Incorporated in 1986, the Galveston Arts Center (GAC) is an independent nonprofit organization that showcases innovative contemporary art.

Gallery Hours

Tues - Sat: 11am – 5pm
Sunday: 12 – 5pm
Closed Monday

Become a Member


Annual Fund



Galveston Arts Center

Get Involved

GAC is supported by its members, and in part by public and private foundations, as well as by corporate and individual contributions. It is through the generosity of community-minded individuals, businesses, and foundations that GAC is able to continue to present innovative exhibitions of contemporary art and art education programs to our community, free of charge. There are many ways to get involved and be at the center of it all!

Become a Member
GAC has several different levels of membership to fit everyone:

Membership Levels

Individual: $50 / $30 for Student, Senior (age 65+) with ID
• 10% discount in ArtWorks museum store
• 10% discount on classes for you and your legal dependents
• Invitations to exhibitions, gallery talks, ArtWalk and special events
• Subscription to GACs e-newsletter

Household: $75 / $55 for Senior Couple (65+)
• All of the above benefits for two adults and household children under 19
Patron: $100

• All of the above benefits,
• Invitations to Patrons-only parties and special events

Dual GAC/MFAH Patron Membership: $185
This option is available through special partnership with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
• All of the above for your household, plus Patron Membership benefits to The MFAH, found at
Arts Sponsor: $300 (Pay $25 per month with automatic billing; ask our friendly staff)
• All of the above benefits for two people, including MFAH Patron level membership, plus
• Invitation to a special VIP event with a featured GAC artist Art Work: $500
• All of the above benefits, plus 15% in ArtWorks museum shop
• 25% discount on rental use of main gallery (restrictions apply)
• Private tours of exhibitions upon request

Masterpiece: $1000
• All of the above benefits, plus 50% discount on rental use of main gallery
• Acknowledgement in GAC press and selected printed materials

Corporate Sponsor: $2500
• All of the above benefits, plus
• Opportunity to sponsor an exhibition that connects to your organization's marketing program including
acknowledgement in GAC press and all related exhibition materials
• One-time private use of main gallery for friends, employees or clients at no charge
Magnum Opus: $5000 and above
•All of the above, and our sincerest gratitude for your very generous support for the Arts

Any gift large or small will support our efforts to assure Galveston and surrounding areas will be enriched by exposure to the arts through high quality exhibitions, art programs, art in schools and art outreach.