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Autumn Fair

Nov 1, 2014

It’s the last day to see the largest display of scarecrows in Texas. Enjoy activities for the whole family at the Scarecrow Festival finale - hayrides, live animal shows, pumpkin decorating and face painting. ‘Meet’ Maxine, the rehabilitated Barred Owl, take a tour along Adams Bayou and enjoy the Gardens decorated for fall. Members – free. Non-Member Adults –...

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The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky

Nov 1, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015

This major exhibition dedicated to art from the tribes of the Great Plains is drawn from European and North American collections, offering a broad survey with some work dating back some 2,000 years. What emerges is a crisper understanding of the “Plains aesthetic,” the way the particular character of the open landscape inspired an array of art and artifacts.

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New Art 2.0

Nov 1, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

New Art 2.0, will highlight work from more than 50 Native and non-Native American artists and sell these prints for prices attractive to both new and experienced collectors. New Art 2.0 features many artists whose work is already in the Eiteljorg’s permanent contemporary collection. Native artists Joe Feddersen (Colville Confederated Tribes), Marie Watt (Seneca), Jim Denomie...

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Late Harvest

Nov 1, 2014 - Jan 18, 2015

Historically significant wildlife paintings are juxtaposed with contemporary art made with taxidermy. The result is a stunning play of aesthetic contrasts and visual contradictions that explore and undercut preconceptions about the place of animals within the continuum of art history. Works include pieces by Ray Harris Ching, Richard Friese, Damien Hirst, Robert Kuhn, and Polly Morgan.

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American Impressions

Nov 1, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014

A group show of iconic American images, this show includes popular images which range from Trevor Mikula’s rendition of “Old Glory”, to inspiring visual interpretations of our iconic American landscapes, such as the Grand Canyon.  Also included are modern interpretations of cowboys and Native Americans by Karen Bezuidenhout, and Thom Ross. Doug Weigel interprets...

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Llano County Historical Museum Presents “Western Trappings on The Llano”

Nov 1, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

Western culture, heritage and art will again be the focus of an exciting series of events presented by the Llano County Historical Museum in Llano, Texas. “Western Trappings on The Llano,” a juried exhibition and sale, will be held October 18, 2014, through January 4, 2015 inside the Llano County Historical Museum. The 79-day event will feature the finest in original custom...

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Regarding Curtis: Contemporary Indian Artists Respond to the Imagery of Edward S. Curtis

Nov 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2015

Whether romanticized or contested, the enduring power of the imagery of Edward S. Curtis has informed contemporary notions of Native American identity and perception. By inviting contemporary Indian artists to respond to these issues of identity and perception, we carry this dialogue into the present day, both visually and intellectually.

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The Wooden Menagerie: Made in New Mexico

Nov 1, 2014 - Feb 15, 2015

The tradition of Hispano folk wood­carving in New Mexico dates back centuries. In the 20th century, however, its popularity surged, first as a result of funding support though the Work Progress Administration in the 1930s and then as new interest galvanized in the 1970s. This exhibition tracks that history and features works from notable woodcarvers such as José Dolores...

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2014 Scarecrow Festival

Nov 1, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014

Welcome back the scarecrows! Visit the Gardens and discover the largest scarecrow festival in the state of Texas. Enjoy the fall foliage and the harvest colors. See funny, clever, wacky and weird designs created with repurposed & recycleable materials and made by area organizations, businesses, groups and families. Vote for your favorite design! Included with general admission;...

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Flowering Pages: Illuminated Books of Hours

Nov 1, 2014 - Jan 10, 2015

See flowers depicted in the illustrations of medieval manuscripts and learn how floral designs played significant roles in rare, hand-crafted books, Books of Hours, from the Collection of the Stark Museum of Art. The four books are open to illustrations that reveal the way flowers appear as symbols, decoration or part of an illustrated story. Members – free. Non-Members –...

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