Deep in the Art of Texas
A know-before-you-go guide to the must-visit art exhibitions at museums and galleries around town
There’s no reason to feel bored in Dallas-Fort Worth, where opportunities for visual stimulation and cultural experiences abound at worldclass museums, specialty art galleries and destinations that attract locals and visitors alike.
From the Kimbell Museum and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth’s Cultural District to the George W. Bush Presidential Center and the Dallas Arts District, expand your artistic horizons at these unique exhibitions highlighting Modern art, photography, history, architecture and more.
Explore the themes, artists and cultural narratives of the 20th century Mexican Modernist movement at the Dallas Museum of Art. “México 19001950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde” illuminates masterpieces and influential works from both the exhibition and the museum’s permanent collection.
‘TEXAS MODERNISTS’ Roughton Galleries
gets contemporary with “Texas Modernists,” an exclusive exhibition comprising curated works from four of Texas’ most important 20th and 21st century artists—Margaret Putnam, Dan Rizzie, Otis Huband and Mark Lavatelli. Putnam’s unique artistic process and aesthetic are especially captivating.
‘AVEDON IN TEXAS’
Now through July 2, see works by the legendary fashion photographer Richard Avedon at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. “Avedon in Texas: Selections from ‘In the American West’” conveys a raw sense of early American life.
‘LOUIS KAHN: THE POWER OF ARCHITECTURE’
Thank architect Louis Kahn for the breathtaking design of the
then explore “The Power of Architecture” with an in-depth look at the legacy and impact of his work.
‘PORTRAITS OF COURAGE’
The 66 portraits and four-panel mural featured within the
George W. Bush Presidential Center
illustrate U.S. military heroes as painted by President Bush.
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