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art gallery in the rusteberg building

Gallery schedule - Fall 2014 - Spring 2015





current exhibition:

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"Dreams of Brownsville"


 "Dreams of Brownsville," a group show that will feature the works of Ken & Melody Shipley, will open on Tuesday, August 26 from 6 - 8 pm. The exhibition will be remain open until Friday, September 26. Light refreshments will be served. ​
     Ken Shipley is the Professor of Art at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN, USA. He has worked in ceramics for 30 years and began his career as an apprentice to both Charles Counts in Rising Fawn, GA and Bill Ashley in Chattanooga, TN. He holds a B.A. in Religious Studies and the Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
    Melody Shipley completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN in 1996. She conducts regional workshops, such as at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC and in area public schools through the Artist in the Schools program and the Community School for the Arts at Austin Peay State University. ​


 Closing date of the exhibition will be Friday, September 26, 2014



General Admission: $1.00
Student Semester Passes: $3.00
Patron of the Arts: Free

Previous Exhibitions

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Alejandro Macias
Director of
Art Gallery in the Rusteberg Building
One West University Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 882-7097

Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday

Monday: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Tuesday: 9: 00 am – 4: 00 pm
Wednesday: 8: 00 am – 1:30 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm​


opening reception starts at 6:00 p.m.

**Gallery is closed Saturdays, Sundays, during university holidays and between exhibits.**

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