Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association

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


Gift Shop Hours

Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm

We Need Your Support!

It takes everyone's support throughout the community to keep our Arts programs alive, vibrant, and contributing to the quality of life here. Thank you for your support! Please click the button below to make a tax deductible donation to support Gilmer Arts.

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.


Community Chorus Spring Concert

Spring FlowersCommunity Chorus Spring Concert

Sat. April 18th – 7pm

at the Gilmer High School Theatre


Performing the works of:                   MusicNotes
Jeffery Ames
Randall Thompson
The Music from West Side Story
Jay Althouse
Robert Shaw
Ola Gjeilo
Nathaniel Dett
Folk songs from Scotland & America

 Tickets $10 (Children under 12 Free with Adult)


Acoustic Blends Fri. Apr. 17th – 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

Adult Beginner Painting Party April 16th 6-9pm

Express Yourself LgBurg

Always wanted to paint?  Here’s your chance!

Paint Party! Thursday April 16th ~ 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

Max Muller 3-day Watercolor Class

Award Winning Max Muller

April 14th-16th, 10am-3pm

The Art of Watercolor – Max Muller

If you saw Max Muller’s One-Man Gallery Exhibition last summer, then you know he is a great talent and we have exciting news:  Max will be teaching his secrets of “Watercolor Success” in a 3-day Workshop April 14 to 16, from 10am-3pm.  Bring your own projects, materials and subject matter.  This is a special opportunity not to be missed.  $150/$135 Members. Call the office at 635-5605 to enroll and get a supply list.

Dulcimer Novice Class with Megan Williams – Starts April 14

dulcimer novice class

4 Tuesdays ~ DulcimerApril 14 – May 12th


This Novice Class is for those who’ve taken the most basic beginner class (3 sessions) or equivalent.  Continue the fun with Megan Williams. 4 wks: $100/90 Members. Enroll now by calling 706-635-5605.

Kids Painting Party – Sat. April 11th 10am-Noon

Kids' Paint Party

Kids Painting 1Saturday, April 11th 10am-Noon

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 ~ Includes all materials, even paint smocks!

Afternoon Jewelry Workshop – Wed. April 8th, 1-3pm

Afternoon Jewelry Workshop

Wednesday, April 8th 1-3pm

Foil glass, Swarovski crystals, glass seed beads Coin pearls, Swarovski crystals

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.

Mask-Making Class for Carnival – April 1st & 2nd – 7-9pm

Mask-Making Class

7-9pm Apr. 1-2 ~ $15

2015 Carnival Logo

The Magic & Mystique Have Begun! Get ready for Carnival by taking this 2-night class to make a beautiful mask in the Venetian style. Mask-making materials will be provided and one glass of wine will be included each night. There is a $15 fee for the 2-night class. Deadline extended until Friday, March 24th but don’t delay! We need an accurate count to purchase materials. Call Gilmer Arts now at (706) 635-5605.