Gertrude Herbert

Gertrude Herbert

Gertrude Herbert

To provide opportunities for visual arts education and to develop visual arts awareness and appreciation throughout the greater Augusta community.

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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.