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January 2019

Conversations @ The Center – Bruce Lee Webb and Kevin Thompson

January 20 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Party Like A Pirate, 2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Free

Author Bruce Webb will speak about his book, As Above, So Below: Art of the American Fraternal Society, 1850-1930, in conversation with Kevin Thompson, Information Officer for the Galveston Scottish Rite Cathedral. Conversations @ The Center features artists and arts professionals who speak about and show images of their work, practices, professions, or discuss timely issues in contemporary visual art. The 2019 series highlights four Texas-based authors who have published books on topics in contemporary art joined in conversation with individuals that give…

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BIRD MASK WORKSHOP

January 29 | 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Tuesday, happening 2 times

2127 Strand
GALVESTON, TX 77550 United States
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$20

Students in grades 3-8 are invited to GAC to make a unique bird mask using papier-mâché, paint, and feathers, and more. This process will take place over two class periods - one day to create the form of the mask and the second day to paint and decorate it.  Our professional teaching artists will demonstrate pro tips and help kids make their best possible masks inspired by real or imaginary birds. Enter to Win! Our teachers will help you enter…

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February 2019

POLYMER CLAY WORKSHOP

February 9 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Party Like A Pirate, 2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$75

With award-winning designer Paula Kennedy. Join Paula for her quarterly workshop at GAC and learn how to make imitation wood-patterned coasters.  They have the look of real wood, and liquid won’t hurt them!  Take yours home at the end of the workshop. For adults and teens ages 14 and up. No experience necessary. Tuition: $75 | All materials are provided.  SPACE IS LIMITED!  

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Conversations @ The Center – Robert Craig Bunch and Robert Dampier

February 16 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Party Like A Pirate, 2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Author Robert Craig Bunch will speak about his book, The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists, in conversation with Galveston-based artist Robert Dampier who is featured in the publication. Conversations @ The Center features artists and arts professionals who speak about and show images of their work, practices, professions, or discuss timely issues in contemporary visual art. The 2019 series highlights four Texas-based authors who have published books on topics in contemporary art joined in conversation with individuals that give special…

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Mardi Gras Mask-Making Party

February 21 | 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Party Like A Pirate, 2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$12

Socialize and decorate your own one-of-a-kind Mardi Gras mask at our annual Mask-Making Party! Drop in after work to unwind, enjoy an adult beverage, and get inspired with friends! All materials are provided, including molded cardboard half-face mask with elastic cord for wearing, paint, feathers, sequins, coins, beads, glitter, and hot glue! Samples and demonstrations will be part of the evening's itinerary. Impress your friends with your ingenuity and get into the Mardi Gras spirit. $12 at the door (Winter…

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March 2019

ArtWalk Opening – Brad Tucker

March 9 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Party Like A Pirate, 2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Galveston Arts Center presents a solo exhibition by Austin-based artist Brad Tucker opening Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM with an artist talk beginning at 6:30 PM. Tucker’s exhibition, Standard Tan, includes a collection of wood, fabric, and painted sculptural objects that explore color, texture, and language. Often mimicking tools and utilitarian objects, his work plays with the loose ends of craftsmanship at the border between painting and sculpture. Tucker’s experience as an artist, skateboarder, musician, and teacher…

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Conversations @ The Center – Jay Wehnert and Recie Kraemer

March 31 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Party Like A Pirate, 2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Author Jay Wehnert will speak about his book, Outsider Art in Texas: Lonestars, in conversation with Galveston resident Recie Kraemer, owner of Karol Virag’s Decoupage House. Conversations @ The Center features artists and arts professionals who speak about and show images of their work, practices, professions, or discuss timely issues in contemporary visual art. The 2019 series highlights four Texas-based authors who have published books on topics in contemporary art joined in conversation with individuals that give special insight into local and…

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May 2019

POLYMER CLAY WORKSHOP

May 4 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Party Like A Pirate, 2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Mokume Gane Technique Saturday, May 4 | 10AM - 4PM With award-winning designer Paula Kennedy Join Paula for her quarterly workshop at GAC and Learn the decorative polymer clay technique that mimics traditional Japanese Mokume Gane metalworking. Take yours home at the end of the workshop. For adults and teens ages 14 and up. No experience necessary. Tuition: $75 | All materials are provided.  SPACE IS LIMITED!  

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Conversations @ The Center – Pete Gershon and Michael Tracy

May 19 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Party Like A Pirate, 2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Pete Gershon will speak about his book, Collision: The Contemporary Art Scene in Houston, 1972–1985, in conversation with artist Michael Tracy who lived and worked in Galveston during the 1970s. Tracy’s performance, Sacrifice I, 9.13.74 (The Sugar), which took place in the Imperial Sugar Warehouse in 1974 is documented in the book. Conversations @ The Center features artists and arts professionals who speak about and show images of their work, practices, professions, or discuss timely issues in contemporary visual art. The 2019 series highlights four…

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June 2019

Clay Camp I

June 14 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until June 14, 2019

$150

Summer Clay Camps with Pat Johnson Acclaimed Texas ceramicist Pat Johnson is returning to Galveston for the third summer in a row to teach two camps at Galveston Arts Center: one from June 10-14, and another from July 8-12, both from 1:00 - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Camps last three hours each day, allowing students to delve deeply into a project over five consecutive days.   Ms. Johnson’s week-long workshop lets students discover the design and production of handmade…

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