The Arts of Collin County has changed their name to The Arts Center of North Texas. They believe the new name more accurately defines the project as a destination dedicated to the arts that serves a broad region of communities.
Alison Jardine’s PixelNation opens with a reception on Friday, September 9th at the ArtCentre of Plano, from 6 until 8 p.m., and is open until October 1, 2011.
The Tyler Museum of Art (TMA) is pleased to announce the opening of Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum on view September 4 through November 13, 2011 at the TMA. This is the only scheduled stop in the southwestern region of the United States for this touring exhibition.
Tyler Davis Arts District kicked things off this month with their first block party to celebrate art, music, and food. After an enormous turnout, Second Saturday’s event continues in September with a tremendous night filled with many surprises.
The Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA) will present its Edith Baker Art Scholarship to a visual art student from the Dallas County Community College District at a reception on Friday, Sept. 9, 5–7 p.m. at The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, 3120 McKinney Ave.
Ro2 Art is proud to present An Evening of Art and Jewels, featuring unique and limited edition jewelry pieces by Elle Schuster, in conjuction with West Village’s celebration of Fashion’s Night Out 2011. A special group exhibition of work by Ro2 Artists will also be presented, including works in a variety of visual media.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary announces the 2011 Fall Scholar Lecture Series featuring Dr. Benjamin Lima, Professor Ryder Richards, Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Dr. Eric Stryker and Dr. Jennifer Way.
Petticoats and Slide Rules do go hand in hand, as the dynamic history of women engineers illustrates. The Women’s Museum announces the opening of their newest exhibit, Petticoats and Slide Rules. The exhibit is an “interactive” history featuring materials from the SWE historical collection at the Reuther Library.
Much There, There opens with an artist’s reception on Saturday, September 10, 2011, from 7-10 p.m. The exhibit runs through October 5 at Laura Moore Fine Art Studios, 107 S Tennessee in McKinney, Texas. Gallery hours are Mon-Sat 1-5 p.m., 2nd Saturday 1-10 p.m. or by appointment. Free admission. 214.914.3630. www.lauramooreart.com
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza has received a Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) totaling $150,000. Museums for America is IMLS’ largest grant program for museums, supporting projects and activities that help institutions better serve their communities.
On September 15, 2011, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is taking part in Get Up and Give! North Texas Giving Day. On September 15, every donation $25 and above will be matched if you donate to us through www.donorbridgetx.org, North Texas’ online resource that connects donors with nonprofit organizations like The MAC.
Patricia “Sue” Canterbury has been appointed The Pauline Gill Sullivan Associate Curator of American Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, it was announced today by Olivier Meslay, the DMA’s Interim Director and its Senior Curator of European and American Art and The Barbara Thomas Lemmon Curator of European Art. She will begin work in Dallas on September 19, 2011.
The El Paso Museum of Art announces Andy Warhol: Celebrities and Icons presented by the El Paso Museum of Art Foundation which opens to the public at 12:00 PM on Sunday, September 11, 2011. The exhibition features screenprints from the Jonathan Rogers, Jr. collection which include images of Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, John Wayne, General Custer and others.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) presents a musical event featuring JAMPACT. The group will perform on Saturday, August 27, 2011, at 8 p.m. Admission is $10 for MAC members and students, $15 for the general public.
Lithographic prints from five students at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM) will be on display at UNT as part of an exchange with UAEM. UNT sent an exhibition of ceramics by students and faculty members to UAEM this summer.