The Arts




Longview is a regional hub for entertainment and nationally known performing artists. Our vibrant cultural arts community makes it easy for anyone to explore a museum, see beautiful works of art, catch a rousing Broadway show, enjoy a concert, or check out some of our local historical sites.

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Our vibrant arts community will have something for everyone. Arts! Longview is a consortium that their audiences with their performances and exhibits. Longview hosts world-class professional performances from the Ballet, Opera, and Symphony. Both the Gregg County Historical Museum and Longview Museum of Fine Arts have permanent collections and changing exhibits. Theatre Longview provides the opportunity for all ages to participate in the joys of live theatre. ArtsView Children's Theatre brings live youth themed performances to the stage several times a year. The Symphonic Band features local musicians in four concerts a year. The S. E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center at Letourneau University provides a rental space for other organizations. The Belcher Center also presents and facilitates cultural and entertainment opportunities for the broader region by bringing high-quality family-friendly productions and shows from all around the world. Please go to our website and check the calendar for listing of performances and showings.

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313 West Tyler Avenue, Longview, Texas, 75601
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903-236-7535
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ArtsView Children's Theatre is a progressive theatre arts program with several productions put on throughout the year. Casts consist of children and youth.

Address:
, Longview, Texas, 75605
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903-297-6766
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East Texas Symphonic Band is made up of volunteer musicians who provide free concerts to the East Texas community. Formal and informal celebrations of "the people's music" are presented annually.

Address:
214 North Fredonia St., Longview, Texas
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903-753-5840
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Admission: - $2.00 - admission for Seniors and school-aged Children is $1.00. The museum is housed in the historic Everett Building in Downtown Longview. Originally built as the Citizens National Bank in 1910, it was presented to the Gregg County Historical Foundation in 1979. The Everett Building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and has an Official Texas Historical Marker. The many exhibits illustrate the development of Gregg County with numerous artifacts and historic photographs. A specially designed hands-on area is a favorite of both children and adults. The first Saturday of December, history and exhibits come alive when actors depict holiday traditions from years gone by.

Address:
2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, Texas, 75602
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903-233-3080
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The S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center is the premier performance center for the city of Longview, and surrounding communities. With world-class acoustics and staging, the center attracts Broadway shows and world-class performers. Visit our website often to keep up with the latest information about the Belcher Center, or get on our e-mail list so we can send you the information as soon as it’s available. Let's make some memories!

Address:
2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, Texas, 75602
Phone:
903-758-3822
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Longview Ballet Theatre is a group of innovative and dedicated people with a love and passion for the art of classical dance.

Address:
215 East Tyler St , Longview, Texas
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903-753-8103
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Admission: - Free to LMFA members; Non-members $5 www.lmfa.org Chartered in 1970, the Museum houses a comprehensive collection of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture focusing on artist primarily of the Southwest, especially Texans. In addition to a permanent collection, Longview Art Museum presents special exhibits each month. A gift gallery has a unique election of items, jewelry, cards and items chosen to compliment visiting exhibitions or highlight features of the permanent collection. During Holiday Market each November and December the gift gallery overflows into adjoining exhibition space with selections by artisans from all over the world.

Address:
222 West Cotton Street, Longview, Texas, 75601
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903-237-1350
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Longview Public Library: serving the needs of the citizens of the City of Longview and Gregg County with a variety of materials, programs and services. Open 7 days a week.

Address:
300 North Green Street, Suite 426, Longview, Texas, 75601
Phone:
903-236-9739
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Our professional Longview Symphony hosts several major concerts and a chamber music concert each year. Advanced reservations are suggested.

Address:
2100 S Mobberly Ave, Longview, Texas
Phone:
903-233-3672
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800-388-5327
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Admission: - Free One of the most prolific inventors of oil and earth-moving equipment, the museum contains personal memorabilia of R.G. LeTourneau (1888-1969). Scale models of many of his inventions as well as the first offshore oil drilling platforms are on display. Tours of the campus are available and welcome with prior arrangement. Open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Address:
, Longview, Texas, 75608
Phone:
903-431-0224
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Theatre Longview engages, inspires, entertains, and challenges audiences with theatrical productions that will train and support the next generation of theatre artists. (Check the website for productions and locations) Grace Crossing United Methodist Church 1001 West Hawkins Parkway Longview, Texas 75605

Address:
112 East Tyler Street, Longview, Texas, 75601
Phone:
903-212-4969
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info@longviewwow.org
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WOW! Longview World of Wonders is a non-profit organization seeking to inspire a life-long love of learning by giving children the opportunity to imagine, create and explore in a hands-on educational environment. WOW! is targeted to open in 2015 - more information can be found at: https://sites.google.com/a/longviewwow.org/longviewwowcampaign/

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U.S. 259 / Ross Ave, Kilgore, Texas
Phone:
903-983-8295
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A nominal admission fee is charged. The history of the East Texas oil field is told in a way eldom experienced. The museum is build around a full scale boom town rom the 1930's with dramatic historical sound presentations that eave an unforgettable memory. closes at 5:00p.m. April - September

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