Abstract Workshop Series
Apr
2
to May 7

Abstract Workshop Series

Abstract workshop series: $185.00

Come join us every Tuesday April 2nd - May 7th at 7pm

Limited to 8 participants.

This six week workshop is focused on abstract techniques. Includes color theory, texture, experiments in subjective and non subjective works using acrylics, inks and additives.

Location - 382b Cherry St. Downtown Macon!




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Lunch and Landscapes
Apr
12
to May 24

Lunch and Landscapes

New Series: Lunch [&] Landscapes

45 minute Mini Sessions

2nd & 4th Fridays in April and May. Two time slots 11:00am and 12:30pm

$15 per session

Bring your lunch and learn a new artistic technique.

Mini sessions consist of a variety of mediums including acrylic, watercolor, India ink, alcohol ink or mixed media.

April 12 features India Ink!

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"One Night With Me"
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

"One Night With Me"

Macon, Ga!

Friday, April 26

I would like to invite you to “One Night With Me” at Ampersand Guild! I will be performing some of my new music including “Body Call!” There will be performances by Legacy, Kirby The Hottest, Quanika Shay and more! You don’t want to miss it!

Music by DJ OHNOHEDIDNT
Hosted by: Kirby The Hottest

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Tickets $5.00
Download and Stream "Body Call" Now!

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Why Mosquitos Buzz In People's Ears
Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Why Mosquitos Buzz In People's Ears

Come join us April 27th, 11am - 12:30
382b Cherry St, Downtown Macon, for a family friendly shadow puppet show.

Based on the journey of storytelling, gossip, and word of mouth information. To be followed immediatly by a free hands on workshop making your very own shadow puppet.

$5 for children and $10 for adults cash at the door.

Organized by Rudy Mendes and Brother Kwame on drums.

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Macon Writers Group
Apr
27
2:00 PM14:00

Macon Writers Group

The Macon Writers Group meets the last Saturday of every month (except December) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m..  Founded in January 2009, we have always had a diverse membership of writers of all genres and levels. From time to time, we invite successful authors to come give workshops. For the rest of the meetings, we workshop each other's writing. We are currently working on an anthology, which should be available by January 2019.  Membership is free.  We also have a Facebook page that can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/416030535076992/or you can contact Shane Trayers at trayers.shane@gmail.com for more information.

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Poetry & Spoken Word
May
10
7:00 PM19:00

Poetry & Spoken Word

Join us every 2nd Friday for poetry and spoken word from our talented local community! If you have something to say and your words can express it, come and join the place where words mean everything.

Sign up starts at 7pm.

Show begins at 7:30pm.

 $5.00 For performers

$10.00 For non-performers

[This event is funded by the John S. and James. L. Knight Foundation. Knight Foundation promotes freedom of expression, and seeks visionary projects that lead to positive community engagement.]

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Open Mic Night
May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Open Mic Night

Join us every 3rd Friday to enjoy the music of Macon! We welcome local artists to join us and share their works. We have a stage that can accommodate a handful of performers, and refreshments for all to enjoy.

Sign up starts at 7:00 pm
Show begins at 7:30 pm

[This event is funded by the John S. and James. L. Knight Foundation. Knight Foundation promotes freedom of expression, and seeks visionary projects that lead to positive community engagement.]

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Art Week
Jun
7
to Jun 15

Art Week

Art Week is a week long celebration of the members and artists creating art at Ampersand Guild.

Art Week will feature our regular art events, such as The Creative's Exhibit and Poetry & Spoken Word. Fellow Guild members will be teaching their popular workshops and art classes during the week.

**Art Week is free and kid friendly event **

Details of the week:

  • Friday, June 7: First Friday Gallery Exhibit: The Creative's Exhibit

  • Saturday June 8: Artisan Baazar market opens

  • Tuesday June 11: MacTown Steppers lessons

  • Wednesday June 12: Artist Meet & Greet

  • Thursday June 13: Art Workshops

  • Friday June 14: Poetry & Spoken Word

  • Saturday June 15: Last day of Artisan Baazar market



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Oil Painting: Workshop
Apr
20
1:00 PM13:00

Oil Painting: Workshop

Join us April 20, 1pm - 3pm at 382b Cherry St, Downtown Macon as we take the intimidation factor out of oil painting!

Whether you’re a first-time painter or an experienced artist looking to try something new, this workshop has something for you!

Learn all about this luscious, versatile medium, and energize your art making practice with a focus on the fundamentals 

Workshop led by Shannon Riddle

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POP - UP PAINT @ THE AMPERSAND
Apr
6
1:00 PM13:00

POP - UP PAINT @ THE AMPERSAND

Join us at The Amp for a fun, acrylic paint session. Malissa Kelsey, of No Straight Lines Mobile Paint Parties, will guide you from blank canvas to a work of art that you can be proud of.

This class is for all artist levels, from trained pro to those who "can't draw a straight line".

Cost per person: $35.00

Three sessions available,
You may choose one of three sessions:
April 6th, @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm or 5:00pm - 7:00pm
or
April 25th, @ 6:00pm - 8:30pm

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Canvas Stretching : Workshop
Mar
23
11:00 AM11:00

Canvas Stretching : Workshop

Join Ampersand on March 23rd 4pm - 6:30pm at 382b Cherry St Downtown Macon, for a canvas stretching and panel building workshop. The instructor will lead 15 students of any experience level to build their own canvas or panel.

Tickets are $50 per student all materials provided.
* Tickets must be purchased by March 20th to secure space in class.

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Lovers Ball: A Night of Romance
Mar
16
7:00 PM19:00

Lovers Ball: A Night of Romance

Get dressed up and have a true date night by spending the evening with your lover, spouse, or a romantic acquaintance at Lovers Ball: A Night of Romance.

Enjoy a night with musician, Wilbert Johnson serenading you and your loved one into romantic bliss. There will be singing, dancing, and impactful conversations.

$35 for couples. Click ticket link to purchase tickets

Attire: Please Dress in as least business attire.

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