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Class – Art Coach Studio

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2017

Instructor: Mark Menendez Pricing: $30 Non-member/ $27 member If you've ever wanted to learn to draw or paint, or want to sharpen your art skills, Fridays at Gilmers Arts is the place to be. Classes are structured in an open-studio format, each student working on their individual projects and media, with individual instruction and attention as the focus. Beginner, intermediate or professional students are all welcome, and any media, from oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel or pencil. The opportunity for the…

Kid’s Camp – Music with James Weaver

June 23 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating until June 23, 2017

Instructor: James Weaver 5-day Program Pricing: $75 Non-member / $68 Member Ages: 5 to 12 This is the ultimate "Summer Music Camp". Join us for a week of total immersion into the wonderful world of music. Planned activities include music instruction in both Piano/Keyboard and Guitar as well as music games, karaoke, vocal training, country line dancing, cultural music exploration featuring music from a variety of cultures around the world, live concerts given by the instructor staff and concerts presented…

Kids’ Camp – Intro to Dance

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 23, 2017

Instructor: Venae Ellis 5-day Class Pricing: $80 Non-Members/ $72 Members Ages 12 - 18 This is a positive, fun and nurturing dance exploration camp in a non-competitive environment for any skill level. No dance experience is required! Great for gymnasts, musical theater performers, dance team members and any student who wants to learn the basics. Students will receive five classes covering different dance styles and at week’s end, they will get to show off their new moves in a BIG…

Writer’s Workshop featuring Rona Simmons

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gilmer Arts hosts one or two writers’ workshops each year, featuring locally or regionally known authors.  These include manuscript critiques for previously submitted manuscripts, practical tips for how to get your work started, completed and published, presentations on specific components of writing, and hands-on workshops with writing exercises. The next workshop, scheduled for Saturday, June 24th at 10:00, is sponsored by the Georgia Writers Association and will be conducted by Rona Simmons, Huffington Post blogger and author of The Martyr’s…

Kid’s Camp – Exploring American Folk Tales through the World of Puppetry

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 30, 2017

Instructor: Ben Encinias Cost: $44 Non-member/ $39.60 Member $10 supply fee 5-day class Ages: 2nd grade through 5th Class size: minimum of 2, maximum of 10 As we travel through the week we will learn, experiment, and create puppets. On Friday, we will use the puppets we created to present short plays written during the week. Learn: Brief history of puppetry/ Understanding of what is a puppet and puppeteer/ American Folk Tales Experiment/Create: Making of a puppet/ Basic theatrical concepts…

Yoga with Noor Moody

Class – Yoga

June 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2017

Instructor: Noor Moody Pricing: $12 per class or $40 for 4-classes Refresh your mind, body and soul with a yoga class. Yoga is said to aide in digestion, improve balance, flexibility and posture, tone and strengthen muscles and much more. Discipline, meditation and posing are key factors in gaining the benefits of better health through regular yoga classes. Learn the right way to breathe, strengthen your core, and meditate. Noor will guide you through a series of relaxing and strengthening…

Class – Watercolor – Field Mouse

June 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Mark Menendez Pricing: $50 non-member/ $45 Member Please bring a dish for a potluck lunch “Field Mouse”! 5” x 7” Image Size, on 8.5 x 11 Paper Watercolor Join me to create your very own watercolor illustration of this delightfully whimsical little woodland creature. Isn’t this something your grandchild would love to receive? In this project, designed for anyone with little or no watercolor experience, Mark will offer his distinctive approach to watercolor, designed to boost your skills in…

Class – Yoga Happy Hour- 2nd Series

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 8, 2017

Instructor: Heather Huck, E-RYT, and Owner, Wild Branches Yoga & Wellness Pricing: $72 for 6 week series/ $15 single class Come join us after work for an alignment- based, mindful hatha yoga practice that will decrease the stress of the day, increase body awareness and mental focus, improve posture and help you sleep better at night. Self-care is essential to our quality of life. Give yourself the gift of some time to unwind. You, and everyone in your life, will…

Class – YogaRestore

July 8 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Heather Huck Investment: $40 Every day we are bombarded with stresses that weigh heavily on our nervous systems and cause havoc in our bodies, minds and hearts. Some signs of stress include exhaustion, irritability, aches and pains, headaches, insomnia, weight gain, anger, impatience, etc… ad infinitum. Living in the world today, we need tools to combat the constant demands and responsibilities we are faced with on a continuous basis. A restorative yoga practice is one such tool that can be used to help with the…

Sip ‘n Stroke Canvas Painting

July 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Instructor: Annie Oakley Pricing: $30 for small canvas (8.5" x 12") or $40 for large canvas (12" x 17") This is a therapeutic painting event. Relax…the hardest part has already been done for you. Participants choose from a selection of original line art that is pre-printed on canvas and ready for you to paint.  All supplies are included. Canvas is provided unstretched for framing. Annie will offer painting tips and instructions while you relax and paint. You are welcome to…

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