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Amon Carter Museum Receives NEA Grant for George Caleb Bingham Exhibit

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa recently announced that the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Amon Carter is recommended for a $70,000 grant to support the exhibition Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River. This is the largest grant out of 45 that were awarded to Texas organizations. The Amon Carter is the only museum in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to receive an award.

Perot Museum Marks First Anniversary by Thanking Donors and Community

Festive despite the frosty temperatures, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science marked its first birthday Saturday with vertical dancing on the concrete walls of the Museum cube, birthday cake, fireworks and even a hip-hip-hooray led by Ross Perot. Beneath the festivities was a heartfelt message repeated over and over – thank you to all who played a role in a remarkable inaugural year.

Blanton Museum of Art Announces Record Year

Calendar-year 2013 was a banner year for the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin. In addition to hosting a 50th Anniversary celebration, the museum presented a range of world-class exhibitions and dynamic public programs, and launched a new brand and graphic identity. Attendance was at an all time high, with the Blanton welcoming its one-millionth visitor since opening its doors in 2006.

Dallas Museum of Art Announce Lineup for Arts & Letters Live

Today the Dallas Museum of Art announced the 23rd anniversary season of Arts & Letters Live, the Museum’s literary and performing arts series. With approximately 30 scheduled events, one-third of which are free to the public, featuring authors, actors and musicians, some of this season’s highlights include appearances by Pulitzer Prize-winners Dave Barry and Rick Atkinson; National Book Award-winner Timothy Egan, and New York Times bestselling authors Malcolm Gladwell and Diana Gabaldon.

Blanton Museum of Art Names Beverly Adams Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin announces the appointment of Dr. Beverly Adams as Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art. Most recently at the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection in Scottsdale, Arizona, Dr. Adams will join the Blanton in January 2014 to oversee and further develop the museum’s longstanding Latin American art program. Dr. Adams received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from UT Austin, and returns to her alma mater with a wide-ranging knowledge of the field, as well as of the Blanton’s Latin American collection.

Perot Museum Announces Anniversary Celebration

It’s been just over a year since the Perot Museum of Nature and Science opened its doors to the public on December 1, 2012 – and, nearly 1.4 million visitors later, it’s time to celebrate! The one-year milestone will be marked at a special birthday gathering Saturday (Dec. 14) at 10 a.m. in the outdoor Plaza. And throughout this holiday season, the Museum will offer an array of special happenings including Samsung Galaxy 8 3.0 tablets loaded with bilingual content to enhance the visitor experience; three 3D films; and programming for kids of all ages.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2014 Exhibition Schedule

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces their 2014 exhibition schedule. Special exhibitions include Art and Appetite: American Art, Culture, and Cuisine which will feature works by Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol and Edward Hoppers iconic Nighthawks (1942). Also on view will be lithographs by James McNeill Whistler, photographs by Kathy Sherman Suder, and works on paper from the collection of Joan and John Richardson.