Incorporated in 1986, the Galveston Arts Center (GAC) is an independent nonprofit organization that showcases innovative contemporary art.

Gallery Hours

Tues - Sat: 11am – 5pm
Sunday: 12 – 5pm
Closed Monday

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New Beginnings: The Shape of Things to Come

In the Brown Foundation Gallery
Ariane Roesch - Upwards and Onwards 

In the 1878 Gallery
Marcos Hdez -Things I See Things I Am


Friday, October 7 + Saturday, October 8
A Celebration of Book Arts, supporting local Art Education and Literacy programs. A super-fun event at GAC featuring an Amateur Team Artmaking Challenge in the street, a Book-Art Mini Exhibition, Silent Acution, Live music, food and more!
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Art of Intuitive Photography with Mindy Veissid
Sunday, October 9 from 1:00-4:00 PM

Sunset Buffet

Sunday, October 23

GAC's annual waterfront fundraiser honoring a member of our community who has contributed to the arts.
This year we celebrate Clint Willour.

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Life Drawing Studiois temporarily cancelled as we complete renovations in our studio.
This section will be updated as soon as our weekly sessions resume.

Yoga in the Gallery

Every Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:00PM
$10 at the door. Or purchase your 8-class pass for $60 through Texas YogaFlow

Open Studio Night
Every month on the 2nd Friday: The GAC education department's version of an open house: un-structured creative and social time with friends, supplies, refreshments and (sometimes live) music.

Galveston Arts Center continuously reviews proposals from artists who wish to lead art workshops, classes and presentations.


Volunteering is a great way to meet other art enthusiests and, in many cases, get FREE admission to classes, festivals and invitation-only parties. A Galveston Arts Center staff member will contact to confirm your committement, fill you in on the details, and answer any questions. More Information.

Please see our Support Page or the Paypal Button to the right to donate to GAC's Annual Fund.