Previous Events

Join us on Friday, January 17th for the main gallery opening reception of works by Richard Tichich. View subjects from his travels, with a focus on their lives and cultures.   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, January 17, 2014 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art will present paintings by artist Don Kimes with an opening reception June 13, 2014 from 6-8pm in the Main Gallery.   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 12:00am to Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:00am

Watercolors by Aiken artist Jim Brownlow  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 6:00pm to Friday, July 25, 2014 - 5:00pm

Thomas Needham, Paintings at the Ocean's Edge  Learn More
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Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:00pm

A selection of photographs, prints, paintings, and sculpture by the Georgia Regents University Department of Art faculty members are included in the fifth Biennial Georgia Regents University Art Faculty Exhibition on view in the Main Gallery of Ware’s Folly November 6 – December 12, 2014.   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 6:00pm

On January 16, 2015, the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art will present Direct Flex: North of Everything by artist Marianna Williams. The exhibition will include a variety of work offering viewers a unique perspective into the environment and life of the Arctic.   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 6:00pm to Friday, February 27, 2015 - 5:00pm

Join us this January in the Creel-Harison Community Art Gallery as we unveil new work by local artist Lillie Morris. Her upcoming exhibit entitled Stallings Island Revisited was inspired by a 2013 art competition where all entries were to relate to the history of Columbia County.   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 6:00pm to Friday, February 27, 2015 - 5:00pm

Held in conjunction with National Youth Art Month, the Institute’s thirty-sixth annual Agnes Markwalter Youth Art Competition and Exhibition seeks to promote the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs for all children throughout the CSRA. The 2014 competition will showcase work inspired by the theme “Make It Pop”, created by K-12 students from public, private, and home schools in Aiken, Burke, Columbia, McDuffie, and Richmond Counties. This exhibition is generously sponsored by the Markwalter family. Reception and awards presentation: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 4:30-5:30 p.m.   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, March 27, 2015 - 5:00pm

**Additional Artist Talk added - Wednesday, May 6 @ 6:00 - GHIA Main Gallery - Free Admission  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 10:00am to Friday, May 29, 2015 - 5:00pm

Creel-Harison Gallery: Artist members of the Atlanta Collage Society will present this thematic show featuring interpretations of the classical nine muses.   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 10:00am to Friday, July 31, 2015 - 5:00pm

Main Gallery: Southern Observatory  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 6:00pm to Friday, July 31, 2015 - 8:00pm

The Creel-Harison Community Gallery will feature artwork by Lucy Weigle. Opening Reception is September 11, 6-8 PM  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 6:00pm to Friday, October 16, 2015 - 5:00pm

GHIA is proudly hosting the Whiskey Painters of America. Join us Friday, November 20 for the opening reception which will include whiskey tastings and whiskey-based delicacies, live painting demonstrations, and music. The WPA, formed in the late 1950s, has a limited membership of 150. An artist must be sponsored by an existing member. " A genuine Whiskey Painting consists of painting a miniature piece of art no larger than 4” X 5" with watercolor by dipping your brush in some form of alcoholic spirits.... then possibly sipping the alcohol, thereby enhancing the painting experience.”  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 5:00pm

Whiskey at Ware's - whiskey tastings and opening reception for the Whiskey Painters of America.   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 7:00pm

"Subtlety" is a collection of landscape paintings inspired by John Marin and oriental watercolor/ink paintings. Ultimately, the body of work is a romantic take on nature and painting. The loose feel, expressive color and mark making, evoke a passion for painting and creating. - Declan Konesky  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

Janice Williams Whiting in the Main Gallery. A Woman of a Particular Age will open January 22 and remain on display until March 4, 2016.  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 6:00pm to Friday, March 4, 2016 - 5:00pm

April Traugott, Creel-Harison Community Gallery   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 6:00pm to Friday, March 4, 2016 - 5:00pm

Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate April 29 - June 3, 2016  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:00am to Friday, June 3, 2016 - 5:00pm

Main Gallery June 24 - July 29, 2016 Opening Reception - June 24, from 6-8 pm Free to members; $5 for non-members  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:00pm to Friday, July 29, 2016 - 5:00pm

Declan Konesky Creel-Harison Community Gallery June 24 - July 29, 2016 Opening Reception: June 24, from 6-8 pm Free to members; $5 for non-members  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 6:00pm to Friday, July 29, 2016 - 5:00pm

36th Annual National Juried Fine Art Competition - A Sense of Place  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to Friday, October 14, 2016 - 5:00pm

Anna Patrick: Pink Hair Creel-Harison Community Gallery  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to Friday, October 14, 2016 - 5:00pm

2016 Oysters on Telfair  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Thursday, November 3, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Augusta University Department of Art Biennial Faculty Exhibition  Learn More
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Friday, November 18, 2016 - 6:00pm to Friday, December 9, 2016 - 5:00pm

Alchemy by Chase Lanier  Learn More
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Friday, November 18, 2016 - 6:00pm to Friday, December 9, 2016 - 8:00pm

Opening Reception January 20, 6-8 PM - On view in the Main Gallery, January 20 - February 24  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

On view in the Creel-Harison Community Gallery from January 20 - February 24 - Opening Reception Jan. 20, 6-8 PM  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

Free guided tour of Heggie's Rock Preserve January 21, 1:00 PM, Limited space - call GHIA at 706.722.5495  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 1:00pm

38th Annual Agnes Markwalter Youth Art Competition and Exhibition   Learn More
Event Schedule:
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Sarah St. Adams, March 10-15, 2017 - Opening reception, Friday March 10, 6-8 pm  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

11th Annual Spring Artists' Market and Festival  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, March 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, in partnership with Greater Augusta Arts Council, have provided a neutral space to allow for self examination, group collaboration, and the building of camaraderie between the 9 artists who are no longer strangers. This multidimensional exhibit is the final class project for students in The Business of Being an Artist class offered by the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art. The show will be on display at the Ann & Ellis Johnson Gallery of Art at the Jesse Norman School of the Arts (located at 739 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901) starting March 10th, with a reception with the artists on March 16th from 6-8pm.  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Yana Bondar: Of Self / Of Eternity Augusta University Senior Exit Show  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 6:00pm

April 21 - June 2, 2017, Opening reception Friday, April 21 6-8 pm  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, June 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

Troy Campbell: Stickbag Opening reception - April 21, 6-8 PM   Learn More
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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, June 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

Al Beyer: Landscapes Opening reception: June 23, 2017 from 6-8pm  Learn More
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Friday, June 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, August 4, 2017 - 5:00pm

Nico Gozal: Island of the Gods Opening reception, Friday June 23 from 6-8pm  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, August 4, 2017 - 5:00pm

37th Annual Juried Art Competition, A Sense of Place  Learn More
Event Schedule:
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, October 13, 2017 - 5:00pm