Events


Florence McClung, Dallas Cityscape, Oil on canvas, 1941
Collection of Mark and Geralyn Kever

2016-17 CASETA Outreach Events

CASETA will co-host outreach events with institutions around the state to provide an opportunity to learn more about early Texas art and CASETA.

Friday, March 3, 2017
7:00 PM - 8 PM
Greater Denton Arts Council
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
400 E. Hickory Street
Denton, TX 76201
Mash Up! When Early Texas Art met Modernism
TALK:
Rebecca Lawton, Former Curator of Paintings and Sculpture
at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art
FREE & open to the public
This lecture is part of the Greater Denton Arts Council's
Texas History Month program on March 3, beginning at 6 pm

 

Thursday, February 9, 2017
7:00 PM - 8 PM
The Grace Museum 
102 Cypress Street
Abilene, TX, 79601
Traces of Spain: The Mulicultural Art of Texas
TALK:
Dr. Jamie Christy, Executive Director, The Bryan Museum in Galveston
FREE & open to the public

Thursday, February 2, 2017
5:30 PM
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts Meeting Room
1 Love St.
San Angelo, TX
Carroll Harris Simms: Earth, Water & Fire
Collectors Society Lecture by Phillip E. Collins,
Retired Chief Curator,
African American Museum, Dallas

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Co-sponsored by CASETA and the Museum of the Big Bend
7:00 PM
Museum of the Big Bend
400 N Harrison St C-101
Alpine, Texas
New Deal Murals: The Amarillo Competition
A Lecture by Michael Grauer, 
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs 

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 
Co-sponsored by The Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art The Heritage Society
7:00 PM
The Heritage Society
1100 Bagby Street   
Houston, Texas 77002
The Houston Art Scene in Transition and Disruption: Frank Freed's Opening Night- Decorative Arts in Houston 1945-1965
Free for members;
$5 for non-members
In conjunction with the exhibit, 
This WAS Contemporary Art: Fine and Decorative Arts in Houston 1945-1965   

 

Friday, September 16, 2016
co-sponsored by CASETA and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts 
5:30 p.m.
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
One Love Street
San Angelo, TX
Rounded Up in Glory: Frank Reaugh, Texas Renaissance Man
Illustrated lecture by Michael Grauer,

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs 

 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Public Lecture by Tam Kiehnoff
7:00 p.m.
The Heritage Society
1100 Bagby Street   
Houston, Texas 77002
This WAS Contemporary Art: The Search, Discoveries, the Outtakes, the Necessary Discards and Unfollowed Trails on the Road to the Exhibition

 

2015-16 CASETA Outreach Events

CASETA co-hosted outreach events with institutions around the state to provide an opportunity to learn more about early Texas art and CASETA.  

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Co-sponsored by CASETA and the Wichita Falls Museum of Art
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wichita Falls Museum of Art
2 Eureka Circle
Wichita Falls, Texas
Bus Trip to Seymour and Graham, Texas to view two New Deal art murals by Texas Artists Tom Lea and Alexandre Hogue

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Co-sponsored by The Art Museum of Southeast Texas and
The McFaddin-Ward House Historic House Museum
6:30 PM
Art Museum of Southeast Texas
500 Main Street
Beaumont, Texas
Frank Reaugh: Pastel Poet of the Painting Plains
A Seminal film featuring the art and life of early Texas art legend Frank Reaugh, the "Dean of Texas Artists."

 

August 26-28, 2016
Co-sponsored by CASETA & Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
2503 4th Ave
Canyon, TX
The Heart of Texas Art weekend

 

2014-15 CASETA Outreach Events

CASETA co-hosted outreach events with institutions around the state 

to provide an opportunity to learn more about early Texas art and CASETA. 

Several of the events are partially funded by the 2014-15 Matching grant.

 

Sunday, October 12, 2014

co-sponsored by CASETA and The MAC

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

The McKinney Avenue Contemporary

3120 McKinney Avenue

Dallas, TX

Illustrated lecture and book signing

Dr. Katie Robinson Edwards 

Curator, Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, Austin

 "Modern Dialogues in Texas Art"

 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

co-sponsored by CASETA and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

5:30 p.m.

Fort Concho Commissary

(intersection of Burgess Street and East Ave C)

San Angelo, TX 

Illustrated lecture 

Henry Crawford 

Curator of History, Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock

"Documentation and Inspiration: Using Genre Paintings as 

 

Living History Resources through Texas, American and World Perspectives"

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts website

 

Thursday, December 18, 2014 

co-sponsored by CASETA and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts 

5:30 p.m. 

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts 

One Love Street 

San Angelo, TX  

Illustrated lecture 

Dr. Ron Tyler 

Former Director, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth

"The Image of Early Texas"

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts website

 

Saturday, January 31, 2015 

co-sponsored by CASETA and the Art Museum of South Texas 

11:00 a.m. 

Art Museum of South Texas

1902 N. Shoreline 

Corpus Christi, TX 

Panel Discussion

"Art and Commerce: Perspectives on all Sides, 

the Artist, the Dealer and the Collector" 

Open to public with museum admission, 

Adults-$8, Seniors - $6, AMST members - free

 in conjunction with the exhibit, 

Bayou City Chic: Progressive Steams of Modern Art in Houston, 1950-1980

Art Museum of South Texas website

 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

co-sponsored by CASETA and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

5:30 p.m.

Free to the public

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

One Love Street

San Angelo, TX  

Illustrated lecture

Margaret Blagg

Brownwood, TX 

Former Director, Old Jail Museum, Albany

"The Work of Texas Artist Cynthia Brants"

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts website

 

Friday, April 3, 2015

co-sponsored by CASETA and Wichita Falls Museum of Art

at Midwestern State University

1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Free, but must pre-register for tour.  FMI  940.397.8900

Bus tour from Wichita Falls to Electra, TX to view Allie Tennant's New Deal mural at post office

Lecture on Mural by Dr. Light Cummins

Professor of History, Austin College, Sherman

Wichita Falls Museum of Art website

 

Saturday, August 15, 2015

co-sponsored by CASETA, Humanities Texas, and the Art Museum of Southeast Texas

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (opening remarks and panel will begin at 6:30 p.m.)

Free to the public

Art Museum of Southeast Texas 

500 Main Street

Beaumont, TX  77701

 "Mike's Road to Taos" - A Panel Discussion

Featuring Michael Grauer, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs/Curator of Art and Western Heritage at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon; Art Museum of Southeast Texas Executive Director, Lynn Castle, and Stanley K. Price, grandson of the artist. Moderated by museum curator Sarah Beth Wilson

in conjunction with the exhibit, Will-Amelia Sterns Price: Mike's Road to Taos

 

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Co-sponsored by CASETA and William Reaves Fine Art

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Reception  

6:30 - 7:45 p.m. Screening 

Susan M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies

Hudspeth Auditorium, Rice University  

 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 

Reception and Screening of film

"Frank Reaugh: Pastel Poet of the Texas Plains"

 Sponsored by
John & Bobbie Nau
Jeff & Barbara Steen
William Reaves Fine Art