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July 2018

The Art of Caregiving: Student Project Presentations and Reception

July 26, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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In a special summer course at UTMB, second-year Physical Therapy students reflect on the meaning of caregiving by creating an original work of art—visual, written, performance or other, based on their one-on-one interview with a full-time caregiver from the community. Come enjoy snacks and beverages as the PT students present their art pieces. Presented in Partnership with UTMB Department of Physical Therapy and hosted by faculty Laurie Farroni and Steve Fisher.

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Ceramics Camp II

July 27, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, happening 5 times

Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$150

For ages 8-14 Explore with educator and ceramicist Cristal Aldrete a variety of hand-building techniques including coil and slab-construction, using low-fire stoneware and pro­fessional glazes. Learn in the context of both historical and contemporary ceramics to see how clay can be used to create both useful and expressive objects of art.   Tuition: $150 for the week

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August 2018

Ceramics Studio for Adults – 4 Week Session

August 7, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 7, 2018

Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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$80 – $100

After a short break, Ceramics Studio with Cristal Aldrete is back! Summer B block will introduce techniques for creating wearable ceramics pieces - jewelry and accessories for men or women featuring your one-of-a-kind designs.  Returning/experienced students are welcome to work on their own projects and take advantage of Cristal's help.  Glazing and bisque firing is done between classes. Click on to the Ceramics Studio page link below for more information and to register online. GAC members, call to get your…

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Summer Art for Ages 5-8

August 10, 2018 | 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, 2018 | 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

Visual Pathology Conversation

September 6, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Join us as artists and pathologists discuss the Visual Pathology project and their work in conjunction with the exhibition on view in the 1878 & Brown Foundation Galleries. *Come early as seating is limited.

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Members Fall Equinox Wine Share

September 22, 2018 | 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, 2018 | 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, 2018 | 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, 2018 | 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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