We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Rockport Art Center

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 902 Navigation Cir, Rockport, TX 78382-2780
Phone Number: 361-729-5519
Website
Today
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 65 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Art, Art, Art

We went to the Art Center reception that introduces the recognized local artists and the chosen art festival banner artist. Everyone was warm and welcoming. The appetizers were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Terry F
,
Houston, Texas
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 65: English reviews
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Art Center reception that introduces the recognized local artists and the chosen art festival banner artist. Everyone was warm and welcoming. The appetizers were delicious and the featured artists were all on hand to answer questions about their art and sell chosen pieces. It is so good to see the art colony is still going strong... More 

Helpful?
Thank Terry F
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
135 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rockport has changed a lot, but you still can visit the very good Rockport Art Center. Good space with fine exhibitions.

Helpful?
Thank MeryandLeo
Aransas Pass, Texas
Level Contributor
51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a small but very nice museum. The exhibits change on a regular basis and each time they are beautiful with a coastal theme--just what you want to see when visiting Rockport. The atmosphere is peaceful and it's free! Definitely worth a stop any time you are in town.

Helpful?
Thank Linda T
Level Contributor
132 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

It is that time of the year for July 4th Arts Festive!!!! There will be over 100 artists at the fest. Original Art with a few limited edition prints. It's a great event to attend.

Helpful?
Thank JVerschoyle
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
451 reviews
293 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

My husband and I went to Rockport Art Center. There were some pretty paintings and interesting sculptures for sale but the prices were quite high. We spent 7 minutes inside. There are some beautiful sculptures outside, perfect for taking pictures. The Art Center is in the same area as the Bay Education Center, Rockport Beach and the Aquarium.

Helpful?
Thank M J
Georgetown, Texas
Level Contributor
362 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We happened upon the Art Center while coming back from the Aquarium. It is pretty good for a small town art center. I enjoyed the bronze animal statues on the lawn the best. Inside the style is more modern art. They had some nice local pieces for sale. It's free to visit and you should if you enjoy local art.

Helpful?
Thank David T
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I have attended many of their artist presentations and many of their monthly/quarterly showings. The staff is always very helpful and the artist quality outstanding. If you appreciate art do not miss this fine facility. Additionally I have taken various art course offered by guest artists in many forms of painting. Other venues are also offered.

Helpful?
1 Thank Jim R
Rockport, Texas
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Rockport's Art Center displays local artists' paintings, sculptures, etc. and rotate them out fairly often. I found it to be a nice little free art center.

Helpful?
1 Thank the3kanes
Rockport, Texas
Level Contributor
39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Our little community is so blessed to have such a wonderful venue for our local artist to display their work. You will find work by local (unknown) artists, as well as famous artist that are revered internationally! The volunteer staff for the Rockport Art Center is always so welcoming and friendly. The Rockport Art Center is free, and business hours... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Jeana R
McAllen, Texas
Level Contributor
80 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

It is a locals art center supporting local artists. The art displayed is very good. They have classes and programs if you are in town for several days. It is a good place to get the flavor of local artists. Reminded me sort of a Guild.

Helpful?
Thank RealCustomerTalk

Travelers who viewed Rockport Art Center also viewed

 
Rockport, Texas Gulf Coast
Rockport, Texas Gulf Coast
 

Been to Rockport Art Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Rockport Art Center and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Rockport Art Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?