Tag: McKinney TX

MillHouse Summer Art & Music Fest call for artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS! Music for the Mind and Art for the Soul. We’re so excited – Engage Collin County is partnering with McKinney Cotton Mill and MillHouse Foundation for our MillHouse Summer Art & Music Fest. Indoor Juried Art Fest Sat and Sun, Aug. 29-30 from Noon – 6pm. Outdoor Music Fest Sun, Aug 30 …

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Spring Art Fest Event at the Martin Place

Join us for our first-ever outdoor art event with local artists selling their artwork in a safe space taking into account social distancing. Featured artwork includes colored pencil, handmade paper, acrylic pours, watercolor, acrylic, and oil paintings, jewelry, and more. Originals and prints will be for sale.

June 6 and 13, 2020 10am – …

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The Cove reopens with Luminous, paintings by Tammy Gilchrest and Pete Quaid

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, both at thecovemckinney.

THIS WEEKEND and NEXT, June 5-6 & 12-13:  Luminous:  Tammy Gilchrist and Pete Quaid
June 19-20:  McKinney and Me:  Kanyi Muraguri
June 26-28:  Journey Back to Abstract:  Kevin Megison

Kindly wear your mask, wash hands with soap and …

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VALA Splash of Color ART CALL

ART CALL

Open for Submissions!! DEADLINE May 29, 2020 https://form.jotform.com/201305864049150

Enter up to 4 pieces. VALA Members FREE –
Non-members $35(Includes 1 yr VALA membership)

Where: The VALA Gallery in the Historic Cotton Mill of McKinney 

Artist Reception 

(TBD)Depending of Safe Social Distancing Guidlines

Show Runs : June 1st  2020 – July 12th 2020

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Private Art Studio for rent

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Excellent and charming private studio available April 10 in historic commercially zoned building in downtown McKinney – $600/month with all utilities included – shared bathrooms, kitchen, laundry and parking – uber lovely with brand new HVAC – second floor.

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Floral Monogram Class March 21

The Art of Living Beautifully and artist Andrea Holmes have teamed up to bring you this very special event! This two-hour event will consist of a private art lesson and demonstration by Andrea Holmes. Each guest will create their own floral monogram on top of vintage-inspired paper—bring your own paper or select from Andrea’s curated …

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‘Unique By Nature’ Juried Art Competition & Exhibition – $8,500 in Prizes

The 9th Annual ‘Unique by Nature’ Juried Art Competition and Exhibition is hosted by the Historic Downtown McKinney Cultural District with help from the volunteers of the Arts and Music Guild.

In 2020, one large scale work will be awarded the $6,000 Purchase Prize and will become part of the permanent public art collection displayed …

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Mike Porter Sculpting and Casting Workshop

Last Week  to Sign Up for this Unique One-of-a-kind Workshop!
***Only a few spots left!*** Sponsored by VALA

Sculpting and Casting Workshop  with Mike Porter
Sunday March 1st & 8th
$95 all materials included

REGISTER at https://valatx.org/events

Mike Porter Has been teaching Hollywood mask making techniques for year and has worked with the WETA folks in …

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Mill House Art Fest Feb. 29 & March 1

Escape the wind and cold at the first Winter indoor juried art festival at the Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas. Explore juried art by local artisans showcased against the grandeur of century-old architecture. Food and drink vendors will be available. Once you’ve purchased all the art you can carry, venture downtown to enjoy the historic …

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9th Annual ‘Unique by Nature’ Juried Art Competition call for entries

The City of McKinney and McKinney Performing Arts Center is currently seeking submissions to our 9th Annual ‘Unique by Nature’ Juried Art Competition and Exhibition. This event was created to build a public and permanent art collection for the McKinney Performing Arts Center located in Historic Downtown McKinney.

Cash and purchase prizes totaling …

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Branding for Artists and Makers

In this class we will create a brand that is true to you and work on creating cohesive marketing materials. We will define your your audience, discover your brand voice, and learn how to create a consistent look. Then we will look at different ways to implement your brand into marketing materials such as business …

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How to Sell for Artists and Makers

In this class we will discuss the different avenues for selling your art & handmade goods. We will cover galleries, festivals, wholesale, online markets, and more. We will discuss what the best methods are to approach these different options and brainstorm what would be the best fit for your creative business.

