The Tyler Museum of Art is staying open late for an evening of family fun during “Knight at the Museum,” celebrating the exhibition Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Talley Dunn Gallery is pleased to present two concurrent exhibitions by iconic artists who have re-defined twentieth century painting, Philip Pearlstein and Helen Frankenthaler. Both shows will be on view October 29th through December 10th and will open with an evening reception on Saturday, October 29th from 6 to 8 p.m.
In honor of Veterans Day, The Young El Paso Singers under the direction of Cindy Jay will give a rousing salute by performing songs and dramatic readings highlighting the history of the sacrifice and commitment to duty of our veterans from the various armed forces. This performance will take place on Saturday, November 12, 2011, […]
Allure and Utility, a new contemporary art exhibit by Fort Worth’s noted personality artist Sarah Green, features a kaleidoscope of feminist ideas expertly communicated through provocative humor and Green’s signature Hollywood style.
Andrew Graham-Dixon, British art critic and author, will present a free lecture titled Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane on Friday, November 18, at 6 p.m., in the Darnell Street auditorium.
The Graduate Student Lectureship Program provides local art and art history graduate students the opportunity to research and present public lectures on works on view at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. These focused gallery talks discuss artworks within a thematic framework designed to provide new insights on familiar pieces.
Gil Elvgren remains the unchallenged champion of American Pin-Up Art, as evidenced by the $191,200 price realized for his 1956 Fire Belle (Always Ready), one of the master’s greatest works, in Heritage Auctions’ Oct. 22 Illustration Art Signature® Auction, and by the fact that fully six of the Top 10 lots in the auction featured his revered name.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary announced the 16th Annual Blue Yule Holiday Party & Fundraiser to be held on Saturday, December 3, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Menil Collection Director Josef Helfenstein has promoted Michelle White to the role of Curator.
University of North Texas Regents Professor Harlan Butt began a trek through some of the national parks of the United States, gathering inspiration for the intricate enamel vessels and metal works that he creates in his Denton and Colorado studios.
Dr. Alessandra Comini, University Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita at Southern Methodist University (SMU), who gifted the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) with the sculpture Lady Godiva by Anne Whitney, will discuss women sculptors from America who descended upon the Seven Hills of Rome during the 1860s and beyond and who made social and art history.
Bring your favorite four-legged family member to participate in the first Doggies in the District during Art in October’s closing celebrations on Sunday, October 30, and let your dog experience the arts too! Enjoy a puppy paw print art-making activity, participate in Doga – yoga with your dog, let your pooch shine while being photographed as an artist in our Pawcasso photo shoot, and enter your best friend in a doggie costume contest! Throughout the district, enjoy a variety of food vendors, costume-themed festivities, street performances, and activities.
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces that it has acquired an important painting by Mary Cassatt, Woman Standing, Holding a Fan, created in 1878–79. The work is one of only two known canvases painted by the artist almost entirely in the medium of distemper and represents a key moment in her transformation into an Impressionist.
The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) today announced that Dr. Maxwell L. Anderson has been appointed as its Eugene McDermott Director. Anderson, who is currently the Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), succeeds Bonnie Pitman, who retired on June 1, 2011. Anderson will assume his role at the DMA on January 9, 2012.
An archaeological excavation at Poggio Colla, the site of a 2,700-year-old Etruscan settlement in Italy’s Mugello Valley, has turned up a surprising and unique find: two images of a woman giving birth to a child.