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!
A three day, two night behind the scenes trip to a few of the hidden gems in Northeast Florida. The tour begins at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum, the largest collection of Florida art in the world housed in a brand new building designed to look like a tobacco barn, then checkout a whiskey distillery, and stay at the luxury Shores Resort & Spa right on the beach. Next day tour the art museum at the Daytona Museum of Arts & Sciences with Director Andy Sandall, then drive up to St. Augustine and get a behind the scenes tour with Registrar Megan Mosley of the Lightner Museum, the home of one of the best collections of fine and decorative 19th century art in the country. Then the group will stay at the OMNI hotel on Jacksonville's Riverwalk, and finally tour one of the finest collections of art in the Southeast spanning from 2100 B.C. to 21st century at the Cummer Museum with a special tour by Chief Curator, Holly Keris. Price $995/per person based on double occupancy, $200 additional for single, and includes: Admission, tour fees, 2 dinners, 3 lunches and 1 breakfast, and hotel in Daytona and Jacksonville are in included in the trip fee. Participants will be responsible for transportation to venues.
Director's Circle deadline to register and pay deposit: July 19, 2019
Membership deadline to register and pay deposit: August 16, 2019
Trip balance due: September 20, 2019
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.
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. Tickets go on sale July 1, 2019.
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 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
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