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AUGUST 2017   OCTOBER 2017

Aug. 24-26, 7:30 p.m.

Abilene Community Theatre presents "A Night of One Acts" featuring Louis Catron's tale of love in bloom called "Where Have All the Fireflies Gone?"; Larry Blamire's frantic diner comedy "My Name is Leslie;" Tim Chipp's "Experiments in Speed Dating" and Aaron Sorkin's "Hidden in This Picture." Tickets are $10.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow | 325.673.6271 | abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

Aug. 26, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday Family Art time. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Aug. 26, 6 p.m.-12 a.m.

Grace Gala honoring Bob Nutt
Save the date for The Grace Museum’s annual black tie bash – this year honoring Bob Nutt!  For table or ticket information please contact Sheila Scevers: 325-673-4587  |  administration@thegracemuseum.org

 

Aug. 26-27, 7-9 p.m.

Open Auditions for A PIECE OF MY HEART, a drama by Shirley Lauro, directed by Ginger Vinson. Casting 6 women, 1 man. A powerful, true drama following six women as they journey to the Vietnam War as nurses and an entertainer, live their lives during their time in country, and adjust to life upon their return home. Auditions held on the Abilene Community Theatre Main Stage at 809 Barrow, Abilene. Email actinfo2014@gmail.com for information.

 

Aug. 29 & 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pop-Up Make ‘N Take!

The Grace Museum

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org

 

Sept. 1, 10:30 a.m.

Art Adventure for PreK and their parent. Free book reading and art; reservations requested.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Sept. 2, 7 p.m.

"Yesterday" A Beatles Tribute Band at Paramount Theatre. This live performance encompasses all eras of Beatles music from The Hamburg days through the Shea Stadium performances into pop history's magical Sgt. Pepper album and beyond. Tickets $20-$35. Purchase tickets by calling 817-896-3652 or online at www.markbellpresents.com

 

Sept. 5, 4-6 p.m.

"A Cooked Up Fairy Tale" book signing by Penny Parker Klostermann at Texas Star Trading Co. downtown. Pre-ordered books are $15. Call 672-9696.

 

Sept. 8-9

Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.

Paramount Film: "Back to the Future." In this 1980s sci-fi classic, a small-town California teen is thrown back into the '50s when an experiment by his eccentric scientist friend goes awry. 1985, color, 120 minutes, Rated PG.

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. │ 325.676.9620 │ www.paramount-abilene.org

 

Sept. 9, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Chautauqua Learning Series at the Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village. "The Comanche with Blue Eyes." Zoe Kirkpatrick will take on the persona of Cynthia Ann Parker, who was taken at age 9 by the Comanche Indians. She will tell about her life as a Comanche woman.

 

Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m.       

Opening of Twenty Years of Art Exhibition featuring a look at the NCCIL’s past exhibitions. Special guest David Diaz will speak. Free to the public.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Sept. 16, 1-4 p.m.  

Family Fun Art Project. Come create a masterpiece! Art projects and media varies from week to week. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m.

Short Cut with David Macaulay: Family Event; Price: Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Sept. 21, 7:30-9 p.m.

The HSU School of Music presents the Hispanic Heritage Celebration in the Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall at Hardin-Simmons University.

 

Sept. 21-23

The West Texas Book Festival, presented by Friends of the Abilene Public Library, will celebrate reading and writing with three full days of activities! Fourteen authors will be featured in presentations, panels and workshops free to the public on Friday and Saturday.The Boots & Books Culinary Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday is moving to the Hunter Welcome Center. Thursday night’s Texas Cookbook Gala at the Abilene Country Club issold out. Friday and Saturday’s programs will be at the Abilene Public Library downtown – from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Also, two authors will be visiting six Abilene elementary schools throughout the day Friday as part of the festival’s Authors in Schools initiative.

More information is available online at abilenetx.com/apl. Click on Friends of the Library and then the book festival page.   

 

Sept. 21-23 & Sept. 29-30, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 1, 2 p.m.

