UPCOMING EVENTS

Drawing and Painting Class - Gadsden Arts Center

Every Thursday, open studio 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM and class 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come create every week for our Drawing & Painting classes led by artist and instructor, Dawn McMillan. Warm up your artistic mind with mini-activities, practice drawing from life and from photos, experiment with new techniques, use a range of mediums and create at your own pace. The first class is free! Every other class is $5 pay as you go. Must be a GAC member.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

High School AP Portfolio Program - Gadsden Arts Center

Every Thursday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Advanced high school art students are invited to our regular Thursday classes for free studio time. Students should have an interest in pursuing art in college or professionally, or have interest in the Advanced Placement Exam for Studio Art. Currently open to students from East Gadsden High School, West Gadsden High School, Robert F. Munroe Day School and home-school students upon request. For more information call 850-627-5023.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Found: Southern Vernacular Art & Gee's Bend Quilts - Gadsden Arts Center 

January 13th - March 25th, 2017

Come experience more than 80 works of art by 28 artists, on view in all four of the museum's galleries at the Gadsden Arts Center. Southern Vernacular Art has been recognized as some of the most powerfully expressive contemporary art coming out of the 20th Century. High praise indeed, as these artists were not professionally trained, but created their art from whatever materials they could find and use to express their compelling life experiences. You don’t want to miss this.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Master Artist Workshop with Rosemary Ferguson: Saving White & Pouring Transparent Watercolors - Gadsden Arts Center

February 17th - 18th, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Join Rosemary Ferguson for an exciting workshop on the art of using white contrast and transparent watercolor pours in your paintings. Rosemary Ferguson has been painting for more than 25 years, establishing her own recognizable style. She has received numerous awards in Juried Shows including 4 “Best of Show” awards, and is a Signature Member of several watercolor societies, including the National Watercolor Society. Tuition to the workshop is $165 for members and $185 for nonmembers.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Chattahoochee Main Street Final Friday

February 24th, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us the last Friday of every month for food, beverages, live music, kid's zone, arts and crafts. Bands play from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

22 Jefferson St. (Next to City Hall), Chattahoochee, FL

 

Havana Hills Classic

February 26th, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Come out and ride the Havana Hills Spring Classic Bicycle Ride on some of the most scenic and challenging roads. The Havana Hills Spring Classic Cycling event will kick off the biking season. There will be 2 challenging distances of 88 and 48 miles with rest stops. Packet pick up will be Saturday February 25th, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM @ Miss T sets in Havana, featuring a party with music, food and a Merchants Sidewalk Sale. Proceeds benefit the Havana Volunteer Fire Fighters. For more information and to register email John Langan at misstssets@gmail.com.

Downtown Havana, FL

 

St. Patrick's Day Family Art Workshop - Gadsden Arts Center

March 11th, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Family fun awaits at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum's Family Art Workshops! Bring your family and friends for unique craft and art activities for all ages. Make classic St. Patrick's Day art and crafts, and get inspired by Irish literature and folklore! All materials are provided, and the cost is just $2 per child. Parents and grandparents are free and encouraged to join the fun! Please call to register by the Wednesday before each workshop. For registration forms and/or questions email anissa.ford@gadsdenarts.org or call (850) 627-5023.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Spring Break Art Camp: The Elements of Art

March 13th - 19th, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Campers will learn about line, shape, form, color, value, space and texture while creating original works of art through drawing, painting, printmaking, and more! Tuition: $65. Please register by March 1st. For registration forms and/or questions email anissa.ford@gadsdenarts.org or call (850) 627-5023.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Chattahoochee Main Street Final Friday

March 31st, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us the last Friday of every month for food, beverages, live music, kid's zone, arts and crafts. Bands play from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

22 Jefferson St. (Next to City Hall), Chattahoochee, FL

 

The Original Highwaymen - Gadsden Arts Center

April 14th, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Contemporary Art from the Coast - Gadsden Arts Center

April 14th - June 24th, 2017

A look beyond the typical seascape, Contemporary Art from the Coast is an exhibition featuring work by silk painter Joyce Estes, watercolorist Joe Kotzman, sculptural ceramics by Leslie Wentzell, and organic clay vessels by Jaime Llewellyn. All four of these artists are living and working along the Forgotten Coast, the stretch of coastline on the Gulf of Mexico between St. Marks and Port St. Joe. Each of these artists incorporates their surroundings in an unexpected way, nodding to the beauty of the area.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

MJ Lord: Warp - Weft - Image - Gadsden Arts Center

April 14th - June 24th, 2017

Mary Jane Lord has been weaving in one form or another for over thirty years and says that tapestry allows her the freedom to play with color, texture and imagery. Her current work is about color interaction, both in abstract compositions and in nature studies. Ranging in subject matters, Lord’s work is a unique take on an non-traditional art form.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Easter Family Art Workshop - Gadsden Arts Center

April 15th, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Family fun awaits at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum's Family Art Workshops! Bring your family and friends for unique craft and art activities for all ages. Create both classic and unique art and crafts inspired by Easter. All materials are provided, and the cost is just $2 per child. Parents and grandparents are free and encouraged to join the fun! Please call to register by the Wednesday before each workshop.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Chattahoochee Main Street Final Friday

April 28th, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us the last Friday of every month for food, beverages, live music, kid's zone, arts and crafts. Bands play from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

22 Jefferson St. (Next to City Hall), Chattahoochee, FL

 

Master Artist Workshop with Wendy Devarieux: Pastel Landscapes - Gadsden Arts Center

April 28th - 29th, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Wendy Devarieux is an award winning pastel artist, including winning the 27th Art in Gadsden Best of Show award. Devarieux also works in pottery, but has a passion for pastel painting. Join Devarieux for a 2-day workshop focusing on her preferred subject of landscapes, to learn techniques in pastel. Tuition is $165 for members and $185 for nonmembers. For registration forms and/or questions email anissa.ford@gadsdenarts.org or call (850) 627-5023.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Annual Fine Art Trip: Chicago

May 3rd - 6th, 2017

Join Gadsden Arts on a trip to one of the leading art and architecture destinations in the United States, the “Windy City!” The trip will include a tour of the Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Architectural Boat Tour organized by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, a visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art, a private tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, and visits to private collections and artists’ studios in the city. The trip includes top-rated lodging in Chicago (one of: the Four Seasons, Talbott House, Waldorf Astoria, or Silversmith Inn), a private cocktail party, two dinners, two luncheons, and a donation to the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum Permanent Collection Care and Acquisition Fund. Enrollment is open to Director’s Circle members through December 1, 2016, and enrollment is open to the general membership through January 31, 2017

 

Summer Family Art Workshop - Gadsden Arts Center

May 13th, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Family fun awaits at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum's Family Art Workshops! Bring your family and friends for unique craft and art activities for all ages. Kick start the summer weather with fun art activities including gifts for mom for Mother's Day. All materials are provided, and the cost is just $2 per child. Parents and grandparents are free and encouraged to join the fun! Please call to register by the Wednesday before each workshop.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Chattahoochee Main Street Final Friday

May 26th, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us the last Friday of every month for food, beverages, live music, kid's zone, arts and crafts. Bands play from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

22 Jefferson St. (Next to City Hall), Chattahoochee, FL

 

Master Artist Workshop with James Brantley: Portraits in Watercolor - Gadsden Arts Center

June 9th - 10th, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Learn to paint a realistic portrait from the award-winning master portrait watercolorist, James Brantley, at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum. Determined to be a realistic painter in the tradition of the old masters, such as Caravaggio and Vermeer, Brantley began training even though he was told “Classical Realism was passé.” His paintings are of people, places, and things he has encountered on his life’s journey. Tuition is $175 for members and $195 for nonmembers. For registration forms and/or questions anissa.ford@gadsdenarts.org (850) 627-5023

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Chattahoochee Main Street Final Friday

June 30th, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us the last Friday of every month for food, beverages, live music, kid's zone, arts and crafts. Bands play from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

22 Jefferson St. (Next to City Hall), Chattahoochee, FL

 

Artists of the Forgotten Coast - Gadsden Arts Center

July 14th, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Master Artist Workshop with Jane Slivka: The Freedom of Acrylics - Gadsden Arts Center

August 18th - 19th, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Jane Slivka returns to Gadsden Arts for her popular workshop, “The Freedom of Acrylics,” in which she will demonstrate and vividly describe to her students how to utilize color with confidence. Students can look forward to painting still lives, landscapes, and figures. Jane Slivka’s past students have enjoyed her outlook and the foundation of her methodology, where she enables the connection between the artist and their art to flow openly. Tuition is $195 for members and $215 for nonmembers. For registration forms and/or questions email anissa.ford@gadsdenarts.org or call (850) 627-5023.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Master Artist Workshop with Kathleen Denis: From Concept to Completion - Gadsden Arts Center

October 20th - 21st, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

With numerous challenges and decisions to make when painting, Kathleen generously and thoroughly teaches the essential elements to help you form a great painting. Through daily lectures, demos and personal hands on assistance you will learn how to make creative compositions with focal points and depth, value studies, color mixing and much more. Class will be taught in Oils. All levels are welcome. Tuition is $225 for members and $245 for nonmembers.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Master Artist Workshop with Tom Lynch: Watercolor Secrets Revealed - Gadsden Arts Center

November 14th - 17th, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The overall objective of Tom Lynch’s workshop is to show the vast range and flexibility of watercolor and to put emotion and conviction into painting by exploring, experimenting, and developing the creativity of each individual. Tom likes to put fun into the process of painting, along with enthusiasm and new techniques in an atmosphere that makes the intermediate and advanced painter feel welcome! Tom Lynch is one of the nations premier watercolorists, who has written 7 books, hosted several PBS TV Art Series, and was recently listed as one of the nation’s top 20 teachers by a leading art magazine. Tuition is $495 for members and $545 for nonmembers.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Master Artist Workshop with Pat Weaver: Direct & Spontaneous Watercolor - Gadsden Arts Center

March 22nd - 24th, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The focus of Pat Weaver’s workshop will be on teaching painting with a limited palette. Pat’s approach to painting is direct, loose, and spontaneous! Pat is an award winning artist whose work consistently receives high praise whether teaching painting workshops across the country or completing commissions for fine art pet portraits of dogs, cats, and other animals. She is a Signature Member, Life Member, and Past President of the Florida Watercolor Society. Tuition is $275 for members and $305 for nonmembers.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL