Current Exhibitions

Platonia | Tea Vessel [as] Subject Matter
September 8 - November 2, 2017

Opening Reception Fri. September 8 from 7 - 9 p.m. | 7:30 p.m. Gallery Talk

Martin Weinstein, of New York, NY, Platonia exhibition features paintings of the landscape and flowers on multiple sheets of acrylic plastic, creating both a startling sense of depth and intriguing disruptions of space and time. His deft renderings of the living world become part of a larger inquiry into impermanence and transformation. This exhibition was organized through Katherine T. Carter & Associates.

Tea Vessel [as] Subject Matter explores the tea through multifarious mediums. This group show features the work of Chicago artists  Norbert Marszalek, painting, drawing & collage; Doug McGoldrick, photography; and Eugenia Frith Meltzer, ceramics. Fresh tea will be provided by Quincy Tea Co. during the opening! 

Big Scapes features landscapes from the Quincy Art Center's Permanent Collection and will be on view until September 30, 2017. This exhibit is in collaboration with the Quincy Public Library.

Generous sponsorship has been provided by Cynthia Haliemun, Fischer Builders Inc., Moore's Floors, Royalty Electric LLC, and Twaddle Plumbing.

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

Upcoming Events

The Entrepreneurial Artist Workshop Series: Commission Contracts

Saturday, September 23 |  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This complimentary workshop series is designed to help regional artists navigate the complicated worlds of finance and law when selling artwork.

The focus of this workshop will be commission contracts, copyright, insurance, and presentation. Guest speakers include Sue Greenburg of Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts of St. Louis; Mike Eaton of Winters Insurance Group LLP; Amber Smith of Rosewood Custom Framing; and Michael Gaines, Executive Director of the Hannibal Arts Council.

A light lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is encouraged!

 St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (VLAA) connects artists and arts organizations of every discipline with accountants and lawyers who donate their time and expertise to help their appreciative clients navigate the complicated world of finance and law. More information can be found at www.vlaa.org.


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