"Ripcord," a comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Tyler Sparks. A sunny room at Bristol Place Senior Living Facility becomes a battleground of wills and more between cantankerous Abby and chipper Marilyn. A seemingly harmless bet between the old women escalates into a dangerous game of one-upmanship that reveals not just the tenacity of these worthy opponents, but also deeper truths that each would rather remain hidden.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

Sept. 22-23

Sponsored by Optimist Unlimited. A weekend of family fun in Red Bud Park including hot air balloons, live entertainment, children's games and inflatable rides, silent auction, food and craft vendors and a balloon glow on Friday and Saturday nights.

 

Sept. 23, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Art Project. Come create a masterpiece! Art projects and media varies from week to week. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Sept. 23, 2-6 p.m.

Enjoy an afternoon of 125 unique craft beers from 45 breweries throughout the US. Live music, great food, and awesome beer at Abilene Beer Summit at Frontier Texas! $125-VIP Pass; $30-Gate Pass; $10-Non drinker; Free-Minors 20 and younger.

 

Sept. 29-30

Fort Griffin BBQ Cook-Off in Albany. Enjoy the delicious smell of barbecue in the summer breeze or get your team ready to 'Battle for the Blade' in the cook-off competition. Kick back and relax to the sounds of great live music all day. Cruise your RVs over for some premier camping and star-gazing along the Clear Fork of the Brazos River at the Fort Griffin State Historic Site after the show. 50% of the funds will go to renovations and additions for the Fort Griffin State Historic Site campgrounds. General Admission can be purchased at the gate.
$10 Adults 18+ / $5 under 18

https://www.facebook.com/fortgriffinbbqcookoff/ 

 

Sept. 29, 5:30 p.m.

"Pops at the Pond" outdoor concert at Hardin-Simmons University. Free.

 

Sept. 30, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Art Project. Come create a masterpiece! Art projects and media varies from week to week. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Sept. 30, 6 p.m.

Zoobilation is the Abilene Zoo's annual gala with music, food, camaraderie and a silent auction that includes naming rights for the swan boats! Contact zoo for tickets. 325-674-4914.

 

Oct. 5, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Seventh Annual Comanche Moon Social benefitting the Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village, featuring Randall Reeder as Will Rogers! Eat at Perini Ranch Steakhouse
As a professional speaker Randall draws on Will Rogers' published writings and other sources, plus remembrances by Will's family and acquaintances to customize his presentation based on the interests of the audience. Then he adds observations about life, politics and the world today, presented with the Will Rogers style and grace. The result is an enlightening, inspirational and thoroughly entertaining presentation your group is sure to enjoy.

 

Oct. 5-7 

The McMurry University Theatre Department will present All This and Moonlight, by Charles R. Johnson, on October 5th, 6th and 7th in the Ryan Little Theatre.

Directed by senior theatre student Graeme Regan, the play is a delightful romantic comedy about a photographer named Ned who has the peculiar habit of comparing whatever girl he’s currently dating to his old girlfriend, Ellie. In fact, his memories of her become so vivid that she actually accompanies him on dates, comments on the girls, and causes Ned to go home with his memories. The play is reminiscent of the sophisticated comedies of the 1930s and 1940s, with much to say about moving on versus hanging on that will have each member of the audience thinking back to his or her first true love.

Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 general admission, with a $3.00 discount on Thursday.

 

Oct. 5-8 & 12-15 

The place is New Jersey. The time in 1985.  A wannabe rock star is left at the altar and finally changes his tune, in…..THE WEDDING SINGER!!!  Directed by Teri Wilkerson, musical direction by Dr. Melody Rich:  Oct. 5-8 and Oct. 12-15.  Van Ellis Theatre.

General Admission $15;
Military, seniors and students $10
HSU Faculty, staff and students $5

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Oct. 6

Art Adventure for PreK and their parent. Free book reading and art, reservations requested.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Oct. 7, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Art Project. Come create a masterpiece! Art projects and media varies from week to week. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Oct. 12, 5-8 p.m.

ArtWalk is a monthly, mini-festival downtown hosted by the Center for Contemporary Arts. Museums and galleries and restaurants stay open late with special activities. Free.

