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Gadsden Arts Center

Gadsden Arts Center

With the vision of “lighting our community through visual art,” the Gadsden Arts Center features the work of local and regional fine artists in all media. Begun in 1994, the Center hosts exhibits throughout the year. The Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.


Exhibition Tours


Program Description

Students visit the gallery and tour current exhibitions, guided by a trained docent or our Education Coordinator. Students also enjoy related studio activities to explore mediums and techniques such as drawing, painting, collage, and printmaking. 2014-15 featured exhibitions include: Michael Harrell & Wendy Durand, 26th Art in Gadsden: Annual Juried Exhibition, Tim Myrick: A Southern State of


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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip, In-school Performance, Multi-day Residency, Workshops
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Population Served Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten
Available dates:


Space / technical requirements:

Teachers must provide information about any special needs for their students. They must go over the rules of visiting a gallery (provided by Gadsden Arts) before coming to the gallery. All tours must be scheduled at least two weeks ahead of time, and can be groups of 5-30 individuals.

Supporting Materials

School Tours Information Sheet


Pre-Tour Activities for the Classroom



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