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 at gallerymanager@center-arts.com

Gallery Information

Please 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 emailing gallerymanager@center-arts.com

Jane Breed Gallery

First Floor / Main Gallery


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. 

Gallery 4

First Floor


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

Bill and Alice Wright Photo Gallery

First Floor

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 the Late Alice Wright are local professional photographers who helped establish The Center as a non-profit organization. 

Gallery 3



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. 

Contact Us

Phone: 325.677.8389


Thank you to these supporters:

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council

Dian Graves Owen Foundation

Legett and Kickapoo Foundations

Robison Excelsior Foundation

Texas Commission on the Arts

Community Foundation of Abilene

David and Sindy Durham

Mike and Julie Denny

Weatherl & Associates

Visit Us

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

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