Austin Events

Art City Austin

2nd Street District
April 2-3, 2011. Saturday, 10am to 6pm & Sunday, 11am to 6pm
Admission: $8 for adults, FREE kids 12 and under, FREE admission if you park your bike at the free Mellow Johnny's Bike Valet

Reflecting our city's vibrant creative energy, downtown Austin's art festival is set against streets, plazas and green spaces where the award-winning Austin City Hall rests on the banks of Lady Bird Lake. A gateway for many, a beloved tradition for others, Art City Austin is a temporary art utopia where curious and delightful discoveries await.

Art in Practice Panel Discussion

The University of Texas at Austin
April 26, 6:30pm-9pm

Art in Practice provides guidance and insight into the professional world to students preparing for careers in the arts. The featured panel guests are Andy Campbell, Mike Chesser, Arturo Palacios, Deven Dikeou, Wendy Vogel, and Elizabeth Dunbar. This edition of Art in Practice is presented in conjunction with the course “In and Out of the Studio” (ART 382), taught by Risa Puleo. This presentation is open to the public.

Houston Events

Design Fair 2011

Lawndale Art Center
Through April 3

Design Fair 2011 features vintage modern objects of the 20th century as well as cutting edge contemporary design. The best in design for furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion will be for sale to collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Menil Community Arts Festival

The Menil
Saturday, April 2, 11am - 5pm

The Menil Collection museum and a group of surrounding non-profit arts organizations come together to host a free afternoon of art and entertainment that will extend across the Menil “campus” from West Alabama to Richmond Avenue. Highlighting the diversity of the Menil neighborhood arts community the festival will include films and performances, from chamber music to literary readings, performances and workshops.

Dallas Events

Dallas Art Fair

Dallas Art Fair
April 8-10, 2011

Celebrating modern and contemporary art, the third annual 2011 Dallas Art Fair will showcase paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and photographs by modern and contemporary artists represented from more than 60 prominent national and international art dealers. There are 15 Texas galleries participating.

Fort Worth Events

Dan Cameron

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
April 12, 7pm

Tuesday Evenings at The Modern presents a lecture by Dan Cameron, a renowned curator of contemporary art known for his enthusiasm and activism will talk about how contemporary art can help restore a city’s self-image following a major catastrophe, and in the case of a city as heavily dependent on tourism as New Orleans, provide an important economic boost through a cultural sector that is rarely looked to for economic development in his presentation Reclaiming a City through Art.

Marfa Events

Chinati at Sunset

The Chinati Foundation
April 2, 7-8pm
Admission: $10

The Chinati Foundation invites everyone to an evening viewing of Donald Judd's 100 works in mill aluminum and 15 works in concrete. Admission is $10, free for museum members and local residents. Reservations are not required.

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