Programs for Adults

Upcoming Events

Drop-in Guided Tour

Saturday, May 8, 11am at Gadsden Arts

Learn about the award winning artworks in the 44th Annual Southern Watercolor Society exhibition in one of our drop-in tours, or schedule a private group tour!

Art Talk Live!

with the Best in Show Award Winner
Thursday May 13, 5:30pm on Zoom

Join Gadsden Arts staff live on Zoom to meet and talk with the Best in Show Award Winner of the 44th Southern Watercolor Society Exhibition. Award winners will be announced on Friday April 23. 

Register on Zoom.

Art Talk Live!

with the Award Winners
Thursday May 27, 2021, 5:30pm on Zoom

Join Gadsden Arts staff live on Zoom to meet and talk with the top award winners of the 44th Southern Watercolor Society Exhibition. Award winners will be announced on Friday April 23.

Register on Zoom.

Drop-in Guided Tour

Saturday, June 12, 11am at Gadsden Arts

Learn about the award winning artworks in the 44th Annual Southern Watercolor Society exhibition in one of our drop-in tours, or schedule a private group tour!

Art Talks Live Recordings

Group Tours

Virtual Group Tours (4-20 people) 

Join Education Director Anissa Ford for a presentation on our current exhibitions via Zoom for your private group. Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in in-depth conversations centered on the exhibitions at Gadsden Arts. Virtual Group Tours are free for museum members, $5 for nonmembers (waivers available, but fee can also be applied towards in-person admission).

Group tours at the museum (4-10 people) 

Currently, Gadsden Arts is offering tours for groups of up to 10 people (overall museum capacity is 20). Tours included with admission, but must be scheduled in advance.

Contact

Anissa Ford, Education Director

(850) 627-5023 or anissa.ford@gadsdenarts.org

Tours

View current exhibitions and participate in guided discussions with one of our trained docents. 

Tours must be scheduled at least 1 week in advance. 

Please note group sizes are limited to 10 as part of our COVID-19 precautions. 

Contact our Education Director to schedule. (850) 627-5023 or anissa.ford@gadsdenarts.org

ArtZone

Though designed with families in mind, the ArtZone is a free, drop-in art studio for ALL ages. Explore the joy of painting, printmaking, collage, and drawing. Open every Friday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. 

Learn more about the ArtZone.

Please note, the ArtZone is presently closed due to COVID-19. 

Open Studio

Every Wednesday, 2-5pm
Members Only

Become a Gadsden Arts member to be able to use our 2nd floor Woodell Family Art Studio for our weekly Open Studio. Paint with your peers in a self-directed, open-ended studio environment. Bringing your own supplies and projects is recommended. Limited classroom supplies available. 

Open studio has resumed, with masks required, and limited capacity of 10 adults. 

Artist Workshops

Recent Workshops:

  • Alexa Kleinbard: Piecing Together the Natural World Through Collage
  • Melanie Morris: Fast & Fearless Floral
  • Midori Okasako: Zentangle
  • Wendy Devarieux: Pastel Landscapes
  • Kristy Kutch: Colored Pencil


Workshop Policies

  • Workshops are conditional upon minimum enrollment. You will be fully refunded if a workshop is cancelled by Gadsden Arts. 
  • Enrollment is first-come, first-serve. Confirmed spots require full payment. 
  • Partial refunds for cancellations within 30 days of the workshop will be provided in cases of illness or emergency. Partial refunds are amount paid less direct costs incurred by Gadsden Arts. Cancellations prior to the 30-day deadline will incur a $30 cancellation fee. 

Teach at Gadsden Arts

Interested in offering a workshop at Gadsden Arts? Submit a workshop proposal form and submit it to our Education Director, Anissa Ford. Please note, at this time we cannot offer oil painting workshops in our studio unless all materials are odorless.  

Generous support for this project provided by Art Bridges. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Funding was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.