*For exhibition openings the museum is open until 9pm. View our events calendar for upcoming openings.
*2nd floor galleries are available to rent for events during and after-hours. View our Rentals page for more information.
Suggested exhibition admission is $5
Members and children (17 and under) FREE!
13 North Madison Street
Quincy, FL 32351
From Tallahassee, take Tennessee Street (US 90) West. If you'd like to take the interstate, head West and get off at exit 192 towards Quincy (US 90). Drive approximately 12 miles after you pass or exit the interstate. Turn right at the 2nd traffic light in downtown Quincy (Madison St.). The Gadsden Arts Center & Museu will be on your right.
From West of Quincy, use exit 181 on I10. Turn left as you exit the interstate, towards Quincy on Pat Thomas Parkway. Drive approximately 3.5 miles, and turn right on Jefferson St. (US 90). Drive 1 mile and turn left on Madison Street, immediately after you pass the Quincy Courthouse. The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum will be on your right.
Get directions from Google Maps.
2 to 3-hour free street parking is available downtown on the courthouse square. For long-term parking, please use the free city lot, one block away on Washington Street. To view this map in another format or to find handicapped parking, please visit our custom Google Maps "Getting There" guide.
Groups of all ages welcome!
Bring your group of 4 or more to the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum to explore special highlights of the collections and exhibitions at an easy pace with a specially prepared volunteer for an educational guided tour, free of charge. Group tours must be reserved at least one week in advance. Contact Anissa Ford, (850) 627-5023.
Damfino's Cafe and Market- right across the Courthouse Square-1 block away!
West End Grille
Jimmy's Subs & Grill
The Club at Quincy's Golf Club
AJ's Chicken and Things
The Whippoorwill Pub at Lake Talquin
Visit our Museum Shop to find unique items from over 100 different local artists, craftspeople, authors, and more! Featuring hand-painted note cards, high quality prints, original pantings, pottery, sculpted wood, hand-made jewelry, and a constantly rotating supply of gifts.
Questions? Call Museum Shop Manager, Becky Reep at 850-627-5023.
For things to do, places to stay, and events calendars for Gadsden County, visit dosomethingoriginal.com
Download On the Trail: A Walking Tour Guide to the Historic District or purchase a copy for $3 in the Gift Shop.
Host your next event in a sophisticated setting where your guests can enjoy a collection of art at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum. The Bates Community Room provides you with an elegant facility located in historic Quincy to host, luncheons, receptions, meetings, while the galleries are available for exhibition viewing and special tours. The Second Floor Art Studio is a perfect place for a more intimate setting for meetings and luncheons. Ask about our FREE luncheon tours, contact Executive Director Grace Robinson by email or (850) 627-5020.
Average duration: 2–6 hours; clean up required by 5pm
Bates Community Room
up to 50 guests.............$175.00 (+7.5% tax $13.12)*
51 to 100 guests............$275.00 (+7.5% tax $20.62)*
Second Floor Art Studio
up to 20 guests............... $25/hr (+7.5% tax)*
Average duration: 4–6 hours; clean up required by or before 11pm
Bates Community Room
up to 50 guests...............$325.00 (+7.5% tax $24.37)*
51 to 100 guests.............$425.00 (+7.5% tax $31.87)*
Second Floor Art Studio
up to 20 guests...............$75/hr (+ 7.5% tax)*
(9am-5pm): $500.00 (+7.5% tax: $37.50)*
*Please note a security deposit is required for all event rentals.
Need a caterer? View our local Catering List.
Call 850-627-5020 to reserve space for your event.
Celebrate your child's birthday at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum with art activities and inspiring gallery adventures for a fun and memorable, hands-on learning experience.
Arty Party Birthday Package includes:
Art Party Activity Options (choose two):
Cost: $140 Members; $150 Non-members
Availability: Saturdays from 1-3pm or 2-4pm.
As an alternative to our birthday parties, Gadsden Arts also offers painting parties for student or children's community or church groups, clubs, or other organizations.
Saturdays @ the Studio Painting Parties include:
Cost: $100 Members; $110 Non-members
Availability: Saturdays from 12-2pm, 1-3pm or 2-4pm.
Grab your friends, wine, and snacks and take home a completed masterpiece! Our talented artist-teacher will show you how to recreate these masterpieces in your own way, step-by-step during a 2-hour workshop.
Step 1: Pick you image
Step 2: Pick your canvas type
Step 3: Pick your date
Step 4: Select the number of attendees in your group (minimum of 5)
Step 5: Contact Anissa Ford to schedule at 850-627-5023.
For more information on scheduling Arty Parties or Painting Socials, please contact our Education Coordinator at 850-627-5023.
All galleries, restrooms, and the gift shop at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum are wheelchair accessible. 2nd Floor galleries and the basement art studio can be accessed by the elevator in the Zoe Golloway Exhibit Hall. You may notice there is an additional, historic freight elevator in the Zoe Golloway Exhibit Hall for viewing, however this elevator is no longer functional.
Service animals are welcome at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum.
Accessible parking is available a short distance from Gadsden Arts, on Washington Street at the intersection to Madison St. There are ramped sidewalks at the intersections of Madison Street and Washington Street, and Madison Street and Jefferson Street (US90). For more information on parking, visit our custom Google Map here.
Large print materials are available upon request. All Museum labels are displayed at 18pt font or larger. We apologize for the inconvenience, but due to our small staff size, we ask that you request large print materials or other additional accommodations at least a week in advance.
In an ongoing effort to improve accessibility, the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum welcomes visitors of all abilities to explore the galleries and is open to requests for programs that best suit your needs. Although we have a very small staff, we are committed to creating a welcoming and engaging environment for all, in an effort to work towards our mission of improving quality of life through art in our region.
For additional information contact Education Director, Anissa Ford at email@example.com or 850-627-5023.
Gadsden Arts is working towards developing described tours for visitors with vision loss and exploring the possibilities of tactile objects, enhancing experiences for visitors with hearing loss through ASL and amplified sound tours, and developing tours for people with dementia and their caregivers. If you are interested in getting involved with these efforts, or would like to be the first to know about the programs as they become available, please contact Education Director, Anissa Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 850-627-5023.
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Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed on this website do not necessarily represent those of the Florida Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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All images of artwork are the sole property of the artist or the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum, and may not be reproduced or distributed without written permission.