 

Oct. 13-14

Paramount Film Series presents "Dial M for Murder." An ex-tennis pro wants to have his wealthy wife murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance. When he discovers she is having an affair, he hatches the perfect plot to kill her. Starring: Grace Kelly, Ray Milland, Robert Cummings; color, 105 minutes, rated PG, 1954. 

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. │ 325.676.9620 │ www.paramount-abilene.org

 

Oct. 13, 8 p.m.

ACU Jazz Ensemble: Swing Dance Performance at Elks Art Center.

 

Oct. 14, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Chautauqua Learning Series at the Taylor County History Center/Buffalo Gap Historic Village. "Hang 'em High: Tales of Frontier Justice" by Lydia M. Long, PhD.

 

Oct. 14

9 AM-3 PM Business Mercado

10:30-12:30 PM Storybook Saturday in the garden

1 PM "The Boss Baby" move at the library

 

Business Mercado and Storybook Saturday at the Abilene Civic Center! Enjoy food and vendors and soak up the culture at Business Mercado inside the convention center, including a Hispanic Heritage display, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. That event is free. Outside in the Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden, children's book artists/authors Marla Frazee, David Shannon and Mark Teague are back in Abilene to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Center for Children's illustrated Literature. They will read their books in the garden for Storybook Saturday, which also includes face painting, bubble fun and an art activity. Event is 10:30 am-12:30 pm.

Cost is $5 per family. REGISTER HERE

At 1 p.m., watch "The Boss Baby" for free at the downtown library. Based on the Marla Frazee book.

Storybook Saturday is hosted by the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council in partnership with the NCCIL and the Abilene Public Library.

 

Oct. 14, 6 p.m.

A black tie event celebrating the NCCIL's 20th anniversary! In attendance will be award-winning and highly acclaimed artists Marla Frazee, David Shannon and Mark Teague. Catering by Cypress Street Station. Price: $150 per person

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Oct. 17, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

HSU School of Music presents the Concert Band at Behrens Auditorium on the campus of Hardin-Simmons University.

 

Oct. 20-22

Friday & Saturday, 8 p.m.

Sunday, 2 p.m.

ACU Theatre presents CATS, the 2017 Homecoming Musical.
Directed by Jeremy Varner. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Based on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot

Broadway’s long-running musical sensation CATS makes its debut as the 2017 ACU Homecoming Musical. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s clever, magical, and glamorous felines will perform Oct. 20-22 in the Abilene Convention Center. Based on T.S. Eliot’s whimsical collection of poems and featuring such celebrated songs as “Memory,” “Old Deuteronomy,” and “Mr. Mistoffelees,” CATS is an international phenomenon running for 21 years in London and 18 years on Broadway, with a recent return to the Great White Way. Don’t miss ACU Theatre’s spectacular Homecoming production!
Recommended for all ages.

 

Oct. 21, 1-4 p.m.

Family Fun Art Project. Come create a masterpiece! Art projects and media varies from week to week. Free.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Oct. 21, 11:45 a.m.

ACU Choirs Homecoming Concert in Cullen Auditorium.

 

Oct. 27, 8-10 p.m.

The HSU School of Music presents All School Sing at Behrens Auditorium at Hardin-Simmons University.

 

Oct. 28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

The HSU School of Music presents the Alumni Choir Performance at Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall at Hardin-Simmons University.

 

Oct. 28-Nov. 9

NCCIL closed for exhibition change. Join us for the opening of Melissa Sweets exhibition Nov. 9.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Civic Orchestra of Abilene's Halloween Concert! Behrens Auditorium, Hardin-Simmons University. Admission is free! Feel free to wear costumes, and there will be candy!

 

Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Paramount Film Series: "Corpse Bride." Tim Burton's animation. When a groom begins to worry about his commitment and wanders into a mysterious forest, he accidentally put the ring upon the hand of a corpse, and is swept to the Land of the Dead. Starring the voices of: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter; color, animated, 78 minutes, rated PG, 2006. $7 tickets.

