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The Center for Contemporary Arts

220 Cypress Street

Abilene, Texas 79601

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Gallery Hours

Tuesday through Saturday

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Closed Sunday and Monday

Open11-9 p.m. every Thursday

Open 5 - 8 p.m. every second Thursday for ArtWalk

Supported in part by:

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council

Dian Graves Owen Foundation

Dodge Jones Foundation

Robison Excelsior Foundation

Greathouse Foundation

Texas Commission on the Arts

Community Foundation of Abilene

United Way of Abilene

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ArtCamps 2019

The Center For Contemporary Arts

Summer ArtCamps at the Center for Contemporary Arts is a multi-faceted endeavor designed to achieve wholesome educational recreation for youth and adults, instill a sense of community service, build self-esteem by providing youth and adults opportunities to create legacies to contribute to the community and create opportunities for inter-generation interaction.

Lost Art of Table Manners Camp
Fri, Aug 02
Center For Contemporary Arts
Aug 02, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Center For Contemporary Arts, 220 Cypress St, Abilene, TX 79601, USA
Basic Table Manners and the Art of Dining with Others. (includes lunch at Cypress Street Station.)
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Digital Photography Camp
Mon, Jul 29
Center For Contemporary Arts
Jul 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – Aug 02, 2019, 12:00 PM
Center For Contemporary Arts, 220 Cypress St, Abilene, TX 79601, USA
Campers will learn basic skills of digital photography using Kodak Easy Share cameras owned by the Center. Campers will enjoy a downtown excursion, a photo safari at the Abilene Zoo, and editing in the McMurry University Photo Lab.
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Creative Painting ArtCamp
Mon, Jul 22
Center For Contemporary Arts
Jul 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – Jul 26, 2019, 12:00 PM
Center For Contemporary Arts, 220 Cypress St, Abilene, TX 79601, USA
Paint on multiple surfaces, not just canvas! Students will experience different techniques and media in the tradition of painting. Local artist and Palette of Purpose member Casey LaRue-Chavez will lead an amazing experience.
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Found Object ArtCamp
Mon, Jul 22
The Center for Contemporary Arts
Jul 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – Jul 26, 2019, 1:00 PM
The Center for Contemporary Arts, 220 Cypress St, Abilene, TX 79601, USA
Campers will learn the importance of being good stewards of our environment, reusing resources that would otherwise be discarded in imaginative and innovative ways. They will produce works of art to be proud of.
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