Big Bend Arts Council


  PO Box 1764, Alpine, TX  79831


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Satellite Dish Repurpose Show Scheduled

Posted by janmoeller on April 17, 2021 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (1)

   The upcoming Satellite Dish Repurpose Show is scheduled for the weekend of May 15-17th, 2021 in Alpine. The dishes will be exhibited outdoors at the Murphy Street Mercado, in conjunction with the ongoing R3: Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose Show currently exhibited at Gallery on the Square. 

   The show is also a contest, sponsored by KVLN Big Bend Radio, offering prizes of $100, $75 and $25 for first, second and third place. Judges are to be announced...

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FREE Satelite Dish Painting Workshop

Posted by janmoeller on February 22, 2021 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (1)

2021 Exhibit Schedule

Posted by janmoeller on January 17, 2021 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (3)

November 2020 Meeting News - Progress and Looking Forward to 2021

Posted by janmoeller on November 10, 2020 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (1)

   Several items were reviewed and planned at the November 2020 BBAC Board Meeting held on November 8th. Though the covid restrictions continue to curtail some of our gallery hours, the arts council is as lively as ever with an increase in online presence and outdoor events. 

   Gallery on the Square, our council's retail outlet in Alpine, will continue it's scaled back days and hours of operation, now Thursdays through Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm. However, the h...

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Is it a shooting star or a satellite? A satellite painting!

Posted by janmoeller on October 31, 2020 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

BBAC has about a dozen smallish satellite dishes available for artists to repurpose and exhibit for sale in a special weekend show.

This show is slated for Spring of 2021 when the weather may permit an outdoor sidewalk sale. A suggested theme for the dishes will be Dark Skies,  but is not strictly limited to that theme. Prospectus coming soon!

If you are interested in adopting (more like a Catch and release...

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Gallery Gets Creative During Temporary Shutdown

Posted by janmoeller on August 6, 2020 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

   Shout out and Thanks to Gallery on the Square members who kept the sales going during the recent shutdown. Lori Griffin, curator of the R3: Recycle, Reuse & Re-purpose Show, and Assistant Director Amanda Calhoun made sure artwork was visible in the front windows and available for viewing and purchase by appointment only.

   Meanwhile, our BBAC director Jan Moeller, GOTS director Jim Senneff and g...

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2019 BBAC Plein Air Events Announced

Posted by janmoeller on December 10, 2018 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (354)

The BBAC Plein Air events are planned for the third Saturday of each month, weather permitting and when there are no other event conflicts. The group meets at 9:00 at locations to be determined. 

Please inquire about the specific date and location prior to the dates listed below to confirm the event and learn of any changes. 


January 15, February 15, March 16, ...

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BBAC Show Schedule for 2019 Announced

Posted by janmoeller on December 8, 2018 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (1)

In the schedule below, you can see all the shows planned for the year at once. Receptions which are not yet scheduled will be posted with show announcements on the website. Members will be notified by email as well.

Please note: Entries are due on the Sunday through Tuesday before the show starts, and pickup dates are the last day of the show. This allows a full day for setting up the next show. You can greatly help the curator by adhering to these guidelines. 

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BBAC Shows for 2018 Confirmed

Posted by janmoeller on February 23, 2018 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Calls For Art for 2018

Now you can see all the shows planned for the year at once. Receptions which are not yet scheduled will be posted with show announcements on the website. Members will be notified by email as well.

BBAC members, mark your calendars and enter as many shows as you like. Not a member yet? It's easy to join. Use our membership form online or stop in at Gallery on the Square for an application.

March 1 April 24, 2018 ...

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Posted by janmoeller on January 31, 2018 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (2)

BBAC would like to acknowledge Judith Loya for her work as show coordinator in the past, and welcome Aaron Brooks as her replacement. Aaron will be assisting the shows' curators, logging entries and creating ID labels for the works in the shows. Thank you both for your service!