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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE JOE BARNHART FOUNDATION HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL BEEFEST
A Celebration of Art & Community
HOUSTON, TEXAS (June 12, 2019)— The Joe Barnhart Foundation kicks off the third annual BeeFest at the Beeville Art Museum on Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. A new tradition in Beeville, the free, indoor/outdoor event will feature local artisans, area non-profits, staged musical performances, interactive crafts, and refreshments available for purchase. All citizens of Beeville and surrounding communities are welcome to join the celebration.
“Our hope is to bring the community together for an exciting day of visual and performing arts, sparking new collaborations among individuals, non-profits and community organizations,” said Tracy Saucier, Executive Director of the Foundation.
The Beeville Art Museum, created and operated by the Joe Barnhart Foundation, is first and foremost a teaching museum, providing cultural and educational opportunities for the citizens of Bee County and surrounding areas. Cited by Texas Monthly magazine as one of the “great small towns for art,” Beeville, with a population of approximately 13,000, is home to one of the most ambitious art and educational programs in Texas. In addition to exhibiting works by some of Texas’s most renowned artists, as well as selections from private collections and major museums across the state, the Beeville Art Museum provides docent-led tours and art classes for children and adults and workshops for Beeville educators at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
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The Beeville Art Museum, located at 401 E. Fannin, is open to the public 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday. To contact the museum, please call 361-358-8615 or visit our website at www.bamtexas.org.
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