Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association

207 Dalton Street
Ellijay, Georgia 30540
phone: (706) 635-5605

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Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm

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It takes support from the whole community to keep Arts programs alive, vibrant, and contributing to the quality of life here. Make a tax deductible donation today.

Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 corporation, making your donation tax deductible.
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Art Coach Studio September 2,9,16,23,30 Friday 10am-12pm

Mark MenendezArt Coach Studio

September 2,9,16,23,30 Most Fridays ~ 10am-12pm

An open studio class for independent types … work on your own project at your own pace, bring your own supplies and subject matter. Receive individual coaching and group demos in small group setting. All media: oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, pencils … all subjects & styles. Prof. Mark Menendez is your personal “Art Coach”. Beginning to professional levels welcome. $30/$27 member.

Sip ‘n Paint – Sat. Sept. 3rd

Pine Trees PondSip 'n Paintsip n paint

Sat. Sept. 3rd, 6pm-8pm

A little paint, a glass of wine & a lot of fun! No experience needed, this is all about fun. Come solo or with friends or a significant other! Leave with your finished masterpiece and a great memory! You’ll receive step-by-step instruction from a degreed art instructor and leave with your finished masterpiece and a great memory. Although everyone paints the same picture, each comes out very unique! $35 includes supplies & one glass of wine (or you can BYOW). Additional glasses for $3 donation. This class is popular, so call (706) 635-5605 to enroll now & let the paint party begin! 

Jewelry Workshop – September 14th 2nd Wednesdays

Jewelry Workshop horiz logo  Wednesday, September 14th 10am-Noon
Foil glass, Swarovski crystals, glass seed beads Coin pearls, Swarovski crystals

Create a beautiful piece of jewelry for yourself or as a gift!  Great ‘creative moment’ for family members or friends to make a memory, or come solo and make new friends.  Your choice of materials include real crystals, glass, carved wood, semi-precious stones and more (no cheap stuff here!).  Pictures are just examples (click on the pics to see details full-size) as you will create a customized piece for your taste.  Enroll now by calling Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605.  $15 Class + Supply fee – $10 (bracelet or earrings) or $15 (necklace) – your choice.  Teens & Adults

Acoustic Blends Fri. Sept 15th – 7pm until ?

Live Music

3rd Friday of Every Month

Listen to a Variety of Quality Music Acts … or Join the Jam!  You’re welcome to bring your own libations and munchies, or you can purchase water, sodas and snacks while you enjoy some eclectic, spontaneous and fun music!  Free & Public Invited.

7pm at Gilmer Arts, 207 Dalton Street