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Upcoming Event List

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The Art of Watercolor Exhibition - Max Muller
Open Seats 50
2014-6-13
5:00 pm
-2014-7-17
7:00 pm
July 1st Membership Renewal
Open Seats UNLIMITED
2014-6-24
6:00 am
-2014-7-30
6:00 am
July 7-18 M/W/F Kids Drama Workshop "Imagine That!"
Open Seats 15
2014-7-7
10:30 am
-2014-7-18
12:00 pm
Exhibition: Max Muller Watercolors
Open Seats 100
2014-7-10
6:00 am
-2014-7-16
5:00 pm
July 14-17: 1-3pm Kids' "Paint-A-Story" Workshop
Open Seats 25
2014-7-14
1:00 pm
-2014-7-17
2:30 pm
7pm Acoustic Blends Live Music
Open Seats 100
2014-7-18
7:00 pm
-10:00 pm
3-5pm First Sessions
Open Seats 20
2014-7-18
3:00 pm
-5:00 pm
10am-Noon Open Studio with Mark Menendez
Open Seats 20
2014-7-18
10:00 am
-12:00 pm
9:30-3:30 Becky Wallace Watercolors "Sail Away"
Open Seats 20
2014-7-24
9:30 am
-3:30 pm
6pm Membership Reception
Open Seats 100
2014-7-26
6:00 pm
-8:00 pm
Class - Max Muller Watercolor Secrets
Open Seats 20
2014-7-28
10:00 am
-2014-7-30
3:00 pm
10am-Noon Open Studio with Mark Menendez
Open Seats 20
2014-8-1
10:00 am
-12:00 pm
2pm Auditions for Fall Play "Ghost of a Chance"
Open Seats 100
2014-8-2
2:00 pm
-4:00 pm
9:30-3:30 Becky Wallace Watercolors Intermediate "Opus One"
Open Seats 30
2014-8-5
9:30 am
-2014-8-7
3:30 pm
TestEvent
Open Seats 50
2014-8-6
6:00 am
-2014-9-17
6:00 pm
7pm Theatre Meeting
Open Seats 100
2014-8-6
7:00 pm
-8:00 pm
5-6:30pm Opening Reception for Lillian Kusmik Porcelains
Open Seats 100
2014-8-8
5:00 pm
-6:30 pm

The Art of Watercolor Exhibition - Max Muller


Jun 13,2014 - Jul 17,2014 Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Art of Watercolor Exhibition June 13-July 17

Award Winning Artist Max Muller

Opening Reception Fri. June 13th 5-7pm

Get inspired by Award-Winning Artist Max Muller.  This exhibition is free and open to the public.  Come see Max's beautiful work.  Note cards and prints are on sale.  

Max will also be teaching a 3-day "Watercolors Success" Workshop July 28th-30th.  Call the office at (770) 635-5605 to enroll.  $150/$135members.

You Do Not Need To Register for this Event.  (Sorry the 'Register' Button below does not work.)


Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

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July 1st Membership Renewal


Jun 24,2014 - Jul 30,2014 Time: 6:00 am - 6:00 am
It's Time to Renew!

A Letter From the President

Click to read John Rathbone's Letter  Learn the latest about Gilmer Arts, including exciting Membership enhancements and new opportunities! Review the New Membership Form  See all the Benefits of Membership & Sponsorship Opportunities! Consider ... Your Support Matters So Much! You know the practical Benefits of Membership, but what is the real value of having the Arts right here in Ellijay?  How are young lives changed when Gilmer Arts brings sensational talent to the schools and children get to experience the Arts through assemblies, as well as in workshops and summer art camps?  What is the value of a central gathering place for like-minded individuals to express and enjoy their creativity?  How is the quality of life in Gilmer County enhanced when residents can experience talent like the Atlanta Pops Orchestra and other national acts without having to drive to a big city or pay big city ticket prices?  Imagine What We Could Do If...
  • Every Member Renewed Now & We Could Focus on Growth
  • Every Member Brought In One New Member this Year
  • Every Member (who is able) Increased their Membership by One Level
  • Every Member Invested A Few Dollars to Sponsor A Favorite Program
                    Renew Online Now! 
  • Click (on Renew Online, above)
  • Print & Mail completed Member Form to Gilmer Arts at 207 Dalton St. Ellijay, GA 30540
  • Call Us at (706) 635-5605
Together, We Bring the Arts to Gilmer County!         Thank You for Your Support!

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July 7-18 M/W/F Kids Drama Workshop "Imagine That!"


Jul 7,2014 - Jul 18,2014 Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

Kids Summer Drama Workshop

July 7-18th, Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30-Noon - $75/child for 4-8th Graders

Kids Drama Workshop 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 on Mon./Wed./Fri. from July 7th – 18th.  Call Gilmer Arts now at 635-5605 to enroll your child as spaces are limited.  Min. 5, Max. 15.  Or stop by our office at 207 Dalton St. To Enroll for Classes, please call our office at (705) 635-5605.  (Sorry the 'Register' Button below does not work yet.)

Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

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Exhibition: Max Muller Watercolors


Jul 10,2014 - Jul 16,2014 Time: 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

Watercolor Exhibition

Award Winning Artist Max Muller

“The Art of Watercolor” Exhibition through July 16th Get inspired by Award-Winning Artist Max Muller!  His One-Man Gallery Exhibition is free and open to the public.  Great note cards and prints are on sale, as well as Max’s book. And we have exciting news:  Max will be teaching a 3-day Watercolor Workshop July 28-30th from 10am-3pm.  We have several students enrolled so the class is a definite “go”.  $150/$135 Members. Call the office at 635-5605 to enroll!

