The Facts highlights upcoming Dia de los Muertos activities

We’re excited to be participating in A Month of Remembrance, featuring activities celebrating Dia de los Muertos in Brazoria County! Brazosport Fine Arts Council is hosting a juried art exhibition, Los Vivos y Los Muertos, featuring art celebrating Hispanic and Latino culture at The Center from October 6 through November 3.
Check out the feature, Brazoria County’s tribute to Dia de los Muertos: A Month of Remembrance, in today’s (9/27) edition of The Facts for more information about the upcoming activities.

BASF Planetarium’s solar eclipse programs featured in The Facts

BASF Planetarium’s September show, “All About Eclipses”, educates viewers about eclipses, how to safely view them, and what they can expect from the two solar eclipses coming up in October and next April. The Facts featured the planetarium’s plans for the partial solar eclipse event on Saturday, October 14.

Check out the story, “Totality target: Solar eclipse show explains basic of sun events”, and photos from a recent planetarium show, in today’s (9/21) edition of the paper.

For information about upcoming shows and programs at the planetarium, visit BP’s schedule page.

The Facts features new art exhibit, “Illusions of Reality”, by Sherry Hall Shelton

Local artist Sherry Hall Shelton opened her solo exhibit, Illusions of Reality, in Brazosport Art League gallery last week and was the guest of honor at a reception to celebrate its opening on Sunday, September 17.

The Facts published a feature about the artist and her new show on the front page of today’s (9/20) paper, “The gift of painting: Popular local artist presents diverse collection”.

Read the story online and see photos at The Facts online!

Make plans to swing by the gallery to see the exhibit before Sunday, October 15 when it closes.

Brazosport Museum of Natural Science’s Teddy Bear Picnic featured in The Facts

Brazosport Museum of Natural Science’s volunteers had a BEAR-y good time with visitors at Teddy Bear Picnic on Saturday, September 16! Families brought their own teddy bears and picnic lunches, participated in a teddy bear parade and met the museum’s new black bear in the Hall of Wildlife, named Moon.

The Facts published a feature on the front page of today’s (9/19) edition, “MOON BEAMS: Kids picnic around new addition to museum’s Hall of Animals”, including several photos of museum visitors.

Read the article and see photos at The Facts online! 


Lakeside Starry Night collaboration featured in The Facts

Brazosport Planetarium teamed up with Angleton Parks and Recreation Department last weekend to host Lakeside Starry Night, an evening of astronomy-themed family fun at Lakeside Park in Angleton on Friday, August 25. Families showed up to learn about constellations, look at the night sky through telescopes and make star wheels.

The event was featured in an article, Families put their eyes toward the skies at Angleton event, in today’s edition of The Facts. Read the story online!

The Facts features Copeland’s appointment to TFA board

Wesley Copeland, executive director of Brazosport Fine Arts Council and the Center for the Arts and Sciences, was named to the board of directors for the Texans for the Arts in late July. The statewide organization’s mission is non-partisan arts legislative advocacy and the development of resources for the arts and culture industries. 

Copeland’s involvement with the organization was featured in an article in The Facts today (8/31). Read it online now!

The Facts features Brazosport Center Stages’ volunteer appreciation event

Brazosport Center Stages had much to celebrate at the organization’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Night on Saturday, August 5 here at The Center. The Facts featured the event in today’s (8/9) edition, “Volunteers of the year feted during Brazosport Center for the Arts and Sciences 80th birthday: Denis, Judi James receive Lifetime Achievement Award from theater group”.

A celebration of longtime supporters and volunteers Judi and Denis James took center stage during the evening, which also saw performances by scholarship recipients Maddie Gore & Olivia Smith and the actors & mentors from this year’s Penguin Project production, The Wizard of Oz, as well as several cast members from the illness-shortened run of summer musical, The Sound of Music.

Check out The Facts online to see photos from the event and read the story.  

Final week of Summer at The Center art camp featured in The Facts

Brazosport Art League wrapped up the second and final week of Summer at The Center art camp last Friday, which was featured in The Facts today (7/19) in “Colorful Creations with Kids at The Center: Camp allows kids to test their skills at variety of art”. A reporter snapped photos of student artists in grades 4 through 6 working in the studio and visited with campers and BAL instructors.

Read the story and see photos at The Facts online. 

The Facts publishes online photo gallery of Shark Week exhibit opening

Brazosport Museum of Natural Science’s Shark Week events wrapped up on Sunday afternoon (7/16) with a presentation by Dr. Richard Fugler and a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of a new shark exhibit in the museum. The local oral surgeon and outdoor enthusiast talked about growing up in the area and his lifelong fascination with all fish sporting sharp teeth. His donation of dozens of shark jaws are featured in a new exhibit in the museum.

The Facts was on hand to snap photos of the event, which were featured in an online gallery. See the photos at The Facts online.