Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association

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

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Membership Reception – Sat. July 26 – 6pm



membership mattersCome hear plans for this year, including the announcement of our upcoming BEST Series Season.  We’ll also be introducing the new Membership Benefits and Levels, Opportunities for Sponsorship, and recognizing our Patrons, Sponsors and Volunteers.  It’s been a great year and there’s so much to be excited about! 

Join Us!  Free Event for Members!

Please RSVP:  706-635-5605

(So we can plan food and refreshments)

Learn How to Jam in “First Sessions”

Friday, July 11th from 3-5pm at Gilmer Arts

So you’ve learned how to play an acoustic instrument (guitar, banjo, dulcimer, fiddle, bass, autoharp etc).  Now what? 

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, but Registration required.  Grab a bite after and come back to hear Acoustic Blends at 7pm.

Free Evening of Live Music! Fri. July 18th – 7pm until ?

Acoustic Blends is …

A Free, Monthly Event of Live Music

Now on the 3rd Friday of Every Month!

Listen to a Variety of Quality Music Acts … or Join the Jam!


You are welcome to bring your own libations and munchies, or you can purchase water, sodas and snacks while you enjoy some eclectic, and often spontaneous, fun music!

7pm at Gilmer Arts, 207 Dalton Street

Becky Wallace Beginning Watercolor Class

       “Sail Away”
July 24 9:30-3:30pm

      $60/$54 Members

      *Step-by-Step Instructions
     *All Materials Included

     *Finished Painting at the End!

     Beginners Welcome!

   Enroll Now by Calling 635-5605

Max Muller Watercolor Class

Award Winning Artist Max Muller

3-day “Watercolor Success” Workshop July 28-30th

The Art of Watercolor – Max Muller

If you saw Max Muller’s One-Man Gallery Exhibition recently, then you know he is a great talent and we have exciting news:  Max will be teaching his secrets to “Watercolor Success” in a 3-day Workshop July 28-30th from 10am-3pm.  We have several students enrolled so the class is a definite “go” and is a special opportunity not to be missed.  $150/$135 Members. Call the office at 635-5605 to enroll and get a supply list.

“Paint-A-Story” Kids’ Workshop

Ages 6-12, 4 Days – July 14-17

1pm-2:30pm Mon.-Thurs. – Free


Paint-A-Story!  Over the course of 4 days a story will be read to the children.  Each day the kids will create a picture about the part of the story they heard that day.  At the end of the workshop each child will have a series of pictures that visually re-tell the story.  Their artwork will then be displayed at Gilmer Arts.  Ages 6-12, 4 Days Mon.-Thurs. July 14-17 1pm-2:30 – Please register as spaces are limited.  Call (706) 635-5605.


“Imagine That” Kids’ Drama Camp: July 7th-18th

Kids Summer Drama Workshop 4th-8th Graders

10:30-Noon – $75/child


Imagine That!  Veteran Teacher and Artist Geri Worley will teach students to   dream, imagine and create characters they wish to become with creative movement, pantomime, role playing, dramatic reading and acting.

This 2-week workshop runs from 10:30-Noon M/W/F for 2 weeks, from July 7th – 18th.  Call Gilmer Arts now at 635-5605 to enroll your child as spaces are limited.