Category: Art Institutions

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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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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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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Dr. Mark Roglán Honored at 28th Annual Obelisk Awards

Each year, The Obelisk Awards recognize the extraordinary achievements that can be obtained when commerce and culture unite.

Congratulations Dr. Mark A. Roglán
The Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum

Inaugural Recipient
“Visionary Nonprofit Arts Leader”

Pictured above with Kevin Hurst, Neiman Marcus Director of Charitable Giving …

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DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART announces ART BALL Chairs Ann and Lee Hobson and reveals theme, “ALL THAT GLITTERS,” for 52nd ANNUAL GALA April 22, 2017

The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) recently announced local philanthropists Ann and Lee Hobson will serve as chairs of the 2017 Art Ball and unveiled “All That Glitters” as the theme of the annual fundraiser, which will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Museum in downtown Dallas. Proceeds from the event will …

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There’s an app for that! The DMA

Explore more! The Dallas Museum of Art’s collection encompasses more than 23,000 works of art and spans 5,000 years of human creativity, representing a full range of world cultures. Search what’s currently on view, find works of art in the galleries and save them to your favorites, or get social and let everyone know …

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“MakerSpace” to open in Collin County June 11

SCI-TECH DISCOVERY CENTER OPENS THE DOORS TO MAKERSPACE PRESENTED BY RAYTHEON ON SATURDAY, JUNE 11 

A MINI MAKER FAIRE WEEKEND OF INVENTIONS, CREATIVITY AND CELEBRATION  KICKS-OFF ARRIVAL OF THE MAKER MOVEMENT IN FRISCO

FRISCO, TEXAS (May 23, 2016) – The MakerSpace presented by Raytheon at Sci-Tech Discovery Center in Frisco will give tinkerers, inventors, …

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State of the Arts, Fort Worth Art Museums May 13 FREE

Art&Seek and the Kimbell bring the popular series “State of the Arts” to Fort Worth
with an in-depth discussion between the directors of the city’s premiere art
museums—-Andrew Walker, Amon Carter Museum of American Art; Eric M. Lee,
Kimbell Art Museum; and Marla Price, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.
The …

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HKS Inc. named architect for new UNT College of Visual Arts and Design building

HKS Inc. named architect for new UNT College of Visual Arts and Design building

DENTON (UNT), Texas – HKS Inc., one of the largest architectural firms in the U.S., has been named as lead architect, in association with design architect Lake|Flato Architects, for the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design’s …

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Art House Dallas: Donations Doubled Through Dec 31st!

Friends of Art House Dallas!

Thank you for such a great year! Your generous giving has allowed Art House Dallas to flourish in 2015 and we are so grateful. This year alone, we’ve hosted over 25 programs and welcomed more than 1,000 attendees in DFW. Our events have ranged from feature film openings, toconcerts, …

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The Arlington Museum of Art Announces $550,000 gift

The Arlington Museum of Art Announces $550,000 gift

The Arlington Museum of Art announced at the opening of their new exhibit “Modern Masters” that it has secured a $550,000 gift to retire the mortgage on the building. It is the largest single gift the museum has ever received.

“Local philanthropist Sam Mahrouq and his wife, …

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2016 Nasher Prize Laureate: Doris Salcedo

See the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrA4wasT5TU&feature=youtu.be

About Doris Salcedo

About Nasher Prize

The Nasher Sculpture Center is proud to announce Colombian artist Doris Salcedo as the inaugural recipient of the Nasher Prize, an award to be presented each year to a living artist who has made an extraordinary impact on our understanding of sculpture.  For the …

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Amon Carter’s ‘Party on the Porch’ on Sept. 26

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Hosts ‘Party on the Porch’ on September 26

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Amon Carter Museum of American Art invites the community to Party on the Porch on Saturday, September 26 from 5–10 p.m. This free event marks the completion of the museum’s renovation project and includes live music, food …

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Fort Worth Public Art Seeks Public Input

Fort Worth Public Art wants to hear from you!

 Where would you put an iconic work of art? What kind of art would you like to see on Montgomery Street? 


The Fort Worth Art Commission is developing the Public Art Fiscal Year 2016 Work Plan, which will be presented …

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Sonia King’s VisionShift

The Dallas Arts District has transformed downtown, offering new life and energy. Mosaic artist and CAC instructor, Sonia King’s VisionShift reflects the possibilities and opportunities that surround us when one is open to seeing them.

Click here to take a look at the progress of this gorgeous mosaic installation at Hall Arts. The plaza will …

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Cedars Union Survey

Cedars Union is reaching out to local artists and asking their opinion in a survey. Their projected opening date is Spring 2016. Their message:

We at The Cedars Union are creating a one of a kind, non-profit facility in the Cedars neighborhood. Our mission is to empower artists by providing community and resources for professional growth.