$65 per person

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Create an online store & website for free using Square

In this class you will learn how to create an online store using Square (the credit card reader you probably already have!). You will set up an account, learn how to take payments, create inventory, events, and more. Square is one of the best and least expensive way to accept online and in person payments. …

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Handmade Valentine’s Day Cards

Join A. Holmes Art Studio at Graphite Pencil + Paper to create handmade Valentines! We will use magazines, papers, makers, and paint to create four 4×6 Valentine’s Day cards. Envelopes will be included and Graphite can even mail them for you! All supplies will be included, but feel free to bring a special image or …

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Still Life Nights: Valentine’s Day Sweets

The first Still Life Night of 2020! For this class we will celebrate Valentine’s Days with sweet treats, flowers, and champagne as our still life subject. You even get to eat and drink your inspiration! You can bring your own supplies or I can supply them for you. This is a community event where creatives …

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February Openings at the Cove: Womack, Herrera, Johnston & Marra

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

FEBRUARY is the month for beauty and joy in the human heart, and some really good prices on art! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, both at thecovemckinney.

THIS WEEKEND, January 31-February 2:  Happy Hour
NEXT WEEKEND, February 7-8:  Walkers:  Shadows of Reflections 

Happy Hour

Friday, …

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Jump into Art: New Classes and Workshops for 2020

We’ve added some new classes and workshops just for you!
Friday Night’s Sip and Throw on the Pottery Wheel,
Parent’s Night Out Art Extravaganza,
Cold Process Soap Making 1 Day Workshop,
Soap Making (Melt and Pour),
You Can Paint (once a month painting class),
Galentine’s Day Painting Party
and of course our super relaxed Art …

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Mill House ArtFest call for artists

Calling all artists! Sign up TODAY to guarantee your space

Escape the wind and cold at the first Winter indoor juried art festival at the Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas. Explore juried art by local artisans showcased against the grandeur of century-old architecture. Food and drink vendors will be available. Once you’ve purchased all the art you can …

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Kim Guthrie: Them There Critters

VALA presents a solo artist show “Them There Critters” Art Exhibit.
Janaury 17 – February 23, 2020

Original paintings & sculptures by Kim Guthrie http://www.kimguthrieart.com

30% of proceeds from Art sales during the HUGS Event on Feb. 8th to benefit HUGS Cafe in McKinney.

The VALA Gallery in the Cotton Mill of McKinney, 610 Elm Street, McKinney TX …

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Arts in Bloom 2020 call for artists

Produced and sponsored by McKinney Main Street in conjunction with the City of McKinney, Arts In Bloom takes place in Historic Downtown McKinney and features over 100 juried artists set up on the tree-lined streets surrounding the McKinney Performing Arts Center. A nationally recognized participant in the Main Street Program, downtown McKinney offers a unique …

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ZAPP calls for Art Festivals & Shows around Texas

ZAPP enables artists to apply online to multiple art festivals & shows through one central website, http://ZAPPlication.org.

Austin Music & Arts Festival 2020 Round Rock, Texas Event Dates: 3/14/20 – 3/15/20
Deadline: 1/1/20 Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Days to Deadline: 19 More Event Info

Houston Music & Arts Festival 2020 Sugar Land, …

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Hannah Wolf: PINK DAZE at the COVE

PINK DAZE
Friday, November 29th – 6-9pm Opening Reception
Saturday, November 30th – 1-3pm & 6-9pm
Sunday, December 1st, by appointment
 
Pink Daze explores artist Hannah Wolf’s upbringing by taking images, schoolwork and journal entries from her childhood along with a collection of objects found in Texas and drawing a connection between them.  Wolf explores this through deconstructing these images and …

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Resin Art Workshop Dec. 1 at Millhouse ArtBlock

RESIN ART WORKSHOP By Christine Smith-Atkins

https://www.valatx.org/tickets/resinws-artblock

In this workshop you will learn to combine pigments with Resin and pour onto a 16” x 16” Gesso panel board to create a beautiful compelling piece of abstract art! You can use acrylic paint to paint your board first to create an interesting base painting for added …

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MAST: McKinney Art Studio Tour Nov. 9 & 10

MAST Works connect McKinney artists and the public. MAST is free to attend and open to anyone with an appreciation of art — even kids!

