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James R Darnell Art Exhibit

February 12 @ 10:00 am - April 19 @ 4:00 pm


Elachee Nature Science Center and the Smithgall Art Center jointly present Inspired by Nature The Works of James R. Darnell. 

Visit both locations to view the full collection of work. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Throughout the exhibit, programs will be conducted at both exhibiting locations – consult websites for details.

Elachee Nature Science Center, Saturdays, 10am to 3pm (Availability varies throughout the week- please call ahead for weekday availability.)
Smithgall Art Center, M-F, 10am to 4pm

Exhibit Opening Reception
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Smithgall Art Center

Art Collector and Investor Event: Ask the Experts
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Smithgall Art Center
Panelists will present information for collectors of al levels, from how to properly care for your artwork to insuring, appraising, selling, estate planning, and more.

Inspired by Nature is a collection by renowned wildlife artist James R. Darnell presented to Elachee Nature Science Center through the generosity of Susan Lindsley. The Elachee organization is pleased to collaborate with The Arts Council, Inc. in sharing this Darnell art with our community per Susan’s wishes, in “friendship and admiration of his work.”



Smithgall Art Center
331 Spring St SE
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
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Elachee Nature Science Center
Smithgall Art Center