When you visit the city of Rockport, Texas, after settling down with your RV in a site at the Circle W RV Ranch, check out some art. You might not think this area would possess an artistic flair but Rockport is home to a thriving art scene. In fact, Rockport has been named as one of the top 10 artist colonies in the US by Coastal Living Magazine!
Rockport Center for the Arts
Founded in 1969, this nonprofit organization has stayed the course in keeping the art scene thriving the community. The Center features three awesome galleries and is a place where artists and those that appreciate art can gather.
The Center offers workshops, viewing galleries and hosts the annual Rockport Art Festival that showcases nationally recognized and award winning artists and sees more than 10,000 art lovers visit during the July 4th weekend each year. This remarkable festival is in its 46th year!
Galleries and Artists
More than a dozen local galleries make their home in Rockport. The galleries feature unique forms of artistic expression in painting, photography, pottery and sculpture.
In addition, more than 300 artists including Steve Russell, Sally Mitchell and Kent Ullberg reside here. They and their fellow artists are inspired by the people, local landscape, water and the Southern Gulf Coast area lifestyle.
This eclectic mix of things to do in the Rockport area is why people come here and why many stay at the Circle W RV Ranch!
About Circle W RV Ranch
Circle W RV Ranch is in Rockport, Texas. We are a welcome place to lay your weary head after a day of travel! You can join in on the park activities, night fish and visit hip art galleries while you are here! Reserve an RV space now at: http://www.circlewrvranch.com/.