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Perrine Winery

Perrine Winery offers an intimate and friendly atmosphere surrounded by local art from the members of the Visual Art Society of Bryan-College Station. Their variety of award-winning wines range from robust reds and crisp whites, refreshing fruit-infused wines, to bubbly wines on tap, which can be enjoyed over a nice meat and cheese plate. They […]

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Petunia

Petunia, a portrayal of a little barefoot girl with a long ponytail feeding a goose, was dedicated in memory of Marge Zwolinski. Sculptor: J Payne LaraInstallation: initially in 2005 Location: Arts Council of the Brazos Valley, 4180 HWY 6 Frontage Rd South, College Station TX 77845

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Service with Courage

The Sculpture depicts a 6 ½ foot tall firefighter clothed in full bunker gear with an ax in hand and an air pack strapped to his back. Weighing approximately 650 pounds, it serves as a reminder of the dedication of every local fire department. It was originally placed at Fire Station #2 on the corner […]

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Sky Cutter

Stephen C. Beachy Central Park was developed in 1979. It is 106.4 acres with many amenities. Central Park is stocked with catfish through early November by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Sculptor: J Payne LaraInstallation: 14 December 2004 Location: in Stephen C. Beachy Central Park’s fishing pond, 1000 Krenek Tap Rd. College Station, TX 77840

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Staking the Claim

The statue symbolizes the staking of the claim by Richard Carter, which resulted in the settlement of College Station and the Brazos Valley. To find the statue, follow the brick trail from the pavilion to the east side of the park. It looks unkempt because the park is a No Mow Zone to protect the […]

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Texas A&M University Sculptures

(38 sculptures) The public art collection is largely handled by the University Art Galleries Department, which is responsible for its care and stewardship. You can find more information here: https://uart.tamu.edu/campus-sculptures/ Texas A&M campus Maps Visitor Parking Information: https://transport.tamu.edu/Parking/visitor.aspxThere is essentially no free parking on campus. The rules are strictly enforced. Location of the Central Parking Garage: 450 […]

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The Big Square Deal

Made of stainless steel found objects on a steel base, it was donated by the Zale Foundation and Pam and Bob Smits. Sculptor: George TobolowskyInstallation: 2009 Location: Arts Council of the Brazos Valley, 4180 HWY 6 Frontage Rd South, College Station TX 77845

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The Stella Hotel

Next to Traditions Club golf course, this warm, contemporary hotel is centrally located. Bikes, paddleboards and parking are complimentary. Food and drinks are served in a rustic modern restaurant/bar, a cafe, a cocktail bar, and a poolside cafe/bar. Stop by POV Coffee House for great coffee, muffins and snacks. Amenities also include a 24/7 gym […]

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Tiger Pride

This pouncing tiger is 9 feet from base to head and approximately 650 pounds. It was financed by the cooperative consortium of the Senior Class of 2003, the A&M Consolidated Foundation Board and the Arts Council of Brazos Valley. Sculptor: J Payne LaraInstallation: 7 November 2002 Location: A&M Consolidated High School, 1801 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South, […]