Big Bend Arts Council


  PO Box 1764, Alpine, TX  79831

Current Show:
New Year, New Works

Each year, BBAC showcases new work by its members in January and February. This year the show runs through February 25th. In addition, the art council's cooperative gallery features permanent exhibits of some the most creative artists in the region. Do not miss this opportunity to see new work, whether you are local or visiting the Alpine area. 

The Holidays Brought Us Together

   Closing out a successful year in 2019, the membership holiday party included a reception for the event on Thursday, December 12 at Gallery On The Square. This year, 17 pieces of art were awarded as door prizes.

HOLIDAY PARTY! Click on photo to enlarge.  

Jim Senneff, the gallery director for BBAC, commented: "Musicians favored us with Christmas music twice during the evening. It was not only a good Starlight Shopping evening but also a great party. People came, had fun, enjoyed each other’s company, and bought art." 

Visit Us 

Gallery On The Square

115 West Holland Ave

Alpine, TX  79830

across from the train depot

Coming Up Soon:
Second Annual Print Show

   A call for art has been sent to BBAC Members for the upcoming Second Annual Print Show at Gallery on the Square. Curators Richard Curtin and Lori Griffin established this show last year, and this year's show, which runs from February 27th thought April 21st, promises to host a variety of print methods by print makers and printers throughout the Big Bend. A reception is planned for April 3 from 5 to 8 pm at the gallery.

  Featured artwork will include aquatint, monoprint, engraving, collagraph, woodcut, stamp, etching, linocut, variable, stencil, stone, lithography, digital prints (archival ink), screen printing, 3D printing, and giclee reproductions.

   For more Information, click on the links below, or contact the gallery at 432-837-7203 or

Come to the Membership Meetings!

   BBAC members are welcome and encouraged to attend the monthly membership meetings which run through the spring (no meetings during the summer). 

   Meetings are generally held the third Sundays of each month at 2 pm at the Museum of the Big Bend on the Sul Ross State University Campus. For more information, please email