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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

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506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
706.722.5495 http://www.ghia.org

Location:  506 Telfair Street  Augusta, Georgia 30901   706.722.5495

Founded in 1937 and housed in the historic Nicholas Ware mansion (c. 1818), the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art is Augusta’s only independent nonprofit visual arts school and contemporary art gallery. The Institute serves as a showcase for regional, national, and international artists, offering rotating exhibitions of outstanding contemporary artwork year-round. In addition, professionally taught studio art classes in a wide variety of media are provided to students of all ages and experience levels.

MISSION

To provide opportunities for visual arts education and to develop visual arts awareness and appreciation throughout the greater Augusta community.

EMAIL: ghia@ghia.org

July 2018

The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Presents ‘Bridget Conn: Language Acquisition’

July 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 20, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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Free

Please join the GHIA and Bridget Conn for the opening night of Conn's solo exhibition "Language Acquisition" at the Main Gallery of the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art. The show will be on view through July 20th. "My chemigrams are made with silver gelatin paper, in normal room lighting, by applying oil-based resists and typical darkroom chemistry. The marks I make directly on the paper are not pre-meditated. The process weaves my concerns of the evolution of photography as a…

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Painting Landscapes from Photographs

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$150 – $172

Working from photographs, students will learn to paint landscapes using various techniques. Instructor | Terry Smith Difficulty | All levels Age | Adult Class size | 10 Members | $150 (register online)* | Non-members $172 (register online)* Class schedule | June 14, 21, 28, July 12, 19 & 26, 2018 - 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp AM Session 5: (ages 5-7) Sculpture and 3-D Design

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 20, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

July Theme: Past to Present SCULPTURE & 3-D DESIGN: Techniques in freestanding sculpture and relief designs that are meant to be seen from the front will be explored during this session. A variety of techniques such as papier mâché, assemblage, and subtractive and plaster casting will be explored. $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes of morning…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp AM Session 5: (ages 8-9) Painting and Mixed Media

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 20, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Techniques in painting and in combining drawing, collage, and experimental materials with painting will be explored as students create artwork during this session. $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes of morning stretching, Yoga, and/or free drawing time each day before our official classes get started. (price covers one week M-F session add on) Lunch Break: $20 /or FREE…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp AM Session 5: (ages 10-14) Drawing and 2-D Design Fundmentals

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 20, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Pencil, charcoal, and color media such as oil and soft pastels are among the materials students will use as they explore both non-objective and realistic artistic interpretation of subject matter.$25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes of morning stretching, Yoga, and/or free drawing time each day before our official classes get started. (price covers one week M-F…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp PM Session 5: (ages 5-7) Clay Play

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 20, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Clay Play and Ceramics: While discussing their month's theme, students will work with clay and air dry materials to create a variety of tiles, relief, and/or sculptural works. $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes of morning stretching, Yoga, and/or free drawing time each day before our official classes get started. (price covers one week M-F session add…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp PM Session 5: (ages 8-9) Bracelets, Wallets & More

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 20, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Bracelets, Wallets & More:  Students will look at the Japanese bracelet making method known as Kumihimo. Kumihimo (koo-mee-hee-mo)means: braided cord. These braids are fast and fun to make. Student will also enjoy a variety of other activities along with bracelet making and will be tailored to their skill level and interests. $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp PM Session 5: (ages 10-14) Paint Explosion

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 20, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Paint Explosion:  Students will look at many examples of artists and their work for an inspirational starting point and then see what kind of creations their imaginations can dream up. Students will use nontraditional painting methods to create one of a kind pieces of art in new and inventive ways...all while focusing on July’s theme: Art in the now. This could get messy! $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's…

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Independent Study: Pottery on the Wheel & Handbuilding

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$180 – $200

This independent study is for the more advanced ceramic student only. Students will be able to work at their own pace with their own objectives and goals in mind. Ceramic firing time will be available at a once a week schedule. Students are welcomed to use glazes and tools on hand. One bag of clay will be provided at the beginning of the session. Additional clay is available for $20 a bag if needed. Outside clay is prohibited unless otherwise…

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Botanical Weaving Tapestry Workshop

