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The Ice House Cultural Center to Host Final Artist Reception

The Ice House Cultural Center will soon close its doors in preparation for its transition to a new location and its transformation into the Oak Cliff Cultural Center in 2010. Join us as we say farewell with a closing reception for Reflections of Our Past, Visions of Our Future, an exhibition featuring artwork by Elizabeth Amaro, Magda Bowen, Martin Campos, Marissa Colomo, Lilia Estrada, Julio Cesar Flores, Genaro Hernandez, Juan J. Hernandez, Santiago Lopez, Jorge Martinez, Cristina Medina, Sandra A. Moreno, Cristina Nava, Lourdes Osorio, Carlos Quadra, Patricia Rodriguez, Joe Sarate, Elliott Snedden, Arleigh Stark, Pam Stern, Jerrel Sustaita, Samuel Torres, Patricia Waas and Julie Zarate.

WHEN: Exhibit runs through September 19, 2009

RECEPTION: Saturday, September 19, 2009, at 6-8 p.m.
The reception includes a live musical performance by guitarist Armando Monsivais.

WHERE: The Ice House Cultural Center, 1004 W. Page Street, Dallas, TX 75208

NOTE: The Ice House Cultural Center will be closed to the public after September 19. Please visit www.dallasculture.org for updates on the new Oak Cliff Cultural Center.

About the Ice House Cultural Center

The historic Ice House building was built in 1908, and served as a major ice supplier in Oak Cliff during the 1920s. In 1997, the Ice House was converted into a cultural center under the administration of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and sponsored in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts. The center has served Oak Cliff and neighboring communities for over a decade offering diverse arts and cultural programming some of which includes dance classes, music lessons, art exhibitions, artist workshops, summer camps, mural art projects, and cultural festivities. In September 2009, the Ice House Cultural Center will close its doors and will reemerge in 2010 as the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, located at 223 E. Jefferson Blvd., next door to the historic Texas Theater.

Location and hours

The Ice House Cultural Center is located in Oak Cliff at 1004 W. Page Street, Dallas, Texas 75208, near the intersection of Polk Avenue and 12th Street. The Ice House Cultural Center is open Tuesday through Friday from 1 pm to 6 pm and on Saturday from 12 to 6 pm. The center is closed on Sunday and Monday. For more information on the Ice House Cultural Center programs, visit www.dallasculture.org.

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