We are creating more art classes and events for our community! We hope to help people of all ages and economic status have opportunities for creation, exhibition, education, and appreciation of the visual arts! Check out our Class Calendar to see what’s coming up next!
Who We Are
We’re a group of local artists with a passion to share our love of the visual arts with the city of Victoria, TX . We want to channel our unique skills and share them with the community. We can’t wait to meet you and share our knowledge with you! Our community is growing rapidly, and we can’t wait for you to be a part of it
Learn Something Every Day
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We believe all children and adults should have an opportunity for creation, exhibition, education, and appreciation of the visual arts.
We're updating our Vision! Rest-assured, that it includes you!
We've come along way, And it feels like it's still just the beginning
Founded As the Metropolitan Art League of Victoria
Victoria Art League, Inc.
VAL OFFICIALLY CHANGED IT’S NAME
Metropolitan League of Visual Arts
The organization changed its name in 1984 to Metropolitan League of Visual Arts
VAL received a $15,000 grant for the purpose of trying its wings in a rented building. In the spring of 1998, it leased the gallery of the Old Farmer’s Co-op, 905 S. Bridge St., from Harold Nichols, who had restored the building and operated it as an art center for many years.
Historic New Location
In the spring of 1998, it leased the gallery of the Old Farmer’s Co-op, 905 S. Bridge St., from Harold Nichols, who had restored the building and operated it as an art center for many years. The Victoria Art League’s opening event was its 1998 Spring Show.
Official Grand Opening
The Victoria Art League’s opening event was its 1998 Spring Show.
THE COMMUNITY’S ENTHUSIASTIC SUPPORT CONFIRMED VAL’S FEELING THAT IT SHOULD CONTINUE MR. NICHOLS’ TRADITION OF CREATIVITY IN THIS 1898 TEXAS HISTORICAL LANDMARK
. In August of 1999, the organization purchased the north-east quarter of the block, including the main building and covered patio, as its permanent home. Along with owning a historical building, there have been many repairs and improvements to the building.