The New Mexico Museum of Art announces two concurrent exhibitions of glass art to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the American studio glass movement in 2012. The exhibitions – Chromatic Fusion: The Art of Fused Glass, featuring Klaus Moje and Emerge 2012: A Showcase of Rising Talents in Kiln-glass – include both emerging and established artists working in kilnformed glass.
Dallas Art News reported in August that the Contemporary Art Museum Houston (CAMH) was campaigning to bring Andy Warhol to Houston. CAMH was trying to raise the $32,000 it would take to bring Rob Pruitt’s The Andy Monument to H-town. With only hours left for their IndieGoGo campaign, it looks like they will fall very short.
Walkabout art reporter Rosie Lindsey reviews Bruce Lee: No Way Up But Down at Mighty Fine Arts on view through October 28, 2012.
Museum Tower took out a full page ad in The Dallas Morning News yesterday.The ad explained Museum Tower’s position in the on-going saga of the reflected light on the Nasher Sculpture Center.
The instructors at Oil and Cotton have launched the first exhibition of their work, Cats and Rainbows, and I attended the opening reception this past Saturday night. Art was shown by four lovely ladies; Emily Riggert, Gabbe Grodin, Rebecca Carter and Jessica Sinks. Cats and Rainbows runs through October 14, 2012.
Calvin Tomkins will engage in a public conversation with Menil Collection Director Josef Helfenstein at 7 p.m. on October 17, 2012.
New Mexico Museum of Art will host the Baumann marionettes at the Annual Holiday Open House from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2012.
The Kimbell Art Museum will celebrate their 40th anniversary with family activities on Sunday, October 7, 2012, from noon till 4 p.m.
The Dallas Arts District announces today the third annual Art in October line up of more than 170 events, many free or at a reduced price, during the month of October onFlora Street in Downtown Dallas.
Jessie Willcox Smith’s Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Swift’s Premium Soap Products calendar illustration, 1916 (estimate: $100,000+), a dramatic and bold masterpiece of crayon and watercolor on board – and one of the great artists’ finest masterpieces – will headline Heritage Auctions’ Oct. 13 Illustration Art Signature® Auction at the Fletcher Sinclair Mansion (Ukrainian Institute of America), 2 East 79th Street (at 5thAve.).
The Fort Worth Library invites art patrons to attend a discussion on collecting art for fun and profit. The discussion will be led by William Campbell, owner of William Campbell Contemporary Art, and Luther Smith, Texas Christian University professor of art photography.
Sculptor Jesús Moroles will be at Photographs: Do Not Bend Gallery for an artist reception and book signing from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012. Moroles will be signing MOROLES: Granite Sculpture, which accompanies his exhibit Rings of Granite. The exhibit is on view at PDNB through November 24, 212.
The Art Fair of Texas is opening their inaugural exhibit with a survey of works by Fred Villanueva. The exhibit, Private to Public, is an independent studio gallery show. Works by Villanueva will include paintings, drawings and sculpture installations. The exhibit opens Friday, October 5, with a reception from 6-10 p.m. The Art Fair of Texas is located at 3203 Ash Lane in Exposition Park.
The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department Public Art Program cordially invites the public to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Cavalry Man Triangle Project, located 605 N. Santa Fe Street in downtown El Paso on September 27, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
The Dallas Museum of Art has received a $250,000 gift from Martha McCarty Kimmerling to support ongoing research into visitor engagement in the Museum. The research provides insight into the critical link between museum experiences, deep engagement with works of art, and informal learning outcomes.