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.
Your generosity will help keep the
arts alive in Gilmer County, Georgia.


Christmas Shop Open!

The Christmas Shopchristmas windowpaneOpen Mon.-Fri. 10-5 (including Black Friday) 
Saturdays Noon-5 (thru 12/18)

The secret is out and smart shoppers know the 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!

Kids Painting Party – Fri. Dec. 11th

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Kids' Paint Party

Fri. Dec. 11th ~ 5:30-8pm

Kids of all ages learn to express themselves through painting, and have fun doing it.  Step-by-step instruction is provided using acrylic paints.  Children go home with a finished 11″ x 14″work of art!  Ages 5-17 ~ $23/21 members ~ Includes all materials, even paint smocks!

Christmas Workshop Sat. Dec. 12th

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 Sat. Dec. 12th 10am-Noon $25/house  

Gingerbread House Workshop ~ Create a new family tradition with family members or a friend and come together to make a wonderful memory as you build a graham-cracker style gingerbread house for the Holidays. Supplies included. What fun! Call (706) 635-5605 to enroll now as spaces are limited & we must plan for supplies. 

Acoustic Blends Fri. Dec. 18th – 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

B.E.S.T Visual Arts – The Art of Mark Hendry

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Mark Hendry

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                  Now in the Gallery!
Gilmer Arts Gallery proudly presents a solo exhibition in our series of BEST Visual Arts. Come see the fabulous one-man exhibition by Mark Hendry, now in our Gallery on 207 Dalton Street. Our gallery is free to visit and everyone is welcome.

Mr. Hendry’s works include photography, works made from natural materials and unique basketry. If you enjoy rustic elegance, this is the show for you! 

The exhibit runs through December 17th.  We are open M-F 10am-5pm (including Black Friday) and Sat’s Noon-5pm (thru 12/19).

Art Coach Studio on Friday Mornings

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Most Fridays ~ 10am-Noon

An open studio class for independent types … 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 & styles. Prof. Mark Menendez is your personal “Art Coach”. Receive individual coaching + group demos. Beginning to professional levels welcome. $30/$27mbr. Ongoing.

BEST Series 2015-2016 Season

BEST SeriesTickets $27 in Advance, $29 at Door (Members get 10% off)

Call Gilmer Arts (706) 635-5605 to Buy Tickets

 Sat. Feb. 6 ~ A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline
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Friday, March 11 ~ Cherish the Ladies

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Barrage 8 – Sat. April 23
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Call Gilmer Arts (706) 635-5605 to Buy Tickets