Creative Arts Competitions at the State Fair of Texas – deadline July 25

Whether you’re a seventh-generation Texan or Texan for the day, the State Fair’s Creative Arts department is the perfect place for folks of all ages, beginners to professionals, to showcase their creativity.  Creative Arts is divided into three sections: Arts & Crafts, Cooking, and the Big Tex BBQ & Chili Challenge. Be sure to sign-up … Continue reading Creative Arts Competitions at the State Fair of Texas – deadline July 25

2021 Texas State Fair – Creative Arts Winners Announced

On view at the State Fair of Texas September 24 – October 17, 2021 in the Creative Arts Building. For the complete list of Arts & Crafts see https://creative.bigtex.com/results/ Fine Arts Categories: Any Medium Best of Show - Adult A103. Oil / Acrylic / Pastel: PortraitMilburn, EliseProsper, TX Best of Show - Child A153. 6 … Continue reading 2021 Texas State Fair – Creative Arts Winners Announced

Creative Arts Contests at the State Fair of Texas for 2021

https://bigtex.com/get-involved/creative-arts-competitions/arts-crafts-pre-fair-competitions/ Wherever you are and whatever you love to do, the State Fair’s Arts & Crafts have got you covered! Each category is organized into a designated department as seen below. To learn more about each department and the various classes, download the handbook and locate the desired Arts & Crafts section you wish to … Continue reading Creative Arts Contests at the State Fair of Texas for 2021

Photo Walk: Fair Park

Online meeting: October 13 from 6-7pm CDTPhoto Walk in Fair Park: October 14 from 5pm-7pm For over a century, Fair Park has been an architectural gem and an important part of Dallas, and Texas, history. For many of us, October is the time we’d see the park transformed into the State Fair. While the Fair … Continue reading Photo Walk: Fair Park

Polly Smith: Fair Park, Photography and the Texas Centennial – free webinar Oct. 15

Join the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture, Dallas Historical Society and Dallas Center for Photography on Thursday, October 15 at 6:30pm CDT for a fascinating online event about Texas history, women photographers, photographic history and processes, Depression-era works, and the birth and history of Fair Park and its crown jewel, The Hall … Continue reading Polly Smith: Fair Park, Photography and the Texas Centennial – free webinar Oct. 15

Texas Discovery Gardens: 2020 Lone Star Art Show – reception Sept. 19

The Lone Star Nature Art Competition is back! Presented by Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park, this competition and exhibition features the work of artists from across the great state of Texas. We are SO excited to announce the artists that have been chosen for the annual Lone Star Art Show at Texas Discovery Gardens!! … Continue reading Texas Discovery Gardens: 2020 Lone Star Art Show – reception Sept. 19

Creative Arts Competition at the State Fair of Texas for 2020 – deadline August 12

The State Fair of Texas has been around since 1886. That’s 134 years of a Texas Celebration. This year’s fair runs September 25 – October 18, 2020 at Fair Park in Dallas. Be a part of the tradition – after all, it is the year we’re “Celebrating Texas Icons.” For more about the Arts and … Continue reading Creative Arts Competition at the State Fair of Texas for 2020 – deadline August 12

At the Texas Discovery Gardens: The Lone Star Nature Art Competition & Exhibition

The Lone Star Nature Art Competition is back! Presented by Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park, this competition and exhibition features the work of artists from across the great state of Texas.   The Exhibition will be displayed at Texas Discovery Gardens throughout the State Fair of Texas, September 27 – October 20, 2019. Judges representing … Continue reading At the Texas Discovery Gardens: The Lone Star Nature Art Competition & Exhibition

2019 Creative Arts Competition at the State Fair of Texas call for entries – deadline August 2nd

The State Fair of Texas has been around since 1886. That’s over 130 years of a Texas Celebration. This year's fair runs September 27 – October 20, 2019 at Fair Park in Dallas. Be a part of the tradition – after all, it is the year we’re ‘Celebrating Texas Creativity.’ Creative Arts Registration is open! … Continue reading 2019 Creative Arts Competition at the State Fair of Texas call for entries – deadline August 2nd

Earthx2019 Expo & Film Festival

Earthx2019 will bring together an international gathering of concerned environmental citizens, educators, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and thought leaders to celebrate global sustainability. The ninth annual Earth Day celebration will include three days of exhibitions, a film festival, music, entertainment, learning experiences, discussions, forums, and conferences making it, once again, the world’s largest gathering to positively … Continue reading Earthx2019 Expo & Film Festival

Vignette Call for Female Artists

Vignette Art Fair 2019 The Women’s Museum Building, Fair Park April 10th-14th, during Dallas Arts Month Submission deadline: February 17, 2019 Artists Notified: March 17, 2019 Exhibition Dates: 10th - 14th Artwork Pickup: April 14th Texas Vignette seeks female, and female-identifying, artists of all disciplines for Vignette Art Fair 2019 in the Women’s Museum Building … Continue reading Vignette Call for Female Artists

2018 State Fair of Texas: Visual Arts Highlights

Fried food, carnival rides, the animal barns, and Big Tex are the mainstays of the fair experience, but don’t forget the arts! The 2018 State Fair of Texas opens on Friday, September 28 and extends through October 21. For more information see the website: http://www.bigtex.com From America’s first self-contained modern shopping center, stadium nachos, iconic … Continue reading 2018 State Fair of Texas: Visual Arts Highlights

Monticello: The Legacy of Slavery Exhibit at the African American Museum

http://www.aamdallas.org/monticello Monticello: The Legacy of Slavery uses Jefferson’s Monticello to explore the dilemma of slavery and the lives of enslaved families and their descendants. Thomas Jefferson’s iconic words in the Declaration of Independence—“all men are created equal”—inaugurated a new nation defined by principles of freedom and self-government, while a fifth of the population remained enslaved. Dallas … Continue reading Monticello: The Legacy of Slavery Exhibit at the African American Museum

Nomadic Fungi: Germination To Propagation

This exhibition by the Nomadic Fungi Institute brings together the most comprehensive collection of information currently available in regards to the growth and propagation of Nomadic Fungi. Nomadic Fungi are a mutated species that have adapted to feed on automobiles. They have the capacity to infiltrate cars and extract nutrients directly from them by rapidly biodegarding … Continue reading Nomadic Fungi: Germination To Propagation