Center for Contemporary Arts

Center for Contemporary Arts Our mission is to provide enriching and educational experiences for the region's communities through the promotion and support of artists. ArtWalk is the 2nd Thursday of the month from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
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THE CENTER offers exhibitions of top quality contemporary artwork from local, regional, and national artists. We are home to over 70 artist members. Your financial support and membership help us focus on what we do best: bringing Abilene high-quality contemporary art exhibits and ArtWalk, as well as ArtReach and ArtHEALs programs for underserved members of our community. Memberships are available. Admission is free. Art is for sale. Open to the public and family friendly.

12/13/2019

Digital Painting demo!

12/13/2019

30 minutes until the digital paint demo!

12/12/2019

ArtWalk!

Belsnickel Beer Crawl 2019!
12/07/2019

Belsnickel Beer Crawl 2019!

Which will you be?? Find out Tomorrow at the 2nd Annual Belsnickel Beer Stroll in #downtownabilene! Tickets are $45 and ...
12/05/2019

Which will you be?? Find out Tomorrow at the 2nd Annual Belsnickel Beer Stroll in #downtownabilene! Tickets are $45 and get you a t-shirt, a couple of drinks at each of the Stroll stops plus an after party at The Center hosted by Sockdolager Brewing Company! See ya tomorrow! 🍺🎄🍺🎄🍺🎄🍺🎄🍺🎄🍺🎄

https://www.center-arts.com/belsnickelbeerstroll

The Center for Contemporary Arts is hosting an art exhibit for NON-ARTIST Members! If you're an artist and have ever wan...
12/05/2019

The Center for Contemporary Arts is hosting an art exhibit for NON-ARTIST Members! If you're an artist and have ever wanted to exhibit at The Center in downtown Abilene, this is your chance! This exhibit will be on view in the Breed Gallery (Downstairs Main Gallery) from January 23 to March 14, 2020. $10 per entry or 3 entries for $25.

Check our website for more information and to enter: https://www.center-arts.com/outsiders-exhibit

Come find out if you’re Impish or Admirable THIS FRIDAY on our Belsnickel Beer Stroll! We’ll visit some great downtown s...
12/04/2019

Come find out if you’re Impish or Admirable THIS FRIDAY on our Belsnickel Beer Stroll! We’ll visit some great downtown spots and then afterparty at The Center. Join us for a fun night out in #downtownabi! 🍺🎄
Sockdolager Brewing Company The Green Room Six Brothers Brewery Cypress Street Station The Hallows
Tickets: https://www.center-arts.com/belsnickelbeerstroll

#downtownabilene #abilenecitysidewalks #citysidewalks #holidayseason #holidayparty #belsnickel #belsnickelisnigh #beerstroll

11/26/2019

Schools out but we’re open!

We have all BRAND NEW exhibits in each of our galleries so join us TOMORROW, November 23rd from 5:30-7:30 for an Exhibit...
11/22/2019

We have all BRAND NEW exhibits in each of our galleries so join us TOMORROW, November 23rd from 5:30-7:30 for an Exhibits Reception for FINDING BALANCE by La Gina Fairbetter & Linda Stricklin; IT’S ALL ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP by Katy Presswood; and UNWRAPPED by The Center’s Artist Members! Come see some fine art in #downtownabilene!
#downtownabi #contemporaryart #contemporaryartists @ Center for Contemporary Arts

A Big THANK YOU to Shea and Larry Hall for supplying the wine for Women, Bags & Bingo! There's still time to grab your t...
11/19/2019

A Big THANK YOU to Shea and Larry Hall for supplying the wine for Women, Bags & Bingo! There's still time to grab your ticket for this event! Join us this Thursday from 6-9 PM!

11/19/2019

We're thrilled to have Norm Archibald & Stan Lambert as our emcees and bingo callers for Women, Bags & Bingo! There's still time to get your tickets for this Thursday's event! Don't miss the fun!

We have a few tickets left for next Thursday’s Women, Bags & Bingo event at 201 Mesquite Center! Don’t miss your chance ...
11/15/2019

We have a few tickets left for next Thursday’s Women, Bags & Bingo event at 201 Mesquite Center! Don’t miss your chance to win a designer handbag and have a fun-filled night of Bingo! Click link below to get your tickets:

https://www.center-arts.com/events/women-bags-bingo

Music and art!!!
11/15/2019

Music and art!!!

