22 Feb 2021

Our Featured Artist

Our Featured Artist

Beginning with the Friends’ first newsletter of 2021, it is our intent to shine a light on our local artists in each issue. For this publication, our Featured Artist is Cindy Kelley, an Assemblage and Collage Artist. Cindy has been a consistent artist sharing her knowledge and wares overs the years at our Art Mart […]

12 Feb 2021

José Vargas Curates El Corazon in 2021

Posted in Gallery Show, News
José Vargas Curates El Corazon in 2021

José started putting on “El Corazón” art show annually in 1993, giving hundreds of local artists the chance to showcase their work over the past 25 years. To learn more about El Corazon’s long-time curator, read his very cool review in the Oak Cliff Advocate here.  

12 Feb 2021

Kudos to Felicia Santiago

Kudos to Felicia Santiago

The Friends are always delighted to showcase our many talented membership and board members’ accomplishments, and our board member, Felicia Santiago, is a luminous example.  As the project architect for the Hall of State’s $14.4 million restoration project within Fair Park, Dallas, the renovation unequivocally is affirmation of Felicia’s skill and knowledge.   Read about the […]

19 Nov 2020

Watch Our Renovations Unfold Here!

Posted in News, Renovation
Watch Our Renovations Unfold Here!

October / November 2020 What a difference 2 months make!   September 2020   July 2020 Note the unofficial Building Inspector’s checking the work out.   June 2020   Groundbreaking

19 Aug 2020

The Bath House Needs Your Help!

Posted in Advocacy, News
The Bath House Needs Your Help!

Dallas Friends, the Bath House Cultural Center has provided a nurturing community for all of us.  If you live here, please help. Click on Read More to learn how you can assist by reading A Letter from the Friends of the Bath House. Thank you!

16 Jul 2020

The Friends’ Quarterly “Most Interesting Person”

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The Friends’ Quarterly “Most Interesting Person”

In 2008, Artist Marty Ray was approached by DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) to design the train stop at what was then called the Carpenter Ranch Station in Las Colinas.  This past week I had the opportunity to sit down with Marty to learn more about this commission. Interviewer:  Marty, before we get into the […]

12 Jun 2020

Huzzah! Construction begins!

Posted in News, Renovation
Huzzah!  Construction begins!

First photographs from the exterior and interior renovations of the Bath House. A few highlights for work in progress: Site secured with construction fence and padlocks installed at lower level building gate openings. Asbestos abatement complete. The public restrooms, ticket area and kitchen, are being framed. Drain work on-going to lake. Tree protection installed per […]

1 May 2020

Bath House Temporarily Closed for Renovations!

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Bath House Temporarily Closed for Renovations!

Now that the 2017 Proposition F Bond has been approved, renovation planning for the Cultural Center is underway!  We are currently waiting for construction documents to be permitted.  Once we get the green light the work will begin!  Keep an eye out here and here to follow the construction progress and project schedule. Read more […]