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SETAC Arts Calendar

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Week of July 18 – 24, 2016

Export: Graphic Design in Southeast Texas, on view at the Dishman Art Museum through July 31, features locally designed work, including advertising, posters, brochures, web design, printmaking and illustrations. The wide variety of work shows how the field of graphic design is evolving and growing through the use of emerging technology, and also demonstrates how the deep traditions of the Golden Triangle region influence visual culture. As we reflect on the “exports” of our local design community, we can begin to imagine how graphic design will continue to grow and enhance the region. For more information, please contact 409.880.8959.

Over the past couple of years, AMSET has received a wealth of outstanding donations from collectors across the nation, adding stellar and significant works of art to our permanent collection by both fine and folk artists from the region. The exhibition “tête-à-tête: Folk Art and Fine Art from the Permanent Collection” will focus, in particular, on recent donations of folk art to our collection by artist David Bates of Dallas and collectors Dr. Warren and Sylvia Lowe from Lafayette, Louisiana. The donations will be complemented by other folk art pieces in our museum, featuring the strength and variety of this segment in our permanent collection and be on view until September 4th.

Doodle, draw and sketch your way into a creative summer at the Stark Museum of Art. Practice drawing like a professional artist while sketching in the Museum’s galleries; connect with works of art through drawing games led by Stark Museum of Art educators, and make new friends.
This program is an opportunity for visitors of all ages to make their mark during their Museum visit. Whether you love to doodle during classes or meetings, or maybe drawing is a lifetime passion, Doodle Days will allow you to tap into your creativity and explore your artistic side. Doodle Days will be offered from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. every Friday through August 12, 2016.

Camp Lookinback, an educational, four-day summer camp for children ages 6-11 who will take part in hands-on activities that relate to 1800s Texas, at the John Jay French Museum. Session II is 9 a.m.-noon July 19-22. Each day consists of three hands-on activities and a food craft. Activities include learning about brands and making one of your own, goat care, which includes the opportunity to milk one, rope a “steer,” Dutch oven cooking at the fire pit, make a leather craft, quilting and more. Campers will get a tour of the John Jay French home. For more information, visit www.beaumontheritage.org.

Consider joining SETAC to show your support for arts and humanities in Southeast Texas. For more information, contact the Council at 409-835-2787 or 409-835-ARTS. Also visit the Council’s Web site at www.setxac.org