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 1,038+ 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! 

2019 Art Trip to Pittsburgh
DATES: APRIL 30 – MAY 4, 2019
Deadline to register: December 31, 2018
Pittsburgh at Sunset

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

Trip is SOLD OUT! To be placed on a waiting list, contact Grace Robinson, 850-627-5021.

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.

Upcoming Events at Gadsden Arts


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 2018

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


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



Annual Giving 2018


Patsy and Mark Bates
Woodell Family Foundation



Janice and John Shaw Curry
De la Valdene Foundation
Sandy Higdon
Jane and Alex Hinson
Betty Ann and Jim Rodgers
Becky and Ron Tiller



Dianne and Doug Croley
Evelyn and Ernie Davis
Laura and David Harris
Crystal and Bradford May
Mary Margaret and Larry McNeill



Nancy and Tom Adams
Pam Butler
Radm Jeff Davis, Jr.
Penny and Moritz Dehler
Priscilla and Richard Dreibelbis
Martha and Mark Fletcher
Bettie Jane Grant
Judy and Scott Gregory
Zoe Golloway and Jim Eggert
Stewart Hinson
Tee and Wilson Hinson
Ellen and John Lewis
Margaret McCary
Helen and Carl Owenby
Marjorie Turnbull
Mary and George Wickham
Mary Jane and Pat Woodward



Nesta Cumbie
Nell and Sam Cunningham
Anne and Jerry Draper
Janet and Joe Fixel
Terry and Mike Hawkins
Melanie and Bradley Joyner
Sara Ruth and Bill McKeown
Dawn and Leo McMillan
Robert Nave
Jeanette and Ed Parramore
Judy and Mike Pate
Catherine Reed
Grace Robinson and Tom Morgan
Mary Ann Thomas
Susan and Otey Walker
Jim and Medora Wester
Martha Jean Woodward
Mayo Woodward

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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