The Gaston County Art Guild was organized in 1965 to enable those interested in the arts to assemble and participate in the community activities for the advancement of visual art. This non-profit organization is supported by members’ dues and is a funded affiliate of the Gaston Arts Council.
The Guild is an art organization that provides a wide variety of events and support services for all artists. Whatever your interest, ability or medium, the Guild has something to offer you. Wondering why you should become a member?
*Members receive a monthly newsletter with announcements, classes, workshops, news and upcoming events, many of which offer discounted fees to members.
*Enjoy pleasant well-lit studio space at Arts on Main, home of the Gaston County Art Guild.
*Use the classroom space at Arts on Main for critique groups, study groups and practice time during regular business hours at no charge.
*Teach a class at Arts on Main. Enjoy use of the large or small classroom area. The Guild retains 20% of the cost of your class.
*Benefit from reduced entry fees for Guild shows.
*Take advantage of the reference library at Arts on Main.
*Attend informative and interesting monthly meetings, with programs conducted by artists and other professionals who share information on creating, presenting and marketing art .
*Host an individual art show in the unique bank vault at Arts on Main.
*Contribute to the community through outreach and volunteer activities.
*Network with other artists for learning, technical expertise, sharing of information, and
motivation. Membership costs just $25 annually. To become a member CLICK HERE.
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