Friday, September 11, 2009

Day in the District 2009!

September 26, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Log Cabin Village will be open from noon until 4 p.m.)

The museums and Fort Worth Community Arts Center in the Fort Worth Cultural District are pleased to announce the fourth annual Day in the District, a celebration of the rich and diverse cultural organizations in Fort Worth, with exciting, entertaining, and interactive programming and performances for all ages. The museums will offer free admission, and various performing arts organizations will offer free performances in and around the museums. These exciting outdoor performances and events encourage patrons to walk through the beautiful grounds surrounding the museums. Day in the District is a festival designed to invite local residents to enjoy the world-class cultural experiences offered in Fort Worth. It also provides an opportunity for those who are not aware of the various organizations in our community to discover something wonderful and new. Come spend an enriching and entertaining Day in the District!

Sponsored in part by Museum Place, UNT Health Science Center, and Dannon. Complimentary transportation around the Cultural District provided by The T.

Exhibitions On View:

Amon Carter Museum
Views and Visions: Prints of the American West, 1820-1970

Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Public Art Tour

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
Preservation is the Art of the City; Re-Bounded by Susan Harrington; FW Public Art Showcase: Cool, Clear, Water;Trinity Perspectives: Views of an Urban River; The Loom’sBounty: Celebrating Natural Fibers

Kimbell Art Museum
Michelangelo’s First Painting: The Torment of Saint Anthony (Opens Sept 26)
Butchers, Dragons, Gods, and Skeletons: An Exhibition of Film Installation by Philip Haas Inspired by Works in the Collection

Log Cabin Village
Harvest Homecoming (noon–4 pm)

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
William Kentridge: Five Themes

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
Discover the world of the cowgirl through memorabilia, interactive exhibits and multimedia presentations

With Performances and Demonstrations by:
Arts Fifth Avenue
Ballet Foklorico de Fort Worth
Jay Heflin of Celtic Crossroads
Centro Cultural de las Americas
Contemporary Dance / Fort Worth
DVA Productions, Inc.
Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society
Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra
Fort Worth Opera
Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate
Fort Worth Theatre
Hip Pocket Theatre
Historic Fort Worth, Inc.
Imagination Celebration
iMedia Network
Kids Who Care
Lone Star Chorus
Lone Star Film Society
MONDO Drummers
Pantagleize Theatre
SiNaCa Glass Studio
Taps ‘n Tunes
Texas Dance Theatre
Texas Boys Choir
Texas Camerata
The Butterfly Connection

Please note: Log Cabin Village will also be featuring demonstrations by members of the Lone Star Leather Crafters and Silversmyth Julie Hiltbrunner.

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