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Galveston Arts Center

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Address: 2501 Market St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1431
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+1 409-763-2403

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Generally Beach art, local artist, like my Mom, but oil, water, and misc. media.

Took some of mom's earlier work down to the Center, Market street is down town about 8 blocks from Cruise ship docks. As you walk around the downtown or Strand area there are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 May 2016
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We walked through the first floor and the second floor and it was filled with very contemporary art. They also have children programs and jewelry making for those that either live on the Island or visiting for awhile in order to participate. We spent about 10-15 minutes during our visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We checked the website and found a jewelry class in Saturday. For $15 they provided all the supplies to make a rope knot necklace. The leader was very helpful. The gallery was small but the art exhibited was interesting. They also had a small gift shop that looked interesting but we didn't look.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Took some of mom's earlier work down to the Center, Market street is down town about 8 blocks from Cruise ship docks. As you walk around the downtown or Strand area there are signs as to events, older buildings, and markers about storms.

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Sweetwater, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2013

Galveston Arts Center is not a museum as you may expect. The primary focus is on classes for both children and adults. Student works are exhibited as well as professional artists who bring unusual talent. There is also a small but very upcoming gift shop named ArtWorks. I found it to be most interesting. Articles are sold on commission and... More 

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