Skip to main content.

Saturday, April 14, 2012


Monday, April 16th, 2012 - Sunday, April 22 2012

What's happening in art in the North Texas area (with emphasis on nonprofit visual arts groups). Find out where to go to appreciate, create, meet or learn about art!


Don't forget to check out our associated websites:

TO ADD AN EVENT, contact moderator@artgroupsdfw.com or use the Submission Form. All notices are moderated.

Art Headlines in DFW

This service has been transformed into three new free online dailies published in newspaper format. Many more sources are included and a new feature adds links to local arts videos and images.

DFW Arts Daily -- Headlines from 70+ local visual and performing arts groups and institutions, plus other local news sources. 

DFW Artists Voice -- Headlines from blogs & tweets from local visual artists and artists groups, plus other local news sources.

Art Spirit Daily -- Headlines from national visual art news and instruction sources, art reviews, art materials manufacturers, famous artists blogs, and how-to articles and videos -- designed to lift your art spirit and inspire you. 

So get your daily dose of art news - subscription is always free!


Events

(Exhibit Openings & Receptions, Art Walks / Studio Tours, Festivals & Art Sales, Art Lectures & Conferences, Fundraisers and Paintouts)

Click on Art Events Calendar to see full details and links.

Monday, April 16
  • 48th Annual Collin County Art Show opens
  • Occupying Moudy: Zoetina Veal Reception
  • Senior Level Fibers Exhibition opens
Tuesday, April 17
  • Dallas Architecture Forum: Etty HOROWITZ; “Cross-Cultural Art and Architecture of Synagogues”
  • Professional Practices Class Exhibition opens
  • TAG Open Show opens
  • Tarleton Students Exhibit opens
  • Tuesday Evenings at the Modern (Lectures)
  • Professional Practices Class Exhibition opens
Wednesday, April 18
  • The Artist Manifesto and Creating Art Opportunities in Dallas
Thursday, April 19
  • Henderson County 84th Annual Fine Art Show and Sale opens
  • Richland College Annual Juried Student Photo Exhibition reception
Friday, April 20
  • Continental Gin Building Spring 2012 Open Studios
  • "A Walk with C.S. Lewis" reception
  • 5x5 Exhibit reception
  • AVAA Regional Exhibit Winners reception at the AMA
  • Forney Arts Council Reception
  • Juan Melé & Arte Concreto - Invención; opening reception
  • Voices Against Violence Art and Film Contest awards
Saturday, April 21
  • Continental Gin Building Spring 2012 Open Studios
  • Funky Finds Spring Fling Longview
  • Dia De Los Niños Exhibit; Closing Reception
  • April 21: Carnevale de Venezia-New Mixed Media Series by Jeanette Korab reception
  • DADA Spring Gallery Walk
  • Dallas Arts District Public Tour
  • Florence Ostende and The Dallas Contemporary: Exhibition; opening reception
Sunday, April 22
  • Funky Finds Spring Fling Longview
  • 27th Texas & Neighbors Competition Reception & Awards
  • Canvas by Canvas reception
  • Texas Visual Arts Association High School Art Exhibition opens

Lectures are also held at several local art museums:
For more gallery openings see

Meetings and Demonstrations

Click on the Art Meetings Calendar to see details and links.

Monday, April 16
  • Dallas Handweavers & Spinners Guild
  • Society of Watercolor Artists
Tuesday, April 17
  • Farmers Branch-Carrollton Art Association
  • Fort Worth Quilt Guild
  • LGAA Photography Meeting
  • Mineral Wells Art Association
  • Richardson Civic Art Society
Wednesday, April 18
  • ArtLoveMagic Open House
Thursday, April 19
  • Artists of Eastland County
  • Irving Quilt Guild
  • Visual Artists of Cedar Hill (VACH)

For the schedule for weekly ongoing art activity groups, see Painting, Drawing & Critique Groups.


Classes & Workshops

Note that classes and workshops require prior registration. Click on the Art Instruction Calendar to see details and links.

Monday, April 16
  • Irma Ward Oil classes
  • Jane Jones HOW TO FINISH A PAINTING
  • Barbara McFarland Monday evening classes
  • LGAA Free Drawing Session
  • Oil & Acrylic with Barbara McFarland
  • Oil Painting for the Very Beginner
  • PAT KOCHAN Monday watermedia classes
Tuesday, April 17
  • Irma Ward Oil classes
  • Jane Jones HOW TO FINISH A PAINTING
  • Robert Burridge Put the Wow in Watercolor!
  • Bohlman Weekly Watercolor Class
  • Tiffany Stained Glass
  • Watercolor with Bennie Wood
Wednesday, April 18
  • Irma Ward Oil classes
  • Jane Jones HOW TO FINISH A PAINTING
  • Robert Burridge Put the Wow in Watercolor!
  • Acrylic with Kenneth Porter
  • Brotherton Variations in Watercolor Wednesday Classes
  • Color Theory Workshop by Dave Kramer
  • Introduction to Studio Lighting
  • LGAA Free Painting Sessions
Thursday, April 19
  • Robert Burridge Put the Wow in Watercolor!
Friday, April 20
  • Robert Burridge Put the Wow in Watercolor!
  • Dr. Jerry McGrew - Figure Drawing
  • Friday Open Art Nights
  • LGAA Free Experimental Art Group
  • Watercolor with Bennie Wood
Saturday, April 21
  • Robert Burridge Put the Wow in Watercolor!
  • Dr. Jerry McGrew - Figure Drawing
  • Tim Holz Workshops
  • Acrylic with Kenneth Porter
  • Discharged Cloth and Clothing Workshop
  • Irving Quilt Guild Workshops
  • Kaligrafos Newbie workshop: Foundational
  • SATURDAY KIDS WORKSHOPS SATURDAY KIDS WORKSHOPS
Sunday, April 22
  • Robert Burridge Put the Wow in Watercolor!
  • Tim Holz Workshops

See also these listings:

For painting groups see: Painting, Drawing & Critique Groups


Deadlines 

Calls for entries and artist opportunities. Click on Art Deadlines Calendar to see full details and links or for more deadlines.

Monday, April 16
  • Association of Grand Prairie Artists (AGPA) Art Party
  • City of Wylie Public Art Project: Olde City Park Mural
  • PAA's Asian Art Exhibit
Tuesday, April 17
  • Trinity Arts Guild 2012 Open Juried Show
Wednesday, April 18
  • Art Heist donations
Friday, April 20
  • 2012 Design on Wine
  • ACA Annual Award Show
  • Oak Cliff Mural Project Project
Monday, April 30
  • Art on the Edge
  • Fort Worth Music Festival
Tuesday, May 1
  • 500X membership & Upstairs Gallery applications
Thursday, May 3
  • Bishop Arts Saturday Market
Friday, May 4
  • 2012 Art Conspiracy Call for Beneficiaries
  • 24-Hour Video Race
Saturday, May 5
  • TVAA Membership Show
Saturday, May 12
  • Grand Prairie Farmers Market Juried Art Show & Sale
Monday, May 14
  • Town of Flower Mound Independence Fest Art Exhibit
Tuesday, May 15
  • “Ekphrasis: A Collaboration Among the Arts” 2012 Inaugural Conference
  • Paint Historic Waxahachie
Saturday, May 19
  • "Paint the Glen" Paintout in Glen Rose


TO ADD AN EVENT, contact moderator@artgroupsdfw.com or use the Submission Form. All notices are moderated.

Comments

No comments yet

Add Comment

You must be logged in as a member to add comment to this blog