Historic Paramount Theatre

352 Cypress St. │ 325.676.9620 │ www.paramount-abilene.org

 

NOVEMBER 2017

 

Nov. 2-4

Soon after a relationship ends, a guy and a girl are forced by their well-intentioned best friends to plunge back into the dating pool. Check Please, Take 2!, under the co-direction of Landri Thompson and Carley King. Skiles Building.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Nov. 2-4 & Nov. 10-11, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 12, 2 p.m.

"A Piece of My Heart," a drama by Shirley Lauro, directed by Ginger Vinson. A powerful drama of six women who went to Vietnam, showing each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

Nov. 9-10

Artist Talk by illustrator Melissa Sweet; Price: Free

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Nov. 9, 7 p.m.

"Eight Weeks at Fort Lost in the Woods, MISERY" is a 90-minute, one-man comedy show performed by actor Troy Sutton. Based upon his personal military boot camp experience, it will make your belly ache from laughter yet leave you with a love for those who serve our country. The Show is "PG" rating and is family oriented. Tickets range from $10-$30. All proceeds will be donated to the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum. The event will be at the Paramount Theatre (doors open at 6 p.m.). This is the same night as the ArtWalk and during the “Abilene Celebrates Veterans Week." Tickets can be purchased:

  1. - At the door starting at 5 p.m.
  2. - Online at www.eightweeksmisery.eventbrite.com
  3. - At Sutton Financial Group Office
  4. - At the 12th armored Division Memorial Museum,

Nov. 9-11 & 16-18

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs by William Inge (directed by Professor Charles Hukill). Rubin Flood (Robert Preston) is going through a rough patch. He lost his job as a traveling salesman, and his increasingly distant wife, Cora (Dorothy McGuire), blames him for the family's financial troubles. His daughter (Shirley Knight), seeks refuge in the arms of a Jewish delinquent (Lee Kinsolving), while his son (Robert Eyer) remains firmly attached to his mother. As Rubin tries to keep his family together, he meets an attractive woman (Angela Lansbury) who arouses Cora's suspicion.

 

Nov. 12

Abilene Ballet Theatre presents the annual Sugar Plum Fairy Tea at the Abilene Womans Club.

 

Nov. 15-19

Once upon a time, there were three sisters. One walked one way around the world, one walked the other way, and the third decided to stay put.  Twenty years later, they meet up.  It’s part fairy tale, part fable, it’s called This Girls Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing.  Directed by Hope Hargrove. Van Ellis Theatre.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Nov. 17-19

Abilene Ballet Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

 

Nov. 28

City Sidewalks

 

DECEMBER 2017

 

Dec. 7-9 & Dec. 15-16, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 17, 2 p.m.

"She Loves Me," a musical romantic comedy, music by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick and book by Joe Masteroff, directed by Mike Stephens. Set in a 1930s European perfumery, Amalia and Georg live for the love letters that they exchange with their pen pals, but the identity of their admirers remains unknown. Follow Amalia and Georg as they discover the identity of their true loves... and of all the twists and turns along the way!

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

JANUARY 2018

 

Jan. 31-Feb. 4

In January, we will be presenting a play about the mystery of faith, and how religion can tear people apart just as it can bring them together. The Christians by Lucas Hnath, directed by Dr. Victoria Spangler. Behren’s Chapel.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

Jan. 31-Feb. 4

Once upon a time, there was a little ogre …….named………SHREK! Musical directed by Dr. Chris Hollingsworth. Van Ellis Theatre.

General Admission $15;
Military, seniors and students $10
HSU Faculty, staff and students $5

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

FEBRUARY 2018

 

Feb. 8-10 & Feb. 16-17, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 18, 2 p.m.

"Measure for Measure," a comedy by William Shakespeare, directed by Andrea Robison. With his unique brew of laughter and high seriousness, Shakespeare dissects the nature of government, love, and justice, asking unsettling questions about the relationship between those in power and ordinary citizens.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

Feb. 25

Abilene Ballet Theatre presents "Fairy Tales & Fables" at the Historic Paramount Theatre.

 

MARCH 2018

 

March 24

Starlight Extravaganza-An evening of elegant dining and Broadway show tunes. Van Ellis Theatre. Tables: $350; Individual tickets:  $65.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

APRIL 2018

 

April 5-7 & April 13-14, 7:30 p.m.

