Create a family project at Art Center of Corpus Christi
The Art Center in Corpus Christi is a fun, educational destination for the whole family. With monthly rotating exhibits, classes and workshops, and activities for the little ones, the Art Center is an exciting place to spend an afternoon or an entire day! The Art Center is a nonprofit organization and was established to promote all types of arts within the community.
Both local and regional artists exhibit their work for sale in the Art Center. Exhibits change monthly, so stop in frequently to see what’s new! If you want to make your own art, sign up for one of the Art Center’s varying classes and workshops. There’s something for everyone, as the classes range from watercolors to advanced pottery and everything in between.
The Art Center of Corpus Christi is an integral part of the art community and beyond. It hosts a weekly farmers market, an annual Arts Alive! celebration, the free Family Art Time, and more.
Family Art Time
The Art Center’s most popular program is the twice-weekly (plus the first Friday of every month) Family Art Time, which serves over 10,000 people each year. The program brings families together to create fun projects. Participants are provided with all of the supplies and instructions so each person can create an individual piece of art.
“We’ve gotten to see multiple generations sitting down together,” said Dianna Blunzter, director of the Art Center. “When you look around the room, no one is using their phones. They’re with their families. It’s remarkable. We did it to get everyone involved with art, but it turned into something bigger.”
Plan your next event at the Art Center
Also a great venue for weddings, conferences, or parties, the Art Center can be rented out to make your next event extraordinary. The building is one of the Coastal Bend’s most architecturally beautiful and is sure to set the perfect scene.
“We are so blessed because we have the Art Center right here on the bayfront, so the two best aspects of our community are side by side,” Bluntzer said. “We have the blessings of nature and culture right here.”
The Art Center is located at 100 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Corpus Christi. For more information, call 361-884-6406 or visit artcentercc.org. Admission is always free, so take a break from the mundane and stop by the Art Center today!
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