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Eye of the Dog Arts Center

Eye of the Dog Art Center........ A Place To Create In The Lonestar State!

Clay Sculpture, Functional Ceramics, Wheel Throwing, Drawing, Collage and Fiber Arts.

Classes offered for all skill levels. Learning new skills opens a path to happiness as well as providing a new vocabulary for expression. In addition, a wonderful sense of well being and confidence arrives when the head, heart, and hand work together to make things.

Eye of the Dog Art Center is a unique gathering place on the edge of the Texas Hill Country. A scenic room is available for meetings and special events up to 40 people. Catered homecooked meals available upon request.

Internationally known artists and teachers, Billy Ray and Beverly Mangham have spent over 30 years creating, selling, and teaching art. Now they’ve brought everything they know about creativity, community, and the human spirit to Eye of the Dog Art Center in San Marcos, Texas.

Whether you’re a master artist, a novice, or something in between, Eye of the Dog offers classes and workshops that meet you where you are.  Ready to explore the crazy idea that you might be creative? Feel the need to rest your mind and refresh your spirit? At Eye of the Dog, you’ll enjoy a nonjudgmental, encouraging atmosphere. The entire Eye of the Dog staff is here to help you discover and express your unique creative style.

Join Beverly, Billy Ray, and a roster of well known regional and national artists for a variety of classes, workshops and more.

Hours are flexible. Call ahead for times.


What's Near Here?

Thigh High Gardens

Thigh High Gardens is a Permaculture design based farm located on the outskirts of San Marcos, TX.

Five Mile Dam - Johnson & Vetter River Park

Side by side along the Blanco River, Johnson and Vetter Parks offer picnic tables (some shaded by trees or covers), walking trails and access to the river for swimmers and non-motorized boats.

Ringtail Ridge Greenspace

40 acres located off Ranch Road 12 with about two miles of unmarked loop trail.