Historic High Country / Ellijay

George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse

135 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540

  • George Link, Jr Gilmer Arts Playhouse

Gilmer Arts has always been a work in progress, striving to improve the quality of life in Gilmer County and North Georgia. Our Mission states "Gilmer Arts is a non-profit agency with a mission to promote passionate interest and active participation in the arts. We provide educational opportunities and sensational events in the visual, literary and performing arts for the people of Gilmer County and the surrounding area." Since 1992 Gilmer Arts (GA) has continued their growth in performing arts through its flagship program, Bringing Ellijay Sensational Talent (B.E.S.T.) Series. The Gilmer Arts Community Chorus, The Arts Community Theatre and Gilmer Arts Players followed. Gilmer Arts Players have performed and live music has been performed in Hawthorne Hall at the gallery site at 207 Dalton St. in downtown Ellijay until now. With the purchase & renovation of the 1940s building at 135 Dalton Street in Historic Downtown Ellijay, this venue's Grand Opening is set for Sept. 1st, 2017.


Info & Amenities

  • Admission & Fees

    Rates Call for Ticket Info


    Group Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Live Music, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Magic of Authur Atsma

    Magic of Authur Atsma

    09/30/2017 - 09/30/2017

    Join us at George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse for "The Magic of Arthur Atsma" on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. Arthur Atsma has been captivating audiences for more than 20 years with his unique shows and programs. With hundreds of performances across America each year, his programs are in high demand! He was the winner of the 2007 J.C. Doty Stage Competition, "Atlanta Close-up Magician of the Year, 2006" and Second Annual, Doyne Michie Excellence in Close-Up Magic Competition... read more

  • Live Theatre - Smoke on the Mountain

    Live Theatre - Smoke on the Mountain

    10/06/2017 - 10/22/2017

    Smoke on the Mountain tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a country church in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains in 1938. The show features two dozen rousing bluegrass songs played and sung by the Sanders Family, a traveling group making its return to performing after a five-year hiatus. Pastor Oglethorpe, the young and enthusiastic minister of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, has enlisted the Sanders Family in his efforts to bring his tiny congregation into "the modern world." Bet... read more

  • Thomas Fountain Band

    Thomas Fountain Band

    10/28/2017 - 10/28/2017

    Thomas has quickly developed a reputation for writing and singing timeless truths –building believers one show at a time. With his rugged-raspy, passionate delivery, Fountain brings a live show to audiences that ultimately gets fans on their feet and emotions rushing. He was born and raised in the mountains of North Georgia and the music that has influence him as a singer songwriter is well rooted in the past. However, he has taken the vintage edge and blended it with a distinct modern soun... read more