The New York Times reports that Rocco Landesman, the head of Jujamcyn, the smallest of the Broadway theater chains, has been appointed by President Obama as the new head of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Archive: 'Arts Education'
AND THE WINNER IS: Congratulations to Tanner Ellison, a University of North Texas student, whose photo took top honors in a national student contest hosted by the Society of Publication Designers. Her photo of a slide at White Rock Lake topped more than 250 entries in the Land/Sea/Air contest. “I have always been interested in […]
Wanted to post this earlier, but you know, it’s Monday. But if you’re interested in DISD and the future of quality education in Dallas, really, you’ll find the Schutze link compelling. Because of the convention center hotel election, relatively little attention is still being paid to the issue of what DISD plans to do with […]
Guest blogger Bart Weiss is director of VideoFest. As director of VideoFest (the event formally known as the Dallas Video Festival) I am always on the lookout for fascinating, innovative programs for the fest. Several years ago I happened on a conference called INPUT, which is an international public television conference. It’s kind of like […]
Yesterday, the Dallas Morning News ran a story about how DISD feels it must make significant cuts in the number of employment positions at the city’s vanguard and magnet schools — including 13 positions at the Booker T Washington Arts Magnet alone and even more at the TAG magnet. But relatively little follow-up has happened […]
Guest blogger Cindy Schwartz is the founder of Cynthia C. Schwartz Fine Art and the president of the Dallas Architecture Forum. Once again, the Dallas Architecture Forum will bring to Dallas the most distinguished, outside-of-the-box-thinkers for their second annual Design Symposium. The fact that the speakers are all pals makes the prospect of animated conversation […]
SMU art student Amy Revier recently received a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship. So why is she heading to Iceland to study? Find out in this week’s Art&Seek Q&A.
FREE FILM SERIES DEBUTS TONIGHT: The Free Films on First Thursdays series continues tonight at the Nasher Sculpture Center with a screening of 1967′s The Graduate. The series kicked off last month during the AFI Dallas International Film Festival with The Last Picture Show and proved to be very entertaining as director Peter Bogdanovich told […]
BOOKER T. FACES CUTS: Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts stands to lose as many as 13 employees as DISD discusses the possibility of cutting funds to specialized campuses. The district must figure out a way to even out per-student spending across the board or risk losing $105 million in […]
CALLING ALL ARTISTS: How do you have your work displayed in the Dallas Arts District without it being in one of its museums? The answer is: win the Fourth Annual Catholic Foundation Plaza Artists Competition. The winner gets $1,000 and his or her work transferred onto a vinyl-like substance for it to be displayed on […]