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Open Studio at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center on Fridays

Open Studio
Every Friday | 10 AM – 3 PM
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

Are you lacking inspiration? Do you want to get out of the house or just need more workspace? The Greater Denton Arts Council is here for you! Artists are invited to the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center on Fridays between 10 …

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An Event with Jason Lee August 3rd

 

In concurrence with his solo exhibition, “A PLAIN VIEW, Photographs from Texas,” now on display in the Meadows Gallery, Jason Lee will discuss his artistic process and his interest in photography, reflect on his chosen subjects, and share anecdotes about his travels. “A PLAIN VIEW” features photographs from Lee’s newly released book by …

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2016 CARA Award honoring Sandra and Randy Robinson May 20

2016 CARA Award honoring Sandra and Randy Robinson
Friday, May 20, 7-9 PM, $30, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton TX

The prestigious Community Arts Recognition Award (CARA) honors those who have significantly enhanced the cultural life and status of Denton through outstanding achievements in the field of fine arts or for service to the …

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NEW GRANTS PROGRAM

The Greater Denton Arts Council has launched a new and improved Arts Grants Program this spring, expanding it to include ARTIST MICROGRANTS for individual Denton artists and COMMUNITY ARTS GRANTS for non-profit arts organizations.

In order to further fulfill our ongoing mission to support the arts, the Arts Council …

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VAST Merging Visions opens April 15 in Denton

MERGING VISIONS 2016

Meadows Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton TX
April 15 – June 5, 2016, FREE

The Visual Arts Society of Texas collaborates with the Denton Poets’ Assembly, the Greater Denton Arts Council, and the Denton Public Library to create an annual exhibit of paired original art work and poetry in …

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Denton ISD Elementary and High School Art Shows

 

Youth Art Month
Gough Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton
March 1 – March 26, 2016, FREE
National Youth Art Month is a month of promoting art and art education in the United States. Families and children can enjoy the work of Denton Independent School District Elementary school students in this …

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International Nightscapes: Bob Chilton Reception May 5

First Fridays at the Arts Center
International Nightscapes:

Recent Works by Bob Chilton Opening Reception
Friday, May 5, 6-8 PM, FREE, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton TX
Explore the world through the lens of photographer Bob Chilton. Learn more at dentonarts.com

For more about the artist, see his website: http://www.bobchilton.com/

Submitted …

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Arts Open Call Marketplace Sales

Festival Hall, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton TX

March 4 – April 16, 2016, FREE

Arts Open Call welcomes artists from across North Texas for an interactive installation at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in historic downtown Denton. Displayed floor to ceiling in the grand hall of the city’s former power plant, approximately 200 artworks were …

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The Greater Denton Arts Council Presents: 2nd Annual ARTS ALL NIGHT

First Fridays at the Arts Center
2nd Annual ARTS ALL NIGHT
Friday, April 1, 6 PM – 6 AM
$10 for public, FREE for GDAC members and children under 12
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Celebrate the arts ALL NIGHT with the Greater Denton Arts Council! Dance the night away with Brave …

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WILD WOMEN FOR THE ARTS: Fundraiser & Happy Hour Celebration at Dan’s Silverleaf

WILD WOMEN FOR THE ARTS: Happy Hour Celebration at Dan’s Silverleaf
Tuesday, April 12, 5-7 PM, Free for WILD WOMEN OF THE ART, Dan’s Silverleaf

The Arts Guild and Greater Denton Arts Council’s newest fundraiser WILD WOMEN FOR THE ARTS is a fun and easy way to make an important contribution to the …

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Arts Open Call presented in partnership with 35 Denton

Festival Hall, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
March 4 – April 22, 2016, FREE
Arts Open Call welcomes hundreds of artists from across North Texas for an interactive installation at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in historic downtown Denton. Displayed floor to ceiling in the grand hall of the city’s former power plant, approximately 200 …

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Thin Line Fest Photography Festival Feb. 17 – 22 in Denton

Festival Hall, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
February 17 – 22, 2016; FREE

The 2016 Thin Line Photography Exhibit is a competitive and curated festival, which will showcase the best and most promising talent in Texas and beyond. Selected artists will have their work displayed in print and digital galleries featuring works …

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Arts Open Call Presended in Partnership with 35 Denton

March 4 – April 16, 2016; FREE

Opening Reception March 4, 5-6 PM Artists and Members Mixer, 6-8 PM Public Opening

Festival Hall, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

Arts Open Call welcomes hundreds of artists from across North Texas for an interactive installation at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in historic downtown Denton. Displayed floor to ceiling …

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29th Annual Materials: Hard + Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition

Meadows Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
February 5 – April 1, 2016

$5; FREE for GDAC members, children under 12, and students with valid ID

February 5, 2016 | Opening Reception 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Award Ceremony 6:45 p.m.

