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August 2018

Summer Art for Ages 5-8

August 10 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until August 10, 2018

Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$15

https://www.galvestonartscenter.org/about/summer_art/ This week's class: Cardboard Sculpture

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FALL SEMESTER EDUCATION OPEN HOUSE

August 12 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on August 12, 2018 at 2:00pm

Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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FREE

Come see a preview of the classes and workshops being offered at GAC this Fall for kids and adults. Both dates will feature short presentations, demonstrations, and walk-up activities from our educators. Talk to an artist, hang out, bring your kids, and sign up for an expressive art experience! FREE and open to the public Snacks and beverages graciously provided by our donors. Click here to preview our Fall Educational Program lineup.

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September 2018

Members Fall Equinox Wine Share

September 22 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Saturday, September 22 4:00 – 6:00 PM at GAC Bring a bottle of wine to share with other members, and sample wines you may not be familiar with. Light appetizers provided. Become a member at www.galvestonartscenter.org/membership

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October 2018

Museum of Pocket Art featuring Elaine Bradford and Ernesto Walker

October 13 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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The Galveston Arts Center welcomes the Museum of Pocket Art (MoPA) during ArtWalk on October 13, 2018 from 6 to 9 PM. MoPA presents two exhibitions by artists Elaine Bradford (Houston, TX) and Ernesto Walker (Monterrey, Mexico). About MoPA: The Museum of Pocket Art began fifteen years ago with an idea that everyone should carry with them a small artwork in a pocket to enrich their day and share with others. MoPA developed this idea and organized it into a formal venue…

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“Yoga in the Gallery” Benefit Class

October 19 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$10

https://www.galvestonartscenter.org/about/yoga/

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November 2018

Taiguruma Mini Workshop

November 24 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$15

In this workshop, participants will get a taste of the festivities involved in the making and use of Taiguruma, traditional Japanese fish-shaped paper lantern on wheels. Delegates from Galveston’s sister city, Niigata, will teach the art of making their traditional lanterns. Participants will decorate prepared long strips of washi paper with paint and stickers. They will attach the decorated paper to the bottom part of a pre-made Taiguruma. After pulling the Taiguruma around Galveston Arts Center to great the incoming ArtWalk…

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December 2018

Silhouettes at Dickens

December 1 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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This year, bring home the gift of custom-made art for the holidays! Patti Rishforth of Heart Paper Scissors will be making hand-cut silhouettes in the lobby of Galveston Arts Center from 10:00am-5:00pm* on Saturday, Dec 1, during Dickens on the Strand™, capturing you or your loved ones’ portrait in profile with just a few snips of her shears. This economical yet elegant artform was popularized in the 1800’s when photography was not yet common but paintings were costly. Today, framed silhouettes…

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ArtWorks Museum Store Trunk Show & Pop-Up Sale

December 1 | 12:00 PM - December 2 | 5:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Jewelry designer Diane Falkkenhagen and Pretty Bag Boutique creator Tatiana Verega will be at Galveston Arts Center Saturday and Sunday during Dickens for a speical pop-up sale in the ArtWorks Museum store. Shop their one-of-a-kind items to find the perfect gift for someone special! Admission to Dickens on the Strand sold separately at www.galvestonhistory.org.

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POLYMER CLAY STUDIO

December 8 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$75

Polymer Clay Ornaments! Learn the essential polymer clay technique of caning, adapted from the age-old glassblowing process of millefiori. Make a "chrysanthemum" cane in the colors of your choice to apply to a glass holiday ornament which we will bake during the workshop. The result is a stunning, translucent decoration for your tree! For adults and teens ages 14 and up. New to working with polymer clay? Beginners are welcome! All materials are provided.  If you have them, feel free…

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Brush Calligraphy & Hand Lettering

December 9 | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$15

The best part about learning brush calligraphy is having the ability to add your hand-lettered touch to any gift! Self-taught artisan Bekah Guedry of My Creative Buzz will lead this one-day workshop just in time for the holidays, dishing out the tricks and tools of the trade. If you love the holidays, this is a fun gift idea that spreads the love across multiple formats. Work from live demos, worksheets with sample letters and words, and try a variety of brush pens, felt-tip…

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