Arts

The art business incubator at SPI offers community workshops where local residents can learn more about sculpturing.

Using Art To Boost SPI Economy

The usual formula to fuel economic development focuses on manufacturing, transportation and distribution. At South Padre Island, the path to boosting the economy has branched out to also include art and how creative endeavors can lead to growth. The Art Business Incubator South Padre Island seeks to give both new and existing art businesses support to establish a presence in the local economy. Its program director Alexa Ocean Ray is…

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Beach Park Debuts Largest Sea Turtle Sculpture 

The third – and largest – of South Padre Island’s Sea Turtle Art Trail turtles has “hatched” at Beach Park on South Padre Island.…
South Padre Island

UTRGV Professor Releases Children’s Book Series

Otherwordly adventures await young readers with“13th Street,” the newest work by Dr. David Bowles, UTRGV associate professor of English. A series of books for…

IMAS Celebrates Hubble Anniversary 

On April 24, 2020, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope celebrated the 30th…
McAllen

Busy Bristles Uses Art For New Understandings

Cynthia Duran is gearing up to start another school year – in…
Weslaco

McA2 Virtual Art Walk Seeks Local Artists

On Aug. 7, McA2, a virtual art walk series, takes place and artists…
McAllen