The MAC provides a platform for alternative views and voices and offers the region an exhibition venue where immersive, exploratory, and challenging works can be presented outside the commercial realm. The organization continues its 25-year history of presenting regional artists while fostering high-profile opportunities by exhibiting them side-by-side with national and international artists. The MAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization that stands as an advocate for creative freedom, presenting visual art in all its forms.
The UNT Department of Studio Art serves our students by focusing on their intellectual and creative growth, fostering student’s practice, and preparing them for lifetimes of accomplishment and meaningful contribution as culture creators. The program frames the individual needs of each student through the development of conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. Our programs are led by engaged artists and educators who are recognized nationally and internationally for their intellectual and creative research. While in the College of Visual Arts and Design (CVAD), students participate in ideas and practices across disciplines while engaging in the critical practice of the fine arts. Housed in a world-class Tier 1 research institute, CVAD is next door to the vibrant cultural and art capitals of Dallas and Fort Worth. Department of Studio Art offers a 60 credit-hour Master of Fine Arts degree and a BFA degree in seven areas of specialization: Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Metalsmithing and Jewelry, New Media Arts, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded around a vast collection of work by American sculptor Charles Umlauf. The UMLAUF exhibits the work of Charles Umlauf, artists who influenced him, and other contemporary sculptors in a natural setting, and provides educational experiences that encourage the understanding and appreciation of sculpture. For more information, visit umlaufsculpture.org, or call (512) 445-5582. The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum is located at 605 Azie Morton Road (formerly Robert E. Lee Road), Austin TX 78704.
The Art Center of Waco is a small nonprofit art gallery located in Waco, Texas. Established in the 1970’s, we’ve been around for a long time, enriching Waco with access to the visual arts. Find Out More >
Art Spark Texas (formerly VSA Texas) has built a legacy of offering high quality, inclusive arts programs and services in Austin, and is the only organization operating at the intersection of arts, education and disability in Texas. Find Out More >
Dallas Arts Month, first launched by Mayor Mike Rawlings as Dallas Arts Week in 2013, is a city-wide celebration of Dallas arts, held annually in the month of April. Arts Month is designed to build awareness and appreciation for the work of Dallas artists and organizations and foster creative learning and activity throughout the city. Residents and visitors are encouraged to participate in events and programming offered by art and cultural institutions from all disciplines.
The International Sculpture Center (ISC) is a member-supported, nonprofit organization founded in 1960 to champion the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society. Members include sculptors, collectors, patrons, architects, developers, journalists, curators, historians, critics, educators, foundries, galleries, and museums—anyone with an interest in and commitment to the field of sculpture
Our goals are to increase interest, understanding and involvement in contemporary art by encouraging individual collecting, sponsoring educational activities, and supporting New Mexico’s artists and art institutions. Find Out More >
At Anderson Ranch, we recognize human beings’ lifelong need to develop personal creativity and to discover, learn and grow. Artists of all levels come from across the country and around the world to explore new ideas, hone their art making skills and engage in meaningful dialog at the Ranch. Find Out More >
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is a modern and contemporary art museum dedicated to collecting and exhibiting international art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Pérez Art Museum Miami exists to improve the quality of life for individual residents of and visitors to Miami-Dade County, as well as social life in the communities they represent, by facilitating catalytic engagements with the most progressive visual arts of our time.
The McNay Art Museum, located in San Antonio and named for founder Marion Koogler McNay, is the first museum of modern art in Texas. Since Marion McNay’s original bequest in 1950, the Museum’s collection has expanded to over 23,000 works including: Medieval and Renaissance art; 19th- through 21st- century European and American paintings, sculptures, photographs, prints, and drawings; the Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts; and the Jeanne and Irving Mathews Collection of Art Glass. The McNay Art Museum engages a diverse community in the discovery and enjoyment of the visual arts.
The Bass is Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum, founded in 1964. The Bass presents work by mid-career and established artists, encompassing a wide range of media and artistic points of view that bring new thought to the diverse cultural context of Miami Beach. Seeking to expand the interpretation of contemporary art, The Bass incorporates disciplines of contemporary culture, such as design, fashion and architecture, into the exhibition program. Central to the museum’s mission, The Bass maintains a vigorous education program for lifelong learning and visitors of all ages. The Bass IDEAS education initiative uses art as a catalyst for creativity and positive growth, especially in the area of early childhood education.
The Greenwood Cultural Center is the keeper of the flame for the Black Wall Street era, the events known as the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot, and the astounding resurgence of the Greenwood District in the months and years following the tragedy. Dubbed America’s “Black Wall Street” by none other than noted author and educator Booker T. Washington, the 35-block Greenwood District surrounding the corner of Greenwood Avenue and Archer Street became a prosperous center for black commerce in the early 1900s. A hotbed for jazz and blues, and the site where Count Basie first encountered big-band jazz, the Greenwood District was the richest African-American neighborhood in North America.