This summer, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents the traveling exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, the first retrospective of the artist’s paintings in two decades. Organized by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, this 40-year survey includes works from each period of Archibald John Motley Jr.’s (1891—1981) career. The exhibition is on view at the Amon Carter from June 14 through September 7, 2014; admission is free.
Dr. Carole Brandt, dean emerita of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, Algur H. Meadows Chair and professor of theatre, has died in Dallas, March 5, following a brief illness. She was 76.
The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association (FWADA) announces their Spring Gallery Night to be held Saturday, March 29, 2014.
Meadows Symphony Orchestra conductor Paul Phillips will step in for Dallas Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jaap van Zweden and serve as guest conductor of the DSO on March 20, 21 and 22.
Spring break is in full swing in Dallas and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science wants to get in on the action. The museum has special activities for both young and old through Sunday, March 16, 2014. Events included 3D films with special guests, science experiments, story time, meeting FC Dallas players, and live shows. The museum will stay open until 7 p.m. each night through Saturday, March 15. See you there.
Brazen Brass 5, which debuted last fall as an Ensemble-in-Residence at SMU Meadows School of the Arts, has been named winner of the 2014 Aspen Music Festival brass quintet fellowship.
The three principal choral ensembles of SMU Meadows School of the Arts will present “Fields of Gold,” a concert at Dallas City Performance Hall at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23.
Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, today announced the appointment of Caroline Goeser as W.T. and Louise J. Moran Chair of the Department of Learning and Interpretation.
The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, today released findings from a research study (which can be found online on the NCAR website) designed to understand the gender gap in art museum directorships and to explore potential factors to help AAMD member institutions advance towards greater gender equality.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) is pleased to welcome Masami Teraoka to the gallery for A Tweak Week, a program directed toward educating audiences in the practices involved in creating large scale paintings.
Barry Whistler Gallery presents Darryl Lauster: A Magpie and a Rainbow. The exhibit is part of a continued investigation into American history and contemporary culture.
Currently on view at Barry Whistler Gallery are paintings and works on paper by Terrell James. The works are based on a recent stay at Bald Head Island, North Carolina. James completed a residence in the defunct home of a lighthouse keeper which influenced the Divided Sight series. The exhibit is on view through April 26, 2014.
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is presenting CSI Family Day on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m.
Surrealism of the 21st Century at LuminArte Gallery features numerous Texas artists, including Breck Outland, Francisco Javier, Magi Calhoun, Morgan Grasham, Rick Timmons and Merry Fuhrer. Local Surrealists will accompany an international group of artists in a presentation of LUSO-AMERICAN Surrealism, which is a continuation of a series of exhibitions relating to Portuguese artist, Santiago Ribeiro´s project “International Surrealism Now.”
The Dallas Museum of Art presents Never Enough: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, an exhibition drawn exclusively from the Museum’s strong holdings of contemporary art.