Format: 9/20/14

Bancroft Family Concerts

Selected Saturdays

Presented in partnership with the Fine Arts Chamber Players

Saturday, October 25, 3:00 p.m.

Musicians from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra present Brahms’ magnificent Quintet in F minor, Opus 34 and string music by Dallas violinist and composer Bruce Patti.


Maker Club: Creature Feature

Thursday, October 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Design your own imaginary creature using the 123D Creature app, and then make a sculpture inspired by your drawing using a variety of materials. No experience necessary. This class is limited to 16 students, ages 13-19.


Think Creatively

Selected Thursdays, 6:30-8:50 p.m.

Give your brain a boost and discover the power to expand your creativity. Join creativity experts in this engaging workshop where you will exercise your brain with creative thinking tools and then explore your new skills with an art experience. All materials provided. 


Arturo's Art & Me: Blooms & Bouquets

November 1, 12, or 13, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

For 3-5 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Arturo's Art & Me requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

No green thumbs required for these flowers! In November, discover nature’s beauty through the art of floral still life.


Sarah Thornton

Thursday, November 6, 7:30 p.m.

Sarah Thornton’s compelling narrative, 33 Artists in 3 Acts, goes behind the scenes with the world's most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.


Dallas Architecture Forum Presents: Lee Mindel

Monday, November 10, 7:00 p.m.

Lee Mindel, FAIA, is a co-founder of Shelton, Mindel & Associates (SMA), which provides complete architectural, interiors, and product design services for corporate, cultural, academic, retail, recreational, hospitality, and residential clients.


Toddler Art: Picture a Place

November 11, 14, or 21, 11:00 a.m.-noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Toddler Art requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In November, visit distant lands and familiar places in an exploration of landscape paintings.


David Sedaris

Tuesday, November 11, 