There are 26 artist studios awaiting your visit during our two-day event, November 9th and 10th. Most are conveniently clustered in downtown McKinney’s Historic neighborhood. But don’t let the short …

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McKinney ART WALK call for artists

Join us in Downtown McKinney for an Art Walk. During October’s Second Saturday, participating downtown businesses will either host local artists or art themed events. Sip and Shop at over 40+ businesses offering drink samples.

https://www.secondsaturdaymckinney.com/dates/oct-2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019 4:00 PM-7:00 PM

McKinney ART WALK  Want to participate during the October Second Saturday …

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Magali Muñoz Smith at the COVE

The Joy of the Moment: Art Exhibition of Magali Muñoz Smith

Saturday, September 14th, 6-9pm Live Music and Showing
Music by Nestor Salazar’s Red on Blues
Sunday, September 15th, 2-4pm

Magali is an artist in historic downtown McKinney. Growing up in Puerto Rico her moments of joy came from nature, music, people, and good food. …

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VALA’s Avant-gART Art Exhibit opening Sept. 7th

SATURDAY Sept. 7th    6-8PM
at the VALA Gallery in the Cotton Mill of McKinney

Join us for the OPENING RECEPTION of the Avant-gART Art Exhibit! Sponsored by the Visual Arts League of Allen.

Featuring Artwork from 13 local Artists, inspired by Fashion, Style and Design!

*Lite bites and beverages will be served compliments of  …

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Avant-gART entries deadline extended to August 31

Avant-gART
Artwork inspired by Fashion & Design SEPTEMBER 6TH – OCTOBER 6TH, 2019 THE COTTON MILL, MCKINNEY 
Deadline to submit is August 29th – extended to August 31 Submit:Avant-gART Art Entry

Presented by the Visual Arts League of Allen(VALA)

Deadline to enter : Aug 29th 2019 at midnight

Where: The VALA Gallery in the …

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Artfest at The MillHouse August 23 & 24

2019 Summer Indoor Juried Art Festival

Escape the blazing summer heat at the first indoor art festival at the Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas. Explore juried art by local artisans showcased against the grandeur of century-old architecture. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Once you’ve filled your car with art, venture downtown to enjoy …

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Artfest at The MillHouse call for artists

Artists and vendors, join us for our 1st annual Beat-the-Heat Indoor Summer juried Art Festival Aug. 23-24 at the @mckinneycottonmill.

Application fee: $15.00. Booth fee: $200.00. Find out more at

https://millhousefoundation.org/artfest

Deadline for entry: July 28, 2019

Notification date to artists of acceptance: Aug 3, 2019

 

 

 

 

Submitted by Gail Delger. Email: gaildelger@sbcglobal.net

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MCC Holiday Art Bazaar Vendor Application

The McKinney Creative Community Holiday Art Bazaar application is officially open! Application deadline is September 20th, 2019! This event has been very well attended since we started hosting it at TUPPS Brewery. You do not want to miss out!

Reasons you want to apply:

*The application fee is only $20 – and that is it! …

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VALA Art Call – Art of the Human Form deadline May 23

Art of the Human Form

This Juried Exhibit will feature Artists interpretation of the Human Form. To register, go to https://form.jotform.com/91185984931166

*Entry Fee for non-members is $40 (this fee includes a 1 yr VALA Membership) and FREE for VALA members, for up to 5 pieces.

Presented by the Visual Arts League of Allen (VALA) http://valatx.org

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Exhibits at the COVE: Inside Out Jazz Art & Rockin’ It

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

May 10-12:  Fred “Jazz” Ruland:  Insight Out Jazz Art
May 17-18:  Cindy Farrell: Rockin’ It!

New in The Alcove (at The Cove).  Works reflecting the grandeur and delicacy of nature, by Don Simmons, Pernie Fallon, Guy Giersch, Renee Wrenwood, Alex Forbes, Sandy Forbes, Jim Phipps, JB Phipps, …

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Sona Know Open Studio May 10 in McKinney

Sona Knox, of Pink Cloud Pottery, is having an Open Studio this Friday night from 5-9 pm. Stop by and see her new studio at 1206 Greenville in McKinney. There will be refreshments available.

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Studio space for rent in downtown Mckinney

We’ve got a lovely 350 sq foot space ready for your studio in lovely historic downtown Mckinney. Second floor, lots of windows and light, en-suite (private bathroom) and lots of closets. Big enough to share – all utilities paid $700/per month. Other artists upstairs too so private and group art shows are available monthly or …

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