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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Monday, November 21st, 2011 - Sunday, November 27th, 2011

What's happening in art in the North Texas area (with emphasis on nonprofit visual arts groups). Find out where to go to appreciate, create, meet or learn about art!

         Picks for the week of Nov. 21-27

Thursday, November 24

 ‏ Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 25
 Day After Thanksgiving Chili Break at Eclectic Expressions, Arlington

Saturday, November 26 - Sunday, November 27
  Canton in the City Holiday Gift Show, Grapevine

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(Exhibit Openings & Receptions, Art Walks / Studio Tours, Festivals & Art Sales, Art Lectures & Conferences, Fundraisers and Paintouts)

Click on Art Events Calendar to see full details and links.

Friday, November 25
  • Day After Thanksgiving Chili Break at Eclectic Expressions
  • Last Friday Gallery Night in Granbury
Saturday, November 26
  • Canton in the City Holiday Gift Show, Grapevine
Sunday, November 27
  • Canton in the City Holiday Gift Show, Grapevine

  • Lectures are also held at several local art museums:
For more gallery openings see

Meetings and Demonstrations

Click on the Art Meetings Calendar to see details and links.

Monday, November 21
  • Dallas Handweavers & Spinners Guild
  • Society of Watercolor Artists
Tuesday, November 22
  • Artists 'Round Texas
  • Embroiderers' Guild of America. Greater Dallas Chapter.
  • Irving Art Association
  • Texas Visual Arts Association (TVAA)
Wednesday, November 23
  • Rockwall Art League
  • Texas Pottery & Sculpture Guild
Saturday, November 26
  • Fort Worth Weavers Guild

For the schedule for weekly ongoing art activity groups, see Painting, Drawing & Critique Groups.

Classes & Workshops

Note that classes and workshops require prior registration. Click on the Art Instruction Calendar to see details and links.

Monday, November 21
  • Irma Ward Oil classes
  • Barbara McFarland Monday evening classes
  • Kochan Monday Watermedia Classes
  • Life Drawing Sessions (live models)
  • Oil & Acrylic with Barbara McFarland
Tuesday, November 22
  • Irma Ward Oil classes
  • Watercolor with Bennie Wood
Wednesday, November 23
  • Irma Ward Oil classes
  • Women's Art Classes "Under the Tent" by Jo Dufo
  • Life Drawing Sessions (live models)
  • Kenneth Porter Acrylic Classes

See also these listings:

For painting groups see: Painting, Drawing & Critique Groups


Calls for entries and artist opportunities. Click on Art Deadlines Calendar to see full details and links or for more deadlines.

Friday, November 25
  • OXIDE Gallery December shows
Saturday, November 26
  • OXIDE Gallery December shows
Monday, November 28
  • "Countryside" Juried Art Competition
Wednesday, November 30
  • Art On The Greene
  • The Hunting Art Prize
Thursday, December 1
  • 2011 DeSoto Art League's Member's Only Art Show
Friday, December 2
  • Artscape 2012
  • Wednesday, January 4, 2012
  • The Path to Love

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