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Ten are Selected to Enter Fall 2011 Brown Foundation Fellows Program, Administered by the MFAH, at Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France

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.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Invites Community to '50 Fest' Celebration on August 13

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.

Rare Centennial Vase and Malcolm Forbes Botanicals Lead $1+ Million Heritage Decorative Arts Auction

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.

McKinney Avenue Contemporary Announces 2011 Annual August Membership Exhibition

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.

Review of Just Between Us: New Works by Alejandro Diaz Ayala

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.

Fireworks and Free Museums at Dr Pepper Snapple Group Fair Park Fourth

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).