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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Monday, May 14th, 2012 - Sunday, May 20th , 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.

Tuesday, May 15

 

AM I SEXY? exhibit opens

 

TAG Calendar Show opens

 

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern (Lectures)

 

Friday, May 18

 

Spring SWS Paint Out 2012 Denton TX

 

2012 Texas Sculpture Association Membership Show reception

 

HIDDEN TALENTS ART SHOW

 

92nd Annual National Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit opens

 

SWA Spring 2012 Show opens

 

SWS Spring 2012 Signature Show opens

 

Saturday, May 19

 

Spring SWS Paint Out 2012 Denton TX

 

"Lost Treasure/Found Art" Sculpture Exhibit & Art Show

 

Creative Space@310 Group Art Show

 

Dallas Arts District Public Tour

 

Grand Prairie Farmers Market Juried Art Show & Sale

 

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 14

 

Arlington Visual Arts Association

 

Lake Granbury Art Association

 

Mesquite Creative Arts Club

 

Wise County Art Association, Bridgeport

 

Tuesday, May 15

 

Farmers Branch-Carrollton Art Association       

 

Fort Worth Quilt Guild

 

LGAA Photography Meeting

 

Mineral Wells Art Association

 

Richardson Civic Art Society

 

Wednesday, May 16

 

ArtLoveMagic Open House

 

Thursday, May 17

 

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, May 14

 

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

 

 

Irma Ward Oil classes

 

 

Barbara McFarland Monday evening classes

 

 

LGAA Free Drawing Session

 

 

Oil & Acrylic with Barbara McFarland

 

Tuesday, May 15

 

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

 

 

Irma Ward Oil classes

 

 

Bohlman Weekly Watercolor Class

 

 

Watercolor with Bennie Wood

 

Wednesday, May 16

 

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

 

Irma Ward Oil classes

 

Acrylic with Kenneth Porter

 

Beginning Sculpture Workshop with Dale Martin

 

Brotherton Variations in Watercolor Wednesday Classes

 

LGAA Free Painting Sessions

 

Thursday, May 17

 

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

 

Friday, May 18

 

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

 

Merry-Lee Rae workshop on Cloisonne enameling

 

Encaustic Fri./Sat. workdays/workshops

 

Calligraphy Class - The Joy of Calligraphy

 

Friday Open Art Nights

 

LGAA Free Experimental Art Group

 

Watercolor with Bennie Wood

 

Saturday, May 19

 

Merry-Lee Rae workshop on Cloisonne enameling

 

Encaustic Fri./Sat. workdays/workshops

 

CPSA Workshop with Clark Gilliam: Art Fundamentals

 

Acrylic with Kenneth Porter

 

APT Workshop: Market Your Art

 

Figure Drawing Session with Michael O'Keefe

 

Irving Quilt Guild Workshops

 

Nature Walk at Village Creek Nature Trail

 

Sunday, May 20

 

Merry-Lee Rae workshop on Cloisonne enameling

 

CPSA Workshop with Clark Gilliam: Art Fundamentals

 

Encaustics with Junanne Peck

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 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

 

Wednesday, May 16

 

Visual Artists of Cedar Hill 5th Annual Regional Art Exhibit

 

Friday, May 18

 

"Lost Treasure/Found Art" Sculpture Exhibit & Art Show

 

9th Annual Hecho en Dallas Juried Exhibition

 

Saturday, May 19

 

"Paint the Glen" Paintout in Glen Rose

 

Monday, May 28

 

New Texas Talent

 

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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