Arts Council News & Events

University Bands Concert

Rudder Auditorium

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These ensembles consist of outstanding wind and percussion players from all areas of the TAMU campus. Literature performed by the bands is chosen from the best of traditional and contemporary band works. The bands perform two concerts per semester and occasionally participate in off campus concerts and tours. Students from all majors are welcome in the band and Corps of Cadets membership is not required. Concerts of the Department of Music Activities are free for all TAMU students with their TAMU ID, tickets are $5 for everyone else. To buy tickets online, visit TAMU Box Office, or purchase them at the door until 5:30 PM. 


Wildflower Weekend

Boonville Heritage Park

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Identify wildflowers, interact with local artists and organizations, and create your own unique wildflower masterpiece! Watercolors, coloring pencils, paper, and clipboards will be available, and budding artists are also welcome to bring their own supplies. Parking is extremely limited; visitors may park in surrounding public areas. To learn more, visit Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History


Wish Upon A Butterfly

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

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Monarch butterflies will fill the skies again on Saturday, June 26th at Wish Upon a Butterfly, an annual fundraiser at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. This symbolic event highlights the elegant monarch, the Texas state insect.  This year, because of COVID-19 concerns, Wish Upon a Butterfly will be a drive-through event from 9 am -11 am. Visitors will drive to the Brazos Center Park Pavilion where Museum staff, dressed in butterfly attire to add to the fun, will hand out purchased butterflies to release at home!  Participants will also receive an activity/craft packet that they can enjoy with their families. For more information on how to be a sponsor, or to purchase a butterfly, call 979-776-2195 or visit Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History


Remembering The Fallen

Museum of the American G.I.

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Memorial Day is the time we, as a Nation, set aside to remember those who have fallen in service to our country. On May 25-29, the Museum of the American G.I. will be “Remembering the Fallen'' with special exhibits and displays. Visit the Vietnam Heroes Exhibit to see the 3,417 dog tags honoring all Texas Veterans who died or were missing in action in Vietnam. Learn about the Gold Star Aggies from WWI to Desert Storm. Walk through the Remembrance Crosses dedicated to the Gold Star from the Brazos Valley. For more information, visit Museum of the American G.I



MSC Visual Arts Committee

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ArtFest is the annual student art competition and exhibition sponsored by the Memorial Student Center’s Visual Arts Committee. Student submissions are displayed in the James R. Reynolds Student Art Gallery for the duration of the exhibit. The top three winners of ArtFest will receive a cash prize. Visit ArtFest 2022 for submission details.