Charles Beckendorf Gallery 40th Anniversary – October 29

The Charles Beckendorf Gallery, 105 North Adams, is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a show and sale. The Beckendorf Family will release three new giclees especially for this show along with a new series of 26 hand water colored prints depicting images of the Texas Hill Country. All available framed or unframed at this event.

The family has also decided to sell a small number of Charles’ original works of art for the first time since Mr. Beckendorf passed away in 1996. All of these are available for viewing now on the company’s website at www.beckendorf.com.

Join the Beckendorf Family in celebrating 40 years of business in Fredericksburg with cocktails and hill country hors d’oeuvres on Saturday, October 29th from 10a.m. – 8p.m.

Cheri Christensen Art Show at InSight Gallery – February 16 to March 09

Start off the New Year celebrating a delightful show by Cheri Christensen at InSight Gallery, 214 W. Main.  Known for her Russian impressionistic style and colorful renderings of barnyard animals, her paintings always bring a smile to the viewer.  Please join us for a memorable evening with the artist on March 6 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. (830) 997-9921.

The Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America Through Galveston Island – April 10 to May 20

Presenting a month-long traveling exhibition by the Bullock Texas State History Museum presented in partnership with Humanities Texas. While Ellis Island’s location in New York made it a natural port for Europeans, Galveston attracted a diverse group of people from Europe, Mexico, South and Central America and even Asia. The exhibition highlights enduring themes in the history of immigration including the dangers of the journey, making a life in a new land, navigating bureaucracy and confronting discrimination. On display at the Vereins Kirche, 100 block of West Main on Marktplatz, and sponsored by the Gillespie County Historical Society.

Tuesdays through Saturdays 10 am to 4:30 pm. Free admission, but donations gratefully accepted. Call (830) 990-8441 for more information.

Spring Show at Beckendorf Galley – May 19

Spring is a wonderful time of the year in the Texas Hill Country and the wildflowers are blooming along the roadsides making beautiful lush landscapes. Why not take a pleasant drive to Fredericksburg and visit the Charles Beckendorf Gallery? You’ll love the drive and you’ll love the “NEW” Spring and flower prints available at the gallery.

Please visit them at 105 N. Adams in beautiful Fredericksburg, Texas , or visit them at our website www.beckendorf.com, and take home a “Spring Treasure” for your home or office and make everyday feel like Spring.

“Movement & Stillness” Art Show at Insight Gallery – April 21 to May 12

InSightThree women, one dynamic show at InSight Gallery, 214 W. Main Street.  Susan Lyon tells the story of the people she encounters on her extensive travels with her sensitive, figurative renditions.  Michelle Dunaway has captured audiences throughout the states with her mastery of loose brushwork in oils and strikingly delivered charcoal and portrait-style drawings.  Denise Mahlke captures the serenity of the pastoral landscapes with soft skies and bubbling brooks.  Opening reception on May 2 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-9997-9920 for more information.

“Golden Initials” Painting Class at The Yellow Door Studio – February 28

Are you looking for an easy way to explore your creative side and have a fun night out ? Grab your significant other and a bottle of wine and come paint with us at The Yellow Door Studio, 810 N. Llano.! All supplies are provided, as are experienced local artists and teachers, Jill Holland and Shannon Birchum, who lead you step-by-step through the process of recreating the featured artwork. The Yellow Door Studio is Fredericksburg’s first community arts education center, offering a variety of artistic training for all levels and abilities. Come have fun with us!

6 to 8 pm. $45 per painter. (830) 456-0422.

Hsin-Yao Tseng Art Show at InSight Gallery – March 30 to April 10

Winner of countless artistic awards of excellence, Mr. Tseng is garnering the attention of the art world and making a sensational name for himself at the young age of 29. His exquisite compositions and fresh approach to urban cityscapes signal a contemporary edge while honoring traditional Western technique. Mr. Tseng will travel from San Francisco to Fredericksburg for the opening reception on April 3 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.

InSight Gallery is at 214 W. Main. Call (830) 997-9921 for more information.

“Small Works” Art Show at Insight Gallery – December 6 to 28

Featuring little treasures from the talented stable of gallery artists as well as special invited guests including Laura Robb, Daniel Pinkham, Christopher Blossom, G. Russell Case, Josh Elliott, Logan Maxwell Hagege and Brent Cotton. Just in time for the gift giving season! Opening reception from 4 to 6 pm on Dec. 6 during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg and before the Christmas Parade.

InSight Gallery is at 214 W. Main St. Call 830-997-9920 for more information.

“Mommy & Me, Hoppy Easter” Painting Class at The Yellow Door Studio – March 27

Have a creative night out with your little one and join us for a parent/child painting class! “Mommy (or Daddy) & Me” classes are for parent and child to attend together. Children 5 and over are welcome. Parents are welcome too, and do not have to paint but must attend and help.

6 to 8 pm. First painter is $45; each additional painter in the same family is $20.

The Yellow Door Studio, 810 N. Llano, is Fredericksburg’s first community arts education center, offering a variety of artistic training for all levels and abilities. Come have fun with us!

6 to 8 pm. $45 per painter. (830) 456-0422