Experience Gadsden Arts

The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum has exciting membership benefits!

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. 



Basic Membership

Individual, Senior, and Student Memberships
  • Admission for the member (1 adult) to Gadsden Arts Center & Museum special and regular exhibition (Non-member adult admission: $10 special exhibitions, $5 regular exhibitions)
  • Invitation for the member to special Members’ Exhibition Previews the Friday night before new exhibitions open, before Public Opening Day on Saturday
  • Invitation to other special Gadsden Arts events
  • 10% discount on Museum Shop purchases
  • Semi-annual calendar listing museum programs and events
  • Discount on all classes and workshops
  • Discount on Bates Community Room rental
  • Weekly members' drawing and painting studio
  • GACM E-vites and E-news
Family Membership
  • Includes Basic Membership benefits for the cardholder plus three people (admission for 4 adults) plus discounted art camp tuition
Family Reciprocal Membership
  • Includes Family Membership benefits plus NARM & ROAM membership, offering reciprocal membership benefits at 1,103+ museums in the United States and Canada.
Artists Guild Membership
  • Includes Family Reciprocal Membership benefits plus the opportunity to exhibit the member’s artwork in Artists Guild exhibitions during the year. Visit the Artists Guild page to learn more.
Corporate Membership
  • Enjoy Family Reciprocal Membership benefits plus sponsor recognition associated with a selected program or event and a specified number of Family Memberships for employees.
Director's Circle Membership
  • Enjoy Family Reciprocal Member benefits, plus a private Director’s Circle Preview for each major exhibition that offers special arts and exhibition programming. Director’s Circle members also have the first option to make reservations for annual Fine Art Trips.
Director's Circle Sponsored by



  • Student: $10
  • Senior: $25
  • Individual: $45
  • Family: $50
  • Family Reciprocal: $100*
  • Artists Guild: $150*
  • Corporate: $500*
  • Director's Circle: $500*

* 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.



Volunteer Interest Meeting

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 anissa.ford@gadsdenarts.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:

  • Front desk greeter
  • Gala decorations
  • Festivals
  • Docent (tour guide)
  • Opening receptions
  • Data entry
  • After-school programs
  • Facility upkeep

For volunteer opportunities, contact Grace Robinson at 850-627-5020.

The Docent Program

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

Annual Fine Art Trip!

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! 

May 6–9, 2020

Join us for a trip to Bentonville, Arkansas, a beautiful and exciting cultural destination found in a charming, historic small town in Northwest Arkansas. We will explore the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, world renowned for its architecture, American art collections, and cutting edge exhibitions. We will enjoy a guided collections tour, explore the new Kusama Infinity Mirrored Room, have luncheon at Eleven, tour the Bachman-Wilson House, and have time on our own to explore the State of the Art II exhibition and additional offerings in and around this amazing museum. This trip includes ground transportation and admission to all venues, three dinners at fantastic restaurants and two luncheons. Download the flyer here for more details, and download the reservation form here. 


Trip Price: $1,495 (double occupancy)
850.627.5020 or grace@gadsdenarts.org


GACM Director’s Circle Members first option until 10/1/2019
GACM Members and their guests through 12/1/2019
Open enrollment continues through 1/31/2020


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.

Upcoming Events at Gadsden Arts


Cocktails & Collections

Thursday October 17, 2019

Save the Date! Join Gadsden Arts staff for cocktails and tour the amazing art collection of Lou and Calynne Hill at their beautiful home in Tallahassee. Click here to purchase your tickets!



Saturday, January 25, 2020

Save the Date for An Evening with the Arts MOONSTRUCK! The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum's Annual Winter Gala at the historic Sawano Club. Click here to learn more!


Monthly Story Time in the ArtZone


NEW TIME - Every First Saturday, 11am

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. 


Internship Areas of Concentration 


  • Art Administration
  • Fundraising/Grant Writing
  • Graphic Design and Marketing
  • Exhibitions and Collection
  • Education and Outreach Programs
  • Special Events




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. 


Application Instructions 


Please submit the following:

  1. Cover letter discussing skills, abilities, knowledge, career goals, and internship concentration. 
  2. Resume
  3. Two letters of reference
  4. Writing and/or studio art examples


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: grace@gadsdenarts.org



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. 


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Annual Giving 2019

Generous investment over time 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 2019 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 2019 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

Annual Giving Levels

Benefactor - $10,000+ 
  • Benefactor level recognition on Annual Giving Wall
  • Opportunity to designate 50% of your gift to the interest area of your choice
  • Director’s Circle Membership with NARM/ROAM benefits
  • VIP Seating for two guests at the Director’s Table at the Evening with the Arts Gala
  • Major Exhibition preview tour and luncheon with the Director for up to 10 people
Patron - $5,000-$9,999
  • Patron level recognition on Annual Giving Wall
  • Opportunity to designate 50% of your gift to the interest area of your choice
  • Director’s Circle Membership with NARM/ROAM benefits
  • Behind the Scenes Museum Tour and luncheon with the Director for up to 10 people 
Sustainer - $2,500-$4,999
  • Sustainer level recognition on Annual Giving Wall
  • Director’s Circle Membership with NARM/ROAM benefits
  • Behind the Scenes Museum Tour for your group of up to 10 people 
Partner - $1,000-$2,499
  • Partner level recognition on Annual Giving Wall
  • Family Membership with NARM/ROAM benefits
Contributor - $250-$999
  • Contributor level recognition on Annual Giving Wall
  • Family Membership with NARM/ROAM benefits
Supporter - up to $249
  • Supporter level recognition on website



