Art & Culture
The Center brings diverse opportunities of almost any interest - art, natural science, astronomy, theater and music - are all to be found under one roof. The Center is rated one of the top ten museums in Texas by Frommer's Travel Guide. The Center houses the largest shell collection in the southern portion of the United States.
The Center for the Arts and Sciences
The Center for the Arts and Sciences (The Center) is a rare jewel among communities of any size. Nestled among the trees of Oyster Creek, The Center brings diverse opportunities of almost any interest - art, natural science, astronomy, theater and music - are all to be found under one roof. The Center is rated one of the top ten museums in Texas by Frommer's Travel Guide. The Center houses the largest shell collection in the southern portion of the United States.
Through hard work and dedication of a small staff and hunders of volunteers, these 45,000 square feet host more than 80,000 visitors annually.
400 College Blvd., Clute, Texas 77531 | (979) 265-7661 | www.bcfas.org
|Inside The Center Complex:|
|Brazosport Art League Gallery and Studio||(979) 265-7971|
|Brazosport Center Stages Theater||(979) 265-7661|
|Brazosport Museum of Natural Science||(979) 265-7831|
|Brazosport Planetarium||(979) 265-3376|
|Nature Trail||(979) 265-7661|
The Clarion at Brazosport College
The Clarion is a magnificent 600 seat performance hall designed to meet the highest acoustical standards for today's live music performances. The beautiful ambience of The Clarion features a stunning, two-story lobby graced with a specially commissioned bronze sculpture entitled "Spirit of Music", as well as rehearsal halls for vocal and instrumental music, individual practice rooms, faculty offices, classrooms, and green room. The Clarion encompass approximately 29,000 square fee of custom-designed space providing an exciting venue for the performance, appreciation and learning opportunities of music.
Every year, The Clarion presents a full season of world class entertainment. Previous performances have included internationally renown artist such as Lyle Lovett, Larry Gatlin and the Galtlin Brothers, Don McLean, and Rital Collidge.
500 College Dr, Lake Jackson | (979) 230-3156 | www.clarion.brazosport.edu
Sea Center Texas
Sea Center Texas is an all-saltwater related aquarium. The centerpiece of the exhibits is a 50,000-gallon Gulf of Mexico aquarium. In this tank, red drum, snapper and other open water fish stay out of the way of the 5 to 12 foot sharks circling over the sand bottom. Other aquariums include Salt Marsh, Coastal Bay, Jetty and Artificial Reef exhibits.
300 Medical Dr, Lake Jackson | (979) 292-0100 | www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/visitorcenters/seacenter/