Galveston Historical Foundation

Edward L. Protz Historic Preservation Internship

Named in honor of Galveston preservationist Ed Protz, Galveston Historical Foundation announces the Edward L. Protz Historic Preservation Internship, supported by the Mary Moody Northen Endowment. “We are very...

2021 ELISSA Day Sails

Join us for a one of a kind outdoor adventure aboard the 1877 Iron Barque ELISSA! 2020 sees the Official Tall Ship of Texas return to the waters of the Gulf of Mexico for her annual day sail series. As one of...

Postmodern Icons of Galveston’s Mardi Gras

Join Dr. Kathryn O’Rourke, associate professor of art history at Trinity University, and GHF Executive Director Dwayne Jones for a conversation and presentation on the important role postmodern design played...

People, Places, and Stories of Galveston’s Black History

This month, Galveston Historical Foundation, in conjunction with The Daily News, highlights a few of the people, places, and stories of Galveston’s Black history.  GHF is pleased to be able to kick off...

Host An Artist : Galveston Historic Homes Tour

You're invited to join the event as a host of one of the participating artists, through the "Host An Artist" program. This program is a wonderful opportunity to help support the event, the art community, and...

Bishop’s Palace Completes Conservatory Restoration

GHF’s 1892 Bishop’s Palace was recently awarded over $66,000 from the Texas Historical Commission (THC) through their Texas Preservation Trust Fund (TPTF) matching grant.

GHF Heritage Preservation Challenge

The GHF Heritage Preservation Challenge fuels our mission to preserve and revitalize the architectural, cultural and maritime heritage of Galveston.

2021 ELISSA Drydock Campaign

Our goal is to raise $150,000 by early 2021 and we can do that with your help!

“Springer Building” Public Art Request For Proposal

alveston Historical Foundation has announced a request for proposal for a public art project. This public art mural, located at 2117-2123 Strand (aka the Springer Building) is open to any artist or team of...



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