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Saturday, May 05, 2012

Monday, May 7th, 2012 - Sunday, May 13th , 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.

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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, May 7

 

Senior Level Communication Design Exhibition

 

Dallas Arts District Public Tour

 

Darla Bostick reception at Cafe Du Luxe

 

Tuesday, May 8

 

24-Hour Video Race Screenings

 

Art After 5 - Frankie Garcia III

 

Senior Level Drawing & Painting Exhibition opens

 

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern (Lectures)

 

Wednesday, May 9

 

24-Hour Video Race Screenings

 

Juried Art Student Exhibition; Awards Reception

 

Thursday, May 10

 

24-Hour Video Race Screenings

 

Keller Gallery Walk

 

Friday, May 11

 

Watters Creek Fine Arts Festival

 

Saturday, May 12

 

Watters Creek Fine Arts Festival

 

Dragon.Open Art Walk

 

McKinney: Second Saturday on the Square

 

Sunday, May 13

 

Watters Creek Fine Arts Festival

 

65th Annual TVAA Membership Exhibition reception & awards

 

RCAS 2012 Regional Show Reception

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, May 7

 

Association of Grand Prairie Artists

 

Corsicana Art League

 

Dallas Stampers

 

Ellis County Art Association

 

Trinity Arts Guild

 

Tuesday, May 8

 

Fort Worth Calligraphers Guild

 

Henderson County Art Club, Athens http://hendersoncountyart.org

 

Visual Arts League of Lewisville

 

Wednesday, May 9

 

Mid Cities Fine Artists

 

Southwestern Watercolor Society

 

Thursday, May 10

 

Art Club of McKinney

 

Dallas Needlework & Textile Guild

 

NorthEast Texas Fine Art Alliance, Terrell

 

Quilter's Guild of Plano

 

Saturday, May 12

 

Art Educators of North Central Texas (AENCT)

 

Colored Pencil Society of America, Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter

 

Kaligrafos: The Dallas Calligraphy Society

 

Society of Decorative Painters. Yellow Rose Chapter, Dallas

 

Sunday, May 13

 

North Texas Polymer Clay Guild

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, May 7

 

Irma Ward Oil classes

 

Barbara McFarland Monday evening classes

 

LGAA Free Drawing Session

 

Oil & Acrylic with Barbara McFarland

 

Tuesday, May 8

 

Irma Ward Oil classes

 

Bohlman Weekly Watercolor Class

 

Quilter's Guild of Plano Community Sew Day

 

Tiffany Stained Glass

 

Watercolor with Bennie Wood

 

Wednesday, May 9

 

Irma Ward Oil classes

 

Acrylic with Kenneth Porter

 

Beginning Sculpture Workshop with Dale Martin

 

Brotherton Variations in Watercolor Wednesday Classes

 

Introduction to Studio Lighting

 

LGAA Free Painting Sessions

 

TxLAC Zentangle Classes

 

Thursday, May 10

 

ArtTreks – Paris, France: Plein-Air Painting / Photography Workshop

 

Friday, May 11

 

ArtTreks – Paris, France: Plein-Air Painting / Photography Workshop

 

Calligraphy Class - The Joy of Calligraphy 

 

Encaustic Fri./Sat. workdays/workshops

 

Friday Open Art Nights

 

LGAA Free Experimental Art Group

 

Watercolor with Bennie Wood

 

Saturday, May 12

 

ArtTreks – Paris, France: Plein-Air Painting / Photography Workshop

 

Acrylic with Kenneth Porter 

 

Encaustic Fri./Sat. workdays/workshops

 

Society of Decorative Painters workshops

 

Sunday, May 13

 

ArtTreks – Paris, France: Plein-Air Painting / Photography Workshop

 

The Hands On Be a Better Photographer Studio Workshop

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, May 7

 

What Drives You? Texas WCA Exhibit

 

Thursday, May 10

 

AM I SEXY? exhibit at Clique

 

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

 

25th Annual Dallas Videofest

 

Paint Historic Waxahachie

 

Friday, May 18

 

9th Annual Hecho en Dallas Juried Exhibition

 

Saturday, May 19

 

"Paint the Glen" Paintout in Glen Rose

 

Wednesday, May 30

 

DeSoto Art League 2012 ANNUAL ART SHOW

 

Friday, June 1

 

25th Annual Dallas Videofest

 

Sunday, June 3

 

Bishop Arts Saturday Market

 

Friday, June 15

 

Art in the Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

 

Saturday, June 30

 

Grace United Methodist Church 4th Annual View Enjoy Celebrate Art Exhibit

 

Tuesday, July 3

 

Bishop Arts Saturday Market

 

Saturday, July 14

 

Hideout 2012



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

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