Location

Gilmer Arts
S207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

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July 14-17: 1-3pm Kids' "Paint-A-Story" Workshop


Jul 14,2014 - Jul 17,2014 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
\Kids’ Paint-A-Story Workshop Part of a story will be read to students each day, and then they will draw or paint a picture based on that section of the story that they heard. At the end of the 4-day workshop each child will have a series of pictures that visually retell the story. Their artwork will then be displayed at Gilmer Arts.   Ages 5-10. 4-Day Workshop. Mon-Thurs July 14th-17th 1-2:30pm.  Free. To Enroll Call Gilmer Arts at (706) 635-5605 (Sorry, the 'Register' button below doesn't work yet).

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7pm Acoustic Blends Live Music


Jul 18,2014 - Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free monthly evening of live music.  Listen to variety of quality music acts or join the jam! 7pm at Gilmer Arts 207 Dalton St.  Open to the Public. You don\'t need to register or buy tickets to this event.  (The Register Button below does not work.)

Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

Event Fees:

3-5pm First Sessions


Jul 18,2014 - Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn How to Jam in “First Sessions”

Learn to Jam!

Friday, July 18th 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.  Grab a bite after and come back to hear Acoustic Blends at 7pm. To Enroll for this Free Class, please call our office at (705) 635-5605.  (Sorry the \\\'Register\\\' Button below does not work yet.)

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10am-Noon Open Studio with Mark Menendez


Jul 18,2014 - Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This is an Open Studio class ... all media;  oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel & pencil ... all subjects or styles.  Beginners to professionals are welcome.  Work on your own project at your own pace.  Individual; instruction and group demonstrations are provided by local artist, Mark Menendez.  Bring your own supplies and subject.  Enjoy the camaraderie of other artists as you advance your project and skills. Ongoing Most Fridays - 10am to Noon - $30/$27 Members

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9:30-3:30 Becky Wallace Watercolors "Sail Away"


Jul 24,2014 - Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Becky Wallace Watercolors "Sail Away"

See picture here http://gilmerarts.org/becky-wallace-beginner-watercolor-class/

July 24 9:30am-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  

Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

Event Fees:

Member Registration $ 54.00
Regular Registration (Non-Member) $ 60.00

6pm Membership Reception


Jul 26,2014 - Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Save the Date and Plan on Attending!  6-8pm at Gilmer Arts on Saturday, July 26th We\'\'ll announce our new Board Members, show you what\'\'s coming for the new year with exciting events, and announce the new line-up for the B.E.S.T. Series 2014-15!  Food and refreshments will be provided and it\'s always fun to gather with like-minded folks for an evening of Arts fellowship.

Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

Event Fees:

RSVP $ 0.00

Class - Max Muller Watercolor Secrets


Jul 28,2014 - Jul 30,2014 Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Secrets of Successful Watercolors 3-Day Class

by Award Winning Artist Max Muller

\Max Muller 3-Day Watercolor Workshop Award-winning Artist, Max Muller, currently featured in our Gallery, is teaching a 3-day Workshop on \"Secrets of Successful Watercolors.\"  Max is an internationally acclaimed and respected professional Watercolor Artist, Instructor and Art Judge.  A number of students are already enrolled, so this long-awaited class is a definite \"Go\".  Call now to enroll.  Mon.-Wed. July 28-30, 10am-3pm.  $150/$135mbr

Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

Event Fees:

10am-Noon Open Studio with Mark Menendez


Aug 1,2014 - Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This is an Open Studio class ... all media;  oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel & pencil ... all subjects or styles.  Beginners to professionals are welcome.  Work on your own project at your own pace.  Individual; instruction and group demonstrations are provided by local artist, Mark Menendez.  Bring your own supplies and subject.  Enjoy the camaraderie of other artists as you advance your project and skills. Ongoing Most Fridays - 10am to Noon - $30/$27 Members

Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

Event Fees:

2pm Auditions for Fall Play "Ghost of a Chance"


Aug 2,2014 - Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come try out for a part in our wonderful Fall play, "Ghost of a Chance" at Gilmer Arts, 207 Dalton St., Ellijay, GA 30540

Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

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9:30-3:30 Becky Wallace Watercolors Intermediate "Opus One"


Aug 5,2014 - Aug 7,2014 Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Becky Wallace – Intermediate Watercolor “Opus One” Wine Bottles and Glass This is the Intermediate Level class that Becky’s students have been begging for! Because this subject matter is more advanced, this class is not for Beginners, and it will take three days to complete your painting. You will do the work step-by-step with Becky as always. Potluck lunch – bring a dish to share. All materials supplied. ½ sheet. 3 Days ~ Tues./Wed./Thurs ~ Aug. 5-7 ~ 9:30am to 3:30pm ~ $145/$130 Members For More Info or To Enroll, Call Gilmer Arts at (706) 635-5605

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Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

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TestEvent


Aug 6,2014 - Sep 17,2014 Time: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Member Price $ 1.00
Non-Member Price $ 1.10

7pm Theatre Meeting


Aug 6,2014 - Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Gilmer Arts Community Theatre group meets at 7pm on the 1st Wednesday of the month at Gilmer Arts.  All are welcome to participate in many capacities in our upcoming productions, whether you have experience or not!  Come on out and meet a great group of people!

Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

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5-6:30pm Opening Reception for Lillian Kusmik Porcelains


Aug 8,2014 - Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Location

Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, 30540

Event Fees: