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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to offering a wide range of arts and cultural activities to enrich the lives of its residents and visitors. We invite you to enjoy our public art tours, concerts and movies in the park, visit our historic park, and much more.

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SERVICES

►  Heritage Park - The Cultural Center

►  Public Art 

►  Bay Jammin’ Concert & Cinema Series  

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The Fiber/Fibra Art Exhibition

Galleria Galvan at Heritage Park
October 21–November 18, 2022

The Instituto de Cultura Hispanica de Corpus Christi and the Corpus Christi Arts & Cultural Commission invite you to The Fiber/Fibra Art Exhibition showcasing the work of world-renowned artist Adrian Jesus Falcon. The exhibit will be on display in the Galleria Galvan at the Galvan House in Heritage Park, located at 1581 N. Chaparral Street. The show is funded in part by an arts grant of the Corpus Christi Arts & Cultural Commission.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Adrián Jesús Falcón, born in 1972 in Del Rio, Texas, is a working artist and owns The Falcon Art Gallery in Del Rio, Texas, founder of the Centro de Arte Falcón México and the Falcon Art Center Foundation. Falcon’s creative sense of lines, their interwoven play of densities and prismatic intersections, leads to the multiplication of imaginary space on a two-dimensional surface of a canvas creating a multi-dimensional world. Falcon has established Arte Centres in Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo, México where he teaches underprivileged children art, and working with hundreds of children throughout Mexico painting murals at poverty-stricken schools. Falcon has exhibited in major cities in Europe, throughout the United States and Mexico. Including El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas; El Museo de la Cultura Hñahñu, Hidalgo, Mexico; Poleart 13 Gallery, Paris, France; The Spirit of Art, Trevisan Arte, Ferrara, Italy; Montserrat Gallery, New York. Recognized as "Mexicanos Distinguidos" by the Mexican Government.

For more information, visit the Instituto de Cultura Hispánica de Corpus Christi website, connect on social media, call 361-879-0336, or send email to ichcctx@gmail.com.

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Open Call for Art Grants 2023


Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Monday, November 7, 2022.

News Release

The Corpus Christi Arts & Cultural Commission has issued an Open Call for Arts Grant 2023 applications to arts organizations whose programs or services demonstrate cultural significance for the community and will stimulate the local business economy by attracting visitors to Corpus Christi. Applications are for matching grants of up to $15,000. For more information, send an email to ACCartsgrants@cctexas.com.

Art Grants 2023 Guidebook (PDF file) is available to guide applicants along the process. 

0 Art Grants 2023 Guidelines (PDF file)
1 Art Grants 2023 Application & Checklist (Word file)
2 Art Grants 2023 Project Narrative Form (Word file)
3 Art Grants 2023 Budget Form (Excel file)
4 Art Grants 2023 Score Sheet (Excel file)
5 Art Grants 2023 Completion Report (Excel file)
6 Art Grants 2023 Completion Report - Supporting Documents Summary (Excel file)
7 Art Grants 2023 Appeal Form (Word file)

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Corpus Christi Mural & Art Trail

Take a free outdoor art tour of Corpus Christi, Texas! See unique murals and sculptures created by local artists throughout downtown and Padre Island. Enjoy this self-guided journey and earn prizes along the way!

Some art on this trail are part of the City of Corpus Christi's Public Art Collection.

► 'Visit Corpus Christi' offers more information and video. Check it out today!

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ARTS GRANTS

 

Non-profit 501c(3) or tax-exempt organizations that provide arts programs and activities within the City of Corpus Christi are invited to apply for an Arts Grant. Funding for this is provided by Hotel- Occupancy Taxes and must be used in accordance with the Hotel Occupancy Tax Texas Tax Code Chapter 351 to directly promote tourism and the convention and hotel industry and promote the arts. The Arts Grant program runs from January 1 to December 31. Applications and Grant Workshops are available during the fall. 

 

COMMISSION

 

The Arts & Cultural Commission is made up of nine Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council, recommends the use, location, donation or purchase, conservation and promotion of works of art to be considered a part of the City’s Public Art Collection. The Commission also oversees the Arts Grant Program and provides opportunities for local arts organizations to recognize arts volunteers at an annual Arts Forum. 

SERVE OUR CITY: The City of Corpus Christi Arts & Cultural Commission is comprised of citizens who provide guidance and advice on the Public Art Program, the Public Art Collection, and the Arts Grants. We invite interested individuals to serve on this committee. For more information, contact Shelly Rios, Arts & Culture Management Assistant, at (361) 826-3489 or ShellyR@cctexas.com. Apply online

CONTACT INFORMATION

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Phone: (361) 826-PLAY