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Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

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506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
706.722.5495 https://ghia.org/about

January 2019

Discover Design: Abstract and Realist Painting (GHIA Adult Class)

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until February 4, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$125 – $145

Mondays | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Dates: January 14th. 21st, 28th, and February 4th Open yourself to new possibilities! Design, color, and simplification techniques will help students see the world in a different way! Goal of class is to strengthen student painting. Student can work toward painting pure abstract, more realistic work, or a combination of the two. *Acrylic or Watercolor welcomed.  Class designed for adults. Instructor subject matter will be on hand…

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BELOVED: THE EGG, THE CREATURE, THE WIND Exhibition

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 1, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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Free

BELOVED: THE EGG, THE CREATURE, THE WIND by Natalia Taylor Bowdoin Gallery: The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday | 10 AM - 5 PM Saturday - by appointment only (24 hours advanced notice required) Exhibition Dates: January 11th, 2019 - March 1st, 2019 Opening Reception: February 1st, 2019 | 6 PM - 8 PM Natalia Taylor Bowdoin was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and has been a resident of Augusta since July, 2007. She studied…

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Pottery on the Wheel (GHIA Adult Class)

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 5, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$220 – $247

Tuesdays | 6 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art | Dates: January 15th - March 5th, 2019  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…

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Photo Darkroom Experience (GHIA Adult Class)

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 26, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$180 – $200

Tuesdays | January 22nd - February 26th, 2019 (NO CLASS ON FEB 5th) | 6 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Explore the fundamentals of photographic composition and build a portfolio of awesome black and white images. The technical aspects of black-and-white photography will be emphasized. All that's required is a 35-mm camera with manual controls. Come see what the darkroom magic is all about. *This class will also be a prerequisite for open studio times…

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Still Life Painting (GHIA Adult Class)

January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$125 – $145

Wednesdays | January 23rd - February 27th, 2019 | 1 PM - 3:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art This course will address the basics of setting-up and composing an appealing still life. New and continuing students will be guided in the painting process using the tools of composition, color, value, intensity, contrast, hard and soft edges, brushwork and careful observation. Through instruction, demonstration and individual attention, this course will benefit beginning and more advanced painters. Beginners will learn…

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Drawing and Shading (GHIA Youth Art Class)

January 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 20, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$110 – $140

Wednesdays | January 23rd - February 20th, 2019 | 4:30 PM - 6 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art How do you make a drawing look real and come to life? Shading is the best technique. This class will go over many different drawing exercises and will continue to help students see volume and shape. Instruction will include continued improvement in the drawing basics of line, shape, form, space, texture, value, and composition. Subject matter will include still-life set-ups,…

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Basic Digital Camera & Photography (GHIA Adult Class)

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 13, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$144 – $166

Wednesdays | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art | Dates: January 16th, 23rd, 30th, & February 6th and 13th, 2019  This class is designed to teach students essential functions while using a digital SLR camera. Instruction will include, shutter speeds, controlling motion, exposure control, and menu items such as resolution, file types, ISO and white balance. Instruction will also include an introduction to downloading, sizing and e-mailing images, basic image editing using Photoshop and taking better pictures…

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Painting Landscapes from Photographs (GHIA Adult Class)

January 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 21, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$150 – $172

Thursdays | 9:30 AM - 12 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art | Dates: January 17, 24, 31, and February 7, 14, & 21 | 2019  Working from photographs, students will learn to paint landscapes using various techniques. Instructor Difficulty Age Class Size Members Non-Members Terry Smith All Levels Adult 10 $150.00 $172.00 Location: Walker Mackenzie Building, 509 5th St. Augusta, GA 30901 Register Online HERE! 

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Independent Study: Pottery on the Wheel & Handbuilding

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$180 – $200

Thursdays | 6 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Dates: January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st & February 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 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…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Head/Portrait Painting – Medium of Choice

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 7, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$165 – $185

Thursdays | 6:30 PM - 9 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Dates: January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, and February 7th Students will enjoy learning the basics of head painting in watercolors as they work from a different live model each week. This course will cover the basics of planes and anatomical proportions of the head. Students may paint in the medium of their choice; watercolor, acrylic, or oil. Various painting techniques will be demonstrated and individual guidance will…

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Watercolor: Bold and Loose (GHIA Adult Class)

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 14, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$150 – $172

Thursdays | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art | Dates: January 17th - February 14th, 2019  Splash that paint and learn what the paint will do for you. The goal of class is to experiment with the watercolor and new techniques. Class is designed for adult painters who need to let go and have some fun while learning new valuable techniques. Shake it off and get loose, we came to paint! Instructor Difficulty Age Class Size Members…

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Painting Exploration (GHIA Youth Class)

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until February 16, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$110 – $140

Saturdays | 10:30 AM - 12 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art | January 19th - February 16th, 2019  Let's Paint! Students in this class will learn many art making techniques. Using drawing and under painting as a firm basis, this class will also explore painting mediums such as watercolor, tempera, and acrylic. Mixed media combinations, painting with different types of brushes, and how to make one of a kind pieces of art will also be discussed. Instructor Difficulty…

