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Phone: 325.677.8389

Fax: 325.677-1171

Email:center@center-arts.com

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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

Greathouse Foundation

Texas Commission on the Arts

Community Foundation of Abilene

Julia Jones Matthews

United Way of Abilene

Exhibiting at The Center

Exhibitor Information

To exhibit at The Center for Contemporary Arts, you must be an Artist Member, or you must submit an Exhibit Proposal for approval by our Exhibits Committee. Exhibit Proposals are required for our Artist Members as well, and Artist Members are given priority consideration for gallery space. If interested in a show at The Center, please download the documents below. Submit your completed Exhibit Proposal Form and required information to the Gallery Manager atgallerymanager@center-arts.com

Gallery Information

We are in the process of creating accurate, usable floor plans and elevations of our galleries. This is a slow process, and we will update the information as it becomes available. In the meantime, enjoy the photographs below of our beautiful galleries, and feel free to contact the Gallery Manager with any questions by calling 325-677-8389 or email gallerymanager@center-arts.com

Gallery 3, our second largest gallery, is located upstairs and is a flexible space for exhibits by our Artist Members and occasionally invited guest artists or special groups. 

Take the stairs from Breed Gallery or use the elevator we share with United Way.

The Bill and Alice Wright Photo Gallery is down the corridor from the Breed Gallery and features photographic works by our Artist Members, guest artists, and special photo exhibits. Bill and Alice Wright are local professional photographers who helped establish The Cen...

Gallery Four is an intimate space off the Breed Gallery that displays works by our Artist Members, guest artists, and special exhibits. 

Our largest gallery, the Jane Breed Gallery was named for one of The Center's founders and benefactors. Located just inside the main entrance from Cypress Street, it exhibits works by our Signature Artist Members and invited guest artists. 

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