Animal, Mineral or Vegetable? Overlooked Art National entry deadline Feb. 28

Entry Deadline: 2/28/21REQUIREMENTS:Images - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 5Total Media - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 5 Entry Fee (Animal, Mineral or Vegetable? Overlooked Art National): $35.00Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$5.00 Extended deadline---Animal, Mineral or Vegetable?  2D National Juried Exhibition.  ***$1800 Cash Prizes***Too often, art of portraiture or landscape dominate the art world. and the art of … Continue reading Animal, Mineral or Vegetable? Overlooked Art National entry deadline Feb. 28

23rd Annual Rio Brazos Art Exhibition: Call for Entries

The Tarleton State University Department of Fine Arts is thrilled to announce the return of the 23rd annual Rio Brazos Juried Art Exhibition.  This year’s exhibition be juried by Diane Durant, artist, educator, and writer. Open to all variety of media, this exhibition aims to curate a selection of exemplary contemporary work from artists around the country. … Continue reading 23rd Annual Rio Brazos Art Exhibition: Call for Entries

Proposals for Exhibit Space at the Frisco Art Gallery

“Open Season” for booking arts-related events and exhibitions in 2022 at the Frisco Discovery Center is almost halfway over! Your opportunity to submit proposals and dates for the perfect dates in 2022 in the Frisco Art Gallery and Black Box Theater will end March 19th for Round 1, and Round 2 will end soon after … Continue reading Proposals for Exhibit Space at the Frisco Art Gallery

March Third Thursday: Comfort Writing: Writing About Food

Let’s talk about food. Whether it’s family or friends sitting at the dinner table at the end of the day, or the passing down of recipes from generation to generation, food bridges divides and makes us feel at home and connected to each other. But how do you capture a good meal or recipe on … Continue reading March Third Thursday: Comfort Writing: Writing About Food

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Presents Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again

UPDATE Delayed OpeningThe Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Presents Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again On View February 28 through May 16, 2021Due to hazardous weather and road conditions in the North Texas region, the exhibition opening date is postponed from Friday, February 19, until Sunday, February 28. The Modern Art Museum … Continue reading The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Presents Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again

Queen Nefertari’s Egypt through March 14 at the Kimbell

"The Most Beautiful" Egyptian Queen Ushers In Extraordinary Collection of Ancient Art and Objects Queen Nefertari's EgyptDecember 6, 2020–March 14, 2021 October 7, 2020 — The Kimbell Art Museum presents a sweeping showcase of female power and influence during the height of ancient Egyptian civilization in the upcoming exhibition Queen Nefertari’s Egypt, on view from December 6, … Continue reading Queen Nefertari’s Egypt through March 14 at the Kimbell

Calls for public art around Texas (publicartist.org)

Name of Call: University Health Women’s & Children’s Hospital: Design Enhancement for Hospital Levels G-12, SA, TXEligibility: Country: United StatesBudget: $120,000Deadline: 3/1/21 University Health’s Salud-Arte: Art of Healing program seeks artists and artist teams to artfully enhance with original designs select locations/areas on twelve floors of the new Women’s & Children’s Hospital at University Health’s … Continue reading Calls for public art around Texas (publicartist.org)

Southwest Contemporary art magazine call for artists

Southwest Contemporary, an arts magazine that covers the American Southwest and Texas. We are based in Santa Fe, NM, your friendly neighbor, and are committed to supporting contemporary art in the region, so please check out our digital and print offerings! We have an open call for entry for our next issue, themed "Flights of … Continue reading Southwest Contemporary art magazine call for artists

2021 RFD-TV American Rodeo Semi-Finals Beginning Feb. 25

The 2021 RFD-TV American Rodeo, presented by Durango Boots, is returning for its eighth year featuring Slack and the Semi-Finals from February 25 - March 5, 2021, hosted inside the Cowtown Coliseum, located at the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards. The American is now “the world’s richest weekend in Western Sports,” paying out $2.35 million to … Continue reading 2021 RFD-TV American Rodeo Semi-Finals Beginning Feb. 25

“Crafting a Nonfiction Book Proposal” ONLINE with Jessica Wilbanks

Demystify the nonfiction book proposal process.  Unlike fiction manuscripts, which are normally completed in full prior to being sold to an editor, nonfiction books are often sold "on proposal." This class is designed to demystify the process of writing a proposal for a memoir, biography, or any other kind of narrative nonfiction book. Topics covered … Continue reading “Crafting a Nonfiction Book Proposal” ONLINE with Jessica Wilbanks

“Drama in the Details: A Day in the Life in Historical Fiction” ONLINE with Sherri L. Smith

Are you writing a World War II adventure novel? A Victorian romance? A 1950s noir? Answer one question: What did your protagonist have for breakfast, and where? It’s the small details of everyday living that really bring historical fiction to life. They add veracity to the fiction, and turn stereotypical settings into three dimensional realities. … Continue reading “Drama in the Details: A Day in the Life in Historical Fiction” ONLINE with Sherri L. Smith

“Not Just One of the Gang: Writing Ensemble Casts” ONLINE with Tracy Wolff

Want to create powerful characters and relationships that engage readers, sell books, and live on long after the final page is read?From Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the Fast and the Furious movies to Harry Potter, a strong ensemble cast does more than just keep people watching (or reading). It steals hearts, captures imaginations and gives its audience a powerful … Continue reading “Not Just One of the Gang: Writing Ensemble Casts” ONLINE with Tracy Wolff

How can you help advocate for the arts?

A message from the Arts Council of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Community Arts Center and Fort Worth Public Art The Arts in Action Arts Funding is Imperative to Economic Recovery! Through the stewardship of the Texans for the Arts and the Texas Cultural Trust, arts advocates from across the state joined together to give an … Continue reading How can you help advocate for the arts?

Last chance to see two exhibitions closing this week!

Don't miss these exhibitions closing Sunday, February 28! ICONIC ARTISTS Mythmakers: The Art of Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington “An engrossing experience awaits anyone who dares undertake the voyage west.” – Dallas Morning News You won't want to miss the first exhibition to explore the unexpected connections between these two icons of American art! Mythmakers … Continue reading Last chance to see two exhibitions closing this week!