Gilmer Arts Association

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

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Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday 12pm - 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.

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.

Sip ‘n Paint – Sat., Mar. 4th 4pm-6pm – “Daisies” – Rachel Beth Hines

Sip ‘N Paintsip n paint   

Sat.,  Mar. 4th, 4pm-6pm – $35/32 Member

 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 “Daisies” and a great memory!  This is a step-by-step class led by instructor, Rachel Beth Hines.  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.

Spaces are limited so to register now CLICK HERE or Call Gilmer Arts at (706) 635-5605.

B.E.S.T. Series ~ Jimmy Webb ~ Saturday ~ March 11

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-Sat. March 11, 2017

Ellijay Elementary School Auditorium

32 McCutchen St., Ellijay, GA 30540.

Gilmer Arts is honored to showcase America’s most prolific and successful songwriter, Jimmy Webb.  He wrote “Up, Up and Away” for the 5th Dimension at the young age of a teen!  Not much later he composed “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”, “Wichita Lineman”, and the seven minute pop song, with Richard Harris, “MacArthur Park”! We are so pleased to bring to the Ellijay stage the one and only, Jimmy Webb! 

Order Now as tickets are selling fast!

To order tickets online CLICK HERE or call Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605.



Basic Colored Pencil Drawing Seminar ~ Mark Menendez ~ Mar. 13

Mark MenendezBasic Colored Pencil Drawing Seminar

Monday, March 13, 2017 9:30-4:30; Booklet with class… Potluck lunch!

Have you wanted to learn the fundamentals of creating art in COLOR PENCIL? This seminar is designed to offer you many of my basic techniques to begin your journey. My color pencil instruction offers the student a less labor-intensive approach, without the hours of layering usually associated with the medium!

$60/54 Member – Bring Pot Luck Lunch – Materials required

To enroll and for more information about materials and Mark Menendez CLICK HERE  or call Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605..  Enroll early as there are class minimus and maximums!

Art Class ~ The Emotional Response in Painting ~ Camille (Candy) Day Mar. 15 & 16

Painting w Emotions SampleThe Emotional Response in Painting

Artist-Instructor Camille (Candy) Day

March 15 & 16 – 9:30am-3:30 pm – Pot Luck Lunch

Regardless of your preferred medium, you can gain a greater focus on getting and giving a more emotional response in your paintings; taking them a step further in appreciation.  Beginners through advanced painters are encouraged to explore the elements that form a great painting: vision, heart, and the subconscious.  Passion and vision are the keys – something about the scene needs to touch you, before it can reach others.

Bring a potluck dish for the lunch break.  Bring all supplies you require (oil, paster, acrylic, or other 2d media).  

Beginning to Advanced $150/135 – 2 day class –  March, 15 & 16 –  9:30am – 3:30pm

To enroll online CLICK HERE or call Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605

“Garden Oasis” Acrylic Painting Class ~ Gwen Kenneally ~ April 5th

Dove on a Pump“Garden Oasis” 

Acrylics Painting Class ~ Dove on a Pump  

Gwen Kenneally

You are invited to explore the world of acrylic painting.  This spring project will cover brush loading, blending basics, and how to create new values and hues.  Come and try something new or just relax and have fun while you work on your skills.  Included are paint pallette and instruction packet.

Required materials:  12 x 16 board canvas or a smooth wood surface that has been sanded and sealed the week before the class.

April 5th 9:30am-3:30pm – Price $60/54 Member 

Enroll early due to class minimums and maximums.  To register call Gilmer Arts at 706-635-5605.