Tag: Greater Denton Arts Council

50th Anniversary Member Org. Spotlight: Denton Community Chorus Nov. 15

Thursday, November 15 at 7 PM – 7:30 PM

Greater Denton Arts Council

400 E Hickory St, Denton, Texas 76201

Coming right off the heels of their second Gospel Jamboree, the Denton Community Chorus will perform selections from their fall concert that will sooth the soul, astound the ears, and leave you asking for …

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Denton Quilt Guild: 50th Anniversary Member Org. Spotlight Oct. 18

As part of our ongoing 50th Anniversary celebration, the Denton Quilt Guild will display samples of quilts and other small projects created by their members. Come speak with key leaders of the organization about one of America’s oldest artforms and learn about the Denton Guild’s contributions to the tradition through their various Bees and …

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Drink and Draw Figure Drawing

Drink and Draw Figure Drawing
Every Third Thursday @ PAAC | 6 – 9 PM

Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
$10 to draw, BYOB

Come join us in the studio for a life drawing study facilitated by local artist, Marko Head. In the first hour, we’ll warm-up with gesture drawing before we move …

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Family Program: I Come as One, but Stand as 10,000, Tyrone Geter Oct. 20

Every third Saturday of the month the Greater Denton Arts Council offers fun for the whole family! In October we’ll visit Tyrone Geter’s solo exhibition, I Come as One, but Stand as 10,000, to explore the artist’s approach to figure drawing. After experimenting with a variety of charcoal techniques and drawing exercises in the …

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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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Materials Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition + Exhibition – deadline Sept. 30

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 32nd annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of …

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Figure Drawing Workshop with Marko Head Oct. 13

Figure Drawing Workshop with Marko Head
Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
$35 Public; $30 Member

Ages 12 and up

Throughout the history of art, the human figure has remained a persistent subject of intrigue that educates artists on the fundamentals of visual language.  Concept, …

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Healing Through the Arts October 11

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, you are invited to heal and be healed through art and musical therapies including a hands-on arts project, dance performances from TWU, UNT, Moore Street Baptist Church, and local African American churches, as well a reading of an original poem by Kalilah Coulter. Artist and Professor of …

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Children’s Art Festival Sept. 29 in Denton

Saturday, September 29th

400 E Hickory St, Denton TX, 76201

9:00am-1:00pm

Come join us for our Children’s Art Festival here at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. This is your chance to bring your kids out to see many different local artists demonstrate how they make their artwork and for the kids to try their hand …

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Artist at Work: Amie Adelman Installation Sept. 1

Artist at Work: Amie Adelman Installation
Saturday, September 1, 2018
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton TX
FREE

Ever wonder what an artist in process looks like? Find out as you watch Amie Adelman, Professor and the Fibers Coordinator in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the …

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Arts After School – Greater Denton Arts Council

New and Improved! This year, Arts After School is aligned with TEKS curriculum standards so the fun your kids are having out of school complements their work in school!

Fire up your imagination as we delve into the world of mythological creatures! Used to teach morals, convey the power of rulers, and explain natural …

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Arts After School in Denton

New and Improved! This year, Arts After School is aligned with TEKS curriculum standards so the fun your kids are having out of school complements their work in school!

Fire up your imagination as we delve into the world of mythological creatures! Used to teach morals, convey the power of rulers, and explain natural …

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Golden Triangle Woodturners: Member Organization Spotlight

As part of our ongoing 50th Anniversary celebration, Golden Triangle Woodturners will share the joy of their craft with an evening of educational talks and demonstrations. Peruse handmade wares, learn about a variety of tools and processes, hear talks about their Empty Bowls Initiative and Wooden Cars for Kids project, and watch a live …

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Shadow Wall Play August 9

Thursday, August 9, 2018
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
FREE

Colby Parsons’ Structured Light exhibition, now on view in the Gough Gallery, toys with the relationship between the virtual world of light projection and the physical world of ceramics. In a fascinating display of intricate patterns and moving shapes, Parsons blends …

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Materials: Hard + Soft opens Feb 2nd

Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition, began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. Now in its 31st year, the exhibition shows the top national and international artists as we celebrate the evolving field of …

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GDAC Arts Grant Program deadline March 31

https://dentonarts.com/grants

The Greater Denton Arts Council has served our community for almost 50 years, providing over $1.5 million in assistance to Denton arts organizations and artists. The Arts Council is committed to celebrating both established and emerging artists through COMMUNITY ARTS GRANTS and ARTIST MICROGRANTS.

To be eligible for ARTIST MICROGRANTS, applicants must be:

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Sidewalk Star Dedication honoring Frenchy & Teri Rheault Jan. 13

Sidewalk Star Dedication honoring Frenchy & Teri Rheault
Friday, January 13, 2017, 4 PM, The Campus Theatre
Please join the Greater Denton Arts Council and the Denton Community Theatre as they honor Frenchy and Teri Rheault for their generous and long standing support of the arts in Denton. A reception with …

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Lil ‘d NYE: Arts & Advocacy Dec. 31

Lil ‘d NYE: Arts & Advocacy
Casino Night, Auction, and Live Music benefiting
the Greater Denton Arts Council & United Way of Denton County
December 31, 8 PM – 1 AM, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
This New Year’s Eve, be transported to the glamour of vintage Las Vegas in historic downtown …

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Day of the Dead: Una Exhibicion

Day of the Dead: Una Exhibicion
Saturday, October 29, 11 AM – 9 PM | FREE
In partnership with Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival, thte Greater Denton Arts Council presents an exhibition of traditional and contemporary ofrendas honoring departed loved ones and ancestors.

