PASSION FOR THE ARTS
The art community is alive and well in Port Aransas. Port Aransas Art Center is a local hub for artists young and old and is host to numerous year-round activities such as classes, First Friday showings and the annual Songwriters Showcase and Art Festival, held May. Our eclectic variety of settings to view works of island art ranges from casual home studios to upscale galleries, and even artistic interior decorators. For a list of our local art galleries and shops.
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Add a little variety to your getaway, and catch a live play. True Port Aransas talent is set to entertain the entire family at the Port Aransas Community Theater (PACT). Casual yet impressive, you will be delighted by one of these island performances.
Experience the history of our town with a trip to the Port Aransas Museum. Here, youâ€™ll look into the town's and its inhabitants' colorful and storied past with exhibits, photos and video. From the Karankawas and the Spanish Explorers to the Mustangs and world-famous fishermen, the story unfolds. The museum also offers special tours of unique spots on the island, classes and seminars.