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Dream Big: Engineering Our World @ The Omni IMAX
From the world's tallest buildings to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected ways. With...
Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 - Sun 8/13/17
Art: Art Show, Experimental/Perf. Art
#28grams
#28Grams is a one-of-a-kind exhibition that connects the public to some of the most highly representational, figurative, and abstract artists from across the globe who are using modern platforms in striking and innovative ways. Unparalleled in its curatori...
Fort Works Art
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 - Sat 5/20/17 at 9am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Community Event, Drawings/Works on Paper, Painting, Sculpture
Recuerdo: Early Texas Art from Fort Worth Collections
The exhibit features 57 works of early Texas art borrowed from private collections throughout Fort Worth and Tarrant County. Lenders have provided a variety of oil paintings, sculptures, and works on paper produced by Texans during the 1920s through the 19...
Fort Worth Community Arts Center
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17
Art: Gallery, Museum
FOCUS: Katherine Bernhardt
Katherine Bernhardt’s vibrant and youthful paintings hover between abstraction and figuration. Recently, she has been working on paintings in which she juxtaposes everyday objects, such as those in Windex cigarettes basketball, 2016, that float flatly atop...
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 5/6/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Thu 5/11/17 at 10am-5pm
Music: Opera
Fort Worth Opera Festival Presents: Voir Dire World Premiere
Order in the court! FWOpera's 2014 Frontiers showcase winner presents shocking, firsthand accounts of the brutal world of legal drama. Mature audiences only. Graphic language. Adult content. Not recommended for audience members under the age of 18.
Bass Performance Hall – McDavid Studio
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm
Tue 5/2/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 7:30pm
Music: Alternative, Rap/Hip Hop
Fortress Festival
Fortress Festival is a brand new premier music festival for North Texas. The annual two-day festival will have its inaugural event on April 29 & 30, 2017 in Fort Worth’s world renowned Cultural District. Two outdoor stages will feature internationally a...
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17
Art: Museum
Highlights From the Permanent Collection
The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Mini...
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/3/17 - Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 5/6/17 - Sun 5/7/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/10/17 - Thu 5/11/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum, Painting
Abstract Texas: Midcentury Modern Painting
This exhibition presents the work of some of Texas’s most significant contributors to mid-twentieth century modernism—Jack Boynton, Ben L. Culwell, Seymour Fogel, Michael Frary, George Grammer, Robert O. Preusser, and Donald Weismann. Although geographical...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum, Photography
Avedon in Texas: Selections from In the American West
When renowned New York City fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon (1923–2004) agreed in late 1978 to take on a commission from the Amon Carter to create a portrait of the American West through its people, he was filled with uncertainty about whe...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum, Prints
Between the Lines: Gego as Printmaker
From zigzags and curves to diagonals and scribbles, this small exhibition of prints by abstract artist Gego (1912–1994) celebrates the vibrant diversity of line. While primarily known as a kinetic sculptor, Gego explored the printing process’s potential fo...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Music: Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club
Black Dog Jam
Stretching out the weekend. The long running jazz jam has made its home at Scat and is still going strong. It's always a thrill to have this gathering of Ft. Worth jazz enthusiast let loose on Sundays. Come out and feel the laid back vibe of jam with a gre...
Scat Jazz Lounge
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 8pm
Art: Gallery, Bowling
Bowling Through History: 5,000 Years & Counting
The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame is proud to partner with the Fort Worth Library to create an exhibit that educates the public on the history of bowling. Displays include unique historical artifacts and images relating to bowling history a...
Fort Worth Public Library & Central Gallery
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 1pm-5pm
Mon 5/1/17 at 10am-6pm
Tue 5/2/17 at 12pm-8pm
Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-6pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 12pm-8pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
The Color of Light Treasury of Shadows: Pastels by Louis I. Kahn from the Collections of His Children
This intimate exhibition presents a selection of pastels dating from a three-month period in 1950-51 when Kahn was Architect in Residence at the American Academy in Rome. While there, he had the opportunity to travel and sketch the great historic monuments...
Kimbell Art Museum
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 12pm-8pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum
Darryl Lauster: Trace
For his sculptural installation Trace, Texas-based artist Darryl Lauster (b. 1969) created ten fragmentary Carrara marble tablets and carved phrases in them using a font reminiscent of monuments. The blocks of stone seemingly speak essential truths—such as...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum
David Ellis: Animal
Animal inaugurates an exciting new cycle of video installations at the Amon Carter. In 2010, Landmarks, the public art program at the University of Texas at Austin, commissioned multimedia artist David Ellis (b. 1971) to create a video during a six-week re...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Theater: Children's Theatre, Musical
Disney's The Little Mermaid
Based on the classic animated film, Disney's "The Little Mermaid," this fishy fable will capture your heart with its unforgettable songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." When the mermaid, Princess Ariel, longs for a lif...
Casa Manana Playhouse
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 7pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 1pm and 5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 2pm
Art: Museum, Children
Dora and Diego: Let’s Explore
hildren and families are invited to the enchanting world of Dora the Explorer, her animal-rescuing cousin Diego, and their friends Boots and Baby Jaguar! Here they can explore Isa's Flowery Garden, help Tico gather nuts, join the Pirate Piggies' crew as th...
Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/1/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/8/17 - Sat 5/13/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/14/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum
Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler
Although widely known for her iconic “soak-stain” canvases, Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011) was an equally inventive printmaker who took risks in a medium not frequently explored by abstract expressionists. Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankentha...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Music: Opera
Fort Worth Opera Festival Presents: Carmen
Obsession turns deadly as a brawny bullfighter and an ill-fated corporal are seduced by a gypsy temptress in FWOpera’s stunning traditional production. Featuring some of the most recognizable arias in the repertoire, this classic opera will set your pulse ...
Bass Performance Hall
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 7:30pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 34
The Amon Carter has commissioned a large-scale, site-specific installation of more than sixty miles of multicolored thread by internationally celebrated Mexican-born, Dallas-based artist Gabriel Dawe.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
    

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