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‘Legacy of Love’ Seeks to Unite All in Dallas’ Oak Lawn Neighborhood

‘Legacy of Love’ Seeks to Unite All in Dallas’ Oak Lawn Neighborhood

It started with a picture in The Dallas Morning News: an empty patch of unruly grass covered by a sign that read ... Read More »

The Kimbell Art Museum Celebrates 50 Years of Shining Natural Light on International Art

The Kimbell Art Museum Celebrates 50 Years of Shining Natural Light on International Art

A band of silvery light runs along the body of a freshly caught mackerel in Anne Vallayer-Coster’s 1787 painting ... Read More »

In the Texas Panhandle, a Farmer Turned Woodcarver Chisels Out a Name for Himself

In the Texas Panhandle, a Farmer Turned Woodcarver Chisels Out a Name for Himself

In the front yard of a house in Tyler's Brick Street Historic District stands what was once a dead tree. Over a ... Read More »

Freddy Fender’s Remarkable Run From Bebop Kid to Texas Tornado

Freddy Fender’s Remarkable Run From Bebop Kid to Texas Tornado

Sixteen years after his death in October 2006, Freddy Fender still isn’t in “hillbilly heaven.” That would probably irk ... Read More »

‘Where Independence Begins’ Guides the Lighthouse for the Blind

‘Where Independence Begins’ Guides the Lighthouse for the Blind

The first rule of viewing art is almost always “do not touch.” But the mural adorning the building housing ... Read More »

“I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” Hitmakers The Triumphs Call It Quits One More Time

“I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” Hitmakers The Triumphs Call It Quits One More Time

After 63 years, The Triumphs are finally hanging it up. This time they mean it. Sure, there have been “last shows” ... Read More »

Five Years After Hurricane Harvey, Rockport’s Rebirth Continues with New Arts Center

Five Years After Hurricane Harvey, Rockport’s Rebirth Continues with New Arts Center

When Hurricane Harvey ripped through the Texas coast in 2017, the damage was catastrophic. Devastating winds, ... Read More »

Michael Martin Murphey Is Having a Ball Celebrating 30 Years of His Cowboy Christmas Tour

Michael Martin Murphey Is Having a Ball Celebrating 30 Years of His Cowboy Christmas Tour

For 30 years, Michael Martin Murphey, 77, has been ringing in the holiday season with his Cowboy Christmas tour, ... Read More »

Carvers From China Create Frozen Masterpieces at Galveston’s Ice Land

Carvers From China Create Frozen Masterpieces at Galveston’s Ice Land

A Frozen Wonderland Galveston’s Ice Land showcases sculptures carved from giant blocks of ice By Robyn RossSince 1985, ... Read More »

The Biggest Hit at the American Windmill Museum Is the Smallest

The Biggest Hit at the American Windmill Museum Is the Smallest

The tagline for the American Windmill Museum in Lubbock is “Walk Among the Giants,” which is ironic considering ... Read More »

Murals and Other Public Art Tell the Story of San Antonio in ‘Arte Del Pueblo’

Murals and Other Public Art Tell the Story of San Antonio in ‘Arte Del Pueblo’

There is so much public art throughout the state, it can be challenging to keep track of all of the different pieces: ... Read More »

Texas Museums Explore New Ways to Make Art and Artifacts More Accessible

Texas Museums Explore New Ways to Make Art and Artifacts More Accessible

Vincent Van Gogh would be thrilled. Imagine glimpsing a painting’s true colors for the first time, just as the ... Read More »

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