Big Bend Arts Council


  PO Box 1764, Alpine, TX  79831

Current Show:

The BBAC Membership Drive and Show kicked off October 11 and is an annual event. The show at Gallery on the Square features signature work by BBAC members and highlights the council's continuing presence in the Big Bend's art scene. Plan to visit the show through November 26, 2018, and join us for the show reception on Friday, November 16, during Alpine's annual ArtWalk event. Click on the image above to see the collection displays, and then come into the gallery to get a closer look!

Earlier This Year...

On sight! It must be plein air...

The Plein Air Show "Under the Big Sky" finished up earlier this month (October), and highlighted , paintings and other artwork done "on the scene" outdoors. Missed it? You can still view some of this work in individual member exhibits at the gallery. 

A show of many shapes & vessels...

Click this image to see some examples from the 2018 Clay Works show, or visit us on Facebook.

Upcoming Events:

The BBAC Holiday Miniature Show, "Fine Deals on Fine Art," will follow the membership show from November 28th through January 8, 2019. This annual show features original art in small sizes! Perfect for holiday gift-giving and those tiny places in your home that need an art fix! Join us for a reception on December 1, from 6 - 9 pm, when Alpine celebrates its Starlight Shopping Even throughout town. 


BBAC members who wish to enter should bring their work to the Gallery on the Square November 24-26. Remember to complete an entry form and submit with your work: Entry Form

Want to Join the Arts Council? 

   The BBAC membership year is from November 1 through Oct 31 each year.  Our annual membership drive promotes our annual member show, which exhibits through the Art Walk weekend, the biggest art event of the year. As a member you can exhibit your work in this show and up to five more shows throughout the coming year. 

   Click HERE to view and print the membership form.  

   MEMBERS' MEETING:  Meetings are usually held the third Sunday of the month. Contact the gallery for more information.