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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

For this week's events, see the Art This Week in DFW feature.

This guide to special art events is organized by type of event and date of event:

Art Walks / Studio Tours
Festivals & Art Sales
Art Lectures & Conferences
Fundraisers
Paintouts

Art Walks / Studio Tours

Mar. 5, Apr. 2, May 7 - Bishop Arts District First Thursday (art, food & culture) http://www.bishopartsdistrict.com/

Mar. 5, Apr. 2, May 7 - First Thursdays, the Dragon Street Association in the Dallas Design District

Mar. 6, Apr. 3, May 1 - Fort Worth First Fridays http://www.fwada.com/

Mar. 7, Apr. 4, May 2 - Dallas Arts District Alliance Arts District Stroll, a free guided tour on the first Saturday of every month http://www.artsdistrict.org/

Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14 - Expo Art Night (2nd Thursdays, Deep Ellum/Expo Park 6-10 pm) http://www.deepellumhome.com/

Mar. 14, Apr. 11, May 9 - McKinney: Second Saturday on the Square http://www.downtownmckinney.com

Mar. 27 - Spring Arts Goggle, Fort Worth South http://www.fortworthsouth.org/FWS/artsgoggle.html

Mar. 28 - 29 - Denison Spring Fine Art Tour http://www.smalltownBIGART.com

Mar. 28 - Fort Worth Spring Gallery Night 6PM - 9PM http://www.fwada.org/

Apr. 18 - Spring Gallery Walk - Dallas Art Dealers Association 2-8 pm http://www.dallasartdealers.org

? - Uptown Dallas Art Walk 6-9 pm http://www.uptowndallas.net

? - Continental Gin Open Studios http://www.continentalginbuilding.com

Apr. 25 & 26 - North Dallas Artist Studio Tour http://www.northdallasart.com/

Apr. 25 - 1st Annual Oak Cliff Art Crawl (Oak Cliff galleries & Texas Theater 4pm – 9pm) http://photopol.us/

May 17 - White Rock East Garden & Artisan Tour, 11:00 - 5:00, http://eastdallasartgardens.blogspot.com

 




Festivals & Art Sales

Mar. 6 - 8 - North Texas Irish Festival, Fair Park http://www.ntif.org/

Mar. 13, 14 & 15 - Dallas 2008 Quilt Celebration, Dallas Market Hall, presented by Quilter’s Guild of Dallas http://www.quiltersguildofdallas.org/

Mar. 21 & 22 - Artscape (during the third week of Dallas Blooms held Mar. 7 through Apr. 12), Dallas Arboretum http://dallasarboretum.org/

Mar. 26 - Apr. 2 - AFI DALLAS International Film Festival http://afidallas.com/

Mar. 28 & 29 - Art Adventure Fest (Mar. 28 10-6 & Mar. 29 noon-6pm, Irving Arts Center Sculpture Garden, 3333 N. MacArthur) http://www.irvingartscenter.org

Apr. 1 - University of Texas at Arlington's annual glass art sale. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Studio Art Center, 810 S. Davis Drive, Arlington http://www.uta.edu/ucomm/mediarelations/press/2009/03/glass-sale-scheduled.php

Apr. 3- 5 - Deep Ellum Art Festival http://www.meifestivals.com/deepspr.html

Apr. 16 - 19 - MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival http://www.mainstreetartsfest.org/

Apr. 24, 25, 26 - Denton Arts & Jazz Festival http://www.dentonjazzfest.com/

Apr. 24 - 26- Southlake's Art in the Square http://www.artinthesquare.com/

Apr. 24 - 25 - Henderson County Art Club 81st Annual Show & Sale, Cain Center in Athens; reception & awards Thursday, April 23, 5:00-7:00pm ruthom1946@gmail.com

Apr. 25 - Cedar Springs Art Festival http://www.shopcedarsprings.com/

Apr. 25 - Prairie Fest, Tandy Hills Natural Area, Ft. Worth http://www.tandyhills.org/prairiefest.htm

Apr. 25 - Funky Finds Spring Fling (indie craft fair - 10am to 6pm, Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W. Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76107) http://www.funkyfinds.us/springfling.html

? - Family Funday and Art in the Garden, Irving Arts Center http://irvingartscenter.org

