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2018 State Fair of Texas: Visual Arts Highlights

Fried food, carnival rides, the animal barns, and Big Tex are the mainstays of the fair experience, but don’t forget the arts! The 2018 State Fair of Texas opens on Friday, September 28 and extends through October 21. For more information see the website: http://www.bigtex.com

From America’s first self-contained modern shopping center, …

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Monticello: The Legacy of Slavery Exhibit at the African American Museum

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Monticello: The Legacy of Slavery uses Jefferson’s Monticello to explore the dilemma of slavery and the lives of enslaved families and their descendants. Thomas Jefferson’s iconic words in the Declaration of Independence—“all men are created equal”—inaugurated a new nation defined by principles of freedom and self-government, while a fifth of the population remained …

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Nomadic Fungi: Germination To Propagation

This exhibition by the Nomadic Fungi Institute brings together the most comprehensive collection of information currently available in regards to the growth and propagation of Nomadic Fungi.

Nomadic Fungi are a mutated species that have adapted to feed on automobiles. They have the capacity to infiltrate cars and extract nutrients directly from them by rapidly …

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Brad Ford Smith: Nomadic Fungi opens August 11 at Texas Discovery Gardens

NEW ART SHOW IN THE TEXAS DISCOVERY GALLERY Nomadic Fungi: Germination to Propagation
Join us for the Opening Reception on August 11, 2018.
On display until October 28, 2018. Mr. Brad Ford Smith has worked in the art field as an artist and an art conservator for well over two-dozen years producing lush …

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Lone Star Nature Art Competition entries due August 15

Introducing the inaugural Lone Star Nature Arts Competition presented by Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park!  Artists of all ages and skill-set are encouraged to enter Texas-related art in categories including:

  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Wood Carving
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Drawing

 

  • Entries will be accepted June 1 – August 15
  • Entrants may submit up …

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Dos Equis Pavilion Mural call for artists deadline Sept. 3

Call for Entries, Dos Equis Pavilion Mural!

Creative Arts Center of Dallas invites artists to submit proposals for a site-specific mural (38′ by 14′) to be created at the Dos Equis Pavilion at Fair Park as a public/private partnership with Dos Equis Pavilion and the Creative Arts Center of Dallas.  CAC members are invited to submit up to three total color renderings encompassing the artist’s  interpretation of the theme below. …

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2018 Creative Arts Competition at the State Fair of Texas call for entries

Show Off Your Creative Side at the Fair: Register Online!

Are you an aspiring photographer or do you have mad sculpting skills? Enjoy quilting or baking? Is building art with Legos your thing? No matter how you express your creative side, there is a way to showcase your unique talent in a Creative Arts …

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2017 State Fair of Texas: Visual Arts Highlights

Fried food, carnival rides, the animal barns, and Big Tex are the mainstays of the fair experience, but don’t forget the arts! The 2016 State Fair of Texas opened on Friday, September 29 and extends through October 22. For more information see the website: http://www.bigtex.com

Artwork from the annual Creative Arts …

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Silent Dialogues by Du Chau at the Texas Discovery Gardens

Silent Dialogues

DU CHAU

SEPTEMBER 16 NOVEMBER 11

Opening Reception September 16, 1-4 pm with Artist Presentation at 2 pm.

https://txdg.org/artist

Du Chau lives and works in Dallas, Texas. He has exhibited his work throughout the United States including Amarillo Museum of Arts, San Angelo Museum, USM Museum of Art, Wichita Falls Museum of …

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2017 Creative Arts Competition at the State Fair of Texas call for entries – deadline extended July 28

Now available online with all the details on the latest and greatest competitions,the 2017 Creative Arts Handbook is your guide to all things crafty. Whether you’re new to the crafting world or you consider yourself a Creative Arts veteran, the State Fair offers a wide variety of contests for participants on both ends of …

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EARTHxFilm2017 Screenings April 21-23

EARTHxFilm EVENTS & SCREENINGS EARTHxFilm showcases films and emerging media that explore conservation, climate change, and the environment while honoring the heroes working to protect our planet. Join us for a week of special events that launch EARTHxFilm and then attend our screenings in Fair Park, April 21-23.

DIFF Passholders receive free admission to EARTHxFilm …

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Texas Discovery Gardens Student Competition Reception March 5

Nature Abounds

flyer: Nature Abounds 2017

March 4 to April 23, 2017 The Discovery Gallery

Opening Reception: Sunday, March 5 2 pm to 4 pm

Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (Gate 6)

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Texas Women’s Caucus for Art: Call for Artist Submissions

Call for Artist Submissions
Texas Women’s Caucus for Art “Women’s Art Fair”
The Women’s Museum Building, Fair Park
April 5th-9th, during Dallas Arts Week
Submission deadline: March 6, 2017
Artists Notified: March 20, 2017

The Texas chapter of the WCA seeks female, or female identifying, artists of all disciplines for …

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2016 State Fair of Texas: Visual Arts Highlights

Fried food, carnival rides, the animal barns, and Big Tex are the mainstays of the fair experience, but don’t forget the arts! The 2016 State Fair of Texas opened on Friday, September 30 and extends through October 23. For more information see the website: http://www.bigtex.com

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David Schulze Exhibit: Outdoor Places opens Sept. 18 at the Texas Discovery Gardens

Curator Brenda McKinney has chosen 30 paintings by David Schulze for a solo show, Outdoor Places, on display at the Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park during the 2016 State Fair of Texas. You are invited to an opening reception for the artist
Sunday, September 18 from 2 pm to 4 pm Admission is free during the …

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State Fair of Texas Creative Arts Competitions entries due July 22

Creative Arts Competitions http://bigtex.com/creativearts/ With more than 1,100 competition categories including photography, canning, art, sewing and cooking, the State Fair’s Creative Arts competitions provide professionals and amateurs of all ages a showcase for their creative skills.

2016 CREATIVE ARTS HANDBOOK (prospectus)

The competition includes fine arts (Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor, Ink, Pencil or Charcoal, Mixed Media and
Printmaking), photography, ceramics …

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North Texas Printmakers Guild NATURE Show at Texas Discovery Gardens.

North Texas Printmakers Guild’s NATURE exhibit opened January 23, 2016 at Texas Discovery Gardens, located in Fair Park, 3601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75210

Enjoy diverse works of art with a nature theme from the North Texas Printmakers Guild during the Gardens’ latest art exhibition, curated by Janet Reynolds and Terri Thoman. The gallery is …

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Dallas Architecture Forum Presents “Making Fair Park Work” Jan. 26

Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, will continue its 2015-2016 Panel Discussion Series on January 26, 2016 with “Making Fair Park Work.”  Moderated by Mark Lamster, Dallas Morning News Architecture Critic, this panel is presented in partnership with the Dallas Festival of …

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