Take in a gallery show or try your own hand in a class at the Conroe Art League

Photo courtesy of Conroe Art League

Explore unique monthly gallery shows, art competitions, community programs, and more at the Conroe Art League.

Just 50 or so miles from Downtown Houston, close to Lake Conroe, visitors can step back into the boomtown days while checking out current works of art at this laid-back gallery destination.

Founded in 1963 with seven local artists, today, the nonprofit organization of vibrant artists and art lovers has grown to more than 250 members.

Looking to try your own hand as an artist? Art education is a top priority for CAL and classes and workshops are offered in a variety of mediums and there are plenty of outreach programs, too.

While you’re there, be sure to check out these other must-do things near Conroe’s charming historic downtown, which is lined with restored century-old buildings, antique and boutique shops, and cozy cafes.

Photo courtesy of Conroe Art League

Conroe Art League

  • Location: 127 Simonton Street, Conroe TX 77301
  • Hours: Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday 10:30am to 5:30pm; Friday 10:30am to 8pm; closed Sunday and Monday
  • Parking: Free lot and street parking is available in the surrounding streets.
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Cody Swann is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston. When he isn't recording or touring the country with his band, Wild Moccasins, he can be found covering live music and arts events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.