Achieving a major milestone in its 18-month history, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science yesterday announced a five-year, multi-faceted partnership with scientific and educational giant National Geographic that makes it the only museum in Texas – and one of just a handful in America – boasting the exclusive alliance. The partnership will involve branding of the Museum’s 3D theater; regional movie premieres and special access to Nat Geo’s vast film library; a speaker series and visits from Nat Geo experts; and world-class exhibitions created by Nat Geo along with photography workshops, travel opportunities and special benefits and discounts for Museum members. See news release below for details.
The George W. Bush Presidential Center will host a major retrospective of legendary American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, exploring his significant career from its origins to his most recent runway and red-carpet masterpieces.
Southwest Airlines unveiled its newest Southwest Porch installation in a partnership with Klyde Warren Park. Southwest Airlines created a fun, branded location in front of the Relish food window on the corner of Olive and the westbound side of Woodall Rogers.
This summer, the Meadows Museum will present the first large-scale exhibition of drawings from the Kupferstichkabinett at the Hamburger Kunsthalle, one of the most significant collections of Spanish drawings in the world. The Spanish Gesture: Drawings from Murillo to Goya in the Hamburger Kunsthalle will open in Dallas on May 25, 2014, and will feature 86 works created by leading Spanish artists from the 16th to the 19th centuries, including Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Juan de Valdés Leal, Alonso Cano, and Francisco Goya.
Today the Dallas Museum of Art announced the 2014 launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families.
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces today that it will honor military personnel this summer by participating in the Blue Star Museums program in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America.
Do you like to create edible pieces of art? Are you a whiz with a sewing needle? Are you waiting for the right moment to unveil that amazing secret family recipe? Do you know a child or teen who loves to paint or draw? Are you a fan of participating in cosplay? If so, consider participating in one of the numerous State Fair of Texas Creative Arts competitions.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth announced their participation in the Blue Star Museums. The Modern is now partnered with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museum across the United States offering free admission to military personnel and their families. The Modern begins participation on Friday, May 23, 2014.
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) has announced the theme for their 2014 Annual Membership Exhibition. The theme is Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue. The Annual Membership Exhibition opening will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will be on view through August 23, 2014.
The Texas Artists Coalition announces the 9th Annual TAC Juried Membership Exhibit. TAC members can submit their artwork for consideration in the exhibit. Entry deadline is June 20, 2014 at midnight. The 9th Annual TAC membership Exhibit will open with an artist reception on August 8, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.
The Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) is now accepting submissions for their 2014 Annual Membership Exhibition. The exhibition jurists will select the best works in all mediums. CAC members can submit up to three images of original 2D or 3D artworks created in the last two years for judging. Entry deadline is June 30, 2014 at 6 p.m.
Art Alliance Austin is delighted to invite you to a special reception celebrating the Ink Tank Vending Machine project this Saturday, May 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Republic Square located at 422 Guadalupe St. Come and meet the artists and enjoy a beautiful afternoon in the park with complimentary drinks and bites.
On May 17, 2014 from 7 to 10 p.m., there will be an artist reception at LuminArte Gallery with Bruce Sulzburg, who will be unveiling his new 3- dimensional acrylic on acrylic original wine painting for the event. Bruce, as an avid wine collector, will be pouring 10 of his favorite wines from California and signing the original that night for the fine art collector that purchases the painting.
NorthPark Center is pleased to present a FREE public art exhibition of Brooklyn-based Chilean artist Iván Navarro’s work, This Land Is Your Land. The installation, which was recently on view at Madison Square Park in New York City, features three elevated wooden water towers serving as metaphors for the experience of immigration. The works will be on view for one year at NorthPark Center on Level One between Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom near Gucci, Todd’s, Salvatore Ferragamo and Versace.
Fashion Art Network will host their grand opening event on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 7 to 10 p.m. The event will include art work by Damien Martin, hand blown glass by Tuscon, makeup presented by Tint School of Makeup and Cosmetology, fashion by Smith II, photography and video by Fashion Art Network.