On June 3, 2012, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), will debut the exhibition Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London, whose three-venue national tour was announced today by the American Federation of Arts in New York.
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture will present the Seventh Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium on January 16, 2012, 7-8:45 p.m., in the Winspear Opera House in Dallas’ AT&T Performing Arts Center.
Highlights of the Peter Blum Edition Archive, opening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) December 23, 2011, will present a focused selection of The Peter Blum Edition Archive, a landmark MFAH acquisition encompassing all of the prints, books, and related preparatory materials Peter Blum had released from 1981 through June 1994.
With schools out for winter break and holiday guests in town, the Museum of Nature & Science has plenty in store for stir-crazy kids and fun-seekers of all ages. From live sharks and twice-weekly feedings, to a new children’s area within the 12,000-square-foot Planet Shark: Predator or Prey exhibition, to daily electrifying live shows, Planetarium shows and IMAX® films, the challenge will be trying to see everything in one day. Not to worry: From December 26 – 30, the Museum will stay open until 6 p.m. giving visitors an extra hour to explore and discover.
The Menil Collection announced March 4, 2012, as the final day to see the Byzantine frescoes at the Byzantine Fresco Chapel, after which they will return to the Orthodox Church of Cyprus.
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents 100+ watercolors by Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) in the special exhibition Romance Maker: The Watercolors of Charles M. Russell. The exhibition is on view February 11 through May 13, 2012.
Media Projects Inc. filmmaker Cynthia Salzman Mondell will collect women’s stories in the Show Confessional at the Dallas Museum of Art on Jan. 20, and Feb. 11-12, 2012.
Dallas Holocaust Museum opens Every Child Has a Name, a new exhibit which include portions of Yad Vashem’s traveling exhibit, No Child’s Play. Exhibit runs through March 18, 2012.
The Kimbell Art Museum’s ongoing children’s program Pictures and Pages continues on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Designed for children ages four to six, this program features a reading of the storybook The Snow Day, written by Komako Sakai, followed by an engaging docent-led tour and a related art activity.
The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department welcomes cross-country adventurer and artist, Kyle Durrie, to the Downtown Artist Market this Saturday, December 17, 2011, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Union Plaza District.
Claiming to be “the new night out,” Lets Art Party offers a new take on an old theme. The interactive art studio, operated by Leacy and Buster of the well-known Dave & Buster’s, combines art instruction with a BYOB setting, and purports to be “the ultimate painting party.” Yet for this attendee, the Plano location’s December 1, 2011, two-hour, Fall Cherry Tree class was heavy on art, but light on party.
The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University has selected two Irish artists – choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan and playwright and screenwriter Enda Walsh – as the recipients of the third annual Meadows Prize arts residency.
Noted Space at Kirk Hopper Fine Art is proud to introduce Martin Delabano’s selected new pieces.The exhibit, Martin Delabano: 2011 Selected New Works, opens this Saturday, December 10, 2011, with an artist reception from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Explore the world of art and literature while meeting fellow members with similar interests at the El Paso Museum of Art. Attendees are invited to join the group for any, or all, of the book discussions. Books may be ordered through the museum store, where members receive a 10% discount. Light refreshments will be provided at each book discussion.
On Monday, December 19, experience an unforgettable night as the Hilton Anatole along with the freestyle art squad from the Just-Us League presents the Creative Kids Artshow Gala 2011! Two worlds collide when members of Dallas’ edgy underground art community join Dallas socialites for a free evening you won’t want to miss.