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2009 Day in the District in Fort Worth

Fort Worth Cultural District Museums and Community Arts Center Host 2009 Day in the District

Including FREE admission and performances to participating organizations

September 26, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The museums and Fort Worth Community Arts Center in the Fort Worth Cultural District are pleased to announce the fourth annual Day in the District, a celebration of the rich and diverse cultural organizations in Fort Worth, with exciting, entertaining, and interactive programming and performances for all ages. The museums will offer free admission, and various performing arts organizations will offer free performances in and around the museums.

These exciting outdoor performances and events encourage patrons to walk through the beautiful grounds surrounding the museums. Day in the District is a festival designed to invite local residents to enjoy the world-class cultural experiences offered in Fort Worth. It also provides an opportunity for those who are not aware of the various organizations in our community to discover something wonderful and new. Come spend an enriching and entertaining Day in the District!

Sponsored in part by Museum Place, UNT Health Science Center, and Dannon.

Complimentary transportation around the Cultural District provided by The T.

Exhibitions On View:

Amon Carter Museum
Views and Visions: Prints of the American West, 1820-1970

Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Public Art Tour

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
Preservation is the Art of the City; Re-Bounded by Susan Harrington; FW Public Art Showcase: Cool, Clear, Water; Trinity Perspectives: Views of an Urban River; The Loom’s Bounty: Celebrating Natural Fibers

Kimbell Art Museum
Michelangelo’s First Painting: The Torment of Saint Anthony (Opens Sept 26)
Butchers, Dragons, Gods, & Skeletons: Film Installations by Philip Haas Inspired by Works in the Collection

Log Cabin Village
Harvest Homecoming (noon-4 pm)

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
William Kentridge: Five Themes

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
Discover the world of the cowgirl through memorabilia, interactive exhibits and multimedia presentations

With Performances and Demonstrations by

  • Arts Fifth Avenue
  • Ballet Folkl√≥rico de Fort Worth
  • Jay Heflin of Celtic Crossroads
  • Centro Cultural de las Americas
  • Contemporary Dance Fort Worth
  • DVA Productions, Inc.
  • Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society
  • Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra
  • Fort Worth Opera
  • Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate
  • Fort Worth Theatre
  • Hip Pocket Theatre
  • Historic Fort Worth, Inc.
  • Imagination Celebration
  • iMedia Network
  • Kids Who Care
  • Lone Star Chorus
  • Lone Star Film Society
  • MONDO Drummers
  • Pantagleize Theatre
  • SiNaCa Glass Studio
  • Taps ‘n Tunes
  • Texas Dance Theatre
  • Texas Boys Choir
  • Texas Camerata
  • The Butterfly Connection

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