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Blackboards & Brushes: Celebrating Art Education in the Brazos Valley

Location: The Arts Council of Brazos Valley 4180 Gallery
Dates: August 15 – September 15, 2023

The Arts Council has welcomed art teachers from across the Brazos Valley to our main gallery to showcase artwork from their collections.

Community members are invited to come and experience each artist’s distinct artwork styles, get to know the inspiration behind their work, and enjoy art from across the Brazos Valley! During the exhibit, we are also hosting an art supplies drive for these teachers to help in making art accessible in classrooms in our area. See below for more details.

Blackboards and Brushes: Celebrating Art Education in the Brazos Valley will be displayed in our main gallery beginning August 15, 2023, through  September 15, 2023.


Art Supplies Drive for Teachers

Location: Arts Council of Brazos Valley, 4180 Hwy 6 South, College Station, TX 77845
Dates: Present – September 30, 2023

Art supplies donations are essential to our school’s youth and are an immediate and tangible way to help make art accessible in the classrooms.


That is why the Arts Council is hosting an art supplies drive for art teachers in the Blackboards & Brushes exhibit. 100% of the art supplies donated during the drive will go toward teachers and classrooms in the Brazos Valley.


Donations of all new art supplies, such as paints, brushes, canvases, paper, etc., will be accepted at the Arts Council until September 30th during our hours of operation.


Supplies requested by Teachers:
Hot glue gun sticks
Crayola coloring products
Coloring products
Drawing paper
Black and gold Sharpies
Calligraphy dip pens
Clay carving tools


Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm