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Try making some Art

The Galveston Art Center offers a lot of short courses to get you involved in actually making art... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Father_Stephen
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Galveston, Texas
Great exhibit space

Great historic building on The Strand, featuring multiple spaces for an interesting variety of... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
KarlaGRG
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Galveston, Texas
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“Try making some Art”
Aug 7, 2018
“Great exhibit space”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Galveston Art Center offers a lot of short courses to get you involved in actually making art yourself. Drop by during an Art Walk and see what is up.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Great historic building on The Strand, featuring multiple spaces for an interesting variety of curated artists. Exhibits rotate regularly so there's always something new. Open late for Artwalk about every six weeks, along with other downtown spaces, which makes for a nice evening out. Wonderful,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KarlaGRG
Reviewed April 17, 2017

This is one of the few places on the Strand that is not a tourist shop. If you enjoy contemporary art this is worth a stop. Gift store has wonderful jewelry.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

We found the art center at 2127 Strand. Enjoyed the Aylsworth exhibit. The gift shop is extremely nice

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

We walked through the first floor and the second floor and it was filled with very contemporary art. They also have children programs and jewelry making for those that either live on the Island or visiting for awhile in order to participate. We spent about...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dianne W
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We checked the website and found a jewelry class in Saturday. For $15 they provided all the supplies to make a rope knot necklace. The leader was very helpful. The gallery was small but the art exhibited was interesting. They also had a small gift...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank L Henley L
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Took some of mom's earlier work down to the Center, Market street is down town about 8 blocks from Cruise ship docks. As you walk around the downtown or Strand area there are signs as to events, older buildings, and markers about storms.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed March 30, 2013

Galveston Arts Center is not a museum as you may expect. The primary focus is on classes for both children and adults. Student works are exhibited as well as professional artists who bring unusual talent. There is also a small but very upcoming gift shop...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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