The Mesquite Arts Council announces the 1st annual Mesquite Artisan Faire. The event will be Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Mesquite Arts Center. The event benefits the 2015 Leadership Mesquite Scholarship fund.
The Pyramid Restaurant is pleased to announce a new partnership with Trinity West Fine Art, a division of Art Dallas, Inc. located in the Dallas Design District. Dedicated to promoting North Texas art and artists, Trinity West Fine Art was established in 2013 by gallery owners Judith and John Martin. Inspired by The Pyramid Restaurant’s location in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, the partnership features a rotation of paintings by local artists Robert Dye and Molly DeVoss, which are on view throughout the restaurant courtesy of Trinity West Fine Art.
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is accepting applications for the 2014 Davidson Family Fellowship. The fellowship was established in 1996 by a generous gift from the Davidson Family Charitable Foundation.
The North Texas Wood Carvers Guild announced the dates for their 40th annual show and competition. The event will be March 1st and 2nd at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.
The Mesquite Arts Center announce events for Spring 2014. Events include contemporary works by Diane Walker Gladney and photography by Karen Halsey.
Santiago Cañón-Valencia, a graduate student pursuing a Performer’s Diploma in cello at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, won first prize in the Lennox International Young Artists Competition for Strings, held recently at The University of Texas at Dallas.
The SMU Meadows School of the Arts announces new dates for the Edward G. Eisenlohr exhibit and the DSO Brass Quintet. Both events have been rescheduled for dates in March 2014.
The Meadows Museum will celebrate Joaquín Sorolla’s 151st birthday with free cupcakes. The event is Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The free cupcakes will be given to the first 151 people who buy an admission ticket to see the exhibit Sorolla and America.
Google Art Project has added the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the Nasher Sculpture Center to their collection of online art. The trio of Dallas / Fort Worth museums are adding more than 1,700 high-resolution works to the project. Visitors can explore these and other museums’ art works online.
The Menil Collection has announced their 2014-2015 exhibition schedule. The schedule includes works by Lee Bontecou, René Magritte, Wendy Watriss and Fred Baldwin, Charles James, Haim Steinbach, Dario Robleto, and Barnett Newman.
The Gallery at UTA on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington presents a two person exhibit with Alice Leora Briggs and James Sullivan. Reception is Friday, February 28, 2014 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Gallery Urbane Dallas presents works by artist Theo Wujcik with opening reception on February 22, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas (CCGD) is thrilled to announce that Patricia A. Porter has been named the organization’s inaugural Advocate for the Arts award recipient. The Advocate for the Arts award is given to honor an individual who has made remarkable contributions to the growth and advancement of the arts in the Dallas community.
After decades of community soul-searching about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the fate of the Texas School Book Depository, and the challenging role Dallas would play in history, The Sixth Floor’s core exhibit, “John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation,” opened on Presidents Day 1989. Now, 25 years later, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is commemorating how far it has come and its transformation from a short-term exhibit into one of the city’s most significant and visited historical sites.
Peter Ligon presents recent works in the Safe Room at the Texas Theater. The exhibition opens with an artist reception on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 6 to 10 p.m.