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Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts News and Events

DDC's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

As Downtown Dance Conservatory embarks on its 10th year of dance education to the Greater Gadsden community, it once again will take the journey down the rabbit hole with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.  The DDC performed Alice in its beginning stages 8 years ago and quickly became a parent and student all -time favorite. The faculty chose to

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DDC to host Mad Hatter Tea Parties for Lower School Students

On April 7-10, the DDC will host Mad Hatter Tea Parties for Lower School students to present the first look at dances for our production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
Dancers will present their pieces in the studios followed by our Mad Tea Parties in the Hardin Center Courtyard. 
Alice and other characters from Wonderland will make a

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2013 Attendance

Our mission:

The Gadsden Cultural Arts Foundation serves as a hub of community arts education and operates as an independent, non-profit cultural arts organization.

We are an independent, non-profit organization working to enrich our lives, support artistic and cultural progress, affirm individual value and dignity, and to promote a sense of well-being for all people. 

 2013 Attendance by the numbers 

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Exhibit News

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2013 Attendance

Our mission:

The Gadsden Cultural Arts Foundation serves as a hub of community arts education and operates as an independent, non-profit cultural arts organization.

We are an independent, non-profit organization working to enrich our lives, support artistic and cultural progress, affirm individual value and dignity, and to promote a sense of well-being for all people. 

 2013 Attendance by the numbers 

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2014 Exhibition Schedule

 2014 schedule of exhibits

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Opprobrious Tees

Here is a link for
new Opprobrious T-shirt orders.
http://www.customink.com/signup/1k8wsl26
If you’re interested, just sign up for yourself (or friends, family, etc.) and
select the sizes/quantities that you need. On this page, you can also see our
custom-designed items and check out the Sizing Line-up to find the perfect fit.

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Showcase Your Work

Please send slides and other pertinent information to:

Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts
Attn: Bobby Welch/Exhibits Committee
PO Box 1507
Gadsden, AL 35902-1507

or feel free to email inquiries and/or digital images to: bobwelch@culturalarts.org. or call 256-543-2787 ext. 26. The exhibition committee currently has the exhibition schedule set through mid 2013.

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