“Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist.” ~René Magritte
Art Colony Association, Inc. provides unique art experiences and education for the greater Houston community by bringing diverse artists to Bayou City Art Festivals and supporting local nonprofit organizations.
Established in 1972, the Art Colony Association, Inc. ("ACA") is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to producing juried fine art festivals to provide financial support to local nonprofit organizations. Over the past 49 years, the Art Colony Association, producer of the Bayou City Art Festivals, has raised nearly 4 million dollars in support of local nonprofit organizations. The Festivals are funded in part by grants from the City of Houston and through the Houston Arts Alliance.