Ephemeral Hybrid V by Awadh Baryoum, 2013
Awadh Baryoum: Biomorphic Reveries
Gallery 422 @ The Workroom
January 4-25, 2014
Opening reception is Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 7 to 10 p.m.
Gallery 422 @ The Workroom will open Biomorphic Reveries, a solo exhibition of drawings and paintings by Awadh Baryoum. The exhibition opens Saturday, January 4, 2014, with a reception from 7 to 10 p.m. A conversation with the artist will be Sunday, January 12, 2014, at 3 p.m. Continue reading
Today the Dallas Museum of Art announced the 23rd anniversary season of Arts & Letters Live, the Museum’s literary and performing arts series. With approximately 30 scheduled events, one-third of which are free to the public, featuring authors, actors and musicians, some of this season’s highlights include appearances by Pulitzer Prize-winners Dave Barry and Rick Atkinson; National Book Award-winner Timothy Egan, and New York Times bestselling authors Malcolm Gladwell and Diana Gabaldon. Continue reading
The New Cities Foundation today announced the theme for the New Cities Summit 2014: Re-imagining Cities: Transforming the 21st Century Metropolis.
The New Cities Summit will gather 1,000 of the world’s most forward-thinking urban leaders, mayors, CEOs, architects, entrepreneurs, academics, thinkers, urban planners, scientists and artists for pragmatic, action-oriented discussions on the future of the urban world. The invitation-only event will take place on June 17 -19, 2014 in the Dallas Arts District, the cultural hub of one of North America’s fastest growing metro regions. Continue reading
Dr. Beverly Adams, Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art
The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin announces the appointment of Dr. Beverly Adams as Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art. Most recently at the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection in Scottsdale, Arizona, Dr. Adams will join the Blanton in January 2014 to oversee and further develop the museum’s longstanding Latin American art program. Dr. Adams received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from UT Austin, and returns to her alma mater with a wide-ranging knowledge of the field, as well as of the Blanton’s Latin American collection. Continue reading
It’s been just over a year since the Perot Museum of Nature and Science opened its doors to the public on December 1, 2012 – and, nearly 1.4 million visitors later, it’s time to celebrate! The one-year milestone will be marked at a special birthday gathering Saturday (Dec. 14) at 10 a.m. in the outdoor Plaza. And throughout this holiday season, the Museum will offer an array of special happenings including Samsung Galaxy 8 3.0 tablets loaded with bilingual content to enhance the visitor experience; three 3D films; and programming for kids of all ages (including a special workshop where children can create gifts for fathers, mothers or grandparents). Continue reading
Klyde Warren Park will open a new skating rink this week, bringing music and winter activities to park patrons from Dec. 13–Jan. 31. The rink is sponsored by Norman Green, former owner of the Dallas Stars, and his wife Kelly. Continue reading
Looks like old man winter has dealt a blow to the McKinney Avenue Contemporary’s (The MAC) annual Blue Yule. The event, which was scheduled for Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m. has been moved to Sunday, December 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. Ornaments can still be dropped off at The MAC on Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Updated on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 5 p.m.
Most, if not all, Dallas / Fort Worth museums are closed Friday, December 6, 2013. The Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Museum of Art and Nasher Sculpture Center are all confirmed closed through email and social media. Only the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth is confirmed closed.
Nighthawks by Edward Hopper, 1942 at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces their 2014 exhibition schedule. Special exhibitions include Art and Appetite: American Art, Culture, and Cuisine which will feature works by Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol and Edward Hoppers iconic Nighthawks (1942). Also on view will be lithographs by James McNeill Whistler, photographs by Kathy Sherman Suder, and works on paper from the collection of Joan and John Richardson. Continue reading
Lotus Leaves by Gabriel Orozco at the El Paso Museum of Art
On November 21, 2013, El Paso Museum of Art Members gathered at the Museum for the annual Members’ Choice event to select artwork for the Museum’s permanent collection.
Members play a vital role in supporting the El Paso Museum of Art and Members’ Choice provides an important opportunity for members to participate in the development of museum collections. Over the years Members’ Choice has brought many important works of art into the museum’s collection, from old master prints to contemporary sculpture. Continue reading
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is pleased to announce the installment of a site-specific new media installation, Insomniac by Dallas artist Carmen Menza. The installation will illuminate the exterior main entrance to The MAC building directly off McKinney Avenue. Insomniac is a 58 inch circular digital canvas which will have movement through LED lighting and custom software programming designed by Menza. Offering a dynamic public artwork for the Uptown area, Insomniac will emit moving abstract fields of color to engage and captivate gallery guests and passersby. Continue reading
The Brown Foundation Fellows Program of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, provides study or studio space, travel expenses and stipend to mid-career artists, writers and other professionals in the humanities.
The Brown Foundation Fellows Program at Dora Maar House is an international program for artists and other professionals in the arts and humanities to further their work. The program is based in Ménerbes, France, and is administered by the MFAH. The fellowships, funded by The Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston, offer outstanding mid-career professionals round-trip travel expenses, a workspace and stipend for a one- to three-month stay. Continue reading
TVAA Signature Exhibition
December 14, 2013 through January 11, 2014
Opening Reception is Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 7 to 10 p.m.
LuminArté Gallery presents a distinguished group of Texas based artists in the next TVAA Signature Artists exhibition, which opens on December 14th with a reception from 7-10pm, and runs through January 11th, 2014. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public; and many artists will be in attendance. Continue reading
The Past and the Future by Jad Fair, 2013 at Big Medium
Jad Fair: Enjoy Your Life
December 6, 2013 through January 4, 2014
Big Medium at Bolm is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Jad Fair. Enjoy Your Life will feature paper cuttings and drawings by the artist as well as a musical performance at the opening reception.
In 1974, with his brother David, Jad Fair co-founded the lofi alternative rock group Half Japanese. Over the ensuing three decades, Half Japanese released nearly 30 records, and in the process, attracted a solid base of fans passionate about the band’s pure, unbridled enthusiasm for rock and roll. Continue reading
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza will close out its popular 2013 Living History Series with Kari-Mette Pigmans, a Pan Am stewardess aboard the White House press plan in the early 1960s. Pigmans will speak on the Museum’s seventh floor at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, December 6, and again at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. Continue reading