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PISD AP Studio Art Senior Show is an online showcase hosted by the ArtCentre of Plano. The ArtCentre is delighted to share the outstanding examples of talented Plano ISD Advanced Placement Art students. This exhibition was scheduled to be shown in person in April, but was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The venue is located at 902 E. 16th St., right across Haggard Park from the DART Rail station. Information: www.artcentreofplano.org.
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  • A Message from the ArtCentre of Plano: The ArtCentre will reopen on Wednesday, July 1, with the stunning Christine and Keith Miller exhibition Beneath the Surface: Reimagined. Visitors are requested to wear a face mask and maintain social distancing. Exhibition hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday.
  • Via DART Rail Red Line to Downtown Plano Station

Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind displays fossils of two recently discovered ancient human relatives (Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi). The fossils were unearthed in South Africa by a team that included the Perot Museum of Nature and Science's own Becca Peixotto. This is the first exhibition of its kind since "Lucy." The Perot Museum presents it in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand (whose team discovered the pieces) and the National Geographic Society. The museum is located at 2201 N. Field St. Information: origins.perotmuseum.org.

Illuminated Walls is the latest immersive, multi-sensory experience from Psychedelic Robot. Combining street art, pop art and contemporary art into the self-styled genre of "graffiti fusion,"" the exhibit explores the boundaries of art and technology. The venue is located at 300 Crescent Court in Dallas. Information: psychedelicrobot.com.

Oil Lamp in the Form of a Fabulous Beast, Iran, 12th–13th century, bronze, The Keir Collection of Islamic Art on loan to the Dallas Museum of Art, K.1.2014.496 The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery is the largest-ever exhibition of one of the world's most important private collections of Islamic Art. The collection includes luster pottery, painted miniatures and rare manuscripts dating back as far as the 14th century. This long-term loan to the Dallas Museum of Art makes it the third-largest repository of Islamic art in the United States. The DMA is at 1717 N. Harwood St. in the Dallas Arts District. Information: www.dma.org.

Through July 5 Landscape of a Lifetime is Brazilian artist Sandra Cinto's transformation of the Dallas Museum of Art's concourse hall. A 153-foot mural covers the walls and ceiling in 24 shades of blue, evoking the transition from night to day. Other elements include intricate pen drawings of clouds, stars and celestial objects, as well as the recorded sounds of running water, rustling leaves and birds. The DMA is located at 1717 N. Harwood St. in the Dallas Arts District. Information: www.dma.org.

Through August 30 Museum of Memories is an interactive art exhibit centered around positivity, creativity, and nostalgia, designed by Steffi Lynn. The exhibit is an hour long experience and consists of over 15+ different art rooms and murals for you to explore to your heart's content, all inspired by childhood memories with a taste of the 90s. It's open for a limited time so go check it out before it's too late! The museum is located at 4428 Main Street, Suite #200. Information: www.museumofmemories.art.

Nov. 8, 2020 to Feb. 14, 2021 Juan Gris, Fantômas, 1915, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Chester Dale Fund Cubism in Color: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris highlights the artist's pioneering and revolutionary contributions to the Cubist movement by focusing on his fascination with subjects drawn from everyday life. Co-organized by the Dallas Museum of Art and the Baltimore Museum of Art, this is the first U.S. exhibition in over 35 years dedicated to the Spanish artist Juan Gris. The DMA is located at 1717 N. Harwood St. Information: www.dma.org.

Free First Saturdays Free First Saturdays at the Nasher Sculpture Center presents child-friendly programming from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and free admission for all until 5 p.m. Look, learn and love your time at the Nasher every first Saturday of the month. Bring the whole crew to create, discover and make new memories together. Each month features a rotating schedule of things to see and do. Free First Saturdays is made possible by leading support from the Fichtenbaum Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A, Trustee. Promotional support for Free First Saturdays is provided by Univision. DART is the public transportation partner for Free First Saturdays. The Nasher Sculpture Center is located at 2001 Flora St. Information: nashersculpturecenter.org.



The Being Human Hall. The Perot Museum of Nature and Science unveils its first completely transformed exhibit hall since opening in 2012. There are twice as many interactive displays, tons of innovative content, and dozens of experiences offered in English and Spanish. Explore what it means to be human! Highlights include a rare display of a human brain with an intact spinal cord, and a virtual reality journey into the South African caves where anthropologists discovered a new human relative. Speak into an interactive device that lets you "see" your voice. Use your brain waves to fire off pulsing lights. And marvel at a dozen authentic stone tool artifacts, some more than a million years old, displayed by a replica of our famous relative "Lucy." The Perot Museum is at 2201 North Field St. in Dallas. Information: www.perotmuseum.org.

Fierce Loyalty: A Samurai Complete is at Crow Museum of Asian Art. This permanent exhibition devoted to the art and culture of the Japanese samurai showcases one of the Crow Museum's most recent and spectacular acquisitions - a complete set of samurai armor, one of the finest examples of its kind anywhere in the world. The suit of armor was originally created for Abe Masayoshi (1700–1769), the daimyo (a powerful landholding ruler) of Bingo province from 1715 until his death. In addition to components crafted by the best metalsmiths of the day, the armor includes a hoshi kabuto, or traditional Japanese helmet, made by the renowned armorer Neo Masanobu. The Crow Museum of Asian Art is located at 2010 Flora St. Information: www.crowcollection.org.

Trinity River Audubon CenterFree Third Thursday Discover the Trinity River Audubon Center, 6500 Great Trinity Forest Blvd. Admission to the center is free on the Third Thursday of every month. Enjoy activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your lunch, and enjoy the shady riverbend picnic site, overlooking the Trinity River. Information: 214-398-TRAC (8722) or tx.audubon.org.
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  • A Message from the Trinity River Audubon Center: In order to protect the health and well-being of our staff, volunteers, and visitors and to help stop the spread of COVID-19, we are closing Trinity River Audubon Center.
  • Via DART Rail Green Line to Buckner Station,
    then a short ride on DART Bus Route 466 to Great Trinity Forest @ Longacre

Dallas Arts District First and Third Saturday of every month The Arts District Architecture Tour. Presented in partnership with the Dallas Center for Architecture, this 90-minute Dallas Arts District architecture walking tour is led by a trained tour guide and will examine buildings from the 1890's to the present day. You will explore the architectural detail of the District as well as the institutions, individuals and visionaries who are a part of this fascinating story. Tours are held on the first and third Saturdays of each month, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the ceremonial entrance to the Dallas Museum of Art (Flora and Harwood). The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and is held rain or shine. More information: www.dallasartsdistrict.org.

Visit www.dallasadex.org to make your reservation. Reservations and payment must be made in advance.


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