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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Meet Gilmer Arts Member Authors ~ Oct. 8 10am – 12pm

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Saturday,  October 8, 2016 

10am to 12pm

Featuring Aurthors and books for signing: Joyce Bennett, Kathi Harper-Hill, Richard Judy, Richard Martin, George McClellan, and Tom Woodward.

Also available for purchase books by:  Deany Brady, Martha Williams & Virginia Anderson


Sip ‘n Paint `Sat. Oct. 1, 4pm-6pm

2016 10 oct pumpkins and gourds (2)Sip-N-Paintsip n paint

Sat. Oct. 1, 4-6 pm

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 very popular, so call (706) 635-5605 to enroll now & let the paint party begin!  Subject: Pumpkins

Community Theatre – “Mama Won’t Fly”


(Community Theatre ~ LiveTheatre)

“Mama Won’t Fly” 

October 7-9, 2016

Friday & Saturday Evenings 7 pm ~ Sunday Matinee 2 pm ~

CLICK HERE for more information.

Location: Gilmer Arts 207 Dalton St. Ellijay, GA.  30540

Limited seating… Place your ticket order early!


Stained Glass Basics Workshop

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Stained Glass Basics Workshop

Wed.  Oct, 19th  ~ 12pm-5pm  

$60/54 + $20 supply

Learn stained glass basic techniques – patterning, cutting, soldering & complete a project in one workshop!  Instructor will provide tools, but students are required to bring their own safety glasses (& a black sharpie will be handy too).  A variety of glass and patterns will be available. Let’s get cutting!

Supply fee cover glass, foil, chemicals, solder and tool usage.  

Minimum age 14.  Limited spaces, call (706) 635-5605 to enroll now.  

Tues. Oct. 11 9:30-3:30 Watercolor Classes – Becky is Back!

Watercolor Class with Instructor Becky Wallace

Tues. Oct. 11 – ‘Through the Barbed Wire’ 

This particular piece is all about Perspective.  Favorite instructor Becky Wallace makes it easy by providing everything you need and guiding the process step-by-step. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! Create a painting in a day. No drawing ability or painting experience required – really! Class is 9:30am-3:30pm. Bring a small dish to share for pot-luck lunch.

2016 Class Dates:  Enroll by Calling (706) 235-6953

DateSubject Day(s)PriceInstructor
10/11/16Barn Through Barbed Wire1-day 9:30-3:30$ 54/60Wallace
10/25-26/16Grandma's Hands2-days 9:30-3:30$ 99/110Wallace
11/15-16Still Life With Pears2-days$ 99/110Wallace
11/30/16Snowman Christmas Card1-day$ 54/60Wallace

Holiday Card Design Contest 2016

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Holiday Card Design Contest

Gilmer Arts announces our 2016 Holiday Card Design contest and all members are invited to submit entries. The winning design will be the

cover of theGilmer Arts 2016 Holiday Card and a $100.00 prize will be awarded to the winner! You may submit multiple entries.


Click Here for the Details & Printable Entry Form