April 15, 2 p.m.

"Doubt," a drama, by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Gavyn Hardegree. A nun who is the principal of a Catholic school in the Bronx takes matters into her own hands when she suspects a young priest of improper relations with one of the male students.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

April 5-8

Kenny Barrett did something that has everyone worried. He wishes he could just make it through the rest of his senior year unnoticed, but that's going to be hard since he has to publicly apologize to his entire high school.  From Up Here, directed by Kelsie LeFlore.  DownCentreStage LabTheatre.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

April 12-15

The Marriage of Figaro—opera, directed by Dr. Chris Hollingsworth. Van Ellis Theatre.

General Admission $10
Military, seniors and students $5
HSU Faculty, staff and students free

Hardin-Simmons University

 

April 25-28

DirectFest 2018, 4 evenings of short plays, directed by the students in Directing I. Van Ellis Theatre.

Hardin-Simmons University Theatre

 

MAY 2018

 

May 31-June 2 & June 8-9, 7:30 p.m.

June 10, 2 p.m.

"No Room for a Picture on a Blank Wall," a drama by David Remschel, directed by Mike Stephens. The progression of Alzheimer’s is seen in a man’s life as everything around him disappears.

Abilene Community Theatre

809 Barrow St. 325.673.7082 www.abilenecommunitytheatre.org

 

JUNE 2018

 

June 7-9

The 7th annual Children's Art & Literacy Festival celebrating the work of Oliver Jeffers, illustrator of the best-selling "The Day the Crayons Quit" book and its sequal, "The Day the Crayons Came Home." On Thursday, come to the free parade, sculpture unveiling, and Artist Talk. All day Friday and Saturday passes are required for the dramatic readings, art activities, balloon shows, petting zoos and more. Ages 2 and under free. Age 3-12 is $7 until May 15 and $10 after. Ages 13 and up are $12 until May 15 and $15 after. Register at www.abilenecalf.com

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council

1101 N. 1st St. 325.677.1161 www.abilenecac.org

 

ONGOING and ON EXHIBIT

THE GRACE MUSEUM

102 Cypress St. │ 325.673.4587 │ www.thegracemuseum.org


Exhibits

 

 

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED LITERATURE
102 Cedar St. | 325.673.4586 | www.nccil.org

 

Exhibits

 

June 8, 2017-Sept. 1, 2017

"The Illustration Art of Garth Williams"

Artist who brought to life "Charlotte's Web," "Stuart Little," "Little House on the Prairie" and a dozen Golden Books.

 

Sept. 14, 2017-Oct. 27, 2017

"Celebrating 20 years of Art" - A special exhibition celebrating 20 years of NCCIL.

 

Nov. 9, 2017-Jan. 26, 2018

Illustrations of Melissa Sweet

 

Family Art Project Saturdays from 1-4 p.m.

A come-and-go program offered by art educators who help children create art in the style of the artist currently featured in the gallery. Free!

 

IRA M. TAYLOR MEMORIAL ART GALLERY

Frost Art Building at Hardin-Simmons University | www.hsutx.edu

 

August 28 – September 22
Ira M. Taylor Art Gallery Exhibition, Sculptor: Robert Davis, Jr.
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

August 28
Sculptor Robert Davis, Jr. Reception 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Ira M. Taylor Art Gallery

October 2 – 27
Ira M. Taylor Art Gallery Exhibition, Paintings: Elaine Pawlowicz
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

October 28
Painter Elaine Pawlowicz Reception 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Ira M. Taylor Art Gallery

 

ACU DOWNTOWN GALLERY

Cockerell Galleries and Studios, 1133 N. 2nd St.

 

CLOVER VIRGINIA SHORE ART GALLERY

Don H. Morris Center at Abilene Christian University | 325.674.2085 | www.acu.edu

 

 

MIKE LANIER FINE ART / STUDIO 13 GALLERY
909 N 13th St. | http://mlanier.fineartstudioonline.com/

 

Mondays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

"Monday painting with friends." Bring your lunch.

