Boots & BBQ, one of The Arts Council's annual fundraisers that is low-key and offers a fun afternoon of music, art, and entertainment! Enjoy delicious BBQ and view recent work from our artists in residence. They’ll even have items for purchase to add to your home, give as a gift, or enjoy in your office!
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Empty Bowls, Jr. began in 2013 as a way to directly support local in-school food pantries and The Arts Council programs. Students and art educators from more than 25 Brazos Valley schools have created hundreds of handmade, artistic bowls to donate for this event with the purpose of “kids helping kids.” Due to Covid, this event is more important than ever! With your help families struggling to meet a basic need can afford food to feed their loved ones.
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Celebrate the Arts is The Arts Council’s largest and most important annual fundraiser. Proceeds raised during the event help The Arts Council achieve its mission of making the arts accessible to all citizens and visitors of the Brazos Valley. Over the past year alone, The Arts Council has awarded over $400,000 in direct funding support to non-profit arts, culture, and heritage organizations throughout the region.
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Mandela: The Official Exhibition
Mandela: The Official Exhibition is the major new global exhibition that explores the life of one of the world’s most famous freedom fighters and political leaders.
The Constructed Self by Karen Navarro
By Karen Navarro
September 19th – October 27th 2022
Participating space of FotoFest Biennial 2022
Artist Talk: Wednesday, October 5th 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Reception: Wednesday, October 5th 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Wright Gallery. Open to the public.
Crimes of the Heart
Over the River and Through the Woods
StageCenter Theatre presents Over the River and Through the Woods, September 29-October 15 at 7:30 pm with a 2pm matinee on October 9. Directed by Robin Sutton, Nick is a single, Italian-American guy whose new job would take him away from his four loving grandparents. Well, Frank, Aida, Nunzio and Emma do their level best to get him to stick around.
Visual Art Society's celebration of 50 years as a community art group with a member's art show titled, "Hullabaloo".
"Captured: 2022" Group Photography Exhibit is live online October 1-31,2022. Exceptional work by local photographers can be seen at https://www.visualartsociety.org.
Valley Junction Bluegrass Band to Play October First Friday
108th Birthday Party for the Burton Farmers Gin & Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
The 108th Birthday Party for the Burton Farmers Gin & Volunteer Appreciation Picnic will be held on Saturday, October 8th from 5 to 7pm at the Oliver Whitener-Roy Winkler Pavilions at the Texas Cotton Gin Museum.
Visual Art Society (BVAL). Oct.10,2022 . 9:30 am to 2:00 pm @ Degallery.
TXMember meeting 11:30-Noon: Eat and socialize, brief VAS business update Noon-1pm: featured presentation"Problem Children…a powerpoint presentation about the different stages of our paintings"When it comes to dealing with children, everyone experiences a multitude of emotions. Love, amazement, disappointment, anger, frustration, helplessness…these are only a few.
In the collection Questionable Foods, Kathleen Elliot makes use of glass to create sculptures but also produces collage pieces that reimagine America's attitude towards food. This exhibit will have visitors rethinking their role as consumers and contemplating the effect of food on American society.