HISTORY/STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The Gaston County Art Guild was organized in 1965 to enable those interested in the arts to assemble and participate in 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.

*They benefit from reduced entry fees for Guild shows.

*Theycacn attend informative and interesting monthly meetings, with programs conducted by artists and other professionals who share information on creating, presenting, and marketing art.

*The can contribute to the community through outreach and volunteer activities. 

*They can network with other artists for learning, technical expertise, sharing of information, and
motivation. Membership costs just $25 annually. To become a member CLICK HERE.