Galveston Arts Center

Galveston Arts Center

(409) 763-2403

2501 Market Street

Galveston, TX 77550


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2015 Annual Meeting

An event where the public can hear the Center’s State of the Arts address, meet the new board of directors, and more.


A site-specific installation by Galveston-based artist Eric Schnell. Combining drawings, tape, and other ephemera, this installation aims to create an immersive experience for the viewer through...

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The Creative Expressions Project

A one-night event featuring art, music, and performance that celebrates the reflective side of medical study and practice. All artists participating are second year UTMB...

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Connections: Edmonton & Houston

An exhibition featuring works by 12 printmakers from the Houston, Texas area and 12 printmakers from the Edmonton, Alberta area in Canada. Part of the...

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Robert Ruello: Fuzzy Essentials

An exhibition of works made by Houston-based artist Robert Ruello over the past 20 years by his processes of manipulated source imagery and painting.

Adela Andea: Lux Aeterna

A site-specific installation by Romanian-born, Houston-based artist Adela Andea-a unique sensory experience created with various light sources, plastic elements, electrical components, and re-purposed technology.

Urban Ecologies

An exhibition considering landscapes–urban, natural, and imagined–and our interactions with them. The show pairs artists from Houston with artists who live elsewhere, including works by...

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Texas Abstract

This survey exhibition, organized in conjunction with the recent release of the book, TEXAS ABSTRACT: Modern + Contemporary, features work by more than 20 significant...

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Rachel Wiley Janota and Lisa Qualls

Galveston-based Rachel Wiley Janota is a painter and photographer of landscapes both urban and rural. Houston-based artist Lisa Qualls will talk about the seemingly different...

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Nature Centered

Guest curator Christine Jelson West of Lawndale Art Center brings together the works of three young Houston-area women artists, Rebecca Braziel, Kari Breitigam, and Isela...

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Robin Myers + Keliy Anderson-Staley

A collaboration with Houston Center for Photography. Works by Robin Myers and Keliy Anderson-Staley (one of whose tintype portraits is pictured).

Pat Colville: A Celebration

A Celebration features five decades of work, spanning paintings, drawings, works on paper and most recently, sculpture. Colville’s work and compositions focus on geometric shapes...

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Hillerbrand+Magsamen: Home Improvement

The collaborative husband and wife visual team draws upon the Fluxus tradition of incorporating humor, performance, video art and everyday objects. They create a conversation...

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Conversations @ The Center

Photo presentations and discussion with artists Maggie Fuller and Diane Falkenhagen. Each artist will give a 20 minute photo presentation about their work followed by...

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Jane Allensworth: Recent Works

This exhibition features both paintings and works on paper. Curator Clint Willour will lead a gallery talk beginning at 6:30 pm during ArtWalk.

Emily Peacock: You, Me & Diane

Emily Peacock’s “You, Me & Diane” is a series of photographs based on work from the seminal book Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph. Peacock has...

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Kelly O’Connor: Rock City

The Galveston Arts Center presents Kelly O’Connor’s newest series of large-scale collages and totemic sculptures titled Rock City. The exhibition will open during the July...

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Marcelyn McNeil: Bent into Shape

The Galveston Arts Center presents Marcelyn McNeil’s newest series of large-scale abstract oil paintings. The exhibition will open during the Galveston ArtWalk. beginning at 6:30...

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Curtis Gannon: Never Enough

Gannon spent much of his artistic life creating paintings 50’s comics, then decided that he wasn’t fully expressing his feelings on the medium and decided...

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The Drawing Room, Part 2

Drawings by eight Texas-based women artists, featuring drawings by Debra Barrera (Houston), Jillian Conrad (Houston), Bethany Johnson (Austin), Laura Lark (Houston), Jayne Lawrence (San Antonio),...

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