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Last Week to See Reflections! at the Tyler Museum of Art

The final week for visitors at the Tyler Museum of Art to enjoy Reflections on Water in American Painting – The Arthur J. Phelan Collection is underway and will be highlighted this week by the free First Friday Art Tour set for Friday, March 2 at 11:00 a.m. The exhibition features over 50 maritime paintings depicting American life as it unfolded along the water’s edge. First Friday tours last under an hour and are led by members of the Museum’s education staff. The tour is free, however standard admission fees apply.

Lawndale Art Center Announces Design Fair 2012

Design Fair 2012: Learn. Shop. Connect. will take place April 25 – 29, 2012. Design Fair 2012 features vintage modern objects of the 20th century, as well examples of cutting-edge contemporary design. A wide selection of carefully curated items will be available for purchase as part of the Design Fair, including furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion. Visitors to the Fair will be able to meet the designers and exhibitors for an up-close and personal look at the pace-setting designs of today and the mid-20th century.

El Paso Museum of History to Open Long Awaited Neighborhoods & Shared Memories Exhibit

After five years of planning, the El Paso Museum of History will celebrate the opening of the Neighborhoods & Shared Memories Exhibit on March 11 from 2 pm to 4 pm. previously known as Las Villitas, this exhibit presents El Paso’s neighborhood history and initially focuses on the oldest neighborhoods: Chihuahuita and El Segundo Barrio. Every two years, the exhibit will feature another set of neighborhoods. Neighborhoods seeks to preserve, interpret, and increase an appreciation for neighborhood-based history.

Chris Giftos, Former Director of Special Events and Master Floral Designer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Announced as the Art in Bloom Luncheon and Symposium Guest of Honor at the Dallas Museum of Art

The Dallas Museum of Art League has announced Chris Giftos, the former Director of Special Events and Master Floral Designer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as the guest of honor at the annual Art in Bloom Luncheon and Symposium 2012 scheduled for Monday, March 26. Giftos has graciously agreed to be the guest of honor and keynote speaker after the untimely passing of Nancy Clarke, who had previously been announced as the honoree.

Free Inaugural Symposium at the Kimbell Art Museum

Visitors are invited to a program of talks inaugurating the opening of the Kimbell Art Museum’s special exhibition The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark, on Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m., in the Darnell Street auditorium, across Van Cliburn Way from the Museum.