Join the John Cleary Gallery Saturday, June 2, from 6 – 8 p.m. for the opening of Rita Bernstein: Out of Place. The exhibition will run through Saturday, September 1, 2012. The artist will be in attendance for the opening reception.
It is with great pleasure to announce that Laura Moore has been awarded an Artist in Residence in Paris, France, at the American Church in Paris. Moore will create a large-scale oil painting as a continuation of her labyrinth series during the three-week residency.
SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts is offering three summer programs in June and July for pre-college-aged students. Programs include the Meadows Academy for Young Artists, targeted to high school art students; Fashion Media Summer Workshops, for high school students interested in fashion journalism; and the SMU Institute for Young Pianists, for piano students at elementary, intermediate and advanced levels who are entering grades 3-12.
HEC Montréal, Bocconi University Graduate School of Management and SMU’s Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship program will finalize an agreement on May 30 to launch a new 12-month International Arts Management Master of Management Degree (M.M.). Beginning in fall 2013, the new M.M. degree will be the first to focus on issues unique to international arts management and to approach arts management from a global perspective. The program includes one four-month session at each of the three partner universities and will prepare students to manage and lead international arts and cultural organizations.
Don’t miss the final opportunity to visit The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark after hours. From ballads to swing and blues to rockabilly, the sounds of Aurora Bleu will echo throughout the galleries at After Hours at the Kimbell on Saturday, June 9, 2012, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is pleased to present three new exhibitions featuring residents of the Core Fellowship Program of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston; robert mateo diago with Willie Baronet and Cristella Medrano; and Terry Hays.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth announce the Children’s Gallery Programs for Summer 2012. Programs include drawing, tours, sketching and films. Visit the Modern’s website for more information.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth announced their Adult Education Programs for Summer 2012. Some of the programs will be in conjunction with their new exhibit, Lucian Freud: Portraits. The modern is offering tours, drawing and painting. Visit the Modern’s website for more information. Registration opens June 15. Space is limited.
Last night at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Chris Matthews, host of Hardball with Chris Matthews, discussed his new book, Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero, to a sold out crowd. The conversation was moderated by Lee Cullum, a columnist for The Dallas Morning News and contributor to NPR.
Over the Memorial Day weekend, Mr. Holga toured the Naval Air Station Join Reserve Base and located the graves of Sterling M. Holland and Billy N. Lovelady. These subjects will be included in his book, Death by Holga: 11.22.63.
I learned one thing on the Oak Cliff Visual Speed Bump Tour this weekend and that’s to start early and pace yourself. Fifteen artists invited us into their studios to see how they create art and each host on the tour could not have been nicer. Everyone was willing to talk about the art and even give demonstrations of the creative process. So, out of fifteen locations I only made it to five.
The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) has released the guidelines and applications for its 2012-2015 KickstArt Downtown Funding Program online at the Downtown Arts District website; www.epdowntownarts.com, view “opportunities” to read KickstArt Downtown guidelines and to submit an online application.
Inquisitive Eyes: El Paso Art 1960 – 2012 will open to the public Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 12 p.m. in the Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Gallery and the Tom Lea Galleries at the El Paso Museum of Art.
Cecelia Joyce Price reviews Visual Expressions Creative Art School and Gallery in Cedar Hill, Texas. The school offers painting, jewelry design, ceramics, glass making and more.
The Old Jail Art Center in Albany, Texas, has announced three new exhibits opening on June 2, 2012. The exhibits are Two Women Look West: Photographs of King Ranch by Helen C. Kleberg and Toni Frissell, Justin Boyd: Time Has Slipped Rows, and West Texas Triangle: Catherine Lee. All exhibits will run through September 9, 2012.