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Aug Member Show
Show entries are submitted at changeover on the last Monday of the previous month.
Show dates July 28 – Aug 28
Aug. 27 – ArtWalk
Aug. 29 – pickup art and bring in 3 more pieces for the September juried show
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Member Show Labels
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Painting displayed at Artwork must be available for sale.
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2117 A Postoffice Street
Galveston, TX 77550
The Galveston Art League Cordially Invites You to to Celebrate
Eleven Decades of Advancing the Arts
Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the San Luis Conference Center
Master of Ceremonies Marc Weiss
Reception 6:30 PM
Dinner & Program: 7:00 PM
Entertainment by Sparky Koerner and his Band
Dinner, Cocktails, Silent Auction and Raffle
Dress from your favorite decade
Prizes for the best dressed in each decade
Honoring these Pioneers in the Galveston Art Community:
Sallie Anderson, John Hall, Jack Morris, Ken Shelton, Susan Tyler, Rene Wiley
And introducing the book : A Century of Island Art, 1914-2014
For more information or questions about the Gala, please call Margo at 409-938-1671
Smoking Sixties: $10,000.00
Two tables of 10 (20 people seated at a prime location, full page ad in program table tent,
private reception for 40 at the Art League Gallery at a future date
Fabulous Fifties: $5,000.00
One Table of 10, one-half page ad in program, table tent,
private reception for 20 at the Art League Gallery at a future date
Roaring Twenties: $2,500.00
One Table of 10, one-fourth page ad in program and table tent
I would also like to reserve the following individual tickets:
Prime individual Ticket $1,000.00
Premiere Individual Ticket $500.00
Individual Ticket $150.00
I cannot attend but will support the cause with a donation
Online Payment will be available after 8.22.16
The history of the art groups in Galveston must recognize the efforts of Mrs. Marie Kimball, a pioneer of the city’s art world. She formed the earliest group of Galveston art lovers. However no permanent organization functioned until the present Galveston Art League was founded on June 12, 1914. The group was composed of Mrs. I.H. Kempner, Mrs. Boyer Gonzales, Miss Frances Kirk, Miss Hattie Wittig, Miss Angela McDonald, Mrs. W. F. Beers and Miss Alice Black. Throughout its years of existence, the Galveston Art League has continued to promote the goals and purposes set forth in the League's first constitution:
The Art league continues to:
In 1968 the American Bank of Galveston made available its mezzanine as a permanent gallery space for the use of the Art League, making possible continuous membership exhibition, “featured artists” and annual student art exhibits and state circuit shows.