Brownsville’s festive ambience sets the mood for an exciting and fun vacation for the whole family. From our Charro Days festivities in February, to our Latin Jazz Festival in October, it’s no wonder Brownsville is Always a Fiesta!

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Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future 10:00 AM
Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future @ Costumes of America Museum
Dec 1 2018 @ 10:00 AM – May 12 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Costumes of America Exhibit: Honoring the Past and Coloring the Future @ Costumes of America Museum
Highlighting the season’s exhibit is a Children’s Coloring Book illustrated exclusively for the museum by Don Breeden. Come and experience a one of a kind of collection of authentic and indigenous textiles and art.
Fort Brown Exhibit 10:00 PM
Fort Brown Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jan 8 @ 10:00 PM – Mar 30 @ 4:00 PM
Fort Brown Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Many themes in U.S. history pertain to the Fort Brown. These includes: the Mexican American War, The US Civil War, World War 1, yellow fever research, women in the military and Tejanos in the military.… Continue Reading Fort Brown Exhibit
Brownsville Raid Exhibit 10:00 AM
Brownsville Raid Exhibit @ Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
Feb 1 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 30 @ 4:00 PM
Brownsville Raid Exhibit @ Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room
The Brownsville Raid was an historic event of racial injustice against the 167 Buffalo Soldiers of the 25th Infantry, on August 13, 1906. The 167 Buffalo Soldiers of the 25th Infantry stationed at the Fort… Continue Reading Brownsville Raid Exhibit
Charro Days Art Contest Display 10:00 AM
Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts
Feb 26 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 2 @ 4:00 PM
Charro Days Art Contest Display @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts | Brownsville | Texas | United States
Art Contest Hours of Operation Tuesdays- Thursdays: 10am- 4pm Sundays-Mondays: Closed
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit @ UTRGV Edinburg Campus
Feb 4 – Jun 19 all-day
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit @ UTRGV Edinburg Campus
War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit is open to the public UTRGV Visitors Center Edinburg Campus.   Special Events Wednesday, February 20, 2019 “Just a Ferry Ride to Freedom” Documentary… Continue Reading War and Peace on the Rio Grande 1846-1876 A Traveling Exhibit
48th Students International Art Show
48th Students International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Feb 28 – Mar 9 all-day
48th Students International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Close to 150 art pieces participating in our 48th Students International Art Show. From Pre-K Kinder thru High School Students.
BMFA Permanent Collection Exhibition
BMFA Permanent Collection Exhibition @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Feb 28 – Mar 9 all-day
BMFA Permanent Collection Exhibition @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Come and enjoy part of the BMFA’s Permanent Collection. Salvador Dalí, Mark Chagall, Gerardo De León “Franchute”, Marcela Argüelles among others.
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Dawn of the Dinosaurs 9:00 AM
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Mar 9 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM
Dawn of the Dinosaurs @ Gladys Porter Zoo
The long-awaited dinosaurs have returned, just in time for Spring Break! This limited-time exhibit will be an additional $3.00 will be at the gate or the entrance of the exhibit, which is located in the… Continue Reading Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Bruce Guilden – Lectures back to back
Bruce Guilden – Lectures back to back @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 14 all-day
Bruce Guilden - Lectures back to back @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
During this one day workshop legendary photographer Bruce Gilden will provide insight through interactive sessions and group discussions on shooting methods, individual style and editing tips. At this workshop Gilden will assist you in developing… Continue Reading Bruce Guilden – Lectures back to back
Printmaking Workshop by Marylin Brown 1:00 PM
Printmaking Workshop by Marylin Brown @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 23 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Printmaking Workshop by Marylin Brown @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Introduction to Basic Printmaking Techniques Presented by BMFA, Marilyn Brown: Instructor Watercolor, acrylics, oils, printing inks Workshop #1, Monotypes and chine Collé Printing Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 1 -4 pm. Registration Fee: $50.00 BMFA… Continue Reading Printmaking Workshop by Marylin Brown
Loteria at Memorial Park 5:00 PM
Loteria at Memorial Park @ Los Fresnos Under The Stars Artisan Night Market
Mar 23 @ 5:00 PM
Loteria at Memorial Park @ Los Fresnos Under The Stars Artisan Night Market
A monthly event held on the city of Los Fresnos. Come and play Mexican Loteria 4 cards for $3 plays you all night. Vendor prizes! Plus great food and merchandise vendors on site.
47th International Art Show
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Mar 27 – Apr 27 all-day
47th International Art Show @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art is now accepting applications for its 47th. Annual International Art Show. The exhibition will be juried by visual artists Joe Harjo (San Antonio, TX) and Mauricio Saenz (Matamoros, Mexico… Continue Reading 47th International Art Show