The "Novel Destinations" art gallery at the Cartersville public library is opening its doors to invite the public in for a meet-the-artists reception Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m.
Featured in the exhibit, which incorporates details from travels through various forms of artwork, are photographs by Linda Arnold; paintings by Martha Choate, Kate Dougherty, Walt Floyd, Betty Gilbert, Nancy S. Hall, Sue Jackson and Faith Tatum; decorative journals by Gail Matherne; a quilt by Beverley Raptis; and a glass piece by Muriel Leith Malcolm Pittaluga that incorporates several techniques. Also included in the exhibit are a number of items (such as Bedouin jewelry and Gawa pots) acquired by Betty Gilbert during her extensive travels in the Middle East during the 1970s.
Coinciding with the summer reading programs, the exhibit is scheduled to close July 31.
Library hours are Monday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit the library website at www.bartowlibraryonline.org, or call 770-382-4203.