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George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum

The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993) and his wife Barbara Bush. The museum tells the story of George Bush, covering much of U.S. and world history over the past century. Visitors can explore portions of WWII, the oil industry, the United States government, the […]

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God’s Finger to Adam’s

This large unorthodox portrayal of Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam” shows the rusty finger of a God robot almost touching the rusty finger of an Adam robot.  The sculpture refers to Genesis 1:27, which is stamped directly on the art. The Artfill site is a community art installation project in the north end of Downtown […]

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Half Time

This sculpture was created in memory of James Scamardo, past president of the Arts Council of Brazos Valley.  It was named Halftime because it looks like a clock cut in half. Sculptor: Joe SmithInstallation: 16 September 2002 Location: on a traffic island at Tarrow St & Tarrow St E, College Station, TX 77840. Watch out for one-way […]

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Hold On

The sculpture was dedicated by the Arts Council of Brazos Valley and Ron and Ruth Blatchley, owners of McDonalds, and the Arts Council of Brazos Valley.  It is affectionately referred to as “French Fries.” Sculptor: Jon KrawczykInstallation: 1 December 2001 Location: Rock Prairie McDonald’s, 1750 Rock Prairie Road, College Station, TX 77845

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Joy Pottery

Joy Pottery is a fine retail shop where you can buy pottery made by several local artists and a studio where you can sign up for classes to learn the potter’s wheel and other techniques. 4544 Old Reliance Road, Bryan, TX  77808http://www.joypotterytx.com/979-778-1323

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Majestic Freedom

The individual deer were named Sacrifice, Allegiance and Unity by Johnson Elementary students. John Blackburn is responsible for the lovely fountain behind the sculpture.  Lara is a professional bronze sculptor in Navasota, TX and has made many sculptures for our area, including at the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial. Sculptor: J. Payne LaraInstallation: 20 August 2001 […]

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Memoire

The sculpture of a mother teaching her children to fish was donated by Margueritte Schirk Gardner in honor of her mother, Emilie Schirk, a French emigrant and widow who raised ten children during the Great Depression and World War II with great personal sacrifice. It was dedicated to “All of Our Mothers” on Mother’s Day, […]