ArtWalk

Overview of ArtWalk opening exhibitions, from Galveston.com & Company.

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"Texas Abstract"

Galveston Arts Center in cooperation with Fresco Books (frescobooks.com) and Ken General of Duende Art Project is pleased to present TEXAS ABSTRACT.  The January 2015 exhibition showcases abstract artworks originating from the recent release of the book TEXAS ABSTRACT: Modern + Contemporary, written and curated by art scholars Michael Paglia and Jim Edwards. The exhibition of over 20 of the most significant contemporary Texas abstract artists will be open to the public free of charge from Saturday, January 10, until Sunday, February 22nd at Galveston Arts Center’s gallery on the corner of Market and 25th Streets in Galveston.  There will be a public reception during Galveston ArtWalk on Saturday, January 17th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, with an artist panel talk at 6:30. The hardcover book, which features over 200 lavish color images documenting Texas’ unique role (past and present) in the world of abstract art, will be available at Galveston Arts Center during the exhibit. About the Book The appearance… Business Name: Galveston Arts Center. Cost: Free. Contact: (409)763-2403. Summary: Galveston Arts Center in cooperation with Fresco Books (frescobooks.com) and Ken General of Duende Art Project is pleased to present TEXAS ABSTRACT. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Galveston Arts Center 2501 Market Galveston, TX. For more info visit www.galveston.com.

ArtWalk at The Grand: #CelebrateDelicious with Galveston Restaurant Week

The fourth annual Galveston.com & Company Galveston Restaurant Week - Saturday, January 10th to Saturday, January 24th, 2015 - brings Galveston Island's vibrant food scene to life for two full weeks of delicious dining. The event will showcase the freshest ingredients, most flavorful dishes and tastiest culinary gems that Galveston has to offer, as well as benefit the Galveston County Food Bank. Throughout the fall, would-be photographers from across the state have participated in the Galveston Restaurant Week Photo Contest, where they've snapped Instagrams representing what Galveston Island cuisine means to them, then hash tagged with #CelebrateDelicious. From those submissions, 20 Finalists have been named, and their photos will be on display during this special ArtWalk celebration.  At the end of the evening, the lucky winner of a Cruise for 2 (compliments of GalvestonmCruises.com) will be crowned. The evening will also include a special performance by New York singer/songwriter Clarence Bucaro, p… Cost: Free. Summary: #CelebrateDelicious during this special ArtWalk event, featuring the finalists in the Galveston Restaurant Week Photo Contest, a live performance by Clarence Bucaro, and free food samplings. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Edna's Room 2020 Postoffice St. Galveston, TX. For more info visit www.celebratedelicious.com.