Location: Alvin, Brazoria County, Texas, United States

The Alvin Museum Society's constitution was adopted on April 12, 1976. The Society's stated mission is "to preserve the history of Alvin and its immediate area by heightening residents' awareness of the value of saving the past for the benefit of the future. Exhibits, programs, and activities that educate the museums' patrons are offered. Selected for preservation are structures, objects, documents, photographs, oral and visual histories, and all artifacts that add to the telling of Alvin's story." The Society owns and operates the Marguerite Rogers House Museum and the Alvin Historical Museum both of which are open for touring.

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Saturday, May 17, 2008

Local Artists


In the photo above are Bob and Fairy Lanier, husband and wife artists. Bob won Best of Show and First Place at the 2007 Brazoria County Fair with his winter train scene. Fairy is well-known for her landscapes, especially Texas bluebonnets. Works by the couple are on display and available for sale in the Alvin Museum Gift Shop.


Mary Ann Shry, gift shop volunteer, is shown wearing and displaying custom jewelry made by local artist, Tish Barber. Come see Tish's one of a kind creations available at the Alvin Museum Gift Shop located in the Alvin Historical Museum at 300 W. Sealy, Alvin, Texas. The museum and gift shop are open on Thursdays, Fridays, and the first Saturday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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