Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association

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

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Sip ‘n Paint – Sat. June 18

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Sat. June 18th, 6pm-8pm

A little paint, a glass of wine & a lot of fun!  No experience needed, this is all about fun. Come solo or with friends or a significant other!  Leave with your finished masterpiece and a great memory!  You’ll receive step-by-step instruction from a degreed art instructor and leave with your finished masterpiece and a great memory. Although everyone paints the same picture, each comes out very unique! $35 includes supplies & one glass of wine (or you can BYOW). Additional glasses for $3 donation. This class is popular, so call (706) 635-5605 to enroll now & let the paint party begin! 

Piano in a Flash – Thurs. June 16th

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Thurs. June 16th ~ 3pm-5pm ~ $25 

It’s back! 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. (we’ll schedule a 6-8pm evening session if there’s interest)

Watercolor Classes

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Misty Blue croppedFri. June 10 – ‘Misty Blue’ 

This particular piece, whether you like the subject or not, will be a great learning experience for the hazy, blue misting technique (great if you want to paint our beautiful Blue Ridge mountains!) Try these popular classes! Our amazing instructors make it easy by providing everything you need and guiding the process step-by-step. You’ll be amazed at what you can do! Create a painting in a day. No drawing ability or painting experience required – really! Class is 9:30am-3:30pm. Bring a small dish to share for pot-luck lunch.

2016 Class Dates:  Enroll by Calling (706) 235-6953

DateSubject Day(s)PriceInstructor
Mon. July 11Barn Through Barbed Wire1-day 9:30-3:30$ 54/60Wallace
W & Th. Aug. 3-4Lilies & Pears2-days 9:30-3:30$ 99/110Wallace

Stained Glass Workshop

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stained glass butterflyTues. June 7th ~ 12:30-4:30pm ~ $55/50 + $10 supply

Learn stained glass basic techniques – patterning, cutting, soldering & complete a project in one workshop! Instructor will provide tools, but students are required to bring their own safety glasses (& a black sharpie will be handy too). A variety of glass and patterns will be available. Let’s get cutting! Supply fee cover glass, foil, chemicals, solder and tool usage. Limited spaces, call (706) 635-5605 to enroll now. 

Community Theatre – Grace & Glorie

grace and glorie by tom zieglerGrace & Glorie

Special Encore Performance!

This Thurs. June 9th at 7pm

This play is hilarious from start to finish, with timeless characters, superb acting, a remarkable set and something for everyone in the script. This is must-see theatre!!!  

Call Gilmer Arts for Tickets (706) 635-5605
or purchase at the Door

Tickets $15 ($13.50 Members)