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.

The Art Center of Corpus Christi

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Review Highlights
Really nice place

Great location with really interesting art that was reasonably priced. The building itself is a... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Seward, Nebraska
Nice variety of artists

Worth a stop, nice location right on the bay. Several galleries to view and a gift shop. Paintings... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Read all 59 reviews
All photos (22)
All photos (22)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Mar 3, 2019
“Really nice place”
Jan 15, 2019
“Nice variety of artists”
The Art Center of Corpus Christi has been nurturing South Texas artists since 1972. The Art Center galleries feature a wide variety of local and regional artists. All art is for sale. Meet the artists at monthly receptions (check Facebook and...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
100 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2809
+1 361-884-6406
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Corpus Christi
Reviews (59)
Filter reviews
59 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 59 reviews
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Great location with really interesting art that was reasonably priced. The building itself is a site to see by itself

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ll0ydll
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Worth a stop, nice location right on the bay. Several galleries to view and a gift shop. Paintings, and some glassware. Free parking and admission.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 307kayk
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We go to the Art Center each visit to Corpus. Local artists with great talent. Changing exhibits. A nice shop with local artists work inside as well as a nice restaurant.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank L3540FTkarend
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful venue in Corpus Christi, especially for a reception. It’s located right on the Corpus Christi bay front. Excellent event coordinator. That being said, if you book an event there get some type of event insurance for even though the venue closed...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank bkisn
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Enjoy visiting the farmers market every Wednesday evening. Pretty views of the bay from the upstairs windows. Nice art gallery to visit. Cool street art on the building outside along Shoreline Blvd. Great venue for a party too! Ample parking spaces. Great place for the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank LisaG1964
Reviewed August 11, 2017

The Art Center is a community art gallery which features pieces & exhibitions from local talent. Not only can you purchase art, but families can chime in to their own creativity during their free family art time. Materials are provided & lessons are guided at...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank zleos377
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Being a patron to this establishment is a no brainer. It's full of art (a great deal of it local), it's clean, it's cool, the people who run it and volunteer are very nice. The bistro is hit and miss, but the gallery itself is...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Phoebe729
Management response:Responded July 21, 2017

Reading your review made my day! Thank you for sharing such kind words. We work hard to make The Art Center a friendly place to enjoy local art. I hope you will return Labor Day weekend for Arts Alive, a weekend arts festival celebrating crazy...More

Reviewed April 4, 2017

Free admission to an art themed civic center with a bistro on premise. Clean, open, tasteful displays of visual art of various meida makes it a nice place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank AndrewTee78232
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Wow! We were looking for things to do within walking distance of where we were staying, so we wandered on over to the Art Center. Absolutely fell in love with all of the local art and artists on display there. If we had more time,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Jessie B
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We visited here because it was free and on the way to the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History. We spent about 40-45 minutes touring ourselves around looking at the art by locals. Very low key atmosphere and free. Everyone was friendly. There was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Kimberly M
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 83 nearby hotels
Best Western Corpus Christi
1,016 reviews
.13 miles away
Harbor Inn
284 reviews
.22 miles away
Hotel Corpus Christi Bayfront
540 reviews
.36 miles away
V Boutique Hotel
76 reviews
.42 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 812 nearby restaurants
Water Street Oyster Bar and Sushi Bar
517 reviews
.18 miles away
Executive Surf Club
214 reviews
.19 miles away
242 reviews
.05 miles away
U & I Restaurant
184 reviews
.21 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 202 nearby attractions
Selena Memorial-Mirador De La Flor
214 reviews
.39 miles away
Texas Surf Museum
108 reviews
.18 miles away
Corpus Christi Downtown Farmer's Market
16 reviews
.01 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
April 1, 2019|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 307kayk | Reviewed this property |
It was free in February of this year.
Deb Z
June 26, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from dbncc | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
The doors are wide enough for a wheelchair to pass however the doors are not automated.