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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

More than 60 artist groups in the North Texas area offer art lectures or demonstrations at their monthly meetings. Attend a meeting and find out how artists work a variety of media! All groups welcome guests interested in their programs, most at no charge. For more information consult the group's website.

Note: Most of the DFW artist groups are on hiatus for the summer.

For this week's meetings, see the Art This Week in DFW feature.

June through July 2010 Schedule:

Arlington Visual Arts Association
(2nd Mon., Arlington) on summer break

Art Club of McKinney
(2nd Thurs., McKinney) no information

Articrafters (DFW mixed media/altered)
(last Sat. or as announced, Arlington)
June 26, July ?, Aug. ?

Artists of Eastland County, Eastland Senior Citizens Center
(3rd Thurs., Eastland)
June 17, July 15, Aug. 19

Artists 'Round Texas (Rowlett).
(4th Tues., Rowlett)
June 27 - Field trip to DMA, Lunch and then trip to see Downtown Asel Art store.
July – no mtg
Aug. 24 - Metal Sculpture Demonstration by Glenn Holloway at his studio in Rowlett

Art Educators of North Central Texas (AENCT)
(mtgs TCU Moudy Building, room 207)
June & July – no mtg; Aug. 7

Associated Creative Artists (ACA)
(1st Tues., Dallas) - on summer break

Association of Grand Prairie Artists 
(1st Mon., Grand Prairie)
June 7 - Gary Kelley photography
July & Aug. - on summer break 

Association of Oriental Artists (TAO)
(2nd Sat. as announced, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving)
contact Pat Southard 

Association of Traditional Artists
no current information
(last Sun. of month, Dallas)

Coalition of Allied Visual Artists (CAVA), Allen
no current info

Colored Pencil Society of America, Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter
(bimonthly, 2nd Sat., Plano)
July 10?

Corsicana Art League 
(1st Mon., Corsicana)  - no info about summer

Dallas Area Fiber Artists
(4th Mon., Dallas)
June 28, July 26, Aug. 23
Dallas Artist Networking Group (Dang!)
(meet-ups as announced)

Dallas Handweavers & Spinners Guild
(3rd Mon., Dallas, Porter Auditorium) - on summer break

Dallas Needlework & Textile Guild
(2nd Thurs., Dallas) - on summer break

Dallas Society of Visual Communications
(1st Wed., Dallas) - on summer break
Dallas Stampers 
(1st Mon, Plano)
June 7, July 12, Aug. 2

Desoto Art League
(4th Thurs., DeSoto) - on summer break

Eastside Creative Arts Club, Fort Worth/Tarrant Co.
(1st Mon., Upstairs Gallery, Arlington) - dissolved, Summer 2010

Ellis County Art Association and Fine Art Museum
(1st Mon., Waxahachie)
June & July – no mtg; Aug. 2

Embroiderers' Guild of America. Greater Dallas Chapter.
(4th Tues.)  - no information

Farmers Branch-Carrollton Art Association or 972-247-3543
(3rd Tues., Farmers Branch)
 June & July – no mtg
Aug. 17

Fort Worth Calligraphers Guild
(2nd Tues, Fort Worth) - on summer break

Fort Worth Weavers Guild
(4th. Sat., Fort Worth) - on summer break

Gainesville Area Visual Arts
(4th Thurs., Gainesville) - no information on this group

Henderson County Art Club, Athens
(2nd Tues. at East Texas Arboretum at 10:30am & on alternate months at
7:00pm at The First United Methodist Church) - on summer break?

