginations to build our best selves as puppets! Limited to 25 participants.
Ticket Price: Workshop Fee: $5
For tickets and more information please call 770-594-6232 or visit www.RoswellCAC.com.
The Gottabees "Lollipops for Breakfast" is a marvelous concoction of friendship, invention, & adventure featuring live musical accompaniment. Come along with Sylvie as she and her trusty pet bird search for missing ingredients, wrestle with giant candy machines, and get lost in a magical pop-up cookbook while on a quest to make the most amazingly perfect lollipop.
Ticket Price: Tickets: $7 (ages 2+)
For tickets and more info please call 770-594-6232 or visit www.RoswellCAC.com
Davina and the Vagabonds have created a stir on the national music scene with their high-energy live shows, level A musicianship, and Davina Sowers’ commanding stage presence. With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band has a vintage but fresh sound for a modern take on old-time blues and jazz.
Ticket Price: Tickets $30 / $25 seniors, students, military