Category: Visual Arts Organizations

How the Arts Council can help you: Arts at a Distance

A message from the Arts Council of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Community Arts Center and Fort Worth Public Art

It’s times like these that show us how vital the arts are to our community. The Arts Council has mobilized quickly to do everything we can to provide resources for the arts community- both for …

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Business Council for the Arts update

Important Update: COVID-19 and BCA Programming COVID-19 is having an impact that few of us could have foreseen at the beginning of the year, causing paradigm shifts in commerce and culture.   Acting responsibly and in concert with government and health guidelines, we are amending our March and April calendars to reflect the following:

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A COVID-19 Update from Samuel Lynne Galleries

3/17/2020 – Samuel Lynne Galleries – Dallas currently remains open during our regular business hours.

Monday-Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 11am – 5pm

It is important for us as individuals and as a community to be vigilant with our distancing, hygiene, the monitoring of symptoms and health status. With this, we are exercising care and due …

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Top 5 Trends To Be Implemented In An Up-to-date Art Gallery

Submitted by Michael Gorman, guest writer.

Art galleries have been around for centuries, but they rarely ever changed their setups and the overall appearance. But the world has made substantial progress in the last couple of decades and a modern art gallery ( http://artgroupsdfw.com/exhibits-events/the-art-of-design-exhibit-at-art-gallery-pure/ ) has to respond to the changes.

After all, the …

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Dallas Makerspace offers art workshops

Dallas Makerspace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, shared community workshop and laboratory. We are an organized group of local artists, engineers, makers, and thinkers who work together to provide tools and learning resources to the public.

For the visual arts, there are classes on Ceramics, Digital Media Drawing /Painting, Engraving, Fiber Arts, Glass Working, Jewelry, Leatherworking, …

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Introducing: Culture Pass Dallas!

Introducing: Culture Pass Dallas! We are excited to announce Culture Pass Dallas!

About Culture Pass Dallas

Culture Pass Dallas allows anyone with a Dallas Public Library card to sample some of the many arts and cultural events in Dallas. These free tickets are brought to you courtesy of our many Dallas arts and …

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Cedars Union Studio Application Deadline 11/30

Applications to become a Studio Artist at The Cedars Union close on November, 30th at 11:59pm! See the website to learn more about the studios and shared facilities, the membership benefits, and the application.

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The Art Collection at UT Southwestern’s William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital

The corporate art collection of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has been growing since the institution was founded.

A recent article by Joan Davidow on the collection of 2200+ artworks added to new William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital was published on Glasstire (a Texas visual art news blog):

Art that Heals: Works …

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Encaustic Center – 10-year Anniversary and Upcoming Workshops

The Encaustic Center’s 10 year anniversary featured in IEA Magazine! AND links to many 2020 and 2021 guest artist workshops below!

In the article, I highlight many amazing guest artists who have been here to give workshops in their area of expertise. The feature starts on page 35 and I give a bit of background …

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More contemporary Spanish art is coming to the Meadows

MEADOWS MUSEUM EXPANDS ITS FOCUS ON CONTEMPORARY SPANISH ART Meadows Museum Announces New Partnership with Fundación ARCO and Upcoming Special Loan of Recent Painting by Secundino Hernández

Dallas, TX—November 6, 2019—The Meadows Museum, SMU, announced today an expansion of its contemporary art program with the establishment of a six-year partnership with Fundación ARCO, the guiding …

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Navigating Nonprofit Life Cycles Dec. 11: Texas Commission on the Arts Professional Development Webinar Series

Katherine Wagner

TCA’s next live webinar, Navigating Nonprofit Life Cycles, will be offered at 2 PM Central on December 11. While every day might seem like business-as-usual, a higher-view perspective can be beneficial for nonprofit leaders who are looking ahead. Just as individuals have life stages, so do organizations. While these are not always …

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Solving the Holiday Gift Dilemma: Get the TCA Plate that Supports the Arts

Perhaps you’re gearing up for some holiday-related gift-giving in the next few months? Perhaps some of the people you’re shopping for are hard to find gifts for? Trust us, we understand! If your loved ones live in Texas, we’ve got a win-win solution for you. Get them Texas Commission on the Arts – …

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The ART BOX: New Story of Art Book Club

What we’re about:

Story of Art by E.H. Gombrich is one of the greatest art history books ever written. Join us on a mission: Read the book cover to cover! Some parts will be amazing, some parts will be dull. The discussion will always be fun. We will be reading the 16th Edition published by …

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Visual Arts of Prosper: meeting April 22nd

“Stoic” by Erica Kalish, 2018

Introducing a new artists’ group: the Visual Arts of Prosper (VAP) — established in 2019. Meetings are held once a month at different times and locations in Prosper TX. For more information see the website: http://ericakalish.art/.Or contact President Toni Wengler at twengler@sbcglobal.net.

VISUAL ARTS OF PROSPER will meet Monday, …

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Figure Drawing with Professional Models

This group is open to artists of all skill levels who want to work from a live nude model.  This is not a class but a group of artists who respect the figure and wish to come together weekly to increase skill levels and understanding of human anatomy.

Typical sessions will start out with 10-20 …

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500x Gallery Membership Call – deadline April 1

500x Gallery Members sitting together in 1978. 500X Gallery Seeking Applications for New Members
for the 2019/2020 Season
Application Packets due April 1st, 2019 500x Gallery is an artist run gallery collective with a long tradition.  Having been run by artists for 41 years, 500x relies on the talent and dedication of it’s members to continue …

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North Texas Polymer Clay Guild

The Guild is a group of polymer clay artists and enthusiasts who meet once per month on the 2nd Sunday from September to May. We like to share information and keep up on what is going on with polymer clay in Texas and around the nation. We encourage anyone with a passion for polymer …

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Grand Opening of Living Well Dallas Art Gallery Feb. 28

On February 28th, Living Well Dallas will be celebrating the grand opening of their in-house art gallery curated by Art Gallery Pure. The event will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Living Well Dallas’ location (17000 Preston Rd, Set 400, Dallas, TX 75248). https://www.livingwelldallas.com/events/celebration-of-gratitude-grand-opening/

Artists exhibiting their work for SALE. We will now …

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Dallas Art Fair: White Noise opens March 2 at new 214 Projects space

WHITE NOISE
EMMANUEL VAN DER AUWERA Saturday, March 2, 2019, 6 – 9 PM

214 Projects 
150 Manufacturing Street, Suite 214
Dallas, TX 75207

HARLAN LEVEY PROJECTS www.hl-projects.com
info@hl-projects.com RSVP

This March, as part of an expanding outreach initiative, the Dallas Art Fair will launch 214 Projects, an exhibition and project space adjacent …

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Artists’ Showplace Going Out of Business Sale

Update: Up to 75% off ALL ARTWORK Come check out our versatile collection. Stop in TODAY for amazing deals! CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE! The Artists’ Showplace Gallery | (972) 233-1223 | www.theartistsshowplace.com www.theartistsshowplace@gmail.com

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The MAC is back!

For the last couple of years, the MAC has had temporary quarters in a warehouse. On January 12th the new exhibition space opened at 1503 South Ervay St. The 2,500 sq.ft. facility is located at the corner of S. Ervay and Sullivan, next door to Ro2 Art, in the Cedars area of Dallas.

Opening exhibits: Working Groups by …

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Art House Dallas: A look back at 2018

Dear Friends,

As 2018 draws to a close, it truly is exciting to look back at a year filled with inspiring conversations, engaging partnerships, and a community of artists who have felt encouraged. In total, we hosted 75 programs and events with over 1,600 attendees and celebrated 8 beautiful years here in Dallas.

So …

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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

Lake Cities …

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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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