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12/23 Saturday Workshop CANCELLED

on Mon, 12/11/2017 - 4:31pm

Please note the Saturday Workshop at the First Church of Bradford has been CANCELLED due to the proximity of the holiday. We will resume our regular schedule on Saturday, January 13.

Member Artist Demos During the Buttonwood Festival of Trees

on Sun, 12/03/2017 - 5:24pm

The GHAA tradition of informal artist demos continued this year during the Festival of Trees at the Buttonwood Museum.

On November 26, James Gablosky presented the artist demo. On December 3rd, Tracy Meola  painted from 12 - 2 and James McCarthy shared his creative digital art process from 2:30 - 4:30. And on December 10th, Linda Germain demonstrated printmaking and Sandra Golbert demonstrated later inthe afternoon. A big "Thank You" to these artist members for giving their time during the busy holiday season.

New Sponsor!

on Fri, 11/03/2017 - 3:56pm

We'd like to welcome our newest Bronze Level Sponsor - REDFIN!

Find out more about them here:

A sincere "Thank You" to all our sponsors who help subsidize our programming and support the arts here in Haverhill.


The GHAA ArtisTree

on Wed, 10/18/2017 - 4:12pm

The GHAA ArtisTree is outstanding again this year, decorated with all the wee art by our members and friends. We had to upgrade to a six-foot tree to accommodate all the wonderful art! 

Thanks to Ann Jones and Rebecca Jones for the artistic touch in assembling the tree. Visit the Buttonwoods Festival of Trees, marvel at the creativity, and purchase your raffle tickets to benefit our valued sponsor - you may just succeed in winning the GHAA contribution with over 60 wee artworks!

A Thank You to the Gablosky Family

on Sun, 09/17/2017 - 4:13pm

On the anniversary of the birth of Robert J. Gablosky, his wife Pat and his family have made a generous contribution to the memorial scholarship fund they established earlier this year.

We are grateful for their continued support of our endeavor to award financial help to local students intent on careers in the arts. Such is a fitting tribute to the man and his legacy!

September is Membership Renewal Month!

on Sun, 09/03/2017 - 11:08pm

Attention GHAA Members:

Don't forget that September is Membership Renewal Month!
You don't want to miss out on all the great events and exhibits coming up - so be sure to renew your membership today.

More information and forms are available here:

Silent Auction to Benefit Robert J. Gablosky Scholarship

on Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:45am

This oil painting by the late Robert J. Gablosky, donated by his family, is being auctioned at Buttonwoods Museum / Haverhill Historical Society to benefit the scholarship established in his memory. The painting will be displayed, along with the bidding sheet, during the GHAA Annual Student Art Exhibit (May 7 - 19) and the GHAA Annual Open Art Exhibit (May 21 - June 11). Visit both art shows, buy art, bid on this work, and contribute to a great cause!

February 11th Workshop in Bradford is CANCELLED

on Wed, 02/01/2017 - 10:10pm

The GHAA Workshop for Saturday, February 11 has been CANCELLED due to the Church's annual road race.
Our regular workshops will resume on Saturday, February 25. We look forward to seeing you then!

Robert Gablosky, 1928-2017

on Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:54pm

We are saddened to hear of the passing of GHAA founder, Bob Gablosky.

Robert Gablosky, founder of the GHAA, is mourned by members and the community at large. He established the Greater Haverhill Arts Association in 1971 and served on its board as president and president emeritus for 45 years. As leader, artist, and teacher, his legacy is inestimable. The family has requested, in lieu of flowers, contributions to the Robert Gablosky Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will be administered by the GHAA.

His full obituary is available here:


on Sun, 12/04/2016 - 5:44pm

Please note there will NOT be a Saturday workshop on December 24th due to the holiday.

Regular Saturday Workshops resume on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays in January.