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Tickets on Sale Now for “Dracula” Tickets on Sale Now for “Dracula”

Tickets on Sale Now for "Dracula"

Get your tickets now for Brazosport Center Stages’ production of “Dracula”, slated for October 22-24 and 29-31. Based on Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel “Dracula”, the classic legend of the Transylvanian vampire, the play was adapted for the stage by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston in the 1920s. The vampire, ...
The Facts features BSO’s fundraiser, “DOWNBEAT! Start the Music” The Facts features BSO’s fundraiser, “DOWNBEAT! Start the Music”

The Facts features BSO's fundraiser, "DOWNBEAT! Start the Music"

Members of Brazosport Symphony Orchestra have been planning their 2nd annual virtual fundraiser, “DOWNBEAT! Start the Music” for several months. The week of the three-day event has finally arrived, and The Facts featured the fundraiser in Wednesday’s (9/8) edition with “Help Brazosport Symphony Orchestra ‘start the music’ with virtual ...
The Facts features Brazosport Center Stages’ production of “On Golden Pond” The Facts features Brazosport Center Stages’ production of “On Golden Pond”

The Facts features Brazosport Center Stages' production of "On Golden Pond"

As Brazosport Center Stages prepares to kick off the 2021-2022 season with “On Golden Pond” tonight, The Facts featured the production in today’s edition with “On Golden Pond” shares a story of life, change and family.” The article includes a synopsis of the play, as well as interviews with the director, Craig Frit ...
BASF Planetarium Reopens with English & Spanish Shows in September BASF Planetarium Reopens with English & Spanish Shows in September

BASF Planetarium Reopens with English & Spanish Shows in September

Closed during August for a cosmetic refresh, BASF Planetarium reopens this week with both English and Spanish shows in September! “Gran Astronomia” will kick off our bilingual month on Thursday, Sept. 2 at 7:00 PM. The Spanish show will be shown on Thursday evenings throughout the month, Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. “Big Astro ...
Save the Date: New Year’s Eve Casino Night & Gala Save the Date: New Year’s Eve Casino Night & Gala

Save the Date: New Year's Eve Casino Night & Gala

Save the date and make plans NOW to join us on New Year’s Eve! The Center will be hosting Bet on the Arts Casino Night & Gala from 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM on Friday, December 31 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Lake Jackson. Get ready for a glamorous evening of food and drinks, music and dancing, and casino games, including blackjack, craps, ...
The Center 2021-2022 Season Calendar The Center 2021-2022 Season Calendar

The Center 2021-2022 Season Calendar

Memberships are the quickest and easiest way to join The Center family! Memberships allow you to both support the cultural and educational activities we offer throughout the year and have a say in how our programs plan their activities. Membership benefits also include program discounts and tickets to concerts, planetarium shows and live theater p ...
COVID-19 Updates COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

6/1/21 UPDATE: The Brazosport Art League gallery and studio and Brazosport Museum of Natural Science are OPEN! Tickets are free, but reservations are required. Hours of operation are 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday. Reserve FREE tickets The BASF Planetarium is OPEN! Weekly shows are Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM. P ...

Featured Art Events

Weekly Watercolor Weekly Watercolor

Weekly Watercolor

September 21 @ 9:00 AM - September 21 @ 12:00 PM

Come learn about watercolor landscapes and seascapes from this award-winning artist. Robert loves to paint landscapes, rock formations, and seascapes. This class is open to all levels of students. Class meets weekly, price is for the month. Tuesdays beginning January 12. 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon). BAL Member Price: $60/month Non-member Price: $75/month
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 21 @ 11:00 AM - September 21 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
2021/2022 Teen Studio Time 1 2021/2022 Teen Studio Time 1

2021/2022 Teen Studio Time 1

September 21 @ 1:30 PM - September 21 @ 3:30 PM

Teen Studio Fall 2021 Semester Sept. 7, 2021 - Dec. 14, 2021.  No class Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving week) $60 class fee plus $10 BAL Junior membership fee (good for one year) Class limit; 16 students per session Click here to become a member. Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join instructors Linda Strickland and Mark Cameron in Brazosport Art League Studio for Teen Studio Time.  We offer two class times for your scheduling convenience.  Both classes are the same.  Teen Studio 1 meets Tuesdays, 1:30—3:30 and Teen Studio 2 meets Tuesdays, 4:00—6:00pm.  Fall 2021 semester meets Sept. 7—Dec. 14. No class Thanksgiving week, Nov. 23.  All art supplies are included in class fee. Working individually as well as in group projects, we’ll put the Elements and Principles of Art into practice using the following mediums: ink, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, textile art, clay, print-making, glass mosaic, copper and metal work, found object sculpture.  We also have an impressive line-up of artists with expertise in varying techniques and mediums, that are excited to work with you.  We finish our year with the exhibit in the Gallery in June 2022.
2021/2022 Teen Studio Time 2 2021/2022 Teen Studio Time 2

2021/2022 Teen Studio Time 2

September 21 @ 4:00 PM - September 21 @ 6:00 PM

Teen Studio Fall 2021 Semester Sept. 7, 2021 - Dec. 14, 2021.  No class Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving week) $60 class fee plus $10 BAL Junior membership fee (good for one year) Class limit; 16 students per session Click here to become a member. Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join instructors Linda Strickland and Mark Cameron in Brazosport Art League Studio for Teen Studio Time.  We offer two class times for your scheduling convenience.  Both classes are the same.  Teen Studio 1 meets Tuesdays, 1:30—3:30 and Teen Studio 2 meets Tuesdays, 4:00—6:00pm.  Fall 2021 semester meets Sept. 7—Dec. 14. No class Thanksgiving week, Nov. 23.  All art supplies are included in class fee. Working individually as well as in group projects, we’ll put the Elements and Principles of Art into practice using the following mediums: ink, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, textile art, clay, print-making, glass mosaic, copper and metal work, found object sculpture.  We also have an impressive line-up of artists with expertise in varying techniques and mediums, that are excited to work with you.  We finish our year with the exhibit in the Gallery in June 2022.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 22 @ 11:00 AM - September 22 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Oil Painting Classes Oil Painting Classes

Oil Painting Classes

September 23 @ 9:00 AM - September 23 @ 12:00 PM

Instructed by Sherry Shelton.

Come learn about oil painting from this award-winning artist. You will be introduced to color theory, elements of landscape and how to capture the likeness of a portrait. She loves to paint landscapes, portraits & murals. This class is open to all levels of students.

Thursdays beginning January 14 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon) BAL Members - $60 Monthly Non-Members - $75 Monthly
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 23 @ 11:00 AM - September 23 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
KIDz Art Lessons KIDz Art Lessons

KIDz Art Lessons

September 23 @ 2:00 PM - September 23 @ 4:00 PM

KIDz Art Lessons -

Thursdays beginning September 9 through December 9 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ages 8-13.

ART is FUN! This class teaches the 7 Elements of Art %5BLine-Color-Shape-Space-Texture-Value-Form%5D, creative expression with a variety of drawing and  painting techniques %5Bi.e., pencil, colored pencils, pen and ink, acrylic, watercolor%5D. Lessons include a sketchbook assignment, featured artist or art history, focus and discovery. Instruction by Linda Matheson, Art Educator.

Classes will NOT meet on November 25.  The fee is $70 per semester which includes all supplies.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 24 @ 11:00 AM - September 24 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 25 @ 11:00 AM - September 25 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

Featured Planetarium Shows

Big Astronomy – Tuesdays in English Big Astronomy – Tuesdays in English

Big Astronomy - Tuesdays in English

September 21 @ 7:00 PM - September 21 @ 8:00 PM

Big Astronomy - English Show

Tuesdays in English – September 7, 14, 21, 28 7:00 PM BASF Planetarium This aware-winning show was funded by the National Science Foundation and highlights the diverse people who enable discoveries at world-class observatories in Chile.
Tickets:
Planetarium members – Free
Adults – $5
Children – $3 (under 12)
Face coverings over both the mouth and nose are recommended for all vaccinated audience members and required for non-vaccinated audience members for the duration of the indoors program. Thank you for your cooperation!
Gran Astronomia – En Espanol son los Jueves Gran Astronomia – En Espanol son los Jueves

Gran Astronomia - En Espanol son los Jueves

September 23 @ 7:00 PM - September 23 @ 8:00 PM

Todos los jueves de septiembre a las 7:00PM Paga lo que pueda (minimo $3.00 por boleto) Miembros del planetario - GRATIS Este galardonado espectáculo fue financiado por National Science Foundation. Destaca a las diversas personas que permiten descubrimientos en observatorios de clase mundial en Chile. Se recomiendan cubrimientos faciales tanto en la boca como en la nariz para todos los miembros de la audiencia vacunados y son obligatorios para los miembros de la audiencia no vacunados durante la duración de los programas de interior. Por favor, practique el lavado de manos frecuente y el distanciamiento social.
Big Astronomy – Tuesdays in English Big Astronomy – Tuesdays in English

Big Astronomy - Tuesdays in English

September 28 @ 7:00 PM - September 28 @ 8:00 PM

Big Astronomy - English Show

Tuesdays in English – September 7, 14, 21, 28 7:00 PM BASF Planetarium This aware-winning show was funded by the National Science Foundation and highlights the diverse people who enable discoveries at world-class observatories in Chile.
Tickets:
Planetarium members – Free
Adults – $5
Children – $3 (under 12)
Face coverings over both the mouth and nose are recommended for all vaccinated audience members and required for non-vaccinated audience members for the duration of the indoors program. Thank you for your cooperation!
Gran Astronomia – En Espanol son los Jueves Gran Astronomia – En Espanol son los Jueves

Gran Astronomia - En Espanol son los Jueves

September 30 @ 7:00 PM - September 30 @ 8:00 PM

Todos los jueves de septiembre a las 7:00PM Paga lo que pueda (minimo $3.00 por boleto) Miembros del planetario - GRATIS Este galardonado espectáculo fue financiado por National Science Foundation. Destaca a las diversas personas que permiten descubrimientos en observatorios de clase mundial en Chile. Se recomiendan cubrimientos faciales tanto en la boca como en la nariz para todos los miembros de la audiencia vacunados y son obligatorios para los miembros de la audiencia no vacunados durante la duración de los programas de interior. Por favor, practique el lavado de manos frecuente y el distanciamiento social.

