The Southern Style magazine Garden & Gun recently named Rockport a "Southern Dream Town," saying "You're not apt to find an art town with better fishing, or a fishing town with better art." Read more for the full text from the April-May 2010 issue.
The Rockport Center for the Arts will be closing at 1:00 pm on December 31st in preparation for the New Year holiday and be closed all day January 1st. We will resume normal operations on Saturday, January 2, 2010.
The 2010 Rockport Art Festival Application will be migrated to ZAPP, an online application system that allows artists to submit and manage applications for participating art shows, festivals and fairs.
The Third Annual Rockport Film Festival was again a great success! Thanks to First Victoria Bank, Reel Simple Productions, and The Texas Film Commission for their producer level support. Click "Read More" for Award-Winning Films and more.
Rockport Rotary Club and Rockport Center for the Arts are proud to present the Third Annual Rockport Film Festival, November 5-8, 2009. Visit www.rockportfilmfest.com for the full schedule, film details, and more!
Franklin Sirmans, currently Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Menil Collection, Houston, will be joining the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as their Chief Curator of Contemporary Art in 2010.
The city of Rockport is now a certified participant in the Texas Film Commission's (TFC) Film Friendly Texas Certification Program and has adopted guidelines for filming (movies, commercials, etc.) in Rockport.
Glasstire, the online authority for Visual Arts in Texas, gave mention to RCA's season opener (un)natural worlds in their 2009 Fall Preview, becoming one of 22 picks out of hundreds of shows opening in Texas this September.
The 2010 Rockport Art Festival Poster Artist will be Shirley Blackman. Shirley's art career spans over five decades, and having moved to Rockport from East Texas, she has made a definite splash in the Rockport Art Community.
RCA remembers Harold Phenix, the first Rockport Art Festival Poster Artist and Beloved Friend of the Rockport Art Community. Phenix's watercolors were distinctly his own, and his contributions to the Rockport Art Scene will long be remembered and appreciated.