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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to offering a wide range of arts and cultural activities to enrich the lives of its residents and visitors. We invite you to enjoy our public art tours, concerts and movies in the park, visit our historical park, participate in art exhibit openings, and so much more.




►  Heritage Park - The Cultural Center

►  Public Art

►  Bay Jammin’ Concert & Cinema Series


Holiday Tamale-Making Demonstrations

Two Demonstrations on December 2nd, at 10:30am and 1:30pm

Join us for this seasonal favorite at the historic Galván House in Heritage Park. Learn how to make tamales with a glide of the hand, spreading masa on a dozen cornhusks in about a minute — that's fast! Don’t miss this tasty holiday tradition. Seating is limited to 30 participants, so register early. Learn more about these tamale-making demonstrations.





The City of Corpus Christi Arts & Cultural Commission is comprised of citizens who provide guidance and advise on the Public Art Program, the Public Art Collection, and the Arts Grants. We invite interested individuals to serve on the Learn more about the Arts & Cultural Commission by applying online


Cultural Services Administration Office is located at the Galván House in Heritage Park

Address: 1581 N. Chaparral Street

Mailing Address: PO Box 9277, Corpus Christi, Texas, 78469-9277

Phone: (361) 826-PLAY