The Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts is a Pensacola State College teaching institution that strives to exhibit, collect, interpret, lend, and preserve the visual arts. The Center is named in honor of Anna Lamar Switzer, the grandmother and mother of the Switzer and Reilly families who provided transformational dollars to renovate and expand the Center in 2002 and to create the Charles W. Lamar Switzer Studio in 2014. Located on the College’s Pensacola campus, the Center has served students and the community with quality arts education, exhibits, and programs for over thirty years. This well-respected center and its programs are supported by the Anna Society.
The Anna Society is a group of patrons who are passionate about arts education and cultural enrichment. The support of the Anna Society enables visual arts students to obtain new equipment, to earn a quality education, to practice in functional facilities, and to have exceptional opportunities. Anna Society members support the arts, the Anna Lamar Switzer Center, and PSC students by giving financially but also by enjoying exclusive perks at and invitations to events, exhibits, and galleries. Listed below are the varying levels of membership.