This is a crash course in the basics of painting, including brush control, brush strokes, an intro to understanding color, and the rule of the missing primary. Whether you desire to paint beautiful sunsets, landscapes, and flowers, or prefer beautiful folk art styles such as rosemaling, this class gives you a great foundation to build on. Taught by well-known and highly respected instructor, Judy Harvey. The $5 supply fee per class means you do not need to buy supplies, and provides you with all you need to complete this 8×10 canvas, while learning strokes and the rule of the missing primary. 3 Weeks on Mondays 10am-12:30 July 20, 27 & Aug. Aug. 3 ~ $65/$59
Sat. July 18 – 6pm
* FUN * FOOD * REFRESHMENTS *
* FRIENDS * MUSIC * ART *
Come hear our exciting plans, including info about the George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse and the announcement of our upcoming BEST Series Season. 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)
Sat. July 11th, 6:30-8:30 pm
A little paint, a glass of wine & a lot of fun! No experience needed, this is all about fun. Come solo or bring friends or a significant other! Leave with your finished masterpiece and a great memory!
Includes supplies and one glass of wine. Additional glasses available for $3 donation. You may also BYOW (bring your own wine) but no other types of alcohol (including beer) are permitted. Must be 21 to consume alcohol and please drink responsibly. Spaces are limited so enroll now. Call Gilmer Arts at (706) 635-5605 to enroll and let the paint party begin!
Thursday, July 9th 1-3pm
Create a beautiful piece of jewelry for yourself or as a gift! Class is taught by Artist Vicki Wagoner and is great for family members or girlfriends to make a memory together, or come solo and make new friends. Your choice of materials for bracelet or necklace include real crystals, glass, carved wood, semi-precious stones and more (no cheap plastic stuff here!). Pictures are just examples (click on the pics to see details full-size) as you will create a completely customized piece for your taste. Enroll now by calling Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605. $15 Class + Supply fee of $10, (bracelet) or $15 (necklace) – your choice. Adults & Teens Welcome.
Mon. June 22nd ~ 10am-Noon ~ $25
(we’ll schedule a 6-8pm evening session if there’s interest)
Join us for two hours and unlock the mystery of playing the piano. You’ll be playing recognizable songs before you leave! We provide electronic keyboards & headsets for each student and all materials are included. Enroll now by calling 706-635-5605.
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
Adult Paint Party!
Always wanted to paint? Here’s your chance!
Thurs. June 18th ~ 6-9pm
This party is for people who think they can’t paint or who just want to have fun. 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 fun opportunity to see what you can do. No artistic skill required! Mature teens are also welcome. $28/$25 Members. 2nd or 3rd Thursdays Most Months
June 12th – June 14, 2015
Gilmer Arts and Ellijay Wine Country Vineyards are proud to host the inaugural “Plein Air at the Vineyards”. Regional artists will be working outdoors,”En plein air” in and around the vineyards over a three day weekend beginning Friday June 12th, and ending Sunday June 14th, with a live auction of participating artists’ original works plus works created over the 3-day event. Passports will enable patrons to visit and sample wine at each of the 4 participating vineyards, as well as participate in all event activities, including the Opening Reception. For more information CLICK HERE. Passports will be available for advance purchase for $25.00 at Gilmer Arts, 706-635-5605, 207 Dalton St. in Ellijay or each vineyard.
Visit the Ellijay Wine Country website: www.ellijaywinecountry.com
Thursday, June 11th 1-3pm
Create a beautiful piece of jewelry for yourself or as a gift! Class is taught by Artist Vicki Wagoner. Your choice of materials for bracelet or necklace. These are not cheap plastic parts, but real crystals, glass, carved wood, semi-precious stones and more. Pictures are just examples (click on the pics to see details full-size). You will have a great selection to choose from to suit your taste. Enroll now by calling Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605. Wed. April 8th ~ 1 pm – 3 pm ~ Class is $15 + Supply fee of $10, (bracelet) or $15 (necklace) – your choice. Adults & Teens Welcome.
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 landscape. 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. Evening class, 4 Mondays. Class minimums apply so enroll now at 706-635-5605.
4 Monday Evenings ~ June 1, 8, 15 and 22 ~ 6pm-8:30pm, $90/$81 members, + $20 supplies ($5/session)