2014 Winter Art Mart a Huge Success!
Thank you to over 2000 visitors who came to our Art Mart and Silent Auction on November 21, 22, and 23! Your support means a great deal to us. The Friday night reception was a great preview of the items for sale by the vendors and the items up for bidding in our silent auction! […]
IN 2014 WE DOUBLED DONATIONS FOR COMMUNITY ARTS PROGRAMS ON NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY!
The Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center received over twice the gifts they did last year for the Bath House Cultural Center, the city’s oldest neighborhood cultural center. “We are thrilled and touched by the generosity of Bath House patrons and neighbors,” announced Karen Casey, chair of the North Texas Giving Day Team for […]
LANDMARK PLAQUE INSTALLED
A new embellishment to the left of the front door of the Bath House heralds the building’s long overdue recognition as a City of Dallas Landmark. Built in 1930, the Bath House is the oldest art deco style structure in Dallas and this award places the Bath House in the rare category of architecturally significant […]
Meet Ed Sholty, Volunteer Extraordinaire
Ed Sholty has often said “We want your talent, time and treasure for the Bath House.” As he says, so he does. Ed’s contributions range from writing about and promoting the BHCC in many articles and editions of our Playbill, coordinating FBHCC participation in ArtsPARK for two years, helping host artists’ receptions, to moving furniture, […]
“Couples: Half & Half” Exhibition – Together Yet Separate
This exhibition, up through April 19, highlights the artistic accomplishments of sixteen couples from the DFW region who have achieved significant recognition in the visual arts scene of North Texas. Although some of these artists have collaborated with each other as a couple in a number of projects, each of them has gained acclaim and […]
Artist-Curator’s Passion Celebrated in 20th Anniversary El Corazón Exhibition
Sometimes you follow your heart and end up in the right place. When visual artist José Vargas was invited to curate the first El Corazón Exhibition in Deep Ellum in 1993, he had had little curatorial experience. But as he explains, “Somehow, organizing exhibitions felt like a natural thing for me to do.” That successful […]
20th Anniversary Celebration of El Corazón Exhibition!
More than fifty local and regional artists participated in this commemorative exhibition. The anniversary show featured new works of art created specifically for the occasion as well as a collection of artwork that adorned the Bath House gallery walls in previous Corazón exhibitions. Exhibition Curator Jose Vargas was inspired by a picture of a heart […]
Installation Behind Bath House Cultural Center Shed New Light on Public Art
IT WORKED! In response to an invitation from the Bath House Cultural Center, MAP (Make Art with a Purpose) asked Wanda Dye to design and construct a light installation from recycled and repurposed materials to be placed at the edge of White Rock Lake for protecting resident geese from attack by coyotes. The installation was […]
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