 

TAYLOR COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Paintings by members of the Abilene Creative Arts Club on display.

 

ABILENE CREATIVE ARTS CLUB
Buffalo Gap Historic Village | 325.514.0665

 

 

CEDAR BREAK GALLERY OF FINE ART
401 Pine St. The Windsor | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; by appointment on Saturdays| www.barryarthur.com | 325.677.9999
Featuring the Western art of Barry Arthur.


 

ZACHRY GALLERY
3301 S 14th St # 26B │ 325.793.1616
Inside Abilene Frame-N-Art Shoppe.
Featuring local artist H.C. Zachry.

 

JODY KLOTZ FINE ART

1060 N. 2nd St. | 325.670.9880 | fineart@jodyklotz.com | www.jodyklotz.com

19th and early 20th Century European paintings, with a strong emphasis on beautiful 19th landscape paintings by artists such as Henri Biva (French, 1848-1929), William Didier Pouget (French, 1864-1959), and René Charles Edmond His (French, 1877-1960).

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS

220 Cypress St. │ 325.677.8389 │ www.center-arts.com

 

EXHIBITS

 

September Exhibits
Looking West
Anthony Brown and Turner Vinson
Breed Gallery
thru September 30

Another Layer
Katy Presswood
Gallery 4
thru September 23

People and Places
Judy Mason-Eldridge
Gallery 3
thru September 16

Today’s Quilts: Art in Stitch
Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc.
Gallery 3
September 20 – November 10

Explosive Enhancement of Photography
Sophia Sanchez Fuentez
Wright Photo Gallery
thru September 30


October Exhibits
Open Air Waves
Center Artist Member Show
Breed Gallery
October 2 – November 4

Small Dramas
Polly Jones
Gallery 4
September 27 – November 1

Today’s Quilts: Art in Stitch
Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc.
Gallery 3
September 20 – November 10

SEVEN
Ellie Hamby
Wright Photo Gallery
October 1 – November 18

 

COCKERELL ART STUDIOS & GALLERY

1133 N. 2nd, Second Floor | 325.829.7975 | www.cockerellgalleries.com | Carolyncc52@yahoo.com

 

 


AMY GRAVES RYAN FINE ARTS GALLERY

McMurry University

1642 Sayles Blvd. | 325.793.4888 | www.mcm.edu.

 

 

May 15-Aug. 25

"Orange" exhibit - the color of warmth, friendlieness and exotic plays a starring role in these pop-impressionistic works by Marianne Wood. All words are for sale. Reception is 4-6 p.m. May 26.

 

Oct. 2017

Homecoming Alumni Exhibit by artist Eric Britt: "Cooper Cafeteria - A 3D Experience in Wood, Metal and Found Objects"

 

 

GYPSY TED ART GALLERY

Room 104, Old Main at McMurry University

S. 14th St. | 325.793.4888 | www.mcm.edu

Student Directors are Yumi Ramos and Ben Wong.

 

2017 Student Homecoming show of current work.

 

ABILENE TEACHERS MUSIC ASSOCIATION
AISD Administration Building, One AISD Center, 241 Pine St.

AMTA meets the second Thursday most months during the school term for business and professional development through informative programs. AMTA members include independent and collegiate music teachers.

For information, email khrystynehastings@yahoo.com

 

ABILENE WRITER'S GUILD
Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in Classroom B of the Rose Park Senior Citizens Center, 2625 S. 7th St. except in November (third Thursday) and December (no meeting). Annual memberships are $25 for individuals and $35 for a family.

 

ABILENE STAR CHORUS
325.829.1470 │ www.abilenestarchorus.org
Rehearsals are 6:15-8:45 p.m. each Tuesday at the First Baptist Church choir room.

 

ABILENE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Three locations | www.abilenetx.com/apl

 

Pre-School Storytime

Held year-round at 10:45 a.m. on select days at all three library locations.

 

Cover-to-Cover Book Club – third Thursday of the month, Main Library Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Adults who love to read make up the Cover-to-Cover Book Club. Each month, they choose the books they will discuss the following month.

 

 

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