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September Events at the Creative Arts Center of Dallas

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On View
From the Street
A collection of work featuring street artists and veteran artists from The Bridge Art Group and various missions in Dallas. Last year this exhibition was listed in the New York Times as one of the ‘most interesting’ things to do around the state.
Organized and Curated by:
Denny Doran
Lee Albritton, My Home Town, Acrylic on Canvas
On view:
August 29th – October 11th
 
Closing Reception:
Saturday, October 10th 
12- 2pm
Creative Arts Center of Dallas
2360 Laughlin Dr.
Dallas, TX 75228
It’s not too late…
 

You’re in luck.
Due to the Labor Day holiday there are still quite a few classes that begin next week, including Basic Printmaking, Fiction 101, Figure Drawing, Oil Pastels, Enameling, Mosaic Meditations and Painting Fundamentals.
Register today!

For more information on these classes, workshops or to register online, click here.

Adult Coloring Book Social
 
Get up + Give
North Texas Giving Day is September 17th!

To properly kick-off North Texas Giving Day, join us at the Bath House Cultural Center on Thursday, September 10th from 5pm to 7:30pm for a one-of-kind event celebrating these two great organizations both participating in the North Texas Giving Day! Coloring Outside the Lines is a free adult coloring book social and happy hour that will take place on the breezy Terrace overlooking beautiful White Rock Lake at the Bath House. Enjoy a relaxing, fun experience and meet cool,

interesting people with similar interests. An array of coloring sheets from the many adult coloring books on the market and all supplies will be provided. Reservations are not necessary.

And mark your calendars for the 7th annual North Texas Giving Day Thursday, September 17th where your gift of $ 25 or more designated for the Creative Arts Center of Dallas will be multiplied. In addition, for the first time we will offer a board challenge of a 1:1 match for the first $10,000 raised. Click here to donate on the day of the event!

SMU CAPE
Exploring Culture: 
50 MORE New Reasons to Love Dallas
 
Dallas bills itself as a “smart and connected” city. Plug in to all that our city has to offer with cultural guru and CAC Advisory Board member Gail Sachson as your guide. Learn about the city’s newest cultural hot spots and emerging artistic leaders. Explore what’s on the horizon for Dallas’ ever-changing landscape of new and notable sites, sounds, and scenes.
Saturday, September 26th 1 -2:30 pm

Fee: $39

Click here to register today!
On Creativity…
Diana Pollak

This week Dallas is hosting a group of amazing artists from London to lead more than 15 lectures, interactive workshops and round table discussions on Sacred Geometry. From ancient time and across all cultures there are creative impulses that explore the recurring mathematical patterns found in nature. Often found in religious structures such as churches, temples and mosques, such patterns are found throughout art, architecture, mandalas and even in music.

In Dallas, the spiral stained glass ceiling window at Thanksgiving Square is a prime example.  Sacred geometry is found throughout nature, including strands of DNA, the cornea of our eyes, snowflakes, pinecones, nautilus shells, the cosmos, diamond crystals and the list goes on and on!  This geometric archetype permeating the seen and unseen world is considered to have metaphysical properties which demonstrate interconnectedness.
Spo nsored by the Memnosyne Institute and the Islamic Art Revival Series, there are plenty of events still to catch at various venues in the city, including UTD, SMU, the Museum of Biblical Art and the Eisemann Center.  For a list of events, visit www.sacredgr.org.
Diana Pollak
Executive Director
In the Community
 
CAC will be at Klyde Warren Park on September 13th. Join us for Art as a Second Language where you can participate in fun, family-friendly art activities!
Sunday, September 13th 
2-4 pm 
 
Activities:
Hula Hoop Weaving 
w/Sally Ackerman
Flowers in the Park 
w/Annie Foster
Canvas Teepee Decorating w/Robert Moore

 

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