Art Connection of East Texas is all about connections… connecting East Texans with art and artists and connecting East Texas artists with an international audience.
EGuide Magazine is an event-driven magazine devoted exclusively to Things to Do in Tyler and surrounding towns. We cover Dining, Movies, Books, Festivals, Outdoors, Music, Christian Events, Theater, Fine Art and tons more!
Artists and Art lovers who join together to help each other grow in their skills in a fun and supportive environment with monthly demonstrations and a yearly organized and judged Art Show that occurs in conjunction with the Tyler Rose Festival.
Tyler boasts a full spectrum of performing and fine art venues including a nationally recognized “premier” small-town art museum attracting world-class exhibitions and a performing arts center featuring international touring performers!
The Tyler Museum of Art exists as an educational and cultural center to enrich the lives of East Texas citizens and visitors through the collection, preservation, study, exhibition, interpretation, and celebration of the visual arts.
Serving as the intersection where theatre patrons, artists, and students meet; the mission of the Texas Shakespeare Festival is to give everyone who crosses our threshold a high-caliber theatrical experience; one that is rare for rural East Texas.
We believe the citizens of Longview and East Texas deserve an innovative, beautiful, and culturally significant museum. Lives will be enriched, minds will be enlightened, and Longview will become well-known as a city that fosters beauty, creativity, and the arts.
Our goal is to provide a collaborative and inclusive atmosphere for theatre artists of all levels and backgrounds to use their talents, express themselves, and develop their expertise in theatre arts. Our contribution of entertaining, challenging, and inspiring theatrical productions adds to the vital tapestry of the arts community in the Greater East Texas Area.
From the beginning, TCTC has been supported, managed and performed by voluntary involvement. A board of directors manage its affairs. Performers come from all walks of life, with varying degrees of theater experience. Other volunteers work backstage during productions at myriad other tasks.
The East Texas Youth Orchestra, Inc. (ETYO), provides exceptional musical experiences in arts education through a diverse set of programs providing performances that enrich its members and the community.