The Creative Arts Center wishes to thank the Chi Lambda Foundation for their recent grant of $1000. We appreciate all this organization does to support children and youth in our community!


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Writers Group meets Second Saturday of the month from 10 Am - noon.

 The next meeting is Saturday, December 14.



 Yoga for the Rest of Us - Will start up again in January. More info soon.

Gift Shop - Gifts Galore

Whether, it's for a birthday, shower or special something for a special someone, there are so many great gifts in the gift shop and throughout the gallery, so don't forget to shop here for memorable gifts!

Creative Arts Center Wishes to Thank the MW & Fair Miller Foundation

The MW & Fair Miller Foundation recently donated $5000 to the Creative Arts Center for their children's programs. Executive Director Lisa Avila accepted the donation and expressed appreciation on behalf of the CAC staff and the Fannin Community Foundation board of Directors. The donation will help renovate the children's art studio. 

Seeing Red opens Friday, December 6 and runs through the 28th. Info here.  Art accepted now through Wednesday, December 4.

#GivingTuesday Fun Week - Tuesday, Dec. 3 - Saturday, Dec. 7

List of activities and contests here.

Upcoming Art Shows and Events


Our rates are very competitive. Host your shower, party, business meeting or other event surrounded by beautiful art!

Red River Art, Wine & Music Fest

There are so many people to thank for a great festival!

First, thank you to everyone who came out despite the weather to enjoy great music, wine and all the artful pursuits of the day. We appreciate all of you very much!

Second, thank you to our volunteers who set up, cleaned up and did everything else in between! We couldn't have done it without you!

Third, thank you to our great food vendor Joe Fite of Texas Smoke BBQ, who stepped in at the last minute so folks would have some great food.

Fourth, our sponsors make the event possible! Please say thank you next time you visit the following:

TMC Bonham Hospital, Karen & Bobby McCraw

Sue & Mike Smith, Fannin Bank, Bob & Kay Carrel

First United Bank

United Country/Lipscomb Properties, McCraw Oil, Clayton Homes,Cole Title, Fannin County Electric Coop, Walker & Son

and our Art Walk pariticpants: 

The Commissary, The Breakfast Stop, Main Street Title 

E.L. Finney General Store, Village Antiques & Uniques, Blessings and Butterflies Kid Kouture

And thank you to our wineries, musicians and artists who were so patient and understanding of our adjustments and Plan Bs because of the wet weather.

Monthly Art on the Town Painting Party 

Christmas ​Ornaments

Thursday, December 5, 6:30-8:30 . Info here.

The Creative Arts Center

200 W. 5th Street, Bonham, TX 75418

A project of the Fannin Community Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit corp

See our Events page for more great activities coming up!

IN THE EAST GALLERY: Red Dog Saloon - the Art of Kay Carrel

A collection of Watercolor and Acrylic works featuring a variety of subjects. Kay's art is whimsical, colorful and her paintings grace many local homes. More info here.

Sweets, Spirits & Sparkles Grand Bazaar

Saturday, December 7. 9 AM - 2 PM 

Info here.