Family Programs

Summer Art Camp

2021 Summer Art Camp

Summer 2021 Camp will be in-person, with masks required, small class sizes, social distancing, and individual art kits (which campers can keep following camp!). Camp 2021 will be 6 weeks, with 3 different themes: painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Each week will feature a range of projects for campers to express their creativity. Summer Art Camp is best for ages 6-12. Camp runs Mon-Fri, 9am-12pm.


Please note all photos are from pre-COVID. Masks will be required of all campers and there will be small class sizes of 10 (large classroom) and 8 (small classroom). 

Registration will open Saturday, March 13

Week 1 - Painting Camp - June 21-25

Join us for a week of exciting painting projects ranging from watercolor wax-resist landscapes to experimental abstract paintings with unexpected materials!

Week 2 - Printmaking Camp - June 28-July 2

Experiment with a range of printmaking styles from creating your own stamps to crayon rubbings to multi-layered unique patterns.

Week 3 - Sculpture Camp - July 5-8

Experiment with 3-D art projects like clay pots, found object sculptures, hand-made beads, and papier maché! Please note, this week has an extra $10 supply fee for clay.

Week 4 - Painting Camp - July 12-16

Join us for a week of exciting painting projects ranging from watercolor wax-resist landscapes to experimental abstract paintings with unexpected materials!

Week 5 - Printmaking Camp - July 19-23

Experiment with a range of printmaking styles from creating your own stamps to crayon rubbings to multi-layered unique patterns.

Week 6 - Sculpture Camp - July 26-30

Experiment with 3-D art projects like clay pots, found object sculptures, hand-made beads, and papier maché! Please note, this week has an extra $10 supply fee for clay.

Thank you to our Scholarship and Art @ Home Kit donors!

Patsy & Mark Bates
Marylyn and Ed Feaver
Carole Fletcher
Ellen and Gary Fournier
Judy & Scott Gregory
Kathy & Salvador Guastella
Judy and Don Harris
Susanne Hunt
Sylvia Jackson
Brenda Johnson
Deberah & Paul Keith
Charlotte Kelley
Key Properties, Inc.
Berry Laslie
Margaret MacCary
Douglas Mann
Marge and Ed McIntyre
Elsa & Meredith McKinney
Neil Mooney
Beverly Nash
Cynthia and Michael O’Donnell
Judy and Mike Pate
Susan and Fred Redmon
Mary Apple and Steve Rollin
Medora and Jim Wester
Mary Jane and Pat Woodward

Nancy and Tom Adams

Art Bridges

Bell & Bates Home Center

Centennial Bank

City of Quincy

Jane and Alex Hinson

Cindy and Jim Miller

Friends of Nanjemoy Creek

Richard C. Munroe Foundation

Sunnyside Farm Management Co.

Lynsley Smith

Marjorie Turnbull

In Memory of Eleanor Woodward Fleming

The ArtZone

Though the ArtZone is presently closed due to COVID-19, we want you to be able to create art at home, so we now have FREE Art @ Home Kits available at the museum! Just make a reservation to visit and pick up your free kit at Visitor Services in Sandy's Art Chest! 

ArtZone Fee

The ArtZone is free to all, thanks to our generous sponsors, so we are also making our Art @ Home Kits free! 

ArtZone Hours

Closed due to COVID-19

In the Galleries

Gadsden Arts offers a variety of exhibition interpretation materials for all visitors at no charge including Family Gallery Guides, Student Learning Guides, Gallery Didactics, Exhibition Catalogs, Token Response Gallery Game, Scavenger Hunts, and Audio Tours.

Our goal is to provide exciting and educational experiences for all visitors so please contact our Education Director, Anissa Ford with any questions or special requests (850) 627-5023.

Arty Birthday Parties

Please note Arty Parties are unavailable currently due to COVID-19.

Have an Arty Party!

Celebrate your child's birthday at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum with art activities and inspiring gallery adventures for a fun and memorable, hands-on learning experience. 


Arty Party Birthday Package includes:

  • Admission for up to 10 children, plus the birthday child, ages 5-12
  • 2 hours exclusive use of the Art Studio, including two activities of your choice and a gallery game
  • A staff member to guide activities and games
  • Dessert plates, cups, napkins, cutlery
  • Decorations
  • Party Favors


Cost: $140 Members; $150 Non-members

Availability: Saturdays from 1-3pm or 2-4pm. 

For Teens

Please note that the ArtZone is currently closed due to COVID-19.

ArtZone for Teens

Teens may participate in the ArtZone without a parent/guardian's supervision during normal ArtZone hours, given that the teen and parent/guardian submits a Teen ArtZone Artists form. Submit forms to Anissa Ford, or call with questions (850) 627-5023.

Volunteering

Teens interested in volunteering at Gadsden Arts for volunteer hours should submit a volunteer application form. Limited spots available. 

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.