Fort Worth Community Arts Center Hours: M-SAT 9AM – 5PM
by the Fort Worth City Council. The Arts Council of Fort Worth & Tarrant County manages the Arts Center.
The FWCAC includes two theatres; nine art galleries; office space for arts organizations and public areas
for rental by other non-profit organizations, corporate and special events.
In the Galleries
GALLERY EXHIBITS FOR JULY
Receptions for the Artists
Friday, July 8, 2016
6 – 9pm
Focus Gallery One: Joe Morzuch – Paintings and Drawings
A body of work about focused vision, representation, and the act of painting. MORE
Focus Gallery Two: The Perpetual Motion Machine
A collection of works by Candace Hicks exploring meaning in coincidence. MORE
July 8-September 29, 2016
TAC Featured Artist: Heather Pregger – Material Construction
Abstract quilts experimenting with geometric and free form composition. MORE
July 8-29, 2016
Texas Pottery & Sculpture Guild Sale and Exhibit
Paintings by artists Martha Bean and Soon Y. Warren. MORE
Debut exhibition by Dori Besonen expressing the artist’s emotional state through visual sensation. MORE
Exhibit of works by Roy H. Adams. MORE
Artists explore dreams and imaginings
July 11 – August 27, 2016
ART7 Gallery 820 Currie Street NEW LOCATION
The ARTshop, in the ART Center, is a small gift shop where you can purchase unique, artist-made pieces. Browse a curated selection of original jewelry, ceramics, glass, woodwork, metalwork, wearable art, handmade prints, photography and other fine art and craft works that you will love!
Artists! We are taking submissions for new works in the ARTshop.
Send submissions: EMAIL
Critical Writing in the Visual Arts
July 19, 2016; 7pm
To accompany the Selections exhibition, FWADA is pleased to host a panel discussion on July 19th at 7pm at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Moderated by artist, curator and writer Christopher Blay, speakers will focus on critical writing in visual arts and consider how and why new art writing should be encouraged in Dallas-Fort Worth. Our celebrated panelists for the evening include Frances Colpitt, Rachel Cook and Scott Gleeson. The panel discussion is free and open to all. No reservations required. WEBSITE
Insurance for the Art Community: Galleries, Museums, Artists, Collectors
July 25, 2016: 6 – 7pm
An information session hosted by Higginbotham Insurance, presented by TAC, regarding coverage and process of purchasing insurance, geared toward the art community. Free and open to the public. For more information contact Elaine.
Planning a special event?
The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is the perfect place to have a wedding, meeting, conference or any other special event. Whether it’s a private or corporate event – we can accommodate with beautiful spaces, catering and stunning local art. MORE
The Costumed Model with Julie Wende
July 15, 2016: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
July 16, 2016: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Come and paint in any medium, the costumed model with portraitist Julie Wende. The class will focus on lighting the model and painting in a high key, with emphasis on loose brush work. Payment of $80 for members or $100 for non-members MUST accompany sign-up ONLINE
or by credit card, by phone, or payment in advance in person. WEBSITE
Life Drawing Sessions
Carol Ivey, instructor
Saturdays, July 9, 23, & 30 – August 6 & 13
This class is aimed at the beginning and intermediate level. Emphasis will be on developing and engaging visual perception to see the human form in terms of unique configuration. Participants learn and practice exercises in gesture, contour, shape, proportion, value, and expression. Some structure and anatomy
Intro to Instagram and Facebook Marketing with Matthew Miller & Ruth Meharg
July 30, 2016: 10:00am – 12:00pm
In this information age, a knowledge of communication technology can serve an artist well in their quest to find recognition for their work. The Intro to Instagram or Facebook Marketing will serve as a standalone class for people who want to learn how to use these two platforms to sell and spread word about their art. $25 TAC members/$30 Non-TAC members. Sign up ONLINE
Carol Ivey Studio Painting Classes @ART7; 820 Currie Street 76107
The Texas Artists Coalition is a membership program designed to offer benefits for artists in the North Texas community. The mission of the TAC is to support the career development of artists, whether they are emerging or established, amateur or professional. Programs of the TAC are supported by the Arts Council of Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts.
Visit the WEBSITE to get the latest news or to join TAC today.