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The beauty of the vast marshlands, pristine beaches, and historical attractions of the Golden Isles encourages local and regional artists to spend their time portraying our coast in the form of art. This inspiration gives way to the development of a rich art and culture specific to the Golden Isles, with abundant offerings including, art galleries, performing arts venues, arts festivals and shows. With the Golden Isles serving as their endless muse, the arts community is constantly working on their next great event to share with you! Find upcoming all upcoming arts and culture events such as exhibits, live performances, workshops and more in the Golden Isles.

The Island Players

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The Island Players is a community theater that has a 55-year history of presenting plays for the enjoyment of visitors and residents of the Golden Isles. Four plays are presented each year at the St. Simons Casino Theatre, and locals are invited to audition for parts in the musicals, dramas, comedies or mysteries presented.

Anderson Fine Art Gallery

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Established in 1998, Anderson Fine Art Gallery has become the destination for high quality, original paintings. The gallery represents a very select group of full-time professional artists working in genres that include landscape, still life and figurative paintings.

Brunswick Actors Theatre (Art Downtown & SoGlo Gallery)

We showcase the talents of local and regional artists, actors, writers, and directors through rotating exhibitions on and off site, seminars, classes and workshops, seasonal live performances, and yearly outdoor events. Our tour service provides entertaining and comprehensive historical perspectives of Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia.

Golden Isles Youth Orchestra

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Each summer members of the Golden Isles Youth Orchestra and Symphonette participate in a week-long intensive instructional program, held at the College of Coastal Georgia. Young musicians stay on campus in the residence hall and receive instruction from professional musicians drawn from all parts of the United States to begin their study of the music which will be played at the GIYO winter and spring concerts

ArtTrends Gallery

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ArtTrends is an eclectic gallery featuring the works of eight distinctive fine artists - Ella McBee Cart, Susy Dmetruk, Dottie Clark, Ray Garrett, Helen Carmichael, Trish Rugaber, Jennifer Broadus, Karen Burnett and Syd Summerhill. A one of a kind gallery owned and operated by the artists where art lovers can purchase directly from the artists who created the work. Works in a variety of mediums-watercolor, oil, acrylic, mixed media, and 3-dimensional sculptures, as well as traditional to contemporary motifs can be found as new work is featured on a monthly basis.

Brunswick Stewdio

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The Brunswick Stewdio is a co-op of artists, craftsmen, and creatives in downtown Brunswick, Georgia. We strive to inspire and support one another as well as our community. Among our ranks, we have painters, puppeteers, designers, photographers, costumers, and so much more.

Coastal Georgia Historical Society

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The purpose of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society is to aid in the administration, restoration, and maintenance of those historic facilities and resources entrusted to its care so that they will be preserved as a living part of the historical and cultural foundations of our coastal community. In carrying out this trust, the Society is dedicated to collecting, restoring, and housing artifacts reflective of the culture and history of coastal Georgia and to promote awareness, knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the heritage of the area.

St. Simons Literary Guild

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A strong community is created by collaborative attention to the arts, including literary and cinematic media. The Guild also provides financial support for local literacy initiatives.

Marshes of Glynn Library

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The mission of the Marshes of Glynn Libraries is to enlighten and enrich the citizens of Glynn County by providing responsive, dynamic library services to meet the informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of the population.

Island Concert Association

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The Island Concert Association Inc. is a non-profit corporation which seeks to sponsor presentations of classical music on St Simons Island. All contributions are tax deductible. Financial support to completely underwrite the series is given by individuals and corporations and is deeply appreciated.

Jekyll Island Arts Association

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The Jekyll Island Arts Association (JIAA) is a non-profit membership organization interested in enjoying and promoting the arts -- painting, sculpture, wood carving, music, drama, photography, pottery, weaving, needlework, and ceramics. We have the use of and maintain Goodyear Cottage in the Jekyll Island Historic District where we provide free to the public monthly exhibits in the gallery. Monthly programs on topics in varied artistic disciplines are presented in other venues.

Glynn Visual Arts

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Established in 1953, Glynn Visual Arts (GAA) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization serving as the community's VISUAL ARTS CENTER. It is supported by donations from members, visual artists, and patrons. The Glynn Art Association’s mission is to promote and encourage creative expression within our community with an emphasis on the visual arts. The Glynn Visual Art Gallery is located at 106 Island Drive (one block from Demere off Skylane Road).

Golden Isles Live

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Golden Isles Live has been bringing outstanding musical entertainment to the Golden Isles of Georgia for 74 years.

Golden Isles Arts & Humanities

Golden Isles Arts & Humanities began as a volunteer group of citizens with a mission to promote and strengthen the arts and humanities in Glynn County. In 1989, we were designated the coordinating arts council for Glynn County and the City of Brunswick. Our commitment to developing and expanding the arts and humanities in the community has grown in the last 25 years to include an outstanding annual calendar of cultural and community events, arts education programs and much more.

Golden Isles Ballet Company

Our mission is to expose the Golden Isles to the highest level of Ballet art and performance and to instill an appreciation of movement, music and artistic expression. We strive to both strengthen and entertain the mind and body of student as well as the patron. The GIBC foundation produces professional productions including the Nutcracker and Golden Gala.

Coastal Symphony of Georgia

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The Coastal Symphony of Georgia, under the direction of Maestro Luis Haza, celebrates the 34th season of bringing exceptional symphonic music to the Golden Isles. There is much to experience through the concert themes of Classical Connections, Romantic Celebration, New Frontiers, and Powerful Emotions.