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January 2019

ArtWalk Opening – Camp Bosworth, Miss Pussycat, Quintron

January 19 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Galveston Arts Center (GAC) presents new exhibitions opening Saturday, January 19, 2019, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM with artist talks beginning at 6:30. In the first-floor gallery, Marfa-based artist Camp Bosworth presents intricately carved and painted wood sculptures inspired by the menu items of Dairy Queen for the exhibition THANK YOU, PLEASE DRIVE THRU. In the second-floor 1878 and Brown Foundation Galleries, New Orleans-based artist, musician, and puppeteer Miss Pussycat presents an installation of her puppets and their worlds for…

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Conversations @ The Center – Bruce Lee Webb and Kevin Thompson

January 20 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
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 22 | 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
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
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
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
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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March 2019

Conversations @ The Center – Jay Wehnert and Recie Kraemer

March 31 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
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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