Future Exhibits 


If you are an artist and would like to be considered for an exhibition, please send your resume or bio, artist's statement, and a few images of your work or link to your portfolio to the visual arts director at mbpearson@cacarts.org. Our exhibits committee meets annually to review submissions.

NEXT OPENING RECEPTION: 2/26/21 beginning at 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. 
Private guided showings are available by appointment for small groups or come by the gallery during business hours for (Monday through Friday beginning at 8:30 a.m. and closing at 3:30 p.m. for galleries or Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.)  Otherwise, please call for an appointment and ask for Mary Black Pearson, Exec. Director of Development and Marketing.
Coming in February of 2021: 
(opening planned for 2/26/2021 pending updates on County Guidelines)


We are excited to announce that the Cultural Activities Center will host the Temple College Art Competition. 




The CAC is privileged to have been selected as a venue for the traveling textile show juried

by STUDIO ART QUILT ASSOCIATES.   This is a traveling exhibit and will be at the CAC for approximately eight weeks beginning February 16, 2021.   The exhibit will travel around the state and the CAC is excited to have been chosen as one of the venues.   

A Sense of Place: Texas Landscape Art Quilts (SAQA Regional)

Sep 10, 2020 traveling through Dec 20, 2022

From above or below, from far or near, abstracted or hyper-photographic, Texas geography, geology and landforms inspire artists with the diversity, grandeur, mystery and complexity that unrolls from the Gulf to the Staked Plains to the Borderlands and the Hill Country. Artists were invited to explore their emotional connections with landscape themes, and to push the boundaries of what constitutes landscape art.Literal and non-literal gestures in the work will be considered.

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A collection of pieces by local artists whose creativity who will showcase original works all based on a foundation of a 12"X 36" Canvas and who knows what direction their creativity will take.

CARABASI GALLERY: Retrospective Since Orpheus dedicated to Richard Hunt

The Cultural Activities Center will pay homage to Richard Hunt, sculptor and creator of Orpheus which was donated thirty years ago to sit at the main entrance of the CAC facility.   Richard Hunt's works from the permanent collection of the CAC will be on display along with a video that shares some of his career accomplishments.