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Theatre and Artist Studios

The Grand Theatre
7 North Wall Street,
The Grand

Cartersville, Georgia
Tickets 770-386-7343
Since 1929, The Grand Theatre has served as the cultural centerpiece of Bartow County. The theatre provides a wide range of educational, performing arts and entertainment programs throughout the year. It is also the premier rental space for other local performing arts organizations.

The Grand interior
The mission of The Grand Theatre is to foster a life-long appreciation for the performing arts by offering quality educational programs and providing a variety of cultural events to diverse audiences in Bartow County. For information on upcoming events visit The Grand Theatre online or check out Our Venue.

The Legion Theatre

114 West Main Street, Cartersville, Georgia
The Legion Theatre

Tickets 770-387-2610

This 1930s movie house is today an intimate black-box theatre which is home to Cartersville's Pumphouse Players, one of the longest running community theaters in Northwest Georgia.

The Public Square Opera House
The Public Square Opera House

Housed upstairs in the 1902 Stock Exchange, a beautifully restored mercantile in downtown Adairsville, the Public Square Opera House stages six dinner theatres annually.

For a schedule of performances and group reservations call 770-773-1902. Visit online at 1902 Stock Exchange.

Carmike Cinemas
Carmike Cinemas

Twelve screen movie theatre with stadium seating and digital screens. Located at 1129 North Tennessee Street, Cartersville GA 30120.

For showtimes call 770-382-4999 or see Carmike.com.

Spring Place Pottery & Artists' Gallery
Spring Place Pottery
2012 and 2013 People's Choice Award Winner!
The gallery features pottery, paintings and handmade art by local and regional artists. Additional artwork includes fiber wearable's, yarn, walking sticks, piano art, soy candles, painted glass and furniture, clay sculpture, bath products, note cards, kaleidoscopes, enamel jewelry and much more. Spring Place Pottery & Gallery is located at 15 East Main Street in Historic Downtown Cartersville and is open Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Call 770-383-9910 or see www.springplacepottery.com.

Downtown Gallery
The Downtown Gallery sells original art by members of the Booth Artists' Guild and Booth Photography Guild. Selections from these regional artists include paintings, prints, posters, books and sculpture. More than 100 artists are featured in themed quarterly exhibits. The Downtown Gallery is located at 13 North Wall Street, Cartersville, Georgia and is open Tuesday-Saturday 10 AM-6 PM. Call 770-387-4330 or visitONLINE.

Payne Pottery
Payne Pottery
Ronnie Payne created his first pottery pieces at the age of 17 on a handmade kick wheel that he helped build. After years of honing his craft he opened his studio in 2001 and now works full time as a potter, sharing his craft with his wife, Brhonda, who decorates the stoneware clay pieces with hand-sculpted calla lilies, dogwood or grapes. The Paynes have won many awards for their pottery including the prestigious Best of Show honors at the Arts Festival at Rose Lawn. Payne Pottery is located in Emerson, Georgia. Visit Payne Pottery online for studio hours and directions or call 770-386-8987.

Donald Freking Pottery
Donald Freking Pottery
Donald Freking Pottery specializes in producing hand thrown decorative pottery and functional stoneware. Freking takes pride in the various and unique techniques used including salt fired pieces. Freking Pottery is located in the 1935 studio and gallery once known as Georgia Art Pottery and built by the late Bill Gordy. Due to the pottery's historical value, Freking welcomes pottery tours with advance reservation. Classes and summer pottery camps are also available. Visit online for studio hours and directions or call 770-382-3765.

The Part Time Artist
The Part Time Artist
102-C Public Square
Adairsville GA 30103

Artist Skip McNutt discovered his love of drawing at the age of 12 when immersed in comic books. Skip majored in art in college and then pursued his artistic career as a "part-time artist." Today, Skip devotes his full attention to art and has his works in more than 7 countries and in all 50 states in the USA. Specializing in pencil drawings of historical architecture, Skip also does commissioned work. At his studio in Historic Adairsville, he teaches perspective drawing and operates an art supply store open Monday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday 3-6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Art lessons are by appointment. Visit online for more details or call 706-602-4955.

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