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Creative Writing Program will offer workshops for children during Family Day

Spotlight on the Arts
Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton Street, Athens, Georgia 30602

As part of Spotlight on the Arts, the University of Georgia will hold it's annual family day on Saturday, November 13th on the Performing and Visual Arts Complex from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The 10th Spotlight on the Arts Festival Family Day will include dance, music, art-making activities, exhibitions, demonstrations and more.

Three Creative Writing Ph.D. students, Nathan Dixon, Nathan Gehoski, and Ben Rutherfurd, will also offer writing and craft workshops for all ages in the Education Room at the Georgia Museum of Art, from 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 12:30 - 1 p.m.

About Spotlight on the Arts at UGA

Celebrating its 10th year, the University of Georgia Spotlight on the Arts festival is scheduled for November 2021 and includes more than 60 events and exhibitions in the literary, performing and visual arts. Many events are free or discounted for students, and all are welcome.

Highlights of the month-long festival include Grammy-winning acts at the Performing Arts Center, a Signature Lecture by New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik, a University Theatre production of “Rent,” Georgia Writers Hall of Fame events, and a Signature Lecture panel discussion with Jennifer Crandall, creator the Emmy-nominated documentary project Whitman, Alabama.

The annual Spotlight on the Arts Family Day will be held on Nov. 13 at various locations in the Performing and Visual Arts Complex. This free event will include performances, activities, demonstrations and workshops designed specifically for children and families.

More information on the 2021 Spotlight on the Arts festival, including a schedule of events, can be found at, as well as on the Arts Council Facebook page (, Twitter feed (@UGA_arts) or Instagram (

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