Galveston Arts Center


Right on the Strand, this two-floor gallery showcases contemporary artwork primarily from local artists or artists focused on local themes. It also organizes Saturday ArtWalk events every four to six weeks.

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Nearby Galveston attractions

1. Strand Historical District

0.05 MILES

Strolling the historic Strand District will give you an appreciation of Galveston's glory days in the late-19th century. Commercial horse-drawn carriages…

3. Frost Bank

0.12 MILES

This 1874 bank building has undergone several name changes over the years, and the name on the marquee still belongs to the 1923 'United States National…

5. Galveston Railroad Museum

0.25 MILES

Housed in Galveston’s beautiful former Santa Fe Railroad Station, this little museum holds exhibits on train history and old rail cars as well as model…

7. Ashton Villa


The Galveston Island Visitors Center occupies most of the ground floor of this 1858 Italianate villa, while the remainder is reserved for private events.

8. East End Historic District

0.53 MILES

Bordering the Strand, the residential East End Historic District has scores of pretty old houses, from simple cottages to Greek Revival mansions, some of…