Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association

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

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Kids Dance CampYellow Star           2015 Summer Camps!

          Enroll by Calling (706) 635-5605

 Click Here for Schedule   Click Here for Details 

                     Camps are filling fast, so don’t wait to Enroll

Beginning Oil Painting Class Starts Mon. June 1st

Oil Painting ClassMonday Evenings –Beg’g Oils with Kathy Mockkathy mock

Oil painting is great fun and anyone can do it!  Instructor Kathy Mock has been painting for over 40 years and will guide you as you create your painting of a gorgeous landscape.  You will learn everything from the preparation of the canvas through completion of your painting.  $5 Supply Fee per class will provide you with a palette of paints to use and you may borrow brushes. Evening class, 4 Mondays.  Class minimums apply so enroll now at 706-635-5605.  
4 Monday Evenings ~ June 1, 8, 15 and 22 ~ 6pm-8:30pm, $90/$81 members, + $20 supplies ($5/session)

Becky Wallace Watercolor Classes – 2015

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      White Hibiscus Sat. 6/5                  Orange Lilies T/W 6/30-7/1 

1-Day classes are a perfect chance for beginners to give it a try!

Try Becky Wallace’s popular Step-by-Step Watercolor Classes! Our wonderful instructors make it easy by providing everything you need. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! Just show up and you’ll leave at the end of the day with your beautiful finished watercolor painting! No drawing ability or painting experience required. Classes are from 9:30am-3:30pm each day. One day classes are perfect for beginners to try out this medium!  Bring a small dish to share for a pot-luck lunch. Dates, subjects and fees below. Enroll now by calling 706-635-5605.

2015 Class Dates

DateSubject  Day(s)PriceInstructor
June 6White HibiscusSat.1-day$ 60/54Menendez
June 30-July 1Orange LiliesT/W2-days$110/99Wallace
July 13CowsMon.1-day$ 60/54Wallace
July 18TBASat.1-day$ 60/54Menendez
Aug. 10-11Serene Snowfall BarnM/T2-days$110/99Wallace

Enroll by Calling (706) 635-5605

Plein Air At The Vineyards 2015 – June 12th – 14th

Plein Air at the Vineyards

 June 12th – June 14, 2015

vineyardGilmer Arts and Ellijay Wine Country Vineyards are proud to host the inaugural “Plein Air at the Vineyards”. Regional artists will be working outdoors,”En plein air” in and around the vineyards over a three day weekend beginning Friday June 12th, and ending Sunday June 14th, with a live auction of participating artists’ original works plus works created over the 3-day event.  Passports will enable patrons to visit and sample wine at each of the 4 participating vineyards, as well as participate in all event activities, including the Opening Reception. For more information CLICK HERE. Passports will be available for advance purchase for $25.00 at Gilmer Arts, 706-635-5605, 207 Dalton St. in Ellijay or each vineyard.

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Adult Painting Party June 18th 6-9pm

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Adult Paint Party!

Always wanted to paint?  Here’s your chance!

Thurs. June 18th ~ 6-9pm

This party is for people who think they can’t paint or who just want to have fun. Step by step instructions for anyone, we can do it together! All materials included and you’ll leave with a finished acrylic painting on canvas! This is a fun opportunity to see what you can do. No artistic skill required! Mature teens are also welcome. $28/$25 Members. 2nd or 3rd Thursdays Most Months

Acoustic Blends Fri. June 19th – 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