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January 2018

Umbrella Brigade Workshop

January 26 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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The Galveston Arts Center invites you to join us in marching with the Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade parade! GAC host an umbrella decorating party in our studio the Friday before the parade. Bring an umbrella of your choice; all we ask is that you use our GAC blue (paint provided) throughout your designs! All other materials will be provided as well as pizza and refreshments! The parade is on Friday, February 2 at 8:30 PM.  All umbrella carriers will gain free…

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Exhibit-Connect Workshop: Collages with Michael Golden and Christine West

January 27 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Exhibit-Connect Workshop: Collage with Michael Golden and Christine West In conjunction with Golden's GAC exhibition, 0-Connected Saturday, January 27, 2018 1:00 – 4:00 PM   Join Michael Golden on an artist-led tour of his latest exhibition of collages at GAC, then sit down in our studio and learn collage methods and techniques from Michael and fellow collage artist Christine West.  Both artists will share from their collections of materials, papers, images and tools so that you can create your own piece…

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February 2018

MARDI GRAS MASK MAKING PARTY

February 1 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$12

Get into the Mardi Gras spirit by decorating your own one-of-a-kind mask! 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 Texans, ask…

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Cary Reeder Artist Talk

February 17 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
FREE

Join exhibiting artist Cary Reeder for an informal talk about her exhibition, Impermanence, followed by a meet and greet with the artist on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2:00PM. Reeder will discuss some of the tools she uses in her work, allowing visitors a behind the scenes look at her process.    

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March 2018

ArtWalk | Exhibition Opening

March 3 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Opening Reception Saturday, March 3, 2018
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Artists’ talks at 6:30 PM

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Spring Equinox Wine Share

March 20 | 5:00 PM - March 25 | 7:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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New! Spring Equinox Wine Share Open to All GAC Members and a Guest! Tuesday, March 20 5:00 - 7:00 PM Our spring membership wine share will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, in the GAC Main Gallery. Bring a spring-themed white or rose wine to share! Feeling bold? Swap your wine for a special craft beer or your own standard favorite to share! This event is open to all GAC members and coincides with our March through May Membership Drive!  Feel free…

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Conversations @ The Center: John Pluecker and Carrie Marie Schneider

March 22 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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The 2018 lecture series features speakers on the topic of Artists as Activists, including artists whose work engages communities, is political in nature, and acts as agents for social change. The 2018 series will feature six speakers, paired in conversation around their work through three Conversations

John Pluecker and Carrie Marie Schneider
Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:30 PM

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Lois Farfel Stark Presents: The Telling Image

March 24 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Author and documentary filmmaker Lois Farfel Stark suggests the key to reading the past and glimpsing the future can be found in the shapes of domiciles. Drawing on her years with NBC News in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe to explore how the shapes of shelters, social systems, and sacred sites reveal a culture’s mindset. Her illustrated presentation takes the audience from tribal ceremonies in Liberia and the pyramids of Egypt to contemporary hotels in China. This presentation will be…

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April 2018

Conversations @ The Center: Lisa E. Harris and Prince Varughese Thomas

April 12 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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The 2018 lecture series features speakers on the topic of Artists as Activists, including artists whose work engages communities, is political in nature, and acts as agents for social change. The 2018 series will feature six speakers, paired in conversation around their work through three Conversations

Lisa E. Harris and Prince Varughese Thomas
Thursday April 12, 2018, 6:30 PM

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ArtWalk | Exhibition Opening

April 21 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Opening Reception Saturday, April 21, 2018
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Artists’ talks at 6:30 PM

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