About

Location:  506 Telfair Street  Augusta, Georgia 30901   706.722.5495, ghia@ghia.org or hwilliams@ghia.org -Heather Williams, Executive Director

Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday by appointment only

Closed Holidays

Admission is FREE.

 

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.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS

The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art (GHIA) is a registered Georgia 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The GHIA’s exhibitions, programming, and operations are member supported and privately funded through contributions from individuals, endowments, corporations, and private foundations, and local, state, and federal grants, as well as from admissions, membership fees, and merchandise sales.

Additional support is provided by the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) through appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its Partner Agency, the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional funding for the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art is provided by the Greater Augusta Arts Council through appropriations from the City of Augusta.

CONTACT

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

506 Telfair Street 

Augusta, Georgia 30901-2310 

 

PHONE: 706.722.5495

EMAIL: ghia@ghia.org

Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday by appointment only

Closed Holidays

 Admission is FREE.