The Gift Shop @ The Bowen

Members receive a 10% discount

Unique and affordable gifts for all

We encourage local artists to sell in our shop

Always open during normal Bowen Center hours - 706-216-ARTS (2787)

There's always something new to see at The Gift Shop @ The Bowen

About The Bowen Center for the Arts

The Bowen Center for the Arts is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1995 and incorporated in 1996. The Bowen has been honored to receive the 2001 Preservation Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation from the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation for its restoration of the ‘Old Rock School,’ a 5,000 square foot building that for many years was part of the Dawson County School system, now known as the Ralph & Ludy Bowen Center for the Arts. These events mark the beginning of an ongoing program of events to enrich the cultural and artistic spirit of Dawson County. In October 2000, the building became the permanent home of the Dawson County Arts Council and was subsequently named The Bowen Center for the Arts.

The mission of The Bowen Center for the Arts is to provide a canvas for creating, appreciating, and participating in the arts for people of all ages in Georgia and the Southeast who seek high-quality unique experiences through artist workshops, artist exhibitions, and performing arts.

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2020 Raffle Quilt Winner – Julie Brinzo

Congratulations to the 2020 Raffle Quilt Winner Julie Brinzo of Big Canoe, GA! She is the lucky recipient of a...

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Barn Quilt Class June 2021

Saturday, June 5, 2021 was the wonderful class provided by Christine Boggs of Muletown Designs. Students enjoyed...

Upcoming Events

Nov 2020

2021 MEMBERSHIPS - Join in the fun!11/20/2020 - 12/31/2021 at 12:00 am

Apr 2021

WIN $5,000 in our newest RAFFLE04/03/2021 - 12/01/2021 at 12:00 am - 11:30 pm

May 2021

BIG CANOE CLUBS RETURN!05/20/2021 - 06/18/2021 at 12:00 am

Jun 2021

Jill Haack Abstract Acrylic Painting06/11/2021 - 06/12/2021 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT06/25/2021 - 07/24/2021 at 12:00 am

Jul 2021

Leather class with Tom Slavicek07/17/2021 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Apr 2022

TONY COUCH workshop returns April 202204/04/2022 - 04/07/2022 at 12:00 am

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