801 E. Cedar at Church St., Rockport, Texas

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History Center for Aransas County

The Art Colony: 1948-1984

Exhibit showing Saturday, June 25, 2016
through Saturday, September 3, 2016

History Center for Aransas County
801 E. Cedar, Rockport, TX

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The "Development of the Art Colony" exhibit explains the evolution of the art colony in the Rockport area from 1948, upon the arrival of Simon Michael, to 1984, when the dream of a permanent home for the art was realized.  Artwork and biographies of artists in Rockport during that time period will be featured.

Why an Art Colony in Rockport?

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1 WhyRockpt pdf

Simon George Michael

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2 SMichael 1 pdf

Simon Michael - Artist, Teacher, Mentor, Philosopher

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3 SMichael 2 pdf

Rockport Art Festival

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4 Art Fest Timeline pdf

A Dream Realized

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5 A Dream Realized pdf

The Rockport Art Association (RAA)

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6 Rockport Art Association pdf

The Rockport Art Guild

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7 Art Guild pdf

Pre-Art Guild

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8 Pre Art Guild pdf

The Rockport Sporting Artists

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9 Sporting and Wildlife Artists pdf

Factors in Rockport's Development as an Art Colony

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10 Factors in Rockport Development pdf

 


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