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FREE Sundays at the Modern for 2015

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Announces
FREE Sundays in 2015    

Fort Worth, TX.-Dr. Marla Price, director of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, announces FREE Sundays in 2015. Beginning in January, the Museum is offering free admission to the galleries, including special exhibitions, every Sunday through December 27, …

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Renovations at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Amon Carter Museum of American Art to Renovate Building Facade; Will Remain Open During Construction

For a related article see Amon Carter Museum renovations will begin Feb. 2 in the Fort Worth Star Telegram

Press release: December 2, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas—Amon Carter Museum of American Art Director Andrew J. Walker announced today that the museum …

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Support Free Sundays at the Modern

Every Sunday. Free to everyone.  All year long.

The Free Sundays program removes the barrier of paid admission, allowing everyone access to the Museum’s world class collection and exhibitions completely free of charge, but we need your help to make this program a reality.

This is YOUR Museum. Help it become everyone’s Museum. Make a gift to support …

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DMA Digitizes its Collection

Access to the DMA’s Entire Collection for the First Time

http://www.dallasmuseumofart.org/collection

Dallas, TX—August 19, 2014— Maxwell Anderson, the Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art, announced today the launch of an exciting redesigned digital database for the Museum’s collection of encyclopedic art through its website, DMA.org.  This marks the first phase of an …

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Amon Carter Digitizes 35,000 Works from American Photographers

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Digitizes More than 35,000 Artworks with Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities September 11, 2014

 

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces that it has cataloged, digitized and published online more than 35,000 artworks of eight prominent American photographers of the 20th century—Carlotta …

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Amon Carter Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Receives National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Grant to Support George Caleb Bingham Exhibition

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa recently announced that the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. …

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Spring/Summer 2014 Adult Gallery Programs at the Modern

Drawing from the Collection

Learn with local artists as they lead free, informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This class is open to adults at all skill levels; just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but a sign-in sheet is available at the information desk.

First Sundays, 2-3:30 pm:

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The First National Center for Arts Research Report‏

FIRST DATA-DRIVEN ASSESSMENT OF THE HEALTH OF THE NONPROFIT ARTS INDUSTRY RELEASED BY SMU’S NATIONAL CENTER FOR ARTS RESEARCH (NCAR) NCAR Report Is First of Its Kind for the Arts, Built on Most Comprehensive Set of Data Ever Compiled
Study Identifies Performance Drivers and Determines Value of Managerial Expertise

DALLAS (SMU) – The …

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FWCAC asks What Do You Want to Know About Art?

Your opinion matters!

Every July the FWADA has an exhibition of selections from member galleries at the FWCAC. Along with the Selections exhibit, we also have a panel discussion. We would like for you to pick the panel topic this year.

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT ART?

Respond to elaine@fwcac.org with your …

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SMU Launches New National Center for Arts Research

SMU Leads Unprecedented Collaboration with National Partners to Assess and Support Health of Arts Organizations

DALLAS (SMU) — Southern Methodist University announced today that its Meadows School of the Arts and Cox School of Business are leading a collaboration with the Cultural Data Project (CDP) and numerous other partners to create a National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) at SMU. The …

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State of the Arts at the DMA videos

Videos from the State of the Arts discussion held Jan. 24, 2013 at Dallas Museum of Art. State of the Arts is a partnership between the DMA and KERA’s Art&Seek. Post on the Art&Seek’s YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/artandseek

2:37

“Are We There Yet?” Dallas, Stop Asking.

Here’s Kim Cadmus Owens, artist and associate professor, saying Dallas needs …

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Craighead Green: Establishing An Art Fund

Craighead Green Gallery recently celebrated it’s 20th anniversary, and in honor of that, Steve Green and Kenneth Craighead considered establishing a foundation. Their goal was to promote the arts and arts education, as well as create a solution for their large personal art collection and estate to further endow their legacy.

 

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DMA Free Membership and General Admission

Dallas Museum of Art to Offer Free Membership And a Return to Free General Admission Starting January 21, 2013

DMA Membership and Admissions Model Sets New Standard for Visitor Engagement And Patronage, Encouraging Museum Participation and Community Building at Every Level

The Dallas Museum of Art announced today a return to free general admission …

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Museums, Galleries & Arts Centers


A guide with links to museums, galleries & arts centers in the North Texas area. The last section include links to other cultural guides to the area.

Art museums in North Texas:

  • African American Museum , Dallas
  • Amon Carter Art Museum, Fort Worth
  • Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington
  • Biblical Arts Museum, …

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Art Centers in North Texas


Nonprofit art centers and arts councils in North Texas

  • Allen Art Alliance
  • Arlington Arts Alliance
  • Arlington Arts League
  • Arlington Museum of Art.
  • ArtCentre of Plano
  • Artes de la Rosa, Fort Worth
  • Art in the City, Haltom City
  • ArtReach-Dallas, Inc.
  • Arts Council of Henderson County. D. Samuel Neill Gallery
  • Arts Council of …

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