Celebrating creative living & creative talent in our community: a fundraiser for Gadsden Arts community programs. 

Shop Till You Drop Art Auction

January 25 –29, 2022 (online & GACM)
Our auction presents quality work by artists and artisans in our community, on view at Gadsden Arts with bidding online. Most work can be shipped. Proceeds are split 50-50 to support participating artists and Gadsden Arts programs


Presentations

Cheap Chic with Joe Munroe
Tuesday, January 25, 5:30pm (online)

Collecting and decorating on a budget – by a guy with an eye for a good buy! Join Joseph F. Munroe, a 6th generation Floridian, who credits his passion for design to having been raised in beautiful historic Quincy, Florida. Joe graduated from FAMU with a B.S. in architecture and spent over 30 years as an award-winning designer in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area.

Reborn! with Kelly Pettit & Kira May 
Wednesday, January 26, 2pm (online) 

Kelly and Kira will take a thrift store find to the next level with some simple faux techniques that you can combine with products found at any hardware store to create a masterpiece! Kelly has attended painting workshops across the country. She and daughter Kira develop luxury finishes, custom surfaces, paintings, storefront windows, and more for clients. .

Cocktails with the Curator
Thursday, January 27, 5:30pm (online)

Learn to mix the Curator’s cocktail, and hear more about auction art and artists, as we announce our People’s Choice Award winners for the auction. 

A World of Camellias with Alexander Hinson
Friday, January 28, 2pm (In Alex’s Garden!)

Visit Alex Hinson’s garden to appreciate the varieties, sizes, shapes, and colors of Camellias. Learn about planting and caring for Camellias, and creative ways to enjoy your flowers! Born and raised in Quincy, Alex is owner of Lines, Hinson, and Lines, Gadsden County’s oldest continuing law firm; and has been married to Jane May Curry for 56 years, with three children and three grandchildren.


Finale

Evening with the Arts Gala
Saturday, January 29, 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, seated dining by Black Fig, dancing, and live music by The Bushmen, at one of the most sought-after social gatherings of the year in Quincy!
Special notes: Limit 180 participants, with 6-8 per table, indoor and outdoor bars, and additional space to visit in the parlor and on the porch. Face coverings optional
Covid “Plan B”: artisan meal pickup at GACM.

Mona Lisa Sponsor

Starry Night Sponsors

American Gothic Sponsors

People's Choice Auction Award

Supporting Your Choices, Inc. / Bobbie Dow Munroe