Calendar

Format: 10/17/19

Make & Take: Color Wash Canvases

Thursday, October 24, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Achieve the look of a watercolor painting by using an acrylic wash technique that will let you build up color over multiple layers. Combine different brushstrokes for diverse textures and vary pressure to gradate opacities, resulting in dreamy, atmospheric paintings.

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Painting the Town

Thursday, October 24, 7:00 p.m.

Part of State of the Arts presented in partnership with KERA's Art&Seek

From Deep Ellum to Bishop Arts to Downtown’s East Quarter, Dallas buildings are a canvas for local artists. Murals mark our neighborhoods. They provide education opportunities—and the backdrop for that perfect Instagram shot. Join KERA’s Jerome Weeks for a conversation with community arts organizers and the artists behind some of the city’s most memorable murals.

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John Grisham

Thursday, October 24, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Hill Performance Hall

In conversation with author and lawyer Talmage Boston

The Guardians, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham’s latest legal thriller, delivers pulse-pounding suspense coupled with some of his most inventive twists and turns yet. In a small Florida town, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was murdered as he worked late one night. With no clues, no witnesses, and no real suspects, the police wrongfully convict Quincy Miller, a young black man and former client. Lawyer-minister Cullen Post sets out to clear Miller’s name, ending up with more than he bargained for. A portion of ticket sales for this event will go to The Innocence Project, which aims to exonerate the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reform the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice. 

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FANGORIA and the DMA Present: Mid-Century Modern Horror

Saturday, October 26, 3:30 p.m.

FANGORIA and the DMA present a day of mid-century modern horror featuring classic films from the 1950s and 60s and a special preview screening of the 2019 release In Fabric. This triple feature will explore the visual language of mid-century horror and what made this period of filmmaking unique.

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Boshell Lecture: Dr. Space Junk vs The Universe: Archaeology and the Future

Friday, November 1, 7:00 p.m.

Archaeologist Dr. Alice Gorman will talk about her new book Dr. Space Junk vs The Universe,  which examines mankind’s relationship to space, and to our own planet, through cultural artifacts like footprints on the moon and the orbiting detritus of past missions. Dr. Gorman will challenge the perception that archaeology is an exploration of the ancient and propose that it can shed light on what we want for the future.

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Open Studio

First Saturday, noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the first Saturday of each month and enjoy free art making in the studio for the entire family.

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Teen Workshop: Jewelry Making

Saturday, November 2, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

The ancient Greeks and Romans fashioned beautiful and delicate metal jewelry featuring the faces of mythological figures and famous politicianstechniques that can be traced all the way to our modern-day coinage! Learn how to solder your own piece of jewelry from pennies, nickels, and other coin currency. Intended for ages 1319; all materials provided.

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Hallam Family Concerts

Saturday, November 2, 3:00 p.m.

WOOD MUSIC
This concert features pieces for oboe, bassoon, and piano by Francaix and living French composer Roger Boutry.

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Open Studio

First Sunday, noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the first Sunday of each month and enjoy free art making in the studio for the entire family.

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