Big Bend Arts Council


  PO Box 1764, Alpine, TX  79831


The Big Bend Arts Council, Established 2004

Mission Statement:

The BIG BEND ARTS COUNCIL’S purpose is to provide a forum for supporting and promoting the arts in the Big Bend region; to encourage community interest in the arts and to share ideas, discuss techniques, encourage creativity, provide consultation to area and city organizations and to work cooperatively with other art groups in the region.

Visit Us 

Gallery On The Square

115 West Holland Ave

Alpine, TX  79830

across from the train depot

Upcoming Events:

R-3  ReCycled, ReUsed, RePurposed

Call for Art Continues!

Recycled, Reused and Repurposed Art Show (R3) 

is coming up soon!

R3-Art Show-Change of Show schedule

The Gallery On The Square is renovating the interior of the gallery beginning on July 10(Monday) and should be ready to be open on July 16th (Saturday).

Because of the temporary closing, we will take in artwork for the R3 show beginning on Saturday, July 16 through Monday, July 18 and will hang the show on Tuesday, July 19th.

The Reception Date has not changed.

If you are planning to bring in artwork and live out of town, contact me at [email protected]for arrangements

New Schedule:

July 19- Sept.5  --  R-3

o   Curator-Jan Moeller

Take in Artwork-July 16-18 (or 19th if needed)

Hang/Set up Show:  Wednesday July 19

Reception date:  Saturday, Sept 2, 2017- 5 to 7pm

Images from Clayworks 2017

Current Show:


The annual exhibit of functional, decorative, and sculptural ceramic work created by clay artists of the Big Bend area and invited guest artists is ongoing at Gallery on the Square, 115 W. Holland Avenue in Alpine, Texas.

The show, which includes a Cup Invitational display by more than 20 artists, will run through July 8th. 

For additional information, please contact one of the curators:
Janet Stewart – 432-386-6121
Gregory Tegarden –361-425-4013
Judy Freeman – 210-355-3737