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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

September 2018

GHIA Youth Art Class: Watercolor

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Monday, repeating until October 1, 2018

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

Mondays | 4:30 PM - 6 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 10th, 17th, 24th, and October 1st   Learn all the basics of watercolor painting, a fun and versatile medium! Instructor Difficulty Age Class Size Members Non-Members Supply Fee To Be Announced All Levels 5-12 years old 10 $100.00 $130.00 $10.00 Location: Walker Mackenzie Building, 509 5th St. Augusta, GA 30901 Register Online HERE! 

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

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until October 15, 2018

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

Mondays | 6:30 PM - 9 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 10th, 17th, and 24th | October 1st and 15th No Class on October 8th 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…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Painting/Drawing/Collage – Student Choice

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until October 22, 2018

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

Mondays | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 24th | October 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd The goal of this class is to inspire, instruct, and guide artists to the joy and fun of creating.  With the personal goals of each artist in mind, Lala will give individual as well as class instructions and demonstrations. Each session will have a class assignment designed to encourage creativity. Students may choose to participate in the class…

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GHIA Youth Art Class: 3D Characters & Creatures

September 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 2, 2018

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

Tuesdays | 4:30 PM - 6 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 11th, 18th, 25th, and October 2nd Draw your creatures design and then transform it into a 3D masterpiece using found objects, paper mache, paint, and more! Instructor Difficulty Age Class Size Members Non-Members Supply Fee To Be Announced All Levels 5-12 years old 10 $100.00 $130.00 $10.00 Location: Walker Mackenzie Building, 509 5th St. Augusta, GA 30901 Register Online HERE! 

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Photo Darkroom Experience

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

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

Tuesdays | 6 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 25th | October 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th (There will be no class on October 2nd) 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…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Pottery on the Wheel

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 23, 2018

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

Tuesdays | 6 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th | October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd 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…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Watercolor – Fall Landscape

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 16, 2018

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

Tuesdays | 6:30 PM - 9 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 18th and 25th | October 2nd, 9th, and 16th Fall Landscapes in Watercolor : Brilliant skies, rolling hills, rustic barns, and dusty old roads…learn to paint the beauty of the sky and land in watercolors. Instructor Thomas Needham will demonstrate how a landscape can be executed in watercolor from start to finish using a step-by-step approach. Individual guidance and demonstrations on the essential elements found in many landscapes.…

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GHIA Youth Art Class: Beginning Drawing

September 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 10, 2018

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

Wednesdays | 4:30 PM - 6 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 12th, 19th, and 26th | October 3rd and 10th  The class will go over the basics and help to fine tune your drawing skills. Students will explore the many ways to "make a mark" while they build new art confidence. Students will also develop a better understanding of the elements of art: line, color, value, shape, texture, form and space while they explore different drawing mediums and techniques.…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Basic Digital Camera & Photography

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 10, 2018

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

Wednesdays | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 12th, 19th, and 26th | October 3rd and 10th 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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GHIA Adult Art Class: Painting Landscapes from Photographs

September 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

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

Thursdays | 9:30 AM - 12 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 13th, 20th, and 27th | October 4th, 18th, and 25th (There will be no class on October 11th) 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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GHIA Youth Art Class: Creative Painting

September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until October 11, 2018

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

Thursdays | 4:30 PM - 6 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 13th, 20th, and 27th | October 4th and 11th  Learn how to have fun with various painting techniques designed to bring out your creative side! Instructor Difficulty Age Class Size Members Non-Members Supply Fee Jessica Hardy All Levels 5-12 years old 10 $100.00 $130.00 $10.00 Location: Walker Mackenzie Building, 509 5th St. Augusta, GA 30901 Register Online HERE! 

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Independent Study – Pottery on the Wheel & Handbuilding

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

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

Thursdays | 6 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th | October 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th 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…

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GHIA Youth Art Class: Art Fundamentals

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until October 20, 2018

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

Saturdays | 10:30 PM - 12 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 22nd and 29th | October 6th, 13th, and 20th Everything your young artist needs to know! All 2D and 3D art will be covered. Get ready to learn about color, texture, value, composition and more! Instructor Difficulty Age Class Size Members Non-Members Supply Fee To Be Announced All Levels 5 - 12 years old 10 $100.00 $130.00 $10.00 Location: Walker Mackenzie Building, 509 5th St. Augusta, GA 30901…

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GHIA Youth Art Class: Ceramics

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until October 20, 2018

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

Saturdays | 10:30 PM - 12 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art September 22nd and 29th | October 6th, 13th, and 20th Did someone say clay? 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 pieces throughout the weeks and later glaze and fire them to perfection. Bring your creativity…

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October 2018

GHIA Adult Art Class: Demystifying Watercolor

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

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

Thursdays | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art October 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th  Wash and glaze techniques, brush strokes,value, color theory: the tools needed to create exciting watercolors. Class designed for fun, for the beginner and more experienced artist. Instructor Difficulty Age Class Size Members Non-Members Lala Streett All Levels Adult 10 $125.00 $145.00 Location: Walker Mackenzie Building, 509 5th St. Augusta, GA 30901 Register Online HERE! 

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Beginning Painting

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 13, 2018

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

Tuesdays | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art October 16th, 23rd, and 30th | November 6th and 13th Painting is a perfect next step! This class will take students through all the basics of painting. Students will go over color mixing, brush choices, painting surfaces, gesso, line quality, brush work, and more as they learn to make their masterpieces. Instructor Difficulty Age Class Size Members Non-Members Frieda Dean Beginner Adult 10 $125.00 $145.00 Location: Walker Mackenzie Building, 509 5th…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 14, 2018

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, 506 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901 United States
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$100 – $120

Wednesdays | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art October 17th and 24th | November 7th and 14th If you love to draw, this class is for you. Students will learn that "talent" simply means seeing in a "right-brain" way, and that anyone can learn to SEE visual relationships.  A series of drawing exercises developed by Dr. Betty Edwards introduces you to new ways of looking at the world allowing you to draw with astonishing ease…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Oil Painting – Landscapes Outdoors

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, repeating until November 19, 2018

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

Mondays | 9 AM - 12 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art October 22nd and 29th | November 5th, 12th, and 19th  General goals:  Working outdoors, students will learn to work fast and loose, making quick decisions about subject matter, composition, colors, values, etc. and working rapidly to execute a painting before the daylight changes or time runs out. Individualized guidance and instruction will be provided to students. *A French easel or other kind of portable easel is strongly…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Figure Painting (Medium of Choice)

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until November 19, 2018

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

Mondays | 6:30 PM - 9 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art October 22nd and 29th | November 5th, 12th, and 19th 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…

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GHIA Adult Art Class: Watercolor – Fall Still Life

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 20, 2018

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

Tuesdays | 6:30 PM - 9 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art October 23rd and 30th | November 6th, 13th, and 20th Students will gain knowledge in a variety of approaches to still life watercolor painting in this class. Beginning and experienced watercolorists will benefit from personalized instruction with a focus on composition, lighting, value, color and texture. Demonstrations will include professional watercolor techniques to include washes, layering of color, and the use of masking. A supply list may be…

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