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Events from 04/16/2014 to 04/23/2014

Events Calendar

UIL Region 1-4A Golf Meet

  • Diamondback Golf Club
  • 1510 E. Industrial Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-670-1374Coach Bart Craig
  • 04/14/14 - 04/17/14
  • Free-Spectators
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Boys: 14th & 15th; Girls: 16th and 17th

Mid-Month Movie Matinee: Art in the 21st Century - Systems

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Bird Thomas
  • 04/16/14 - 04/16/14
  • Noon to 1 p.m.
  • Free
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Whether through acts of appropriation, repetition or accumulation, the artists in this episode realize projects both vast in scope and beyond comprehension.

HSU's 32nd Annual Western Heritage Day

  • Hardin-Simmons University
  • 2200 Hickory St.Abilene
  • 325-670-1258James Stone
  • 04/17/14 - 04/17/14
  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Free with registration
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An educational event designed to immerse children of the Big Country in western culture as it might have been in Abilene during the 1800’s. This celebration of western heritage includes numerous activities, booths, demonstrations, ... Learn More

Wild Wild West Karate Meet

  • Abilene Civic Center, Exhibit Hall
  • 1100 N 6th St.Abilene
  • 325-672-7022Larry Fields
  • 04/18/14 - 04/19/14
  • $15-Adult; $10-Child
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Family Fun Saturdays 04-19-2014

  • National Center For Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 04/19/14 - 04/19/14
  • 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Free
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A come-and-go family program offered by our art educators who will help you and your little ones create a work of art using the style and medium of the featured artist in the gallery. Emphasis is on having fun while picking up valuable ... Learn More

Craft Sunday @ Buffalo Gap Historic Village - Apr. 2014

  • 133 N. William St.Buffalo Gap
  • 325-572-3365Katie Moorehead
  • 04/20/14 - 04/20/14
  • 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Free-Children ages 12 and younger
    $7-Adults; $6-Seniors; Free-Military
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Make and take craft activity.

Military Appreciation Day - Apr. 2014

  • Buffalo Gap Historic Village
  • 133 N. William St.Buffalo Gap
  • 325-572-3365BGHV
  • 04/20/14 - 04/20/14
  • Noon to 5 p.m.
  • Free to active and retired military and their family
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One Message: Ignite and Unite

  • Beltway Park Baptist Church
  • 4009 Beltway S.Abilene
  • 757-304-2279Zach Hunter
  • 04/22/14 - 04/22/14
  • Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; Event starts at 6:30 p.m.
  • $15-Person
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Museums & Galleries

Black and White: masters of the darkroom

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Emerald Cassidy
  • 02/08/14 - 04/19/14
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $4-$8-Person
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Drawing on photography from The Grace’s Wright Photography Collection and loans from other collections, selected black and white photographs will be presented to examine the unique qualities of film photography and darkroom process ... Learn More

Drawn In / Drawn Out

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Emerald Cassidy
  • 02/08/14 - 04/19/14
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $4-$8-Person
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Featuring selected work by contemporary artists who challenge traditional concepts of the art of drawing. Over the last decade drawing has become recognized as a stand-alone medium, the definition of drawing has now expanded to include 3D... Learn More

'A Leo H' by Anthony Huff

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/04/14 - 05/03/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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A collection of multi-layered and richly textured two and three dimensional mixed-media pieces that pull the viewer in to discover ever-deeper layers of images, words, and meaning.

'Fractured Figurations' by Kimberly J. Schaefer

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/04/14 - 05/03/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Paintings that investigate our identities and boundaries through exploration of the human form.

Creative Arts Club Annual Exhibit

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/11/14 - 04/26/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Allen Say: A Sense of Place

  • National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 03/13/14 - 05/30/14
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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This acclaimed artist was born in Yokohama, Japan, in 1937. Say is a Caldecott Medal winning artist for Grandfather's Journey and has won an honor for his work The Boy of the Three Year Nap. This exhibit, the core of which is ... Learn More

It Was Always There: Photographic Collections

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/18/14 - 05/03/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free

Photographer Carrie Jones Isaacson combines several pieces in one framed work to unite and form an intimate collection of objects for the viewer to consider. These particular objects are all representative of events or people who have ... Learn More

Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Emerald Cassidy
  • 04/03/14 - 04/19/14
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $4-$8-Person
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The Grace in collaboration with the Abilene Education Foundation (AEF) and Abilene ISD, celebrates young master artists and their dedicated teachers for demonstrating excellence in artistic education with a quality museum art exhibition. ... Learn More

'Being Trevor' by photographer Ralph Zamarippa III

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 04/10/14 - 05/24/14
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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