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$100 – $145

It's the season of growth! In this Botanical Weaving workshop, students will be introduced to using pre-warped small looms. Students will also learn to incorporate yarn with found plant life, such as flowers, as they work their loom tapestries. The botanical pieces will dry in place to help create a unique work of nature art. This workshop is suitable for both adults and children—individuals and family groups as well. *All supplies included Instructor's | Pauline Wickens & Susannah Johnson Difficulty |…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp PM Session 6: (ages 8-9) Paint Explosion

July 23 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Paint Explosion: Students will use nontraditional painting methods to create one of a kind pieces of art in new and inventive ways. This could get messy! 3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes of morning stretching, Yoga, and/or free drawing time each day before our official classes get started. (price covers one week M-F session add on) Lunch Break: $20 /or FREE when signed up for Full Day Morning and Afternoon Classes…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp AM Session 6: (ages 5-7) Painting and Mixed Media

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Techniques in painting and in combining drawing, collage, and experimental materials with painting will be explored as students create artwork during this session. $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes of morning stretching, Yoga, and/or free drawing time each day before our official classes get started. (price covers one week M-F session add on) Lunch Break: $20 /or…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp AM Session 6: (ages 8-9) Drawing and 2-D Design Fundamentals

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Pencil, charcoal, and color media such as oil and soft pastels are among the materials students will use as they explore both non-objective and realistic artistic interpretation of subject matter. $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes of morning stretching, Yoga, and/or free drawing time each day before our official classes get started. (price covers one week…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp AM Session 6: (ages 10-14) Sculpture and 3-D Design

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Techniques in freestanding sculpture and relief designs that are meant to be seen from the front will be explored during this session. A variety of techniques such as papier mâché, assemblage, and subtractive and plaster casting will be explored. $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes of morning stretching, Yoga, and/or free drawing time each day before…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp PM Session 6: (ages 5-7) Bracelets, Wallets & More

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Bracelets, Wallets & More: Students will look at the Japanese bracelet making method known as Kumihimo. Kumihimo (koo-mee-hee-mo)means: braided cord. These braids are fast and fun to make. Student will also enjoy a variety of other activities along with bracelet making and will be tailored to their skill level and interests. $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes…

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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Summer Camp PM Session 6: (ages 10-14) Ceramics

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$85 – $125

Clay Play and Ceramics: While discussing their month's theme, students will work with clay and air dry materials to create a variety of tiles, relief, and/or sculptural works. $25 discount for full day registration (discount will be applied automatically)  3 Available Add-On's per Session: Let's Move (early drop off): $20 (all ages 5 -14) 9:10 - 10:00a.m.  50 Minutes of morning stretching, Yoga, and/or free drawing time each day before our official classes get started. (price covers one week M-F session add…

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Atmospheric Painting Exploration

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$120 – $145

Wet on wet watercolor techniques yield soft, subtle, atmospheric results. This class will guide you through the the initial experiments as you discover the different movements of watercolor pigments and how they interact. Primarily student paintings will be wet on wet but this class will also introduce ways to control your composition. Get ready for some relaxing meditative painting and experimentation as we explore the boundaries of this traditional medium in new ways. Instructor | Frieda Dean Difficulty | All…

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Pottery on the Wheel

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$220 – $247

Students will explore ceramic wheelwork techniques in this class. Instruction will be tailored to the individual skill level of each student. Using the wheel as a tool, forms will be thrown, altered and assembled to create various functional vessels of various shapes and forms. Glazing techniques will also be addressed. The supply fee covers 22 ½ pounds of clay, tools, glazes and firing. Students must provide a clean towel each week. Instructor | Twilla Brock Difficulty | All levels Age…

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Creative Drawing

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$120 – $145

Learn to capture the light, atmosphere, form and pattern in nature and in the landscape through quick sketches and longer studies. Discover, with the lush tones and the rich language of mark, what’s possible with charcoal, graphite, ink, silver point and Conté while you develop skills in spatial concepts and composition. Inspiration from flowers, natural objects, master landscape drawings and photographs will be the springboards to experiment with these mediums. Develop your ability to observe, translate and transform to create…

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