Art conservation. Sounds like it’s all about watching paint dry. Actually, it can be a lot more interesting than that. That’s because art conservation is where forensic science meets history meets art. So check out host Jeff Whittington’s talk Thursday with two of North Texas’ leading conservators.
Archive: 'State of the Arts'
Maria Munoz-Blanco, who’s been with the City of Dallas, since 2005 is leaving OCA for a new job. She helped open two new arts facilities and ran an award-winning public art program at Love Field.
Devon Nowlin, Darryl Ratcliff and Arthur Peña join host Jeff Whittington for our first panel of the season.
Aspen’s new downtown art museum – designed by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect – has just opened – with celebratory fireworks and commissioned exhibitions from a noted Chinese artist. Oh yes, and also protests, calls for boycotts and controversies about tortoises, iPads and height restrictions.
Filmmakers Dylan Hollingsworth and Wheeler Sparks are grabbing attention for their documentary-in-process about a fraternity for Muslims at UT-Dallas.
What’s new with North Texas artists right now? That’s the topic at this season’s first State of the Arts – Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Dallas Museum of Art. Presented by the DMA and Art&Seek, the conversation will be led by KERA’s Jeff Whittington – with artists Janeil Engelstad, Christopher Blay and Stephen Lapthisophone.
Happy Monday – time to check in with Creative Time, wish a legend Happy Birthday, and pick your cultural favorites in Dallas.
Prepare for a mind-blowing State of the Arts with panelists who are pushing the boundaries of art and technology. Come join us Thursday night.
The DMA and Art&Seek kick off State of the Arts new season tonight at the DMA. Join host Jeff Whittington and his guests Mark Banta, Veletta Forsythe Lill and Maria Muñoz-Blanco for what’s next in the Arts District.
Guest blogger Gail Sachson is on hand when Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings visits the Creative Arts Center.