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Visual and Performing Arts


The Cailloux Theater is the center for Performing Arts in the Hill Country. It hosts a wide variety of events and entertainment. Cailloux Theater is home to the Kerrville Performing Arts Society, Symphony of the Hills, Playhouse 2000, and The Hill Country Youth Orchestras. Check out their website for a complete list of shows and performances.

Located in the heart of downtown in Kerrville’s first federal building, the US Post Office, exhibits change regularly and feature more than 600 member artists in a variety of mediums. KACC is home to the Texas Furniture Makers Show, held annually in November and December. Numerous classes and workshops are held throughout the year for adults and young people. Be sure to visit the wonderful gift shop full of one of a kind handmade items made by member artists.


The Museum of Western Art is dedicated to preserving and promoting the heritage of the American West. The Museum’s galleries have brought to life the West through the artwork on display and feature temporary exhibits of famous masters of the past, regional artists, artifacts, and historical exploration of the region. An additional asset to the Museum is the Griff Carnes Research Center, an art and history research library.

2019 marks the 60th Anniversary of the Hill Country Arts Foundation, a center for visual art exhibitions, theatrical performances and education of the arts. The HCAF annually hosts the official Texas Arts & Crafts Fair in September and a Celtic Festival in October.

Home to the Smith-Ritch Point Theatre, a 722-seat outdoor amphitheater set alongside the Guadalupe River, and the intimate Elizabeth Huth-Coates Theatre, perfect for when the seasons change. Many actors, singers, directors, musicians, and technicians have enjoyed performing here together over the years.

The Duncan McAshan Gallery hosts exhibitions of local talent as well as nationally and internationally recognized artists. Workshops and programs have been hosted for over half a century and offer classes for artists of all ages and media types, many of which are taught by well-known artists.

In an effort to preserve a true Texas landmark, Stonehenge II, visited by thousands of tourists since its creation 20 years ago, now graces their campus next to the Guadalupe River. A unique art project created by HCAF patron Al Shepard and Doug Hill, originally built just up the road in Hunt, is 90% the height and 60% the width of the original.

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