Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association

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

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Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday 12pm - 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.

Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 corporation, making your donation tax deductible.
Your generosity will help keep the
arts alive in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Christmas Shop Open

The Christmas Shop

Something for everyone!

Gilmer Arts 207 Dalton St. Ellijay GA  706-635-5605

Open Mon.-Fri. 10-5 
Saturdays Noon-5 (thru 12/31)

Our gallery will be closed:   Saturday, December 24th through Sunday December 25th – Monday, December 26.

Gilmer Arts Christmas Shop has unique and affordable gilts for everyone on your list. Come find a special ornament or unique gift created by our member Artists. We also have gift certificates, art and jewelry that are sure to please anyone! Gift bags available!!!

Community Theatre ~ “Sanders Family Christmas” Dec. 3 & 4

Sanders Family Christmas

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A heartwarming “Sanders Family Christmas” is a sequel to “Smoke on the Mountain”.  The “bittersweet” celebration setting is Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 1941; just before the war.  Dennis, an only son, is being sent off to war as a Marine.  Enjoy the celebration with Christmas gospel music and the entire Sanders Family as they say farewell.  

Dec. 3, 7pm & Dec. 4, 2pm Matinee  $17.50/$15.75 Member; $10 Student; Children under 12 free with paid Adult ticket

Performance at Gilmer High School Auditorium

To purchase tickets CLICK HERE or call Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605.

Painted Gourd Christmas Ornaments ~ Linda Vanderlaand ~ Dec 12th 10am

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Painted Gourd Christmas Ornaments 

Artist Linda Vanderlaand

Dec 12th from 10am to 3pm.

Artist Linda Vanderlaand will be teaching you how to paint baseball sized gourd Christmas Ornaments with alcohol inks. Come get to know Linda and her create gourds!   She has assisted and taught children’s classes at John C. Campbell and teaches at OASIS in Blairsville, Ga.  Register early as Linda needs to obtain enough gourds for all students. The minimum number of students is 6 for her to come all the way from Blairsville!  Price for 3 baseball sized gourds $40/36 member and don’t forget to bring a potluck dish!   Please register by calling Gilmer Arts 706-635-5605.

Next Bingo! Dec. 14th 6:30pm

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Join the fun!!!!!

Gilmer Arts Hawthorne Hall  207 Dallton St. Ellijay GA  706-635-5605

$2 per card 3 for $5  

Wear a Christmas sweater and get a 4th card for the $5 price.

Bingo Dates – Every other Wednesday unless otherwise noted : 

Dec 14, Jan 11, and Feb 8 – 6:30pm

Be A Lucky Winner!!!

Jewelry Workshop – Dec. 14th 1pm-3pm

Afternoon Jewelry Workshop

with Vicki Wagoner

Wednesday, December 14th 1pm-3pm



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.   Every class has a mimium and maxium number of students so don’t miss out!  If you want to take this class register at least two days ahead. $25 Class (bracelet or earrings) or $30 (necklace) – your choice.  Teens & Adults.  To Register and learn more about Vicki CLICK HERE or call Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605.