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.
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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 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 Dallas Museum of Art announced the debut of the first Friends membership pilot program at the Grace Museum in Abilene, Texas.
Last month, former President George W. Bush made headlines by publicly unveiling his paintings of world leaders in The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy. While many have weighed in on the artistic merit of the former president, few can deny his passion for helping post-9/11 service members. This weekend, our staff photographer had the opportunity to attend the fourth annual Warrior 100K (W100K) at Bush’s Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas.
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.
The U.S. Navy’s Blues City Brass Quintet will present a special concert at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23.
A new leader has been chosen to head the State Fair of Texas. The Board of Directors appointed Mitchell Glieber as the new President of the organization during their annual meeting today.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will honor the Association of Art Museum Directors’ Art Museum Day with free admission to both the permanent collection and the special exhibition FOCUS: Rirkrit Tiravanija. Art Museum Day is Sunday, May 18, 2014. The Modern will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum announced the hand-delivery of the Ground Zero bullhorn to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City.
The Dallas Museum of Art along with the Art Institute of Chicago, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art will exhibit Art Everywhere starting August 4, 2014 and lasting four weeks. The exhibit will display iconic art works from museums’ collections on outdoor advertising displays across the United States. Displays will include billboards, digital displays, subway / train platforms, buses and bus shelters. See full news release below for more details.
Slow Art Day is a worldwide celebration of art. The free event encourages people to look at art slowly, which allows for a different experience. Slow Art Day is this Saturday, April 12, 2014. There are Slow Art Day groups all over Texas. Registration is free. The more the merrier. See locations and times below.
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.
The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association (FWADA) announces their Spring Gallery Night to be held Saturday, March 29, 2014.