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

 

Levels:

  • 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

 

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 Behind the Scenes Florida art trip 
DATES: october 22-24, 2019
Deadline to register: August 16, 2019


Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum, DaytonaA 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. Download the Registration Form here.

Deadlines 

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

Call 850.627.5020 to secure your spot or Download the Registration Form here

 

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. Tickets go on sale August 1, 2019.

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.

 

 

 

 

Internships

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

 

Calendar

 

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 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

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

 

Benefactor

 

Ellen and John Lewis

   
 

Patron

 

Janice and John Shaw Curry

   
 

Sustainer

 

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

   
 

Partner

 

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

   
 

Contributor

 

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

   
 

Supporter

 

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)

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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