09 KIMBELL ART MUSEUM
Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from the Musée
D’Orsay explores character development
in French painting through its display of
masterworks from prolific artists including
Degas, Monet, and Renoir through Jan. 25.
Pavilion Auditorium Series presents a number
of performances including The Chamber
Music Society of Fort Worth on Jan. 3, Fort Worth
Symphony Orchestra on Jan. 15, and Lawrence
Brownlee on Jan. 29. kimbellart.org
10 LATINO CULTURAL CENTER
Zoot Suit recalls the true story of 17 wrongly
convicted Mexican-American youths and
the events that surrounded their trial when
what should have been a night of fun and
freedom threatens their liberty. Dec. 6–21.
Carolers will spread holiday cheer on Dec.
14 with Posada, a celebration that ends with
mariachis and a Matachines dance troupe.
11 MCKINNEY AVENUE
The MAC continues its 20th anniversary
celebration with MAC@ 20 Part II, which
features exhibiting artists from the most
recent decade of its artistic presence in
Dallas. On Dec. 5, guests are invited to
shop a selection of artisan-made Christmas
ornaments and more for its annual Blue Yule.
12 MEADOWS MUSEUM
Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention continues
through March 1, accompanied by the
afternoon gallery talk Fantastic Caricatures:
Goya’s Caprichos and the Satirical Tradition on
Dec. 5. The Meadows celebrates a generous
gift of various works by Illinois-transplant
Horace Oakley Robertson, whose time spent
in 1930s and 1940s Dallas influenced his
straightforward style and depiction of local
scenes, characteristic of Texas Regionalism.
Through March 1. H.O. Robertson, Texas
Regionalist is a gallery talk held Jan. 23.
13 MODERN MUSEUM OF FORT
FOCUS: Jules de Balincourt features a selection
of works from the most recent years of the
artist’s long career, including a number
of never-before-seen pieces. Balincourt’s
recurring themes include the polarity
between utopia and dystopia. Through Jan.
25. Sounds Modern: How Far to 14th examines
the fascinating dichotomy of New York’s
music scene in the 1980s. Image: Jules de
Balincourt, US as in You Me and Them, 2010,
oil and acrylic on wood panel, 82 x 55 in.
14 MUSEUM OF BIBLICAL ARTS
The engaging and powerful paintings by
internationally acclaimed artist Barbara
Hines are featured in Mysteries, Signs, and
Wonders: The Art of Barbara Hines, on display
through Aug. 30. biblicalarts.org
15 NASHER SCULPTURE CENTER
Thomas Heatherwick brings his genius
to his Dallas debut exhibition in North
America, exposing the creative process
behind the many innovations created at
Heatherwick Studios in London. Through
Jan. 4. Sightings: Anna-Bella Papp showcases
the subtle yet thought-provoking works
in unfired clay displayed through Jan. 18.
Melvin Edwards: Five Decades is a retrospective
exhibition that features the artist’s evocative
works of welded steel. Jan. 31–May 10.
16 PEROT MUSEUM
2theXtreme: MathAlive! encourages kids of
all ages to explore the applied mathematics
behind some of their favorite activities.
From skateboarding and videogames to
fashion and dance, these fun, interactive
programs promote hands-on learning
through engagement. perotmuseum.org
17 TYLER MUSEUM OF ART
Flow into the Mystic: Marriage and the
Contemporary Artist is an examination of the
creative chemistry of 6 married couples— 12
artists—that explores the way marriage
influences art. The exhibition, featuring
works in a number of media from paintings
to steel sculpture, continues through
Feb. 1. Between the States: Photographs of the
American Civil War from the George Eastman
House Collection commemorates the 150th
anniversary of the end of the U.S. Civil War,
chronicling the pivotal role of photography,
as the new medium captured the sobering
reality of the conflict on film. Dec. 19–Feb.
NOTED: VISUAL ARTS