For details visit dentondayofthedeadfestival.com

 

Greater Denton Arts …

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Arts After School

ARTS AFTER SCHOOL
Wednesdays, starting September 7 – December 7
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Student drop off 3:00 – 3:30; classes 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Discover your inner artist with activities in the galleries and studio. This fun arts class will explore art making, art history, and creative expression. For children ages …

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TATTOO: TATTOO FLASH SHEET WORKSHOP

CREATIVE SPACE WORKSHOP SERIES
TATTOO: TATTOO FLASH SHEET WORKSHOP
Thursday, August 4th, 6-9pm

$50 ($45 for GDAC members)
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

Are you attracted to the beautiful artworks that adorn the walls of tattoo shops? Thursday, August 4th you are invited to learn from Denton tattoo artist, Wes Brown. Participants …

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Not from Baltimore Album Quilts: Recent Works by the Denton Quilt Guild

Not from Baltimore Album Quilts: Recent Works by the Denton Quilt Guild
Meadows Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
June 17 – July 29, 2016, FREE

Baltimore Album Quilts originated in Baltimore, Maryland in the 1840s and quickly became one of the most popular quilting styles far beyond Baltimore. These exquisite pieces are made up …

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27th Annual VAST Members Exhibition call for entries

27th Annual VAST Members Exhibition
Meadows Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

August 12 – September 3, 2016, FREE

Opening Reception, Friday, August 12, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

The Visual Arts Society of Texas sponsors this annual event to offer its members an important opportunity to enter their work in a juried exhibition that showcases …

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Summer Pop-Up Exhibition: Works by Benjamin Terry

Summer Pop-Up Exhibition: Works by Benjamin Terry
Festival Hall, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Summer 2016, FREE

Benjamin Terry’s recent wall-bound sculptures possess forms, textures, and colors of the unconscious mind. The handmade quality, rough-hewn scratches and scribbles, and rudimentary, rounded shapes summon a child-like past where simplified things hold deep and mysterious meanings. Terry received …

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SUMMER ART CAMP 2016 in Denton

SUMMER ART CAMP 2016
August 8 – 12, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM & 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Class prices vary, see event page for details
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

This summer, the galleries of the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center transform into an indoor art camp complete with a miniature forest, campsites, …

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CROCHET: THE ART OF THE GRANNY SQUARE

CREATIVE SPACE WORKSHOP SERIES
CROCHET: THE ART OF THE GRANNY SQUARE
Thursday, July 28th, 6-9pm

$50 ($45 for GDAC members)
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center

Have you ever felt compelled to crochet? Thursday, July 28th, you are invited to learn the art of the Granny Square. Denton artist, Kelsey Gillis, will lead …

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International Nightscapes: Recent Works by Bob Chilton

International Nightscapes: Recent Works by Bob Chilton
Gough Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
May 6 – July 29, 2016, FREE

Explore the world through the lens of photographer Bob Chilton with photographs of the ocean, images of nature, and pictures of real life. Chilton is eternally drawn to the dark side of the …

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Not from Baltimore Album Quilts: Recent Works by the Denton Quilt Guild

Meadows Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
June 16 – July 27, 2016, FREE

Baltimore Album Quilts originated in Baltimore, Maryland in the 1840s and quickly became one of the most popular quilting styles far beyond Baltimore. These exquisite pieces are made up of a number of appliquéd blocks, each with a different design …

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Summer Pop-Up Exhibition: Works by Benjamin Terry

Festival Hall, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Summer 2016, FREE

Benjamin Terry’s recent wall-bound sculptures possess forms, textures, and colors of the unconscious mind. The handmade quality, rough-hewn scratches and scribbles, and rudimentary, rounded shapes summon a child-like past where simplified things hold deep and mysterious meanings. Terry received his BFA and MFA in drawing and painting …

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Summer Pop-Up Exhibition: Works by Mick Burson

Festival Hall, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Summer 2016, FREE

Mick Burson is a multidisciplinary artist originally from Waco, Texas and a graduate of the University of North Texas. His paintings are wooden assemblages of found and re-purposed materials with a great focus on color, form, and composition. The use of familiar and found materials aims …

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CELL PHONE ARTISTRY Workshop with Bob Chilton

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 10 AM – 12 PM
Join photographer Bob Chilton as you learn to take gallery quality images with your smart phone. You will study composition, editing, answers to why your camera takes bad shots and ways to make your photos look like works of art. …

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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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We Watercolor: Mother and Child Workshop

Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, 2-4 pm
$50 for adult & child ($45 for GDAC members); $25 per extra child
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
This Mother’s Day, children, mothers, grandchildren, and grandmothers are invited to an afternoon of art, treats, and family. Led by Denton artist Amanda North, participants will create matching …

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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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Arts After School

Wednesdays, May 4-June 1, 3:00 – 5:30 pm
All 5 classes: $50 for public, $40 for GDAC members
Individual class $15
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Get back to the basics and explore the fundamentals of art. Discover your inner artist with fun activities in the galleries and studio. For children ages …

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