Apr. 30 - May 3 - Mayfest, Trinity Park, Fort Worth http://www.mayfest.org/

May 1 - 3 - 2009 Spring ART MART, Silent Auction & BHCC Fundraiser, Bathhouse Cultural Center, Dallas http://bathhousecultural.com

May 2 - 3 - Cottonwood Art Festival, Richardson http://www.cottonwoodartfestival.com/

May 8 - 10 - Fine Arts Festival at Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm (in Allen) http://www.allenartsalliance.org/

May 9 - 10 - Swiss Avenue Home Tour & Art Fair (across from Savage Park) http://www.SAHD.org

May 15 - 17 - Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival, Richardson http://www.wildflowerfestival.com/

May 16 - 1st Annual Etsy Dallas Spring Bash, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, South Side on Lamar, 1401 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215 http://etsydallas.com

May ? - Art Splash on the Square, Graham http://www.art-splash.com/

May 22 - 24 - Artfest, Fair Park in Dallas http://artfest500.com/

May 23 - ArtFest and Starving Artist Sale, Weatherford Art Association, Firehouse Gallery & Art Center http://www.weatherfordart.com/

May 23 - Cedar Creek Lake Festival Of The Arts,  Mabank, Texas, 11:00am - 5:00pm http://www.cedarcreeklakechamber.com/


Texas Events and Festivals see also:
http://www.tourtexas.com/%40roundtexas.html
KERA’s Art & Seek at http://artandseek.org



Art Lectures & Conferences

Mar. 5 - Dallas Architecture Forum: Douglas Reed & Gary Hilderbrand, The Magnolia Theatre http://www.dallasarchitectureforum.org

Mar. 20 - "Tutankhamun and the Sunshade of Princess Meretaten", SMU DFW Cultural Events Group http://www.meetup.com/museum-67/

Mar. 21 - "Mysterious Abydos: Eternal City", SMU DFW Cultural Events Group http://www.meetup.com/museum-67/

Mar. 26 - 28 - ABILENE: 2009 TASA ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Texas Association of Schools of Art http://www.tasart.org/tasa_conferences.htm

Apr. 1 - Dallas Architecture Forum: Guy Nordenson, The Magnolia Theatre http://www.dallasarchitectureforum.org

Apr. 4 - Sonia King: Business Strategies for Selling Your Work on Saturday, 1pm - 2:30pm (Free Brown Bag Lunch Series; reservations call 214-320-1275 or via email info@creativeartscenter.org); Creative Arts Center of Dallas http://creatureartscenter.org

Apr. 7 - Dallas Architecture Panel "Inspirations" 6:30 pm, Dallas Center for Architecture http://www.dallasarchitectureforum.org

Apr. 9 - Dallas Architecture Forum Annual Rose Family Lecture: Juhani Pallasmaa 7 p.m. at the Horchow Auditorium in the Dallas Museum of Art http://www.dallasarchitectureforum.org

Apr. 24 - Frank Welch and The Birthday: What Does it Mean to Make a Regional Modernism in Texas? (Dallas Architecture Forum Symposium) ttp://www.dallasarchitectureforum.org

Aor, 25 - Patricia Meadows: A Conversation with Patricia Meadows on Saturday, 1pm - 2:30pm (Free Brown Bag Lunch Series; reservations call 214-320-1275 or via email info@creativeartscenter.org); Creative Arts Center of Dallas http://creatureartscenter.org

May 9 - Dallas Architecture Forum second annual symposium on contemporary design, “Designing for Collections,” with four outstanding speakers, Aaron Betsky, Scott Johnson, Jorge Pardo, and George Sexton, Saturday, May 9, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Magnolia Theatre, 3699 McKinney Ave. http://www.dallasarchitectureforum.org

May 16 - Susan Bruning: Legal Issues for Artists on Saturday, 1pm - 3pm (Free Brown Bag Lunch Series; reservations call 214-320-1275 or via email info@creativeartscenter.org); Creative Arts Center of Dallas http://creatureartscenter.org

Lectures are also held at several local art museums & galleries:
CADD ArtLab see http://www.caddallas.net
Dallas Museum of Art: see http://dallasmuseumofart.org
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth see http://www.themodern.org/lectures.html
Kimbell Art Museum see http://www.kimbellart.org/Education/Lectures-Programs/Lectures.aspx?tid=1
McKinney Avenue Contemporary see http://www.the-mac.org/Calendar




