Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association

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

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Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 corporation, making your donation tax deductible.
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arts alive in Gilmer County, Georgia.


Kids Express Yourself – Painting Party Class

  Kids Painting Party!  Kids Painting 1

  Fri. September 4th 5-8pm

Kids of all ages will learn to express themselves through painting, and have fun doing it.  Step-by-step instruction will be provided using acrylic paints.  Children will go home with a finished 11″ x 14″work of art!  Ages 5-17 ~ $23 Includes all Materials

“Paint-A-Story” Kids’ Workshop

pas das5Ages 6-12, 4 Days – July 14-17

1pm-2:30pm Mon.-Thurs. – Free


Paint-A-Story!  Over the course of 4 days a story will be read to the children.  Each day the kids will create a picture about the part of the story they heard that day.  At the end of the workshop each child will have a series of pictures that visually re-tell the story.  Their artwork will then be displayed at Gilmer Arts.  Ages 6-12, 4 Days Mon.-Thurs. July 14-17 1pm-2:30 – Please register as spaces are limited.  Call (706) 635-5605.


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

Kids Summer Drama Workshop 4th-8th Graders

10:30-Noon – $75/child


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 M/W/F for 2 weeks, from July 7th – 18th.  Call Gilmer Arts now at 635-5605 to enroll your child as spaces are limited.  

Young Artist Camp – Ages 6-12, June 30-July 3rd 10am-2pm

Kids Art Camp Sign with ColorsMon. June 30th – Thurs, July 3rd – 10am-Noon

4-day Mon.-Thurs. camp from 10am-2pm for children ages 6-12.  In the morning, children learn about color, line, shape & perspective and will draw and complete 1 painting during the week.  Lunch provided.  After lunch, the children do tie-dye projects, including tote bags, bandanas, aprons, book covers and a 4th of July item.  They will leave camp with their tote bag stuffed with artwork and tie-dyed items.  $10 Supply Fee.  $50 Non-members, $45 Members, includes Lunch.


 Summer Classes!

Kids Drama Workshop    Kids Summer ClassesClick Here!

Dance Camp, Painting Party, Drama Workshop, Paint-A-Story

    Adult Summer ClassesClick Here!

Open Studios, Watercolors, Learn to Jam “First Sessions”, Mosaic Workshop

Becky Wallace 2-Day Watercolor Class

   “Glass Bowl & Cherries”Glass Bird & Cherries
June 30th-July 1: 9:30-3:30

      $110/$99 Members

      *Step-by-Step Instructions
*All Materials Included

       *Finished Painting at the End!

   Enroll Now by Calling 635-5605


Cherokee Beauty – A Standard Flower Show

“Cherokee Beauty”

photo by Times-Courier

presented by


June 27 & 28, 2014 (Fri 2-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm)
at Gilmer Arts & Heritage Association
207 Dalton St. Ellijay, GA 30540

The show will feature educational displays, beautiful, artistic floral designs and much more.