Brazosport Music

Brazosport Symphony Orchestra Concert Brazosport Symphony Orchestra Concert

Brazosport Symphony Orchestra Concert

October 2 @ 7:30 PM - October 2 @ 10:00 PM

The first concert of the 2021 - 2021 season is tentatively set for October 2, 2021 at 7:30 PM. This concert will be held at The Clarion at Brazosport College. Tickets will be available soon. Adults $25 Students $16 Seniors/Veterans $22

Museum of Natural Science

Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 21 @ 11:00 AM - September 21 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 22 @ 11:00 AM - September 22 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 23 @ 11:00 AM - September 23 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 24 @ 11:00 AM - September 24 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 25 @ 11:00 AM - September 25 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 28 @ 11:00 AM - September 28 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 29 @ 11:00 AM - September 29 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

September 30 @ 11:00 AM - September 30 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

October 1 @ 11:00 AM - October 1 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Center Tour Reservations Center Tour Reservations

Center Tour Reservations

October 2 @ 11:00 AM - October 2 @ 3:00 PM

Center Tour Reservations

Free Self Guided Tours to the Art Gallery and Museum of Natural Science Reservation required. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

Brazosport Live Theater

Dracula Performances Dracula Performances

Dracula Performances

October 22 @ 7:30 PM - October 22 @ 10:00 PM

Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel Dracula, the classic legend of the Transylvanian vampire, adapted for the stage by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. The vampire, like no other monster or demon, exists in the twilight region between life and death. Driven to nourish its peculiar existence, the vampire stalks the earth seeking sustenance in human blood. We present to you the classic play that first introduced Dracula to the stage and invite you to let the play move you to that dark place in your soul where anything is possible, including laughter. October 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7:30 PM. October 24 and 31 at 2:30 PM. Adults $22.00 Students $16.00
Dracula Performances Dracula Performances

Dracula Performances

October 23 @ 7:30 PM - October 23 @ 10:00 PM

Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel Dracula, the classic legend of the Transylvanian vampire, adapted for the stage by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. The vampire, like no other monster or demon, exists in the twilight region between life and death. Driven to nourish its peculiar existence, the vampire stalks the earth seeking sustenance in human blood. We present to you the classic play that first introduced Dracula to the stage and invite you to let the play move you to that dark place in your soul where anything is possible, including laughter. October 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7:30 PM. October 24 and 31 at 2:30 PM. Adults $22.00 Students $16.00
Dracula Performances Dracula Performances

Dracula Performances

October 24 @ 2:30 PM - October 24 @ 5:00 PM

Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel Dracula, the classic legend of the Transylvanian vampire, adapted for the stage by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. The vampire, like no other monster or demon, exists in the twilight region between life and death. Driven to nourish its peculiar existence, the vampire stalks the earth seeking sustenance in human blood. We present to you the classic play that first introduced Dracula to the stage and invite you to let the play move you to that dark place in your soul where anything is possible, including laughter. October 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7:30 PM. October 24 and 31 at 2:30 PM. Adults $22.00 Students $16.00
Dracula Performances Dracula Performances

Dracula Performances

October 29 @ 7:30 PM - October 29 @ 10:00 PM

Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel Dracula, the classic legend of the Transylvanian vampire, adapted for the stage by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. The vampire, like no other monster or demon, exists in the twilight region between life and death. Driven to nourish its peculiar existence, the vampire stalks the earth seeking sustenance in human blood. We present to you the classic play that first introduced Dracula to the stage and invite you to let the play move you to that dark place in your soul where anything is possible, including laughter. October 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7:30 PM. October 24 and 31 at 2:30 PM. Adults $22.00 Students $16.00
Dracula Performances Dracula Performances

Dracula Performances

October 30 @ 7:30 PM - October 30 @ 10:00 PM

Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel Dracula, the classic legend of the Transylvanian vampire, adapted for the stage by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. The vampire, like no other monster or demon, exists in the twilight region between life and death. Driven to nourish its peculiar existence, the vampire stalks the earth seeking sustenance in human blood. We present to you the classic play that first introduced Dracula to the stage and invite you to let the play move you to that dark place in your soul where anything is possible, including laughter. October 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7:30 PM. October 24 and 31 at 2:30 PM. Adults $22.00 Students $16.00
Dracula Performances Dracula Performances

Dracula Performances

October 31 @ 2:30 PM - October 31 @ 5:00 PM

Bram Stoker’s world-famous novel Dracula, the classic legend of the Transylvanian vampire, adapted for the stage by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. The vampire, like no other monster or demon, exists in the twilight region between life and death. Driven to nourish its peculiar existence, the vampire stalks the earth seeking sustenance in human blood. We present to you the classic play that first introduced Dracula to the stage and invite you to let the play move you to that dark place in your soul where anything is possible, including laughter. October 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7:30 PM. October 24 and 31 at 2:30 PM. Adults $22.00 Students $16.00

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