Irving Art Association, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts
(4th Tues., Irving) - on summer break

Irving Quilt Guild
(3rd Thurs., Irving)
June 17 -  Pot Luck Dinner
July 15 -  Quilt Bingo
Aug. 19 - Janie Merritt
Kaligrafos: The Dallas Calligraphy Society
(2nd Sat., Fretz Park, Dallas)
June - Play Dates TBD
July - Play Dates TBD
Aug. 14

Lake Granbury Art Association
(2nd Mon., Granbury)
June 14 – Janice Horak
July 12 – Darren Huski photography
Aug. 9 – Martha Sue Meek

Lancaster Art Club
(1st Tues.)
no information

La Reunion

Mesquite Creative Arts Club, Mesquite Arts Center
(2nd Mon., Mesquite)
June 14, July 12

Mid Cities Fine Artists
(2nd Wed., Hurst Recreation Center 10:15 am - 12:30 pm) - on summer break

Mineral Wells Art Association, Creative Arts Center
(3rd Tues., Mineral Wells)
no information

North Texas Mixed Media Group
(3rd. Sat, or as specified; various locations around DFW)
June 19, July 17, Aug. 14

North Texas Polymer Clay Guild
(2nd Sun., Davis Library, Plano)
 Aug. 8

NorthEast Texas Fine Art Alliance
(2nd Thurs., Terrell)
no information

Oak Point Art Society (OPAS)
no information

Pastel Society of the Southwest
(2nd Sun. in Mar., Apr., May, Sept., Oct., and Nov.)  - on summer break
Plano Art Association
(4th Mon., Plano) - on summer break

Quilter's Guild of Dallas
(1st Thurs., Dallas)
June 3 – Sally Collins: Quality Workmanship and How to Achieve it
July 1 - Betsy Chutchian and Betty Edgell: “19th Century Reproduction Quilts”
Aug. 5 - Mary Ruth Smith, PhD: “My Journey to Quilt Making”

Quilter's Guild of Plano
(2nd Thurs., Plano)
June 10 - Betsy Chutchian - Gone to Texas
July 8 - Trash to Treasures (A quilter's garage sale)
Aug.12 - Christmas Stockings

Richardson Civic Art Society
(3rd Tues., Richardson) - on summer break

Rockwall Art League

June 30 - Shelley Minnis from Sanford Products and Prismacolor
July 28 - Paint In
Aug. 25 - Golden Paints demo

Sherman Art League, Finley Cultural Center
(3rd. Mon., Sherman)
no information

Society of Decorative Painters. Yellow Rose Chapter, Dallas
(2nd Sat, Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept. & Nov., Dallas)
 July 10 - Half Day Class/Meeting 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM; Service Project; King of Glory Lutheran Church
Society of Watercolor Artists
(3rd Mon., Fort Worth) - on summer break 

Southwestern Watercolor Society
(2nd. Wed., Dallas) - on summer break

Texas Area Artists, Mesquite Arts Center
(1st Sun., Mesquite; also Monthly Paint-in on Monday after meeting)
June 6, July 11, Aug. 1

Texas Pottery & Sculpture Guild, Fort Worth
(last Wed., Fort Worth)
June 30, July 28, Aug. 25

Texas Sculpture Association
(meetings held several times a year)
Texas Visual Arts Association (TVAA)
(1st Mon. Board Meeting, Dallas)

(3rd or 4th Sun. as announced, Dallas)
 June 120, July 18, Aug. 15

Trinity Arts Guild, Bedford Boys Ranch
(1st Mon., Bedford)
June 7 – Installation of officers; Awards for Open Juried Show
Aug. 2

Visual League of Allen, Blue House Gallery 972-727-7272
(3rd Wed., Allen) 
June 16, July 21, Aug. 18 

Visual Artists of Cedar Hill or 972-291-8056
(3rd Thurs. 7-9pm , Visual Expressions Creative Art School, Cedar Hill) - on summer break

Visual Arts Guild of Frisco, Frisco Arts Center, 6827 Main Street
(1st Tues., Frisco)
June 1 – Meeting at Frisco Public Library

Visual Arts League of Lewisville or
(1st Tues., Lewisville)
June 1, Aug. 3

Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton
(1st Thurs., Denton) - on summer break

Weatherford Art Association
(4th Mon., Weatherford) - on summer break


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