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Tickets On Sale Now!!!
The B.E.S.T. Series Brings Ellijay Sensational Talent and tickets are now on sale for our exciting upcoming season! Members receive a 10% discount on individual show purchases, or a 20% discount on Season Tickets! What a deal! This is also a great time to join or renew, if you haven’t already done so.
To buy tickets, call the office at (706) 635-5605.
Series Shows & Dates – Click on links below for info on each show:
Starts Mon. Sept. 8th – Enroll Now!
Don’t miss this special chance to learn “Basic Italic Calligraphy” from professional calligrapher Patsy Schmidt who’s been teaching for over 20 years! Learn to create beautiful invitations, cards, address envelopes and more. Class will be on 4 Mondays starting Sept. 8th at 10am-Noon. 6 Supply Fee covers a basic slant-tip calligraphy pen and papers needed for class. Hurry and enroll today! Minimum enrollments and spaces are limited. Ages 12+
4 Mon: Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29 ~ 10am-Noon $70/$63 mbrs + $6 Supplies
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 Southern Magnolia. 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. Pot luck lunch – bring a small dish to share. Class minimums apply so enroll now at 706-635-5605.
4 Tuesdays ~ Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 ~ 10am-3pm, $140/$126 members, Supplies $5/class
Take Better Photos Now!
Noon-1pm Wed’s, Start Sept. 10th
Bring your digital camera and let John Crawford teach you about Camera Modes, Composition, Lighting, Exposure, Depth of Field, Metering and More! A camera with the ability for full manual control is preferable but not necessary.
4 Student Min., 5 classes/5 weeks ~ $175/$158 Members ($32/class)
Enroll Now by Calling Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605
Most popular Workshops! Step-by-step learn techniques, all supplies included, finished painting by end of class. 9:30am-3:30pm each day, pot-luck lunch. Dates, subjects and fees below. Enroll now by calling 706-635-5605.
Wine Corks Wed. & Thurs. Sept 10 & 11 $110/$99 members
Pears Monday Oct 6 $60/$54 members
Watermelon Wed. & Thurs. Oct 29 & 30 $110/$99 members
Christmas Card Monday Nov 17 $60/$54 members
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Gilmer Arts community outreach has partnered with the Gilmer Senior Center to offer a project-based art program designed to meet the needs of “senior seniors”. Class is held at the Senior Center on 2nd Wednesdays most months. Next class is September 10th. The Senior Center is located at 111 N. Gilmer St. Students may enroll by calling the Senior Center at (706) 635-7688.
Always wanted to paint? Here’s your chance!
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 really fun opportunity to see what you can do, even if you always thought you couldn’t draw or paint! Mature teens are also welcome. $28/$25 Members.
1st or 2nd Thursdays Most Months
Professional fine artist and travel teaching artist Prof. Mark Menendez will be your personal “Art Coach” and offers over 30 years’ experience teaching with quick wit, patience and generous encouragement. This is an open studio class … work on your own project at your own pace, bring your own supplies and subject matter. All media: oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, pencils … all subjects and styles. Receive individual coaching as well as group demonstrations. Beginning to professional artists welcome!
Sept. 5, 12, 19 at 10am-Noon $30/$27 members (per class)
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
Move toward performing by learning to play with others in a no-stress environment. Bring your instrument & song ideas to our “First Level” Sessions. Develop stage presence & build confidence while having fun & making new friends. All skill levels welcome, but this is designed for those who can play at least basic chords and songs. Free Class. Grab a bite after and come back to hear Acoustic Blends at 7pm.