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State Fair of Texas Announces Annual Creative Arts Competitions

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.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Joins Blue Star Museums Program

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.

Former President Bush Leads 4th Annual Warrior 100K

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.

Dallas Art News Celebrates Five Years

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.

Dallas Museum of Art Announces Largest Outdoor Art Show Ever

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.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Presents Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

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.