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Summer Fundraiser
Art Show & Sale
August 4, 2018

Classes at Farley Boat Works
Build a Port Aransas Skiff
Youth Boatbuilding Camps

Help Us Recover From Hurricane Harvey

The Port Aransas Museum and Farley Boat Works were seriously damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Your generous donations of time and money are helping us rebuild and keep the history of our island community alive.

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Latest News

2018 Summer Art Show & Sale

FEATURING Dinah Bowman • John Cobb • Larry Felder • Jane Gillette • Clay McGaughy • Marilyn Posluszny • Sarah Searight • Flint Reed • Lee Ricks • Kent Ullberg • E. Gordon West [...]

The Schooner Lydia Ann

Lydia Ann, Post Harvey & Building the Masts Dan Pecore, Shipwright We spent the first 3-4 months after Harvey cleaning up and repairing things.  Specifically, we first thoroughly cleaned and rearranged the Schooner [...]

Port Aransas South Jetty Editorial

Preserve Path Forward By Mary Henkel Judson January 31, 2018 Negative events can have positive consequences. Hurricane Harvey is one of the worst things ever to happen to Port Aransas, and yet, some good things [...]