For nine days in July, the Dallas Museum of Art will stay open until 9:00 p.m. with music, happy hour drink specials, films, tours, and more.
The Arts of Survival: Folk Expression in the Face of Disaster explores how folk artists helped their communities recover from four recent natural disasters: the Haitian Earthquake; Hurricane Katrina on the U.S. Gulf Coast; Pakistani floods; and the recent volcanic eruption of Mt. Merapi in Indonesia.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and its research institute, the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), have devoted ten years and $50 million to initiatives in 20th-century Latin American and Latino art.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, today announced that ten individuals have been chosen to enter The Brown Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House during the Fall 2011 term (July to November): visual artist Jane Boyd; composer David Chaillou; visual artist Lisa Corrine Davis; composer Chia-Yu Hsu; writer, director and media artist John Jesurun; sculptor Mamiko Otsubo; writer Sarah Schulman; women’s studies scholar Cheryl Toman; curator Kristina Van Dyke; and playwright Mona Washington.
Virgil Lampton: The Elements opening at Laura Moor Fine Art Studios in McKinney, Texas. Exhibit opens July 9 with artist reception from 7-10 p.m.
The annual Fall Gallery Walk will be Saturday, Sept. 24, 2–8 p.m. and will feature over 35 of DADA’s member galleries, museums, and nonprofit art spaces. This FREE event allows art lovers to socialize and roam (in a car) from gallery to gallery all in one day. A new part of the DADA Gallery Walks […]
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach, California, today announced final details for the much anticipated exhibition Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series.
In honor of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s 50th Anniversary, the entire community is invited to a fun-filled, free celebration called 50 Fest on Saturday, August 13 from 5:30–9 p.m. at the museum. Outside on the plaza, guests will be treated to food, drinks and the toe-tapping music of two Austin-based bands. All ages are encouraged to join in and become a part of museum history.
Dr. P. Gregory Warden, University Distinguished Professor of Art History and associate dean for academic affairs at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, received the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity and the title of Cavaliere (knight) in the name of the President of the Italian Republic on June 4.
A Karl Müller-designed and signed Union Porcelain Works Centennial Vase, manufactured in Greenpoint, NY, circa 1876-1885, sold for $47,800 on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 to lead Heritage Auctions’ Signature® Decorative Arts & Design and Gentleman Collector Auctions at the company’s Design District Annex in Dallas. All prices include 19.5% Buyer’s Premium.
The first large-scale U.S. exhibition of Helmut Newton’s work premieres at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, on July 3. Helmut Newton: White Women • Sleepless Nights • Big Nudes encompasses the entire contents of his first three groundbreaking books.
The Hudson River School: Nature and the American Vision at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art closes Sunday, June 19, 2011. The exhibit include forty-five nineteenth-century paintings from the New York Historical Society.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) announces the annual Membership Exhibition theme, “Meltdown”. The MAC Board of Directors requests all members to submit works of art in all media from visual to performance art and literary reading relating to the theme Meltdown. This exhibition will open Saturday, August 6th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm with a “Hot as Hell” themed party. The exhibition will run through September 3rd.
Just Between Us: New Works by Alejandro Diaz Ayala is the current show at Deep Ellum’s Kirk Hopper Fine Art gallery. Alejandro Diaz is a Dallas visual artist in his mid-twenties who has produced 11 pieces for the show. All but one of them are paintings – oils and acrylics with other sketching media incorporated.
Snap, crackle, pop! Don’t miss Dr Pepper Snapple Group Fair Park Fourth from 4:30 – 10 p.m. Monday, July 4, at historic Fair Park. Free and open to the public, the family-fun event will feature musical performances including a Dallas Wind Symphony patriotic concert, free visits to Fair Park’s participating museums from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., “dancing water” shows at the Esplanade Fountain, plus a spectacular fireworks show at the Cotton Bowl sponsored by Gold Metal Recyclers. Guests are encouraged to view the fireworks from inside the Cotton Bowl (enter at Gate D).