Family Programs

Summer Art Camp

Virtual Camp Information

Virtual Art Camp is a new offering this year, continuing Gadsden Arts tradition of creative summer fun with experienced art educators! We had a great 3 weeks of camp in June and are changing it up a little bit in July. We'll have 3 weeks of mini-camps in July. Each week costs $15 and includes all supplies you'll need for 5 art projects, that will be taught by Gadsden Arts instructor Donna Lowman each day at 10am on Zoom. 

Virtual Art Camp Pricing 

Each week is $15, which includes all the art supplies you'll need, plus daily instruction at 10am from our art teacher on Zoom. 

Scholarships are still available!

We're able to offer this low rate thanks to generous donors for everyone, but we are also happy to provide FULL scholarships to those who request them. Many scholarships are still available, so please don't hesitate to apply! 

Very limited spots available for weeks 2 & 3. Please contact our Education Director, Anissa Ford to inquire about available spots. (850) 627-5023 or

Thank you to our scholarship donors!

Patsy & Mark Bates
Sallie Dehler
Joyce Estes
Kathy Guastella
Earlette Head
Charlotte Kelley
Christine Koontz
Chrstine Livaudais
Emoryette McDonald
Margaret & Edward McIntyre
Dawn & Leo McMillan
Susan Redmon
Medora & James Wester

July Weekly Mini-Camps 

Each mini-camp week has 5 art projects, one for each day of the week, taught at 10am. Most projects will take anywhere from 40-90 minutes, with our instructor available to show you how to do the project, and help you along the way! 

Weekly themes may change. 

Mini Camp 1 - July 13-17, 10am daily

Around the World

All of our projects will be announced soon! 

Mini Camp 2 - July 20-24, 10am daily


All of our projects will be announced soon! 

Mini Camp 3 - July 27-31, 10am daily

Inspired by Artists

All of our projects will be announced soon! 

The ArtZone

The ArtZone is a drop-in art studio for visitors of all ages to come in and get creative! Each month features exciting special projects plus our regular art stations: painting, printmaking, drawing, and collage. 

ArtZone Fee

The ArtZone is free to all, thanks to our generous sponsors.

ArtZone Hours

Friday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm

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

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

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.


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 for this program 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 exhibition do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.