UPCOMING EVENTS

Drawing and Painting Class - Gadsden Arts Center

Every Thursday, open studio 2:00 PM - 5:00 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 for nonmembers! 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

 

Lunch and Learn Series

3rd Thursday of Every Month, 12:00 PM

Hosted at the Apalachicola Arsenal Museum and Conference Center. Bring your own lunch or order one by contacting Linda at 850-794-0197 or email lkranert222@gmail.com. In addition, the museum is open to the public from 2 pm -5 pm the 3rd Thursday of each month.

1071 Pecan Street, Chattahoochee, FL

 

Florida Vernacular Artists from the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum Permanent Collection

March - December, 2017

"Vernacular Art" refers to the visual language expressed by artists living in the South, whose art is deeply rooted in their environment, and who have little to no art education or schooling, or outside influences on their artistic style. This exhibition of works from the Gasden Arts Center & Museum Permanent Collection features art by five Florida Vernacular artists: Alyne Harris, Mary L. Proctor, O.L. Samuels, Ruby Williams, and Purvis Young. 

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL 32351

 

Gasden Arts Artists Guild - Gasden Arts Center

June 17th - September 19th, 2017

The Gasden Arts Center and Museum Artists Guild was formed to provide an opportunity for showcasing the artwork of both local and regional artists year-round. This summer, on display at the Arts Center in the Bates Community Room, come out and view the creative work of 20 cherished Guild members, specializing in glass, mixed media, oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, and pen & ink.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL 32351

 

Florida's First Highwaymen - Gadsden Arts Center

July 14th, 2017 - September 23rd, 2017

This historically enriching exhibition explores the work of the earliest Highwaymen artists - Alfred Hair and Harold Newton, both inspired by the work of Florida Landscape painter A.E. "Bean" Backus - and artists who followed them, selling paintings door to door in Florida during the 1950s and 60s, when exhibiting art in galleries and museums was still a white privilege.

13 N. Madison Street, Quincy, FL

 

Kevin Boldenow: Vanishing Florida 

July 14th - September 23rd, 2017 6:00 PM

in the Zoe Golloway Gallery on view through September 23.Vanishing Florida: A Visual Story of Florida’s Lost Wilderness and History showcases Kevin Boldenow’s passion for photography and Florida. The award winning photographer is inspired by the density and drama of the Florida landscape and uses primarily black and white film “to capture the myriad textures and details found on the overwhelmingly verdant landscape  Kevin will speak about his work on Saturday August 5th.

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

 

8th Annual International Coastal Clean-Up at Chattahoochee River Landing Park

September 16th, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Help participate in a positive way to prove how much we value our riverway park and waterway! Register on the day of the event at the River Landing Park Pavilion to sign in, receive instructions, and materials. Work on foot or bring watercraft. Protective clothing should be worn, ample sun & bug-spray should be applied, and a water bottle & bucket for collecting should be brought. FREE snacks, beverages, and event t-shirts will be provided by ARAMARK.

For further information contact event organizers: Meghan Baxley - 850.593.2422 & Karen Marsh - 850.394.9231

River Landing Road (Hardee's)

 

From Concept to Completion - Oil Painting Workshop With Kathleen Denis

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

With numerous challenges and decisions to make when painting, Kathleen
Denis generously and thoroughly teaches the essential elements to
help you form a great work of art.  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.

Application Deadline:  September 15th

For full supply list, including recommended supplies, please visit
https://kathleendenis.com/workshop/13757/general/-workshop-info-and-supp...

Questions:
anissa.ford@gadsdenarts.org  or  (850) 627-5023

 

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

October 27th - 28th, 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

 

2017 Quincyfest and Porchfest

October 28th, 2017 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Quincy Main Street, Inc. is combining two annual events, the 29th Annual Quincyfest and the 5th Annual Quincy Porchfest and Sketch Crawl to create a day-long festival highlighting the diversity and multi-cultural assets of our town. Featuring Latin Soul Orchestra Session, Krooked Kilts, Acme Rhythm and Blues, N'spire, plus more than 20 musical acts performing on porches throughout the historic district. Arts & crafts, children's activities, world-wide sketchcrawl and much more! For more information visit www.QuincyMainstreet.org. 

Quincy Main 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

 

200th Anniversary Commemoration of the Scott Massacre of 1817

December 1st - 2nd, 2017

Chattahoochee Main Street is hosting the 200th anniversary commemoration of the Scott Massacre of 1817. The event will recognize both sides in this battle with living history, tours, memorial services, arts & crafts, food vendors, and a chance to meet authors from around Florida and much more! For visitor, vendor or school field trip information, contact: Chattahoochee Main Street Office at 850-663-2323, 623-429-0076 or info@chattahoocheemainstreet.org.

269 River Landing Road, Chattahoochee, 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