About Us

Gadsden Arts Center & Museum

Gadsden Arts began as an all-volunteer effort in 1994, and has grown to earn the highest honor for museums nationwide, American Alliance of Museums accreditation. Gadsden Arts is a unique provider of major exhibitions and free Art for Children programs for thousands of residents and visitors to the region, and promotes the work of hundreds of artists every year.

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Mission

Gadsden Arts inspires the exploration, understanding, and appreciation of the visual arts to enrich life for everyone, bringing people together and contributing to cultural and economic vitality in our community.


Vision

An innovative arts center and museum that endures, alive with art experiences for
every individual of the community, and widely acclaimed for its excellence and positive impact.

Our Values and Commitments

  • Welcoming all people, and bringing people together
  • Involving community members as essential to our success 

  • Providing culturally and historically important exhibitions of art 

  • Promoting art education as vital to the full intellectual and social development of 
children and youth 

  • Enriching life for families, adults, and seniors through engaging art experiences 

  • Providing facilities and programs that are accessible for all 

  • Preserving and interpreting art of the American South 

  • Promoting the artistic production of our region 

  • Supporting community cultural activities 

  • Playing a central role in community revitalization

Downloads

Jan-July 2022 Report

2022 GACM Magazine

Jan-July 2021 Report

2021 GACM Magazine

2019 Impact Report

2018 Impact Report

2017 Form 990

Code of Ethics