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Events from 03/05/2015 to 03/12/2015

Events Calendar

Tot Spot - March 2015

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Kathryn Mitchell
  • 03/05/15 - 03/06/15
  • Thurs. & Fri.: 9:30 & 11 a.m.
  • $5-Non-Members; Members Free
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This popular program, for ages 3 to 5 and parents, features hands-on activities and gallery games.

Watercolor Art Class with Artist, Tamberly Thomas

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Sarah Collins
  • 03/05/15 - 03/05/15
  • 6 to 8 p.m.
  • $20-$25-Person
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This class is open to all skill levels, supplies provided with expert instruction. Tamberley was born in Canada, grew up in Houston, and graduated from Baylor University and Baylor School of Law. She took classes at the Houston Watercolor... Learn More

Art Adventure - March 2015

  • National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 03/06/15 - 03/06/15
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • Free (Reservations Requested)
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This mom and tot program for preschoolers combines different aspects of visual and verbal literacy by exposing the children to books and art based on the featured artist in the gallery.

Big Country Bill Wallace Memorial Invitational Boys Golf Tourn.

  • Abilene Country Club Fairway Course and Maxwell Municipal Golf Course
  • 325-677-1731 X 3156Coach Scott Findley
  • 03/06/15 - 03/07/15
  • 9 a.m.
  • Free

TASA March Madness Fastpitch Tournament

  • Redbud Park, Softball Complex
  • 3125 S. 32nd St.Abilene
  • 325-829-6186Thomas New
  • 03/06/15 - 03/08/15
  • Call for times and admission
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4 game guarantee, 2 pool double elimination

Family Fun Saturdays 03-07-2015

  • National Center For Children's Illustrated Literature
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586NCCIL
  • 03/07/15 - 03/07/15
  • 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

Original Team Roping Assn. District 2 Competition

  • Taylor County Expo Center, Horse Barn
  • 1700 Hwy. 36Abilene
  • 254-836-9864Lee Percivill
  • 03/07/15 - 03/08/15
  • Call for times and admission.
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The OTRA promotes the sport of team roping by providing a format for roping families in an enjoyable, competitive environment.

Artists and Weather Across Time

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Sarah Collins
  • 03/12/15 - 03/12/15
  • Starts at 6 p.m.
  • Free
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The Grace's Chief Curator, Judy Tedford Deaton, will discuss artists who have responded to weather, drought, and nature throughout art history.

ArtRap: What Makes it Art?

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/12/15 - 03/12/15
  • 6 p.m.
  • Free
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What is abstract expressionism and what makes it “art”? People often look at abstract art and say 'My child could do that.' But could they? What is the inspiration for abstract art pieces and what do they express. We&... Learn More

ArtWalk - March 2015

  • Historic Downtown
  • 325-677-8389Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 03/12/15 - 03/12/15
  • 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Free
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Bring the entire family to historic downtown where restaurants, shops, museums, galleries and entertainment await you!

Museums & Galleries

Beili Liu: Stratus

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Visitor Services
  • 01/22/15 - 03/11/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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Stratus is a low-level cloud characterized by horizontal layering and an even bottom edge. The continuous horizontal gradation of white to gray often holds the promise of a modest amount of rain or snow. Stratus cloud is the visual and ... Learn More

Intercollegiate Student Art Competition Exhibit

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 02/03/15 - 03/28/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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A juried exhibit of artwork by students of Abilene area colleges and universities.

Drawing Stories: The Picture Book Art of Marla Frazee

  • NCCIL
  • 102 Cedar St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4586Sujata Shahane
  • 02/12/15 - 05/30/15
  • Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Free
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Marla was awarded a Caldecott Honor for All the World & A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever. She is the author-illustrator of Roller Coaster, Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert, The Boss Baby, and her newest The ... Learn More

Youth Art Month

  • The Grace Museum
  • 102 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-673-4587Kathryn Mitchell
  • 02/26/15 - 03/25/15
  • Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thur., Closes at 8 p.m.
  • $3-$6-Person
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YAM has been celebrated nationwide each March since 1961, and was created to express support for art educators and emphasize the importance of quality art programs in schools. The public opening reception will be held on Thursday, ... Learn More

'40 Years of Dirty Draw-ers'

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/10/15 - 04/18/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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A retrospective of drawings and paintings by Ruth Jackson and Esme Glenn, two of the original members of the figure-drawing group affectionately known as 'The Dirty Draw-ers' because of the charcoal smudges on their fingers. The ... Learn More

Oops! Make No Mistake About It. Make Life Art.

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/10/15 - 05/23/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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Artist Cara Hines is a self-described recovering perfectionist. The art in this exhibit is a metaphor for the way she approaches life, which is to embrace the beauty of imperfection. Creating works with her eyes closed or with her non-... Learn More

TPS 23: The International Competition

  • The Center for Contemporary Arts
  • 220 Cypress St.Abilene
  • 325-677-8389Debbie Manns
  • 03/10/15 - 04/18/15
  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tues.-Sat.
  • Free
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This juried exhibit features work by photographers from around the world. The Texas Photographic Society, founded in 1984, is a nonprofit organization of amateur and professional photographers whose purpose is to support contemporary ... Learn More

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