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Youth Ceramics: Functional & Aesthetic Art (GHIA Youth Class)

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$110 – $150

Saturdays | January 26th - March 2nd, 2019 | 10:30 AM - 12 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Did someone say clay? Come learn to build functional cups or bowls or your own aesthetic art creation! This class will go over all the basic techniques needed for building in clay. What's a slab? How do you make and connect coils? What is glaze?  All your questions will be answered in this youth ceramics class. Students will create many…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Winter Landscapes in Watercolor

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until March 4, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$150 – $172

Mondays | 6:30 PM - 9 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Dates: Jan 14th, 28th, Feb 4th, 11th, 25th, and March 4th No class on Jan 21st or Feb 18th Learn how to capture the beauty of the winter season in transparent watercolor. Individual instruction will provide learning opportunities for students and watercolorists of all skill levels. Students will enjoy the opportunity to learn the basics or continue to develop skills in this versatile medium with a full-time…

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Painting on Easels (GHIA Youth Class)

January 31 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$110 – $140

Thursdays | January 31st - February 28th, 2019  | 4:30 PM - 6 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Let's Paint on Easels! Working on an artist easel takes some getting used to, it's never too early to start! Along with easel training, students in this class will learn many painting techniques.  This class will explore painting mediums such as tempera and acrylic. Mixed media combinations with drawing mediums will also be explored for beginning our art creations. Instructor Difficulty…

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February 2019

Augusta University Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 1, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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Free

Exhibition Dates: February 1st - March 1st, 2019 Gallery: Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Gallery Hours: Mon - Fri, 10 AM - 5 PM Opening Reception: February 1st, 6 - 8 PM Returning once again to the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, this biennial exhibition highlights the prominent artists and educators on staff in Augusta University’s Art Department and features a compilation of original works in a variety of media. The works demonstrate a striking range of perspectives and techniques,…

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Gallery Reception: BELOVED: THE EGG, THE CREATURE, THE WIND

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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Free

BELOVED: THE EGG, THE CREATURE, THE WIND by Natalia Taylor Bowdoin Gallery: The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday | 10 AM - 5 PM Saturday - by appointment only (24 hours advanced notice required) Exhibition Dates: January 11th, 2019 - March 1st, 2019 Opening Reception: February 1st, 2019 | 6 PM - 8 PM Natalia Taylor Bowdoin was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and has been a resident of Augusta since July, 2007. She studied…

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Augusta University Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition – Opening Reception

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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Free

Exhibition Dates: February 1st - March 1st, 2019 Gallery: Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Gallery Hours: Mon - Fri, 10 AM - 5 PM Opening Reception: February 1st, 6 - 8 PM Returning once again to the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, this biennial exhibition highlights the prominent artists and educators on staff in Augusta University’s Art Department and features a compilation of original works in a variety of media. The works demonstrate a striking range of perspectives and techniques,…

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Valentine’s Day Clay Workshop (GHIA Youth Class)

February 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2019 at 5:30pm

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$110 – $140

Mondays | February 4th &11th, 2019 | 5:30 PM - 7 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art LOVE is in the air! Students will make Valentine's Day clay fun from our instructor recommendations or small creations of their own choosing with instructional guidance - platters, heart cutouts, whatever your imagination comes up with! After a day of creating, students will come back in the next week and hand paint these items with glazes of their choice to make one…

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Mixed Media Workshop: Family A’Flair (GHIA Adult Class)

February 9 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$125 – $145

Saturday, February 9th, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 3 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Holding on to random goodies waiting to incorporate them into your art? You’ve been saving cards from the kids and sentimental fabric scraps forever, waiting for the perfect mixed media project.  AND NOW, The wait is over!  Let our instructor help you turn that box of treasures into something extra beautiful. This exciting exploration class will go step-by-step through the creation of a mixed-media painting…

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Figure Painting: Medium of Choice (GHIA Adult Class)

February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$165 – $185

Thursdays | February 14th - March 14th, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 9 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Renoir all painted from live models. This class provides a great opportunity for you to do the same. The live costumed models will challenge and test your artistic skills. You’ll learn the essential elements that go into a successful painting. Emphasis will be given to the development of the figure in a composition. You will…

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Weaving Workshop: Adult & Youth Class at GHIA

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$110 – $145

Saturday, February 16th, 2019 | 10 AM - 1 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Anyone can learn to weave! Come join the fun! This exciting one-day workshop breaks down the weaving process into a fun easy process perfect for beginners or those more experienced just looking to join up with other weavers for the day. Students of all ages have learned the weaving process from skilled artist and instructor Ulrike Beck. All students will be proud of their work…

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March 2019

Mixed Media Workshop: Extreme Makeover, Painting Edition

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901-2310 United States
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$125 – $145

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 3 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Are you ready to paint!? This time we are inviting some of your old friends to join us. We all have them. Old paintings and sketches that never really seemed to get off of the ground no matter how much we tried to rescue them. Now we have just the perfect project for them! Join us in this fun and exciting one day workshop as we…

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