SUMMER REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Center Yourself at CAC! Online registration for summer 2018 is now open and begins the week of June 4th. Current members will need to create a log-in and password using the email we have on file. If you are a member, your discount will show up in your shopping cart before you pay. Note that the department materials fee is included in the total price but will be detailed on your confirmation. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com or 214-320-1275. Click HERE to register.
Too busy to take a weekly class? Consider one of our June workshops:
Digital Printing on Clay and Intro to Leatherworking (Sun, June 3); Weave a Summer Scarf (Fri, June 8); Stained Glass (Sat, June 10); Abstract Painting (Sat, June 16); Mixed Media Painting (Sun, June 17) and Spritz & Swirl: Ink Backgrounds (Sun, June 17); Intro to Encaustic and Traditional Watercolor (Sat, June 23); and Casting from Nature (Sat & Sun, June 23&24)
Click HERE to register.
CURRENT EXHIBITIONSFrom Nine to Ninety: A Retrospective of the Sculpture of Robert Pollock is presented in collaboration with the Moody Performance Hall and features 19 contemporary sculptures from the long-time student at CAC, who studied under the school's founder Octavio Medellin. There will be a special artist reception on Sunday, June 3 from 3pm to 5pm in honor of the 90-year-old sculptor. The exhibition will be on view through June 17th at Moody Performance Hall . All sculptures will be available for sale at the close of the exhibition in which proceeds will be donated to CAC. Click HERE for photos of the collection and pricing information. Contact Diana Pollak at (214) 320-1275 for more information.
LIVE FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING MEETUP.COM GROUP
We've created a group on Meetup.com for anyone interested in fine art figure drawing or painting. Held at CAC, these figure labs are conducted on a drop-in basis on Sundays and are just $15 for members and $20 for non-members. For more info, click HERE .
CITY OF DALLAS/OFFICE OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AWARDS CAC $200,000 FACILITY GRANT
We are thrilled to announce that we have received a grant for $200,000 for facility improvements by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs! The grant will allow CAC to remodel and expand existing office space, construct two ADA-compliant bathrooms in the main building, renovate the staff and student breakroom as well as redirect the front entry of the WPA-built school with a more inviting and accessible entrance in three phases with construction beginning in the spring of 2018. The grant has been leveraged with other funders, and so far the Hillcrest Foundation and the Thomas Charitable Lead Annuity Trust have donated another $36,000. CAC is actively raising the remaining funds from other foundations and individuals.
2018 CAC ANNUAL JURIED MEMBERSHIP EXHIBITION - CALL FOR ENTRIES
Creative Arts Center of Dallas is now accepting submissions for our 2018 Annual Juried Membership Exhibition, hosted by Mary Tomás Gallery. In this juried exhibition our panel will be looking for the most exceptional of member work in all mediums. CAC members are invited to submit up to three images of original 2D or 3D artworks created within the last two years for consideration. Submission deadline is June 30th 2018. Click HERE to view the call for entries.
For further information, please contact Andrea Blanco at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone (214) 320-1275.
BLUE PLATE SPECIAL SAVE THE DATE
Save the date for Sat, Oct 6 for the 2018 Blue Plate Special fundraiser! This year it will be held at 2616 Commerce in Deep Ellum. More to come soon...
OFFICE TEMPORARILY RELOCATES TO BUILDING C
In anticipation of construction in the Main Building that begin this spring, we have temporarily relocated our offices to Building C, just outside the main building. Come visit us!