Innovation and entrepreneurship in support of heritage preservation and economic development.

Get to Know Advent GX

Advent GX builds engaging experiences. We use innovation and entrepreneurship to support heritage preservation, transforming historic downtowns into vibrant centers of community engagement and economic growth through a global exchange of ideas, innovation and the arts.

Recent Initiatives

The Innovation Underground is our business and technology incubator located in the heart of Historic Downtown Bryan. The Innovation Underground supports entrepreneurs in technology and other industries, as well as our own Experimental Economics and Experiential Learning activities like those listed below. To learn more, visit the Innovation Underground online or contact us to personal schedule a tour.

SEAD Gallery (Science Engineering Arts and Design) is a fully integrated part of our incubator, bringing art, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship together is a beautiful exhibit space that supports cultural exchange and provides an elegant venue for private events. Visit the SEAD Gallery online to learn more.

SEAD Academy (Science Engineering Arts and Design) offers experiential learning opportunities to kids ages 6 and above, encouraging the exploration of all the SEAD disciplines and developing the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. Visit SEADAcademy.com to learn more.

DUFi is the Distributed Urban Farming initiative, converting empty lots into eatable landscapes and beautifying urban spaces while building community around fresh from the urban farm foods. Visit the DUFi website to learn more.

Grand Stafford Theater presents live music, science & innovation lectures, foreign film and other special events, attracting audiences downtown and breathing new life into an old stage. Visit GrandStaffordTheater.com for the latest.