Museum Hours

Wednesday through Sunday
 10 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Thursdays: Open until 7 P.M.
Closed: Monday & Tuesday


Special Exhibitions

Of Birds and Texas:
The Art of Stuart & Scott Gentling
Visions of the West
Working Hands:
An Exhibition of Photographs of Rick Williams

Permanent Exhibitions

The Galveston
Orphan’s Home

Like many busy seaports, Galveston attracted a substantial immigrant population in the late 1800s. For many, traditional family support was an ocean away, meaning unexpected accidents or epidemics led to shattered families. In 1879, the local business community came together to establish the Island City Protestant and Israelitish Orphans Asylum. The orphanage later dropped its religious affiliation and was renamed the Galveston Orphans Home.

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Fall/Winter Bryan Museum Calendar

The 2022/2023 Bryan Museum events calendar is now available to view. Members and donors also receive a printed version in the mail. If you would like to become a member of the Museum and receive these printed calendar in your mailbox, join today by purchasing a membership here:

A Night of Contemporary Western Art

The Bryan Museum is pleased to announce “Art Untamed: A Night of Contemporary Western Art” on Friday September 23. Art Untamed is the first night of the contemporary western artists showcase. Art Untamed is part of the Visions of the West Weekend at The Bryan, which includes a live auction on…