11/14/2019

So close to go time!

11/14/2019

ArtWalk tonight!!! Local Art! Classic Sliders Food Truck! Blan Scott Band! Revolution Strings! New Exhibits! ArtHEALs for Warriors Demonstration! Dennis Renke portrait demo! Don Boston acrylic paint demo!

Join us for ArtWalk tonight in #DowntownAbi
11/14/2019
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Join us for ArtWalk tonight in #DowntownAbi

Tomorrow evening ArtWalk is taking time to thank our veterans. Here is what you can expect in Downtown Abilene.

This is the last week for Bill Wright’s Exhibition: PROJECTS: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE. Don’t miss this great collection o...
11/12/2019

This is the last week for Bill Wright’s Exhibition: PROJECTS: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE. Don’t miss this great collection of photography!

by Kacy Latham
11/07/2019

by Kacy Latham

11/07/2019
“Mechanics Of It All” by local artist Jana Herndon is going home with its new owner today!! Thanks for supporting local ...
11/06/2019

“Mechanics Of It All” by local artist Jana Herndon is going home with its new owner today!! Thanks for supporting local arts, Tim! #centerforcontemporaryarts #abileneart

The Center is closed today in order to change exhibits. We’ll be open regular hours (11-5) Wednesday
11/05/2019

The Center is closed today in order to change exhibits. We’ll be open regular hours (11-5) Wednesday

Time’s running out for you to see Charlie Hukill & Christian Palmer’s exhibit DIVERGENT DIPTYCHS! Stop by and check it o...
10/30/2019

Time’s running out for you to see Charlie Hukill & Christian Palmer’s exhibit DIVERGENT DIPTYCHS! Stop by and check it out this week before it’s gone!

Thank you, Firehouse Subs Abilene South & Tonya Harbin Team Keller Williams for your Women, Bags & Bingo Sponsorship!
10/29/2019

Thank you, Firehouse Subs Abilene South & Tonya Harbin Team Keller Williams for your Women, Bags & Bingo Sponsorship!

Have you had a chance to see the 2019 CCAN exhibition yet? It’s up for one more week so stop by soon and check it out! W...
10/25/2019

Have you had a chance to see the 2019 CCAN exhibition yet? It’s up for one more week so stop by soon and check it out! We ❤️ this exhibit and you will too!!!
#ccan #contemporaryart #contemporaryartgallery #contemporaryartists #juriedshow #garybukovnik

The Women, Bags & Bingo Event benefiting The Center is less than a month away! This beautiful Louis Vuitton bag is one o...
10/22/2019

The Women, Bags & Bingo Event benefiting The Center is less than a month away! This beautiful Louis Vuitton bag is one of the many prizes up for grabs! Grab your tickets today and join us at 201 Mesquite Center on November 21st! 👜❤️👝❤️

https://www.center-arts.com/womenbagsbingo

Winner! Winner! This could be yours! Buy your tickets at Casa or online.

10/19/2019

Boo at the Zoo

Thank you, Billye Proctor Shaw for your Women, Bags & Bingo Sponsorship!
10/18/2019

Thank you, Billye Proctor Shaw for your Women, Bags & Bingo Sponsorship!

Some lucky HSU students received a personal gallery tour of Bill Wright’s Exhibition today by none other than the man hi...
10/17/2019

Some lucky HSU students received a personal gallery tour of Bill Wright’s Exhibition today by none other than the man himself! 🤩🤩🤩 @ Center for Contemporary Arts

Thank you, Alex Terrell Russell & Justin Russell for being a Women, Bags & Bingo Sponsor!
10/11/2019

Thank you, Alex Terrell Russell & Justin Russell for being a Women, Bags & Bingo Sponsor!

10/10/2019

Art Show inside the Well!

10/10/2019

The Race begins

10/10/2019

Love Anthony Brown! Ask about the class he’s starting in a couple weeks at The Center for Contemporary Arts!

Photos from Center for Contemporary Arts's post
10/10/2019

Photos from Center for Contemporary Arts's post

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220 Cypress St
Abilene, TX
79601

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Admission is free. Open to the public. Mon: Closed to public (staff available by appointment) Tue: 11am to 5pm Wed: 11am to 5pm Thur: 11am to 9pm Fri: 11am to 5pm Sat: 11am to 5pm Sun: Closed 220 Cypress St 325-677-8389 http://www.center-arts.com

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