Current Exhibitions

Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase
November 17, 2017 - January 11, 2018

See the 2017 MSOLL Accepted Artist List!

Pick-up of non-accepted works
Thursday, Nov. 9 | 1 - 4 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, Nov. 10 & 11 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Opening Reception Friday 17 | 7- 9 p.m. with Awards at 7:30 p.m. Music will be provided by pianist Ned Behrensmeyer and refreshments will be provided Hy-Vee catering.

The exhibition has been generously underwritten by the Oakley-Lindsay Foundation, the Quincy Herald-Whig, the Oakley & Lindsay family members, the Quincy Society of Fine Arts, and is funded in part by the Illinois Arts Council.  

Galleries are open regularly Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Art Education: Classes & Workshops

The Quincy Art Center's classes are a great way to learn, express yourself, get messy while creating, and meet other students with mutual interests!

Full youth scholarships are awarded based on need. Students enrolled in free/reduced lunch programs are eligible, or recommendations from teachers or administrators are also accepted. Please contact the Art Center for more information or to see if your child qualifies. 

View & Register for Classes

Interested in teaching classes?

Please contact Kayla Obert at kobert@quincyartcenter.org if you are interested in teaching a class. QAC Class Workshop Proposal Form 2017

November Family Day: Paint Your Own Pottery & Gallery Activity!

Saturday, November 11  | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.  

Head to the Art Center for Family Day! Make memories with your family while exploring the exhibits & creating a gallery activity for all ages. Paint Your Own Pottery will be in our studio downstairs. 

Paint Your Own Pottery Select your piece of pottery, paint it with glaze, leave it to be fired, and then pick it up one week later! Prices range from $5 to $20. No reservations required, but it is first come first serve. See more info!

Gallery Tour & Art Project For this month's project, families will create a patriotic work of art in honor of Veteran's Day. Display your finished work of art in your home or give it to your favorite Veteran! All supplies will be provided. Enjoy a different fun theme every month that coordinates with our current exhibits. Activity is complimentary for Art Center Members. $5 per family for non-members. Pre-register Now!



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