Category: Visual Arts Organizations

Membership Month at the MADI

Last Chance to Save! Join the MADI.

It’s Membership Month at the Geometric MADI!

Stay connected to the museum with the largest geometric art exhibitions in the United States! Become a member of The Museum of Geometric and MADI before December 31, 2018. ​

If you join before December 31st you will receive:

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Grant Deadlines, Strategic Planning & Grant Writing Webinars, TCA’s Next Budget, and More!

Note: items selected from TCA’s December 2018 newsletter — subscribe for yourself at http://www.arts.texas.gov/about-us/tca-newsletter/

Texas Commission on the Arts
http://www.arts.texas.gov

Upcoming TCA Application Deadlines: TCA has several upcoming application deadlines. As always, the TCA staff is happy to discuss your goals and eligibility to determine which programs are right for you. You may …

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Dallas Contemporary turns Forty!

This year, Dallas Contemporary turned 40 years old!

Since 1978, DC has been providing the North Texas community with FREE cutting-edge exhibitions and dynamic educational programming. We like to think that we are Forty & Fabulous. What makes us so fabulous? In 2018 alone, we increased our visitor attendance by 20%, debuted knockout, original …

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Best museums in North Texas

We all love art, don’t we? There is nothing more enjoyable for art lovers than visiting a museum, which is a great opportunity get thrown back in history while admiring the astonishing styles, colors, and contents. Museums are opened portals to centuries ago, and there is no way you can get bored when there is …

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Artists’ Showplace: Going out of Business Sale

50% OFF Everything To our Gallery Family: Artists, Instructors, Students, Friends, Members, Guests… The Artists’ Showplace wants to thank each and every person that contributed to our gallery, to make it what is truly was, nothing short of inspiring. We have been a gallery of opportunity for budding artists, a unique hub for renowned …

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Lewisville Angel Award Presentation

Angel Award Presentation

The Greater Lewisville Arts Alliance annually honors one of their
volunteers as their “Angel” for their hard work and dedication to their
organization.

The Visual Art League of Lewisville was the host for this year.

The Actors Conservatory Theatre, Sorrel McCarthy

Greater Lewisville Community Theatre, Ken Davis

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The Draft Dallas Cultural Plan – Feedback & Activation Workshops

The Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs along with the Lord Cultural Resources team including BC Workshop, HR&A Advisors, and Idyllic Interactive is pleased to present the Draft Dallas Cultural Plan.

A high point in this yearlong cultural planning effort, which included in-depth regional, national and international research, engagement across every zip code and district …

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The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum Relocates to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards and Exchange District

Fort Worth, TX…The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum will open the doors of its new home located at the Cobden Building, 2029 North Main Street in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards and Exchange District on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at 12 Noon! The museum houses pieces of memorabilia, artifacts and historical documents celebrating men …

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Let’s flamingle: Maestri Gallery officially opens in Expo Park

DALLAS DESIGN STUDIO OFFICIALLY OPENS LOCAL ART GALLERY IN EXPOSITION PARK

DALLAS, TX (August 1, 2018) –Maestri Gallery, a new and bold art gallery in Exposition Park, opened its doors to the public Monday, July 30th, 2018.

Eddie Maestri, founder of and the namesake behind Maestri Studio’s architecture and interior design firm, is the …

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New curator announced for Meadows Museum

AMANDA W. DOTSETH APPOINTED CURATOR FOR THE MEADOWS MUSEUM, SMU

 

DALLAS (SMU)—June 7, 2018— Following a six-month national and international search, the Meadows Museum, SMU has appointed Dr. Amanda W. Dotseth to the position of curator. An accomplished scholar, Dotseth conducts research that is grounded in the Spanish Middle Ages, but has addressed a …

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Learn More About the Dallas Cultural Plan Phase One Insights April 20

Join us at Meadows Conference Center or online for our next Dallas Cultural Plan Webinar! We will share findings from Phase One of the Dallas Cultural Planning process, including key findings from 6 months of community engagement and additional research from comparable cities. See the presentation in person, or watch it via Facebook Live through …

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Nasher Prize Events This Week

Nasher Prize Events

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Nasher Prize Dialogues Graduate Symposium April 5 / 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. FREE with RSVP Listen as students present on the work of 2018 Nasher Prize Laureate, Theaster Gates, followed by a keynote lecture from Matthew Jesse Jackson, a writer, curator, and critic who teaches modern and …

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Milan Gallery closing in Sundance Square March 31

Good evening Facebook friends! Seems like a rainy afternoon is an appropriate time to announce that AFTER 25 YEARS, this Saturday, March 31 will be our last day in Sundance Square. Some of you may know we have been looking to relocate to Main Street in Grapevine, but unfortunately we have not been able …

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Launch of Inspire Art Dallas! April 5

Kick off Dallas Arts Month with the exciting launch of Inspire Art Dallas!

Inspire Art Dallas is a newly formed public/private partnership that will support and expand the role of public art in the City of Dallas by working closely with the Office of Cultural Affairs, City of Dallas’ Public Art Department.

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Ellis County Art Association: New Look for the Website

ECAA has changed it’s website provider but you may use the same URL to locate it: https://elliscountyart.net/ The new look is clean and sleek but informative.

ECAA has recently relocated to a new gallery home: ART on the Square, 113 West Franklin, Waxahachie TX.

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Time is running out! Support the OCA by completing the Dallas Cultural Plan Survey

Only a few days left to provide your feedback. Take the survey at https://bcworkshop.typeform.com/to/kEsSBB

Your input in this survey will help us understand the diversity of arts and cultural activity occurring across Dallas and in your neighborhood.

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500x Gallery Accepting Applications for New Members!

500X Gallery Seeking Applications for New Members
for the 2018/2019 Season
Application Packets due April 7th, 2018

http://www.500x.org/membership-applications-1/

500x Gallery is an artist run gallery collective with a long tradition.  Having been run by artists for 40 years, 500x relies on the talent and dedication of it’s members to continue …

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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 2018 Advanced Exhibition Schedule

FOCUS: Nina Chanel Abney January 27 – March 18 Nina Chanel Abney’s paintings are visually frenetic, reflecting the fast-paced energy of life today. Her imagery refers to such diverse subjects as pop culture, world events, and art history in compositions with flattened, simplified forms. Abney’s works commonly incorporate snippets of text, disembodied figures and silhouettes, …

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Closing Gingko Leaf Gallery

Gingko Leaf Gallery will close soon. But Christmas shopping is going strong!

After the holidays the gallery will begin the long process of closing. Currently many artists are offering work for discounts ranging from 20-50% through December. January will be the month of closing and I will have fixtures and some art of my …

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Reception for Association of Traditional Artists Dec. 2 at Dallas Public Library

You are invited to the Dallas Public Library Art Department’s

Exhibit of The Association of Traditional Artists Art

Saturday, December 2, 2017 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Fourth floor o f the Dallas Central Library 1515 Young St Dallas, TX 75201

A Reception Honoring ATA Artists Joan Hukel, Jane Kahler, Oleta Walls, Helen Peden, …

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Giving Tuesday Nov. 28 – Donate to your favorite art organizations!

https://www.givingtuesday.org/

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

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Botanical Artists of North Central Texas – new artist group

A new group has been formed to promote and share botanical art in the region. It is based at the

Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) adjacent to the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens. It welcomes artists and illustrators using any and all media and styles, and all those interested in the beauty of nature. They …

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Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs Special Project Funding for Non-Profits

As part of a new Office of Cultural Affairs initiative, a funding program to support special projects for non-profit arts organizations and individual artists in any discipline has been established. Awards of $1,000 to $6,000 will be made to support projects by non-profit organizations and individual artists not currently supported in the COP and …

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Dallas Design Symposium: Redefining Space for Art – CHINATI AND MASS MOCA Nov. 5 at the Nasher

 

http://www.dallasarchitectureforum.org/symposium2017.html

5 November 2017
Sunday, 1:30 to 3:30 pm (Check-In Beginning at 1:00 pm)
Nasher Hall, Nasher Sculpture Center

 

The Dallas Architecture Forum presents the 2017 Dallas Design Symposium with speakers Jenny Moore, Director, Chinati Foundation and Joseph Thompson, Founding Director, MASS MoCA.

The Chinati Foundation and MASS MoCA are two …

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The Dallas Museum of Art’s new mission statement

Dear DMA friends and supporters,

Having just celebrated my first anniversary at the Dallas Museum of Art, I am excited about the many successes that we have achieved together, and by how much we continue to learn about the ways to best serve the community. It continues to be a great honor for me to …

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Dallas Cultural Plan Survey

What can Dallas do to keep the arts and culture vibrant in our City?
The City of Dallas, through its Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), is embarking on a year-long process to create a cultural plan to answer that question. The Dallas Cultural Plan—our first since 2002—will analyze the city’s cultural priorities, …

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Help us shape the future of arts and culture in Dallas!

The City of Dallas, through its Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), is embarking on a year-long process to create the Dallas Cultural Plan—the first since 2002—which will analyze the city’s cultural priorities, determine how Dallas residents experience the arts and culture in their daily lives, and strategically guide how the City supports these activities …

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North Texas Giving Day Sept. 14 — It’s today!

This year approximately 500 organizations in the Arts, Culture & Humanities category are asking for your donations to support their programs:  https://northtexasgivingday.org/categories/arts-culture-humanities.

You can browse the list of organizations alphabetically or sort by county, city or matching funds availability.Or do a name search.

Although the designated day is September 14th, you can also set …

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50th Anniversary Celebration Sept. 8 & 9 for Southwest Gallery

You’re invited to Southwest Gallery‘s biggest event since 1967! We are excited to announce our… 50th Anniversary Celebration! Friday, September 8th & Saturday, September 9th This weekend only… experience Lots of Art, Artists, Food and Fun that lasts the weekend long!

Our TOP GALLERY ARTISTS will be painting a special piece totaling 50 United Inches (25×25)

that we will be …

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Trinity Arts Guild Meetings and Demonstrations for the 2017-2018 year

Trinity Arts Guild (TAG) is open to area artists and art lovers. We embrace artists working in any medium. The Guild was formed in 1961 to help both professional and amateur artists explore, develop and expand their creative talents. 

 

 

TAG provides its members with gallery displays, art competitions and free demonstrations. We participate …

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Richardson Civic Art Society’s Invitation for it’s 52nd Year

ARTISTS & FRIENDS OF THE ARTS

If you are at least 18 years old, you are invited to join the Richardson Civic Art Society

At: www.richardson-arts.org

Flyer: RCAS Members Flyer

Our meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May of each year. Our first monthly meeting …

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A message to those affected by Hurricane Harvey from the Texas Commission on the Arts

AUGUST 28, 2017

A MESSAGE TO ARTS ORGANIZATIONS AND ARTISTS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY The Texas Commission on the Arts has been following the devastation created by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. We hope you are reading this message in safety and comfort.

We are working with the National Endowment for the Arts to assess …

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Plano Art Association – new year, new place to meet…

website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/PlanoArtAssociation

http://www.planoartassociation.org

The Plano Art Association was formed in 1969 as a non-profit organization, and continues to be a vital part of the community. We are a non-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage artistic development of members, to advance artistic values in community projects, to further art education, to encourage creative activities related …

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Art Aid Expo 2017 July 15

The Art Council of Fort Worth & the Fort Worth Community Arts Center are proud to present the inaugural annual Art Aid Expo 2017 for artists and arts organizations. Demonstrations and seminars in 9,000 square feet of contemporary galleries will be geared towards artists, art non-profits and other creative professionals highlighting the diverse support services …

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Americans for the Arts Study: Irving’s Nonprofit Arts & Culture Industry

Irving’s Nonprofit Arts & Culture Industry Generates $25.5mm in Economic Activity; Supports 1,000+ Jobs Annually According to Americans for the Arts Study

IRVING, TEXAS. — The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $25.5 million in annual economic activity in Irving, Texas, supporting 1,031 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $2.6 million in local and state …

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