Creative Arts Guild

PO Box 1485
520 West Waugh Street
Dalton, Georgia 30722-1485
Phone: (706) 278-0168
Fax: (706) 278-6999

The Creative Arts Guild is a nonprofit organization supported in part by private and corporate membership donations, and grants from the City of Dalton & Whitfield County governments, and the Georgia Council for the Arts through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly.
The Arts Educational Resource Center is being developed in order to better serve the teachers, students and community members of Dalton City Schools, Whitfield County Schools and Murray County Schools. The Center will be established to facilitate learning and participation in the fine arts. Your support will give our children the resources to incorporate their love of the arts into a life long adventure.


The Salon Series has been designed to showcase diverse arts and cultural activities in te intimate setting of the Creative Arts Guild. Season Tickets for 5 activities (November-April) are $40 per person. Season ticket holders will receive free admission to all events and a 10% discount on NUTCRACKER tickets. Single tickets for each event will be available for $10. For tickets and more information, call the CAG at (706) 278-0168. All proceeds from the Salon Series benefit the ARTS EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER.


Preview the Salon Series...FREE!

Chattanooga Symphony String Quartet
November 7, 7:30PM
Free as a Salon Series Preview!
Enjoy an evening of classical music and the opportunity to meet the musicians. The Chattanooga Symphony will be an O.N. Jonas Foundation artist in residence in the Whitfield County Schools this year.

Chattanooga Symphony Woodwind Quintet
January 23, 7:30PM
Take the chill out of winter. These musicians will enchant you with a wide range of styles. After the performance, take a moment to meet the musicians!

Torch Songs
February 13, 7:30PM
Join us for a pre-Valentines celebration of love songs. Be carried away by a repertoire performed by Lori Grant and an accompanist. The evening will include a bistro atmosphere with a taste of international coffee and special baked goods.

Cartoonist Tim Oliphant
March 5, 7:30PM
Tim Oliphant is a professional cartoonist who will delight you with caricatures. The evening will be filled with fun and antics as you learn about the history of cartooning. "Mr. Ollie" is an active member of the National Cartooning Society and teaches cartooning at Watkins Institute in Nashville and at Columbia State Community College. He will also be an O.N. Jonas Foundation artist in residence for Whitfield County Schools this year.

Bretton Folk Music
March 12, 7:30PM
Enjoy an evening rich with the Bretton and French music presented by Alter Ego. Alain Leroux and Jean Louis Cross play the guitar, bouzouki, mondocello, fiddle and bass.

Marcus Alford, Jazz Dance
April 24, 7:30PM
Marcus Alford will perform and discuss the history of jazz dance. Marcus served 11 years as a teacher, performer and choreographer with Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago. He directs Jazz Dance Theatre South and is the author of Jazz Danceology, an instructional book on Jazz Dance. Marcus is also an instructor at the Creative Arts Guild.


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