Annual Giving 2019




Mark and Patsy Bates
Ellen and John Lewis
Woodell Family Foundation




Janice and John Shaw Curry
Newberry Family Foundation




Bettie Jane Grant
Crystle and Bradford May
Marjorie Turnbull**
Friends of Nanjemoy Creek**
Woodward & Fleming Families**
Pat and Mary Jane Woodward




Martha and Mark Fletcher*
Mike and Terry Hawkins
Alex and Jane Hinson
Wilson and Tee Hinson
Beth and Fount May




Ginny and Lynn Coultas
Nesta Cumbie*
Anne and Jerry Draper
Mary Howard Edwards
Cantey Higdon
Charlotte Kelley**
Toni and Terry McCoy
Sara Ruth and William H. McKeown
Grace Robinson and Tom Morgan
Bob Nave
Jeannette and Ed Parramore
Judy and Mike Pate
Cindy and Bill Piotrowski
Karol Selvaggio
Jerri and John Stewart
Tallahassee Watercolor Society**
Susan and Otey Walker
Patricia and Ben Willis
Jenny and Mayo Woodward




Kathy Arrant
Donna and Ronnie Baggett
Sam and Nell Cunningham
Kathy Ferrell
Dale Lawson
Nancy Mick
Yoshiko Murdock
Jill and David Quadagno
Betty Serow
Alex Sink
Chuck Stannard
W.O. Whittle
Phyllis Wooten


Education Program Donations


Bob and Ellie Disbennett
Lauren Frasier
Sandra Friedman
Scott Hamilton
Robin Bennett Harris
Edna Owens
Meredith and Bob Smith
Caitlin Smitherman


*Community Connections Project

**Contribution includes Annual Giving plus ArtZone, ArtReach, or Education ($250 and up)

Honorary & Memorial Gifts 2019

You can make a contribution to the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum in honor or memory of a loved one, and if desired, designate your gift to support a specific exhibition or program. A confirmation letter will be sent to the immediate family of your designee, and your gift is tax-deductible. Mail your contribution to: Gadsden Arts Center & Museum, 13 N. Madison, Quincy, Florida. Contact Executive Director Grace Robinson by email or (850) 627-5020.


Gift in memory of Barbara Bietenholz

Scott and Judy Gregory

Gift in memory of Jane Hunt

Tony and Kathryn Arrant

Gifts in memory of Eleanor Fleming

Bob and Elizabeth Cook
Denton County Master Gardner Association
Walter and Jane Gilbert
Julia Cobey Gluck
Elizabeth Joseph
Fred and Mary Pat Martin and Family
Sharon Mayo
Don and Lynn Munroe
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
Jane Gardner Watson
Martha Jean Woodward

Gifts in memory of Luis Maza

Julia Cobey Gluck
Fred and Mary Pat Martin and Family

Gift in memory of Mary Norris Munroe

Julia Cobey Gluck
Elizabeth Joseph
Fred and Mary Pat Martin

Gift in honor of Don Schneider

Richard Tesson

Gifts in memory of Karl Suber

Julia Cobey Gluck
Fred and Mary Pat Martin and Family

Gifts in memory of Susanne Taranto

Ben Andrews
Virginia Carolyn Burley
Mary Anne McDavid Cable
Jan Collier
Bob and Ellie Disbennett
Extra Point Club
Lauren Fraiser
Sandy Friedman 
Scott, Cindy and Diane Hamilton
Mark Hamilton
Robin Bennett Harris
Terry and Jeanie Hollar
Dale Lawson
June and Sonny Martin
Rob McDavid   
Edna Owens
Jerri L. Patterson
Mary Pat Peacock
Stephanie Riddle
Jeffrey and Nancy Rock
Karol Selvaggio
Robert and Meredith Smith
Caitlyn Smitherman
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
Tallahassee Watercolor Society
Dr. Chris and Kelli Taranto
Tuesday Bridge Club (Wynn Datillio, Patsy Evans, Nell Kelly,
June Martin, Judy Natson, Sybil Palmer, Carolyn Shackelford, Jane Stroud)

Gifts by Russell and Lauren VanLandingham and Billy and Vicki VanLandingham in honor of

Jacqueline and Michael Dooner
Tamera and Chris Erde
Judy and Wes Greenwald
Julian and George Hackney
Stewart Hinson
Tee and Wilson Hinson
Melanie and Bradley Joyner
Suzie Johnson
Chrystle and Bradford May
Jane and Craig McMillan
Martha and Bill Sapp
Betty and Billy Suber
Karen Suber
Martha and John Pat Thomas
Carolyn and James Harold Thompson
Billy and Vicki VanLandingham
Debbie and James Whiddon

Gift in honor of Father John Wesley

The Eleanor Fleming Family

Help us bring the magic of art to our community!

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.



Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, 
Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs,
and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture



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