Holiday art shows offer gift alternatives
The Work of Our Hands Artists’ Market will mark its 10th anniversary Nov. 15-18 at the Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, with 75 artisans from around the region. There will be fine art, folk art, and crafts, including paintings, glass, fabric and wood art, pottery, jewelry, sculptures and many other handmade and original gifts in a variety of price ranges.
An opening night reception will be held on Nov. 15 from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at the door. Admission to the market is free. Hours are Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Proceeds from the show benefit the art programs at Emmaus House, which serves underprivileged individuals and families in the Peoplestown community, Holy Comforter Friendship Center, which serves people with mental and physical disabilities in Reynoldstown, and Church of the Common Ground, a “church without walls” serving the homeless in downtown Atlanta. workofhands.com
On Nov. 17-18, Paideia School will host its annual Art Visions Show, a unique art market, just in time for holiday shopping, which benefits the school’s art program. The market includes original paintings, sculpture, photography, fashion and home accessories, and gift items such as pottery, jewelry, candles, soaps and toys from more than 100 local artists. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission and parking is free. The school is 1509 Ponce de Leon Ave. paideiaschool.org