Arts and Culture

Louisville, Georgia boasts a vibrant arts community that engages its residents on multiple fronts – The Fire House Gallery’s educational outreach programs and professional exhibits, The Arts Guild of Jefferson County, Twisted Sisters art and antique shop – and attracts visitors from throughout Jefferson County and beyond.

The Fire House Gallery

424449_10200445002790213_1724235980_nNon-profit arts organization Friends of Historic Downtown Louisville is continually firing up the arts scene in Louisville, bringing contemporary fine art to rural Georgia through their flagship program – The Fire House Gallery. The Gallery is central to arts and art education in Louisville and Jefferson County, hosting monthly public art receptions, workshops and lectures, reaching out to the local schools through Gallery Day visits and The Art of Thinking Program, and much more. Visit www.galleryafire.com for information, news, and events happening at The Fire House Gallery, or contact friendly Fire House Gallery staff directly at 478.625.0837.

The Arts Guild of Jefferson County

arts-guild-workJefferson County, GA is home to many talented artists and arts enthusiasts. The Arts Guild of Jefferson County is comprised of over 50 members and has been thriving in rural south Georgia since 2002. This official federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is always looking for new active members. Annual membership dues are only $35, which go towards funding monthly guild meetings, county wide arts events, exhibits and more. Arts Guild members exhibit their works twice annually at the Fire House Gallery for their Spring and Fall Exhibits, as well as host and sponsor many great events in Jefferson County, like their newest fine arts venture, “Music in the Park!” To see some of the fine works from local Arts Guild ceramists, painters, and artists from Jefferson County, visit The Arts Guild Market Place at Twisted Sisters arts and antiques shop in downtown Louisville, Georgia. Visit http://www.artsguildjeffersoncounty.blogspot.com/ for more Arts Guild information, news and events. To learn more about The Arts Guild of Jefferson County, email artsguildjeffersoncounty@gmail.com or Arts Guild President, Donna Borders at dnborders@gmail.com.

The Schoolhouse Players

schoolhouse-players-logoThe Schoolhouse Players in Bartow, Georgia present an annual lineup of entertaining performances for the residents of Jefferson County and beyond. Their home theater is the Mancin Auditorium, housed within the Bartow Community Center. The Schoolhouse Players’ name derives from their home base – a building that was the last of three schools at the location. With rotating directors and a long list of performers young and old, this theatrical community brings in entertainment-seekers from all around the region. Be sure to check out The Schoolhouse Players website for information about current and upcoming productions:http://www.theschoolhouseplayers.org/.

Contact Us:

The City of Louisville City Hall
1011 Peachtree Street
Louisville, Georgia 30434
Tel: 478.625.3166; 478.625.4040
Fax: 478.625.8928