Kicking off on September 11th, the Aggieland Art Trail showcases artworks, murals, monuments and more throughout the Bryan/College Station Community. The kick-off also showcases the War on Terror Statue Dedication Ceremony at the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial.
The Aggieland Art Trail spans the entire Bryan/College Station area, showcasing art galleries, public art and installations in our community, including 38 artworks and statues throughout the Texas A&M University campus, and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
On opening day, guides will be present at the breakfast and at galleries along the trail to provide additional details about pieces and featured installations.
The Aggieland Art Trail is hosted by the Visual Art Society of Bryan-College Station. The Visual Art Society is a local volunteer, non-profit organization almost 50 years old dedicated to providing opportunities for local artists of all ages and skill levels to explore, develop, and market their creations. Through events and educational programming, the Visual Art Society strives to foster the appreciation of visual art and aspires to raise awareness about the relevance and intrinsic value of the visual arts in our community.
Its members include painters, photographers, printmakers, sculptors in glass, wood and ceramics, as well as those who support the arts. The Society meets monthly to visit with fellow members and see art demonstrations. They also hold art shows, teach workshops, award scholarships to high school seniors, and host fundraising events.