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New ArtZone is open at Gadsden Art Museum

The new ArtZone is now open at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum in downtown Quincy (13 N. Madison Street).

According to Grace Robinson, the museum’s executive director, art ac- tivities in the ArtZone are designed for “children of all ages” — three to 103.

Robinson said visitors can paint, make prints, make collages or draw — with materials and guid- ance from staff and vol- unteers provided for you.

ArtZone hours for drop-in visitors are 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays —and10a.m.to5p.m. on Saturdays.

Groups can schedule an ArtZone visit by calling (850) 627-5023.

For 2018, the first Saturday of each month (the nextoneisMay5)isa Centennial Bank Free Family Saturday and the customary $2 per person activity fee for non-member is waived.

Additional sponsors of Free Family Saturdays are the Turnbull Family, the Bell & Bates Home Cen- ter, and the Woodward/ Fleming Family.

If you have young chil- dren, enjoy Story Time in the ArtZone the first Sat- urday of every month at 10 a.m. in partnership with the Gadsden County Public Library.

Galleries and the Mu- seum Shop are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Sug- gested exhibition admis- sion is $5; admission is free, though, for children and museum members.

For information about the museum or ArtZone, visit or call (850) 875-4866.

Words By: Special To The Herald