Fundraisers

Art Conspiracy

Apr. 9 - “Art Conspiracy in the Making,” at Cliff Cafe (next to The Belmont Hotel) Photographers: Ange Fitzgerald, Dave Herman, Dylan Hollingsworth, Scotty Mankoff, Guy Reynolds, Andrea Roberts, Sarah Jane Semrad, and Andrew Williams; 10% to Art Conspiracy; Opening Reception Thursday, Apr. 9, 5:30 - 7:30 pm http://artconspiracy.org

Apr. 18 - Dallas Area Art Dealers (DADA) Spring Gallery Walk: DADA’s Edith Baker Art Scholarship Winner Show; proceeds benefit the student artists and DADA’s Edith Baker Art Scholarship; opening reception is 6-8 p.m. and the gallery is open 2-8 p.m. at Norwood Flynn Galler, 3318 Shorecrest Drive. http://www.dallasartdealers.org http://www.norwoodflynngallery.com

May 1 - 3 - 2009 Spring ART MART, Silent Auction & BHCC Fundraiser, Bathhouse Cultural Center, Dallas http://bathhousecultural.com

 

May 8 - For the Love of Art: Plano’s second annual Arts Awards gala http://www.artcentreofplano.org/for-the-love-of-art

May 14 - Charitable fashion show, "What does art mean to you?", benefiting the non-profit, Fashion Benefiting Youth Artists. 8pm at Excuses Cafe, 3025 Main Street in the heart of Deep Ellum, Dallas fashionbenefitingyouthartists@gmail.com

May 20 - Donor Bridge: For one day only, contributors through the Donor Bridge site will be matched up to $25,000 on behalf of La Reunion. http://lareuniontx.org

Online Store of Irving Art Association: http://cafepress.com/irvingart




Paintouts

Monthly paintous as announced - Fort Worth Cultural Art Center's Texas Artists Coalition Plein Air Group, various locations http://www.fwcac.com/?/579

? - Pastel Society of the Southwest Paintout http://pssw.info

Mar. 21 - 28 - Paint Historic Terrell, NETFAA North East Texas Fine Art Alliance (NETFAA) http://netfaa.com

Mar. 27 - 29 - SWS Spring Paint-Out in Mount Vernon http://swswatercolor.org

Apr. 3 - 4, - Nomadas del Artes plein air exhibit at Southwest Gallery, Dallas, TX. Friday and Saturday 1-5 pm http://www.nomadasdelarte.com/

Apr. 22 - 26 - Plein Air Southwest 2009 (formerly Plein Air Texas); sponsored by Outdoor Painters Society http://outdoorpainterssociety.com http://www.pleinairsouthwest.com/
Schedule: held in various locations this year:
Feb. 22 - 29 Big Bend National Park
Apr. 22 - 26 Hill Country of Texas
July 12 - 19 Ouray area of Colorado
Sept. 20 - 27 Canyon de Chelley, Arizona
Dec. 4 - Artists Reception & Show Opening, Southwest Gallery, Dallas
Dec. 4 - 31 - Exhibition, Southwest Gallery, Dallas

Apr. 25 - Prairie Fest -- En Plein Air event, Tandy Hills Natural Area, Ft. Worth http://www.tandyhills.org/artevent.htm

Apr. 26 - 27 - Cecy Turner Plein Air Watercolor and Oil Workshop (May 10 - 11 ?), Ellis County Art Association and Fine Art Museum http://www.elliscountyart.net/

? - Spring “Plein Air” Session http://www.swa-watercolor.com

May 2 -3 - Plein Air Pastel Workshop; instructor Dina Gregory; Location will be on Dina's acreage of 107 acres in Bosque County. $150 Contact: Bosque Conservatory - Jane Scott 254-675-3724; visit Dina's website at: www.dinagregory.com

May 9 - 17 - Venice Plein-Air Painting / Photography Workshop taught by local artists Niki Gulley & Scott Williams in Venice, Italy http://www.nikigulley.com http://www.Blind-Squirrel.org niki@nikigulley.com

May 29 - June 7 - 34th Annual Paint Historic Waxahachie, sponsored by Ellis County Art Association. 10 day plein air event; Deadline for entries ? http://www.elliscountyart.net

Fridays - Friday Paint Out (9:00 am on 1st - 3rd Fridays) Tendaris Walling 817-563-5543 Free En Pleine Aire in different locations. Sponsored by Trinity Art Guild

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