Tag: McKinney TX

Heard Art & Science Workshops: Stained Glass Jan. 26

January 26, 2019, 10AM-2PM
$65 non-members $60 Heard Museum members. All materials included. Pre-registration is required and registration closes Friday, January 18. Class size limited to 10. To register, go to http://www.heardmuseum.org/artscience

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Heard Art & Science Workshops: Nature Journaling Workshop

November 18, 2018, 1-3PM
$35 non-members $30 Heard Museum members. All supplies included. Class size limited to 20. Pre-registration required by November 11. To register, go to http://www.heardmuseum.org/artscience

Learn new ways of observing nature and take time out to truly see what is around you. Maribeth Jagger will demonstrate technique and guide participants …

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McKinney’s Arts in Bloom 2019 applications due Dec. 12

Arts in Bloom 2019
SHOW DATES: April 12-14, 2019
Location: Historic Downtown McKinney TX

Application Deadline: 12/7/18 Midnight CST
Apply through Zapplication at https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=6922

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 150 juried …

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VALAWEEN Dart Art Show & Masquerade Party Oct. 20

VALA is hosting a VALAWEEN Masquerade Party & Dark Art Show!

October 20th from 7-10 PM

at the Historic Cotton Mill of McKinney, 610 Elm St. McKinney TX

VALA Artists will be displaying their interpretation of “Dark Art”

Food & Beverages will be served along with live entertainment! and a very special Silent …

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I am Woman – Oct. 6 artist reception for Missy Burton

You are cordially invited to the artist reception of Missy Burton featuring works from her newest series entitled I Am Woman. In this body of work, Burton explores the powerful complexity of the female essence using black & white photography and poetry.

FREE RECEPTION Sat., October 6, 2018  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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Oaxaca Fiesta Exhibit by Silky Hart Sept. 21 – 23 at the Cove

OAXACA FIESTA

Art Exhibition by Silky Hart

The magic of Oaxaca, Mexico is alive in this new painting series. Festive colors, women dancing with baskets and imaginary creatures are some of the impressions Silky artistically captures from a recent excursion to Oaxaca. Additional paintings and weavings by Cindy DeFoore will also be on display.

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Meditations and Mice at The Cove! Teresa Krieger and Kim Guthrie

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com
September 7-8:  Meditations: Artwork by Teresa Krieger
September 14-16:  Kim Guthrie Art Paper Mache Show
Scroll down for more information on these upcoming shows.

 

Meditations:  Artwork by Teresa Krieger

Friday, September 7th, 6-9 pm
Saturday, September 8th, 5-9pm

Meditations is an exhibit of …

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Second Sunday Art Without Walls — paint plein air & call for art

Plein air artists and those who would like to try are welcome to paint, draw and create at historic Pecan Grove Cemetery using the art and scenery as inspiration, every second Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm.  Located at 1701 S. McDonald, McKinney, Texas artists share in a time of creating and learning …

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The COVE: Donaldson’s Resins, Garland and Royer under East Asian Influences

Bradley Donaldson: Exploration of Resin Art

Friday 8/24 – 6 PM to 9PM
Saturday 8/25 – 3 PM to 9 PM

Bradley works with epoxy resins, a honey like clear polymer liquid mixed with all types of paint. Balancing chaos with control, Bradley creates abstract paintings and art furniture without fear of this …

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Richard McWhorter: ICONS August 17 & 18 at the COVE

August 17-18: Richard McWhorter: Icons
402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

 

ICONS

Friday, August 17, 6 pm-9 pm
Saturday, August 18, 6 pm-9 pm
Light refreshments.

Richard McWhorter presents a collection of icons, portraits of cultural heroes and heroines as personifications of particular virtues or values. …

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Thought-Provoking Exhibits at The Cove – Muraguri and McWhorter

August 10-11:  Kanyi Muraguri:  Inside the American Postcard
August 17-18:  Richard McWhorter:  Icons
402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com

Kanyi Muraguri:  Inside the American Postcard

Friday, August 10, 6:30 pm-9 pm
Saturday, August 11, 6 pm-9 pm
Artist Talk at 7:30 pm both days.