The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 29th annual Materials: Hard + Soft …

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VAST’s 10th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition

The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) 10th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition is on display in the Gough Gallery at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory, through February 21st.

The 125-Mile Exhibition was initiated in 2006 to establish a regional, high-quality juried art exhibition for artists living within a 125-mile radius of Denton, …

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Building Bridges: A Community Celebration Jan. 23

A Pre-Festival Event co-sponsored by Denton Black Film Festival and the Greater Denton Arts Council
January 23, 2016, 10 AM – 9 PM
$10; Advance Purchase, students and senior discounts, Children under 12 FREE
Patterson-Appleton Art Center
10 AM – 1 PM | Children’s Programming featuring Exhibitors’ Art, Comic Books, …

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10th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition and Opening Reception Jan. 15

The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) 10th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition will open on January 15 with a reception from 5:30 – 7:30 in the Gough Gallery at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory, Denton, TX., and will run through February 21.

The 125-Mile Exhibition was initiated in 2006 to establish …

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Presentation by Fiber Artist Deborah Boschert at the VAST January 2016 Meeting

Please join the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST), on January 7th from 7 – 9 p.m. for a presentation by Fiber Artist Deborah Boschert.

Ms. Boschert will share her most recent art quilts and talk about how she developed her own personal style. She will share examples of her favorite techniques, materials …

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Call for NORTH TEXAS ARTISTS! Arts Open Call – Deadline Dec. 31

CALL FOR NORTH TEXAS ARTISTS! The Greater Denton Arts Council presents Arts Open Call, an exciting new exhibition event that benefits local artists and community arts programming in North Texas.

Arts Open Call will host an interactive installation of approximately 200 works which will be displayed floor to ceiling in the grand hall of …

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CALL FOR NORTH TEXAS ARTISTS | Arts Open Call 2016

CALL FOR NORTH TEXAS ARTISTS!

March 4 – April 17, 201

The Greater Denton Arts Council presents Arts Open Call, an exciting new exhibition event that benefits local artists and community arts programming in North Texas. Arts Open Call will host an interactive installation of approximately 200 works which will be displayed floor to ceiling …

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Award Winners in the 2015 VAST Members Exhibition

The Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) 26th Annual Members Exhibition is currently on exhibit at UNT on the Square,109 N. Elm St., Denton. This is the first year for the exhibition to be held at the UNT on the Square gallery. The exhibition is juried, and prizes totaling $2,650 in cash and merchandise have …

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2016 VAST 125-Mile Exhibition deadline Nov. 18

VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION  January 15 – February 21, 2016  Opening Reception January 15, 2016 5:30 – 7:30pm Gough Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, 400 East Hickory Denton, Texas 76202 This art exhibition is for all artists living within a 125 mile radius of Denton, TX. Deadline: November 18, 2015 Juror: Dr. John Marcucci Fees: 3 …

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Kamme Art Gallery & Studio Grand Opening

Kamme Art Gallery & Studio in Sanger, Texas is having its Grand Opening Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 6-9pm.

https://www.facebook.com/KammeArt Located at 304 Bolivar, Sanger, Texas (940) 300-6551

Jay Ybarra from Houston will be the Feature Artist with his soulful paintings along with Kathleen Mekailek (Sanger) painting/ photography, Daren Fagan (Highland Village) upcycled metal sculptures, Linda …

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Cosmic Visions: Works by John Calabrese

The Greater Denton Arts Council invites you to explore Cosmic Visions, an exhibition of over thirty original graphite works by John Calabrese. Beneath their classically calm beauty and romantic atmosphere, Calabrese’s drawings depict figures in surroundings that are realistic and appealing to basic human instincts. 

Dr. John Calabrese received his PhD in Comparative Arts …

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North Texas Book Festival names finalists for book awards

Nonprofit North Texas Book Festival named the finalists of its annual book awards. The winners will be announced at Book Trails Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts in Denton.

2015 Finalists (alphabetical order by author name):

Children’s Books, Ages 1-6:

“Annie’s Secret” – Lyn Gray

“The Worst …

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Jeff Good – Can Artists Paint Loose?, a Presentation at the VAST March 5th Meeting

What:  Jeff Good – Can Artists Paint Loose?, a Presentation at the Visual Arts Society of Texas’ (VAST) March 2015 Meeting. vastarts.org

When: Thursday, March 5th, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where: The Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, 400 East Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201

 

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Materials: Hard & Soft opens Feb. 6

The Greater Denton Arts Council presents the 28th Annual Materials: Hard & Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition.

February 6 – April 2, 2015

February 6, 2015 Opening Reception 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Awards announced at 6:45 p.m.

 

This exhibition, which has run continuously since 1987, was the idea of local artist, Georgia …

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