Big Bend Arts Council


  PO Box 1764, Alpine, TX  79831

Current Show:
R3! Recycle, Reuse,

The R3 show, which has been running by appointment only, will now be available to be viewed inside the gallery during regular gallery hours, 10 am to 6 pm, on Fridays and Saturdays. Need directions or more information about the pieces in the show? Call Lori Griffin at 432-301-9663. Also follow the BBAC Faceboook page for updates regarding showing and viewing: 

Visit Us 

(Online Only for Now!)

Gallery On The Square

115 West Holland Ave

Alpine, TX  79830

across from the train depot

Come to 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

Ready to join us? Click here

Gallery on the Square will reopen to the public on Fridays and Saturdays beginning Friday, May 15th, during regular hours 10 am to 6 pm! 
Check out artisan jewelry by Diane Baylor (above) and Maria Lejeune (below). 
   Social distancing and extra sanitizing precautions will be practiced, so you can feel safe coming in and viewing the artwork which has been waiting for you! We ask our visitors to maintain 6-foot social distancing, and we highly encourage the use of masks while in the gallery.

   If you are uncomfortable coming in the gallery, but are interested in a piece in the window or posted on our Facebook page, our hosts will be glad to bring it outside the gallery for your perusal.  Thank you for your cooperation and support of local artists.

Coming Up! ClayWorks Annual Show and Cup Invitational

   Celebrating the medium of clay by artists of the Big Bend and beyond, the 2020 Annual ClayWorks Show and Cup Invitational invites artists to submit work soon. The show will run from June 18 to August 11, 2020, with a reception to be announced later depending upon social distancing guidelines at that time. 
   Artists may submit entries at the gallery during regular hours June 14-16th. Links to guidelines and entry forms are below.