Kanyi works both as his …

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Grow Your Creative Business – 4 Class Package

Save when you register for all four classes! Includes:

Product Photography, Saturday, August, 4th, 9 am – 12 PM

Create an Online Shop, Saturday, August, 11th, 9 am – 12 PM

Selling Your Work, Saturday, August, 18th, 9 am – 12 PM

Branding Workshop, Saturday, August, 25th, 9 am – 12 PM

https://www.aholmesartstudio.com/workshops

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H.I.T. Show -art by Jeni Tomlinson and Cate Robbins August 3 & 4 at the COVE

H.I.T. Show- Hanging In There

Loose work on paper in watercolor, handmade papers, printmaking and multimedia

with artists Cate Robbins and Jeni Tomlinson of McKinney TX

showing at THE COVE- Artist’s Collective at 402 N. Tennessee St, McKinney TX. 75069

Friday August 3rd from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday August 4th from 3 …

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Renee Wrenwood: It’s Like Life and Death at The COVE

 

Renee Wrenwood: It’s Like Life and Death
Friday, July 27 6-9pm
Saturday, July 28 6-9pm, Artist Walk 7:00pm
Sunday, July 29 by appointment

These watercolors, ink paintings and mixed media works by Renee Wrenwood explore aspects of nature and human nature, touched by her experiences with life; its beginning and …

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Social Media for Artists, Makers, & Creatives

My name is Andrea Holmes, and I have been a part time artist for 5 years. Last year, in a series of events, I became a full time painter. In an effort to NEVER go back to working for anyone else I have gobbled up podcasts, blogs, books, magazines, you name it. I want …

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Moth Migration Project opens July 18 at the Heard Natural Science Museum

July 18 – September 30, 2018

The Moth Migration Project is a crowd-sourced collection of hand printed, drawn and cut paper moths founded by Hilary Lorenz. This collection will be exhibited in an installation along walls of the Heard exhibit halls. The featured moths will include species native to our region. Choosing moths, a nocturnal …

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Sandy and Alex Forbes: Sum-Sum-Summertime at the COVE

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

June 22-23: Sandy and Alex Forbes: Sum-Sum-Summertime

Sandy and Alex Forbes: Sum-Sum-Summertime
Friday, June 22nd, 5-9pm
Saturday, June 23rd, 5-9pm

Alex and Sandy love to interpret life events in oil paintings. This exhibit of their recent works offers their versions …

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The Tiny Art Show and Sum-Sum-Summertime at the Cove

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

June 15-16:  The Tiny Art Show, curated by Wendolin Mercado
June 22-23:  Sandy and Alex Forbes: Sum-Sum-Summertime

The Tiny Art Show is here! 
Curated by Wendolin Mercado
June 15th and 16th 6-9pm
Don’t miss this unique, lighthearted gallery showing …

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Michael Holter: Perspectives in Light reception June 9 at the Martin Place

Opening Reception Tonight–June 9 Just a reminder that I am presenting a group of my recent paintings at the Martin Place Gallery in McKinney TX. The Opening Reception is tonight, June 9, 2018 from 6PM to 9PM.

The Show will run from May 30 till June 27.

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Exhibition Opportunity in McKinney, Texas: Moth Migration Project

My name is Stephanie Modlin. I am a Moth Ambassador for the Moth Migration Project founded by Hilary Lorenz. The Moth Migration Project is a crowd-sourced collection of hand printed, drawn and cut paper moths exhibited in multi-sensory installation. Choosing moths, a nocturnal pollinator, as the vehicle for cross-pollination and international exchange, and using social …

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Steven Wright: Space, Time & Love at the Cove

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

UPDATED PERFORMANCE TIMES
June  9-10:  Space, Time and Love: The 3 Dimensions of Life.  Art and Performance by Steven Wright

Please scroll down for details on these beautiful and though-provoking exhibits.

Wright, Creation:  When God Sang  Wright, Duality of Light

SPACE, TIME & …

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Landscape Workshop in Colored Pencil: June 2&3 with Noriko DeWitt

Landscape Workshop in Colored Pencil:

Master the art of creating landscape drawings using colored pencil with an award-winning colored pencil artist, Noriko DeWitt.

In this 2 day workshop you will learn how to:

  • use colors effectively to create dramatic scenes
  • add movement and textures using pencil strokes
  • interpret colors from the reference …

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Steve Uriegas (Fresh Landscapes) and Don Simmons at The Cove

402 N. Tennessee St.
McKinney, TX 75069
www.thecovemckinney.com
April 20-22:  Steve Uriegas:  Fresh Landscapes
April 27-28:  Don Simmons:  Road TripPlease scroll down for more information on this upcoming show.

