Improve the quality of life in our region by becoming a part of the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum. Your membership will support fine art exhibitions, cultural learning opportunities, special events, and meaningful volunteer opportunities. The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum is a member of the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM), and the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) organizations, networks that connect world-class institutions to benefit their members. By joining Gadsden Arts at a $100 level and up, you will gain entrance into over 1,000 museums around the country.
* Includes NARM/ROAM membership benefits
To upgrade your membership, obtain a new NARM/ROAM card for an existing membership, or for more information, contact Executive Director Grace Robinson.
In the last few years, the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum has seen tremendous growth! With more visitors than ever before, an increase in guided exhibition tours, and the ArtZone (a family-friendly drop-in art studio) opening in February 2018, there are numerous exciting new opportunities for volunteers to work in an American Alliance of Museums Accredited Museum!
Gadsden Arts invites new and returning museum volunteers to attend a Volunteer Interest Meeting on Saturday, December 16, at 11am. This meeting will include time to learn about Gadsden Arts, meet-and-greet with staff and volunteers, tour the museum behind-the-scenes, and test art projects! Light refreshments will also be provided.
Please register for this meeting by Wednesday, December 13, at 5pm by contacting Education Director, Anissa Ford at (850) 627-5023 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum is located at 13 N. Madison St., on the historic courthouse square in downtown Quincy, FL, just 25 minutes from Tallahassee. Gadsden Arts is open Tuesday–Saturday, 10am-5pm. More information at www.gadsdenarts.org or (850) 875-4866.
Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity?
The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum is successful due to the dedication of countless volunteers. Gadsden Arts has numerous volunteer opportunities available, depending upon your interest. Below are just a few examples:
For volunteer opportunities, contact Grace Robinson at 850-627-5020.
The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum's Docent Program provides an educational opportunity for people of all backgrounds to learn and experience art and has been recognized in North Florida as an outstanding way of education children and adults in Gadsden County and the region. Docents are trained volunteer educators interested in leading group tours to children, visitors, students, and the local community through Gadsden Arts' exhibitions. No prior experience or knowledge is required–just a desire to learn and share.
For more information contact Anissa Ford, 850-627-5023
Every year, the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum takes a group on an exciting and art-filled city- part fundraiser, part fun trip! We've gone to Philadelphia, New Orleans, Tampa/St. Pete, Boston, Bentonville, Arkansas, Chicago, and Havana, Cuba!
Pittsburgh is an example of a city which has successfully reinvented itself through art, from its former economy and identity as an industrial city. In the visual arts, Pittsburgh offers a broad range of styles, mediums, and art historical periods through impressive venues as well as interesting architecture and garden venues. This trip includes top-rated lodging at the historic OMNI William Pen Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, three full days of touring and all fees for tours included on the itinerary, two dinners, three luncheons, daily shuttle transportation to all venues, and a contribution to the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum. The contribution portion is 100% tax-deductible. Venues include: The Frick, Carnegie Museum of Art, Andy Warhol Museum, Mattress Factory Museum, The Duquesne Incline & Dinner on Mt. Washington, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Fallingwater, and the Wood Street Galleries. Download more information here and click here to download the Reservation Form.
• Trip Cost: $1,975 per person, $3,950 per couple, double occupancy*
• Trip availability: 20 guests
• Enrollment is open to GACM Director’s Circle members (2 people per membership) through October 15, 2018**
• General enrollment is open through December 31, 2018
• 50% payment due with registration; balance due March 1, 2019
To have the first opportunity to makes reservations of Gadsden Arts Fine Art Trips, join the Director's Circle, a level of membership that enjoys many perks including invitation to attend quarterly Previews offer in-depth presentations by exhibiting artists, and an early opportunity to purchase works of art in an intimate setting. To be added to the mailing list for future art trips, email Grace Robinson.
Click on the picture below to check out some of the photos from the 2015 Cuba trip on the Gadsden Arts Flickr page!
Photo credits: Gadsden Arts Center & Museum, Mark Bates, Ken Kato
To be added to the mailing list for future art trips, email Angie Barry.
Opening Reception (6-8pm): Free and open to the public
Gallery Talks with Mark Messersmith and Carrie Ann Baade (6:30-7pm): Free and open to the public. Limited seating available in the Woodell Art Studio, 2nd floor.
A panel discussion considering the impact of art in facilitating thought, discussion, and action regarding social issues, and the specific impact of Mark Messersmith’s art to create awareness of challenges facing Florida’s environment and native cultures. Panel will be moderated by Gadsden Arts Curator Angie Barry and include exhibiting artist Mark Messersmith, Viki Wylder of the Museum of Fine Arts FSU, and Lindsay Stevens, a Land Protection Program Manager from The Nature Conservancy. Included with the price of admission and open to the public, Sara May Love Gallery, 1st floor.
Drop in and explore the exhibitions Mark Messersmith: When No One is Watching and Carrie Ann Baade: A Foreshadowing of Events with our experienced staff: Included with the price of admission and open to the public, meet in the Sarah K. Newberry Gallery, 1st floor.
In depth Gallery Talk with Mark Messersmith (10:30am): Included with the price of admission and open to the public, Bates Community Room, 2nd floor.
In depth Gallery Talk with Carrie Ann Baade (11:30am): Included with the price of admission and open to the public, Bates Community Room, 2nd floor.
College students and emerging art and museum professionals are invited to Arts Career Night at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum from 4-8pm. From 4-7pm, sign up to have your portfolio, CV, and/or resume reviewed by a local arts professional, and then join us for a panel discussion at 7pm focusing on careers in the arts and museums. The galleries and ArtZone will be open throughout the night to view the Art as Social Commentary exhibitions and create your own artwork.
First Saturdays are Free Family Saturdays in the ArtZone, Sponsored by Centennial Bank
Monthly Story Time in the ArtZone is a new partnership program with the Gadsden County Library. Every month we'll read beautiful story books, often about art and artists, or connected to monthly themes. Story Time features songs, reading, and a fun art activity too! Recommended for children ages 7 and under.
Questions? Contact Anissa Ford (850) 627-5023.
The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum Internship Program provides real world work and learning experiences for college juniors, seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates in the arts management, art education, marketing and graphic design, museum studies, and related areas of study. Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, Curator of Exhibitions, or Education Director, interns assist with the daily tasks that culminate in the Museum's exhibitions, education and outreach programs, and also develop special individually designed projects. This experience helps to build interns' skill sets, problem solving skills and resumés, with letters of recommendation available for all successful Internship Program graduates.
Internships are offered in the fall, spring, and summer to coincide with the academic year, are limited in availability, and are awarded based on the candidate's skills, abilities, interests, and dedication to the program. Interns may earn college credit and practicum experience (as arranged by the intern with the appropriate college advisor). Required commitment: 8 hours/week minimum.
Please submit the following:
Mail or hand-deliver to:
Grace Robinson, Executive Director
Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
13 N. Madison St.
Quincy, FL 32351
Email documents as PDF attachments to: email@example.com
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for an internship without regard to race, color, sex or gender, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity and/or expression, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status.
Generous investment over times has created a remarkable organization - The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum. Born a vital community arts center, and carefully nurtured with a vision forward, Gadsden Arts has grown to become one of 26 nationally accredited art museums in Florida. With renovation and expansion completed, Gadsden Arts is poised to touch more lives and have a greater impact than ever.
Donor investment in Gadsden Arts makes all of these things possible. Your contribution to Annual Giving 2018 is an investment in the experienced, professional staff and museum- caliber facilities required for national accreditation, major exhibitions, and the range and quality of programming. Annual Giving 2018 also streamlines the giving process for you by including membership and greater donor recognition. Please consider making your investment in the work of Gadsden Arts, improving quality of life through experiences with art. Information / Questions: Grace Robinson, Executive Director, 850.627.5020
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