Exum Gallery Show Opens June 27

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The summer Sunday Eucharist at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St., will be at 9:15 a.m. in the Yo Room.  Volunteers are needed to sign up to bring snacks and to preach. If you can help with either ministry, please email Mary Gardner White at white@stpaulschatt.org.  Dress is casual.
 
The Exum Gallery Show opening reception will be Friday, June 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. The St. Paul’s Arts Committee invites you to Skyworks.
This exhibit features works by The North Georgia Skypainters Society. Skypainters is a group of eight local painters who come together in workshops to “interpret with paint the marvelous ever-changing shapes and moods of the sky.” Their mission is to “encourage others to gaze upward more often and enjoy the ethereal, ephemeral beauty of the sky.” Artwork from St. Paul's Arts Camp will also be on display.


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