Fresh Landscapes by Steve Uriegas

Friday, April 20, 6 – 9 pm
Saturday, April 21, 4 – 9 pm
Sunday, April 22, …

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

‘Unique by Nature’ Juried Art Competition & Exhibition is hosted by McKinney Performing Arts Center (City of McKinney) with help from Arts and Music Guild volunteers. The event is sponsored in part by the McKinney Arts Commission and community leaders. http://artsandmusicguild.com/ubn/

The Juried Art Show and Exhibition was created to build a …

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8 Dark Days

8 Dark Days
Brian J. Magnuson

February 3, 2017 – February 28, 2018
Artist Reception: February 3, 6 – 9 PM

The Martin Place, 1799 N. Graves St., McKinney TX http://www.themartinplace.com/

The Martin Place is pleased to present our newest solo exhibition, 8 Dark Days by renowned artist Brian J. Magnuson. In …

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David Hobson at The Cove Dec. 15-16

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

Our final show of 2017 at The Cove is offered by David Hobson.  Scroll down for details.

The Cove will be closed for the holidays, and will resume with an exhibit by Jesus Moreno, January 12-13, 2018.

Thank you for helping us make …

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Holiday Art Bazaar Dec. 2 at TUPPS Brewery in McKinney

Holiday Art Bazaar
Forty local artisans will be selling their handmade creations at the McKinney Creative Community‘s Holiday Art Bazaar at TUPPS Brewery on December 2. There is a Christmas Tree Lighting at 6 PM plus kids crafts, ornament making and food trucks! It will be a fun and festive day!

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This WEEKEND at The Cove: Nov. 17-18 — Genesis…Art by Darby LaGrave

Genesis   ….and other works that embrace Life
Art by Darby LaGrave

Friday and Saturday, November 17-18, 5pm-9pm
5pm-9pm, with artist talk at 7pm both evenings
 

Darby draws inspiration from the expanse of the universe to the fragile creatures around her rural home to create elegant compositions that carry a …

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McKinney Art Studio Tour Nov. 11 & 12

http://mckinneyartstudiotour.com/ The 2017 two-day MAST event will be Saturday, November 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, November 12, from noon until 5 p.m. About the Tour

Walking into an artist’s studio gives you a much deeper understanding of what goes into the artwork. By seeing an artist’s environment, tools and materials and …

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November Shows at The Cove

November at The Cove:
Nov. 4th — ONE NIGHT ONLY– Living in Color:  Mercy Manning and Joe Conner
Nov. 11-12 — McKinney Art Studio Tour, Wendolin Mercado, Studio Photographer
Nov. 17-18 — Genesis…Art by Darby LaGrave
The Cove will be closed Thanksgiving weekend.

Living in Color
Mercy Manning …

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McKinney’s 2018 Arts in Bloom deadline Oct. 15

Arts in Bloom 2018 – McKinney, Texas

Show dates:  April 13-15, 2018

  • Jury Fee: $25
  • Booth Fee: $300
  • Double Booth Fee: $600
  • Corner booth Fee: $400
  • Deadline for applications: Oct. 15, 2017
  • Jury Notification: The week of October 23rd
  • Acceptance Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018
  • 2017 attendance: 33,000

http://www.artsinbloomtx.com/1543/Vendor-Opportunities
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Artist Call for Holiday Art Bazaar in McKinney

Call for artists and makers!

The application is up for the McKinney Creative Community’s Holiday Art Bazaar at TUPPS in McKinney, Texas!

Deadline is October 25th.
Application and more information: https://mckinneycreativecommunity.wufoo.com/forms/z1hj53au0dkwuzg/

The Art Bazaar is a shopping event and party that will showcase the very best in handmade gifts, apparel, jewelry, home décor, …

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The Forbes “Texas Road Trips” and Alison Daffin Montgomery “Glass Half Full” at The Cove

402 N. Tennessee St., Downtown McKinney  www.thecovemckinney.com

EXCITING NEWS:  Sculptor and assemblage artist Frances Dezzany has been chosen by the curator of the Texas Biennial to represent McKinney in this month’s opening of the event in Austin.  Frances is a member of The Cove, with a solo show October 13-15.

Texas Road Trips

Paintings …

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In My Own Backyard: Paintings by Silky Hart at the Cove

In My Own Backyard

Paintings by Silky Hart

Friday, September 15, 2017  •  7 – 9:30 PM

Saturday, September 16, 2017  •  6-9:30 PM

Sunday, September 17, 2017  •  2-4 PM

Artist Talk both evenings at 8 PM

Refreshments served each day

From the McKinney Farmers Market to front porches to goats to crepe myrtles,

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Get Acquainted with the Pastel Society of the Southwest

Get acquainted with the Pastel Society of the Southwest.  August 26th from 10am-5pm at The Martin Place, 1799 N. Graves St.  McKinney, TX.  Demonstrations by Donna Chambers, Marian Hirsch and Pernie Fallon.  Free raffle.  Try out pastels on different surfaces.  

Membership and show information.  http://www.pssw.info

Submitted by Janis Krendick. Email: janiskrendick1@frontier.com

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