Norman Rockell in the 1960s

January 11 - March 19, 2019

This exhibition is organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Massachusetts focusing on illustrations he created for magazines during that turbulent decade. The exhibition traces Rockwell's artistic transformation from a painter of people and life's small but extraordinary moments, to a powerful visual commentator who united America around core national values such as democracy, freedom, and justice.

Tickets to this exhibition are available for purchase.

Free admission days are the first Saturdays of March, April, and May.

13 N. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351

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2019 Spring Break Art Camp Discover Printmaking

March 18 - March 22, 2019

9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
(ages 8-14)
Spring Break Art Camp 2019 will feature a variety of printmaking mediums! Printmaking involves making an image on a "plate" and printing it onto another surface. Campers will make multiple original works of art through block printing, stamping, monoprinting, sun prints, found-object printing and more in this one-week camp.

Please register by March 1st
Tuition $65 members, $75 nonmembers*
*A $35 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to reserve a space. The balance is due and refundable up to one week before camp begins.
Limited Partial Scholarships Available

For more information, call (850) 627-5023
To register, press more info.

13 N. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351

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March - 2019

Norman Rockell in the 1960s

January 11 - March 19, 2019

This exhibition is organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Massachusetts focusing on illustrations he created for magazines during that turbulent decade. The exhibition traces Rockwell's artistic transformation from a painter of people and life's small but extraordinary moments, to a powerful visual commentator who united America around core national values such as democracy, freedom, and justice.

Tickets to this exhibition are available for purchase.

Free admission days are the first Saturdays of March, April, and May.

13 N. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351

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2019 Spring Break Art Camp Discover Printmaking

March 18 - March 22, 2019

9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
(ages 8-14)
Spring Break Art Camp 2019 will feature a variety of printmaking mediums! Printmaking involves making an image on a "plate" and printing it onto another surface. Campers will make multiple original works of art through block printing, stamping, monoprinting, sun prints, found-object printing and more in this one-week camp.

Please register by March 1st
Tuition $65 members, $75 nonmembers*
*A $35 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to reserve a space. The balance is due and refundable up to one week before camp begins.
Limited Partial Scholarships Available

For more information, call (850) 627-5023
To register, press more info.

13 N. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351

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Smithsonian Opening Night

March 23 - May 04, 2019

Havana History & Heritage Society host the prestigious Smithsonian exhibit this year! "Crossroads: Change in Rural America" engages rural communities across the country in a rich and exciting discussion about their futures. Exhibit location is the Shade Tobacco Museum in the historic Planters Exchange Complex, for more information call (850)-739-1443

204 Second Street NW,Havana,FL 32333

April - 2019

Festival of Art & Bikes

April 01, 2019

Join us for the second annual Festival of Arts & Bikes! Kick-off with breakfast by Havana's History Museum and Planter's Exchange and tour the winners of the Murals on Main Street contest. There will be art vendors, live music and food trucks.

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Airstream Urban Rally

April 04 - April 07, 2019

We will have ninety plus Airstreams parked throughout our downtown area. Activities include a Wine Around The Block on Friday evening with music; a pancake breakfast Saturday morning; a tour of the Smithsonian exhibit; a guest speaker discussing Airstream's history; Saturday afternoon, from 1-4 p.m., many of the Airstreamers will be opening their trailers to the public for viewing; then late Saturday afternoon there will be another band playing. Everyone is invited to attend these activities; the more the merrier. There will be many Airstreams downtown, so normal parking locations will be occupied. Don't let that keep you away, there will be much parking on the periphery, some locations have been opened that are not usually customer parking. They will be designated. Come on out, lets show these guests of ours why we are the Friendliest small town in Florida.

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2nd Saturday Drop-In Tours

April 13, 2019

11:00AM
Explore Norman Rockwell in the 1960's with our experienced staff in Gadsden Arts' 2nd Saturday Drop-In Tours. Staff will explore the life of Norman Rockwell, and the importance of this decade to Rockwell's oeuvre. Having left the Saturday Evening Post in 1963, Rockwell turned to depicting major civil rights moments, such as Ruby Bridges being escorted to integrate a New Orleans school. Join this drop-in tour to learn more about the works in the exhibition, and to joining engaging discussions about the impact of Rockwell's work.

Drop-In tours are included with the price of admission. ($10 for non-members, FREE for members and children under 18). No preregistration required, but please arrive 10 minutes before the tour.

13 N. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351

Gadsden Reggae & Blues Fest

April 19 - April 20, 2019

9:00AM-9:00PM

Featuring Marcia Griffiths, The Abyssinians, Anthony Q & many more.
Performances by Joey Gilmore, Chubby Carrier & many more.
To purchase tickets visit: https://www.havanareggaefest.com/
For more information Call: 850-766-3955

8701 SALEM ROAD | HAVANA, FL 32353

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May - 2019

2nd Saturday Drop-In Tours

May 11, 2019

11:00 AM
Explore Norman Rockwell in the 1960's with our experienced staff in Gadsden Arts' 2nd Saturday Drop-In Tours. Staff will explore the life of Norman Rockwell, and the importance of this decade to Rockwell's oeuvre. Having left the Saturday Evening Post in 1963, Rockwell turned to depicting major civil rights moments, such as Ruby Bridges being escorted to integrate a New Orleans school. Join this drop-in tour to learn more about the works in the exhibition, and to joining engaging discussions about the impact of Rockwell's work.

Drop-In tours are included with the price of admission. ($10 for non-members, FREE for members and children under 18). No preregistration required, but please arrive 10 minutes before the tour.

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July - 2019

Sidewalk Sale

July 13, 2019

Sidewalk Sale of the year! Deals and steals will be featured left and right from all of our wonderful shops. You'll be amazed at how much we can fit in our sidewalks.

Downtown Havana, FL

September - 2019

Quilt Show

September 01, 2019

Second annual Quilt Show is coming back to Havana! Over 100 quilts will be spread throughout downtown.

Downtown Havana, FL

Town-Wide Sidewalk Sale

September 14, 2019

Sidewalk Sale of the year! Deals and steals will be featured left and right from all of our wonderful shops. You'll be amazed at how much we can fit in our sidewalks.

Downtown Havana, FL

October - 2019

Charity Auction

October 05, 2019

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Holiday Open House

October 09 - October 10, 2019

Please, join us for wine, food and a jolly good time! Start the day off with some light shopping, some eating, whether it be in a restaurant or you just snack your way through the stores, a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and caroling with Santa Claus!

Downtown Havana, FL

Pumpkin Festival

October 12, 2019

Join us for the 22nd annual Pumpkinfest in Havana! This will be an all-day family event. Lots of fun activities such as pony rides, train rides, face painting and carriage rides will be available for children. Lots of arts and crafts, homemade goodies and food vendors will be lined up along the streets for your enjoyment.

Downtown Havana, FL

December - 2019

Winter Festival & Lawnmower Parade

December 14, 2019

Event will have train rides, carriage rides and face painting, plus snow! The parade features cool cars, local school bands, cheerleaders and more! After the parade, Santa will sit in his big chair and listen to every Christmas wish from the children. Food and craft vendors will line the street.

Downtown Havana, FL