Rio Brazos Art Exhibition
The 20th Annual Juried Rio Brazos Art Exhibition will continue through the end of April at the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center Concert Hall in Granbury, Texas.
The exhibition, one of the most prestigious art events in North Texas, is sponsored by Tarleton State University, the Granbury Arts Alliance, the City of Granbury and supported by numerous local and regional businesses. The event is designed to create an atmosphere that will inspire, educate and entertain as well as attract quality art and discriminating buyers.
Artwork for this year's exhibit was selected at the discretion of juror Bill Ryan, artist and owner of Weiler House Fine Arts & Antiques Gallery in Fort Worth. Works are grouped according to the type of media received. Organizers anticipate more than $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards for winning entries.
The Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Educational Center is nestled one block off Granbury’s historic square in the Brazos River Valley and serves as a focal point for the fine arts in the Lake Granbury area. The Langdon Center serves as the cultural and educational hub of the downtown area in cooperation with the City of Granbury and Tarleton State University.
Part of the A&M System since 1917, Tarleton State University offers affordable undergraduate and graduate degrees from locations in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online. The main campus of Tarleton is located 31 miles southwest of Granbury in Stephenville. Founded in 1899 as a private, liberal arts college, Tarleton is now one of the state’s fastest growing institutions with an enrollment exceeding 15,000 and serves as the educational and cultural flagship of the Cross Timbers Region. Tarleton is currently celebrating its 100 year centennial anniversary of being a part of The Texas A&M University System. Learn more about the Centennial Celebration.
The Granbury Arts Alliance (GAA), a non-profit fine arts organization, is a major sponsor of the Rio Brazos Art Exhibition. The goal of the GAA is to enrich and enhance the artistic environment of Granbury and make cultural activities accessible to all citizens. The GAA exists to unite all of the artistic groups of Granbury under one umbrella to share resources and experience, increase awareness of the arts and support one another.