SUMMER REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Center Yourself at CAC! Online registration for second summer is now open and begins the week of July 23. Fall registration will open July 9th. Current members will need to create a log-in and password using the email we have on file. If you are a member, your discount will show up in your shopping cart before you pay. Note that the department materials fee is included in the total price but will be detailed on your confirmation. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-320-1275. Click HERE to register.
Too busy to take a weekly class? Consider one of our July workshops: Chain Making Loop & Coil (Sun, July 8); Caricature Crash Course or Intro to Encaustic (Sat, July 14); Abstract Meditative Painting, Taste of Relief or Indigo Dye 101 (Sun, July 15); Color Theory (Mon-Thurs, July 16-19); Figure Drawing (Sun, July 21) and Weaving with Alternative Materials (Sun, July 22); Explorations in Mixed Media Sculpture (Sat, July 28); Collographs or Enamel Tiles (Sun, July 29). Click HERE to register.
Join us for our Annual Juried Membership Show on Saturday, August 4 from 5:30 to 8:30pm at Mary Tomas Gallery in the Design District. Many thanks to our jurors Mary Tomas, Giovanni Valderas and Lily Weiss.
LIVE FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING MEETUP.COM GROUP
We've created a group on Meetup.com for anyone interested in fine art figure drawing or painting. Held at CAC, these figure labs are conducted on a drop-in basis on Sundays and are just $15 for members and $20 for non-members. For more info, click HERE .
CITY OF DALLAS/OFFICE OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AWARDS CAC $200,000 FACILITY GRANT
We are thrilled to announce that we have received a grant for $200,000 for facility improvements by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs! The grant will allow CAC to remodel and expand existing office space, construct two ADA-compliant bathrooms in the main building, renovate the staff and student breakroom as well as redirect the front entry of the WPA-built school with a more inviting and accessible entrance in three phases with construction beginning in the spring of 2018. The grant has been leveraged with other funders, and so far the Hillcrest Foundation and the Thomas Charitable Lead Annuity Trust have donated another $36,000. CAC is actively raising the remaining funds from other foundations and individuals.
BLUE PLATE SPECIAL SAVE THE DATE & CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Save the date for Sat, Oct 6 for the 2018 Blue Plate Special fundraiser! This year it will be held at 2616 Commerce in Deep Ellum. We are looking for about 25 good volunteers to help with plannin g and execution of the event. We will have a kick-off meeting on Monday, July 9 at 6pm...for information, contact email@example.com.
OFFICE TEMPORARILY RELOCATES TO BUILDING C
In anticipation of construction in the Main Building that begin this spring, we have temporarily relocated our offices to Building C, just outside the main building. Come visit us!
HAPPY JULY 4th
Please note that CAC will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th. We will reopen Thursday, July 5th.