The Amon Carter Museum of American Art received a Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for $150,000.
EDITION: El Paso
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.
May 10th, the El Paso Museum of Art presents Low-Riders at the Museum from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is free and open to all. The museum is also giving free admission to Gaspar Enríquez: Metaphors of El Barrio.
The El Paso Museum of Art’s major summer ticketed exhibition is Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art, 1775–2012, curated by Barbara Matilsky of the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham, Washington, where the exhibition premiered. Following its presentation in El Paso, Vanishing Ice will tour internationally to appear at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario.
The El Paso Museum of Art will open Water, Water Everywhere: Paean to a Vanishing Resource on Sunday, June 1, 2014 in the Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery.
Art news is hard to tell without images. Over the past five years Dallas Art News has been invited to many press previews and events. Here are a few of our favorite images since 2009.
Today, Dallas Art News turns five years old. The online news source for visual art in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex was created by managing editor M. C. Roman on April 29, 2009. The Dallas Art News website has posted over 2,100 news releases and reviews for art all over Texas and surrounding states.
Time is running out for the call for artists in El Paso. The El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department is building a collection of artworks by El Paso area artists. The works will be places in city buildings for the benefit of the public at large.
The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) Public Art Program is inviting artists living within a 100 mile radius of El Paso, Texas to submit their qualifications for art opportunities at 25 new Rapid Transit System (RTS) stations along a 14.5 mile route through the Alameda Corridor.
Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has awarded the El Paso Museum of Archaeology a grant for $1,000 to support, in part, three speakers and two exhibits from January through August 2014.
Luis Jiménez: Native Son will open to the public Sunday, February 9, 2014 in the Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery at the El Paso Museum of Art. Entrance to the Museum and this exhibition are free to the public.
On November 21, 2013, El Paso Museum of Art Members gathered at the Museum for the annual Members’ Choice event to select artwork for the Museum’s permanent collection.
Dallas Art Press, the publishing division of Dallas Art News, announces the long awaited publication of Death by Holga: 11.22.63 by photographer M. C. Roman. Death by Holga: 11.22.63 is a collection of photographs of the people, places and things associated with the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on Friday, November 22, 1963. This JFK project, launched in the spring of 2010, is now a beautiful fine art photography book. The book can be purchased at www.dallasartpress.com or www.deathbyholga.com.
Saint Anthony of Padua will open to the public Sunday, December 1, 2013 at noon in the Dorrance and Olga Roderick Gallery: Retablo Niche at the El Paso Museum of Art. Entrance to the Museum and this exhibition is free to the public.