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Aggie Spirit

The life-size sculpture was created to capture the tradition and feel of a student Bonfire worker. Although Hayes did not attend TAMU, he learned the traditions from his friends.  The 90-year-old Bonfire tradition came to a tragic end in 1999 when the log structure collapsed, killing 12 Aggies and injuring 27.  His hope is that […]

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Aggieland Outfitters

This is the place for all things Aggie! Visit the postcard mural on the outside east wall, “Greetings from Aggieland,” (artist unknown). “The Start of Something Big” is the actual title of the Gig’em thumb statue. It is from an actual mold of the hand of Fadi Kalaouze (Class of 1990), the owner and founder […]

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Arc de Luna

This 13’ x 16’ sculpture was originally a small model brought into existence through the invaluable help of the TAMU Department of Architecture’s Automated Fabrication & Design Lab at the Rellis campus, known as the “Architectural Ranch.” They provided the computer-generated cut list for the art piece. Arc de Luna appeared first in ArtFill before […]

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Art of War Bar & Restaurant

The Art of War is located in the historic Parker Lumber building, built circa 1880 and on the National Register of Historic Places. The multi-room bar offers the choice to relax in several rooms, even a 108-year-old vault. This purveyor of fine sake, craft cocktails and food, is also the venue for the Bryan Contemporary […]

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Arts Council of Brazos Valley

The Arts Council of Brazos Valley is a non-profit art organization that provides innovative and impactful opportunities to residents and visitors. It supports over 60 affiliate arts, culture and heritage organizations, regional artists and creative businesses. Their building holds an excellent gallery, three artist studios and outdoor art. 4180 HWY 6 Frontage Rd South, College […]

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Boonville Heritage Park

The four statues found in the park are of Harvey Mitchell, “The Father of Brazos County,” and the threesome: Eli Seale, one of the first 11 Texas Rangers; Sam Houston, a regular visitor to Boonville; and Hiram Hanover, Brazos County’s first postmaster. Boonville Heritage Park is the last preserved remnant of the town of Boonville, […]

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Brazos Flower

This statue was the first public art in Brazos County. The oak and steel abstract sculpture is 19 feet high by 19 feet wide with 27 petals and weighs about 10,000 lb.  The 6-foot petals were carved by hand and a flat-bed truck had to bring the partially assembled statue to the site.  Surls’ work […]

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Brazos Glassworks

Brazos Glasswork is a retail handcrafted gift gallery and working stained glass studio. Featuring amazing creations from artists across the nation, they specialize in creating custom stained glass and stained glass restoration, plus teaching folks how to make their own beautiful art glass gifts. 202B W 26th St, Bryan, TX 77803https://brazosglassworks.com/979-823-0325

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Brazos Valley African American Museum

The mission of the Brazos Valley African American Museum is to explore, develop, preserve and present the cultural history and heritage of African Americans. It was built on the site of one of the original black schools in the Brazos Valley and opened its doors to the public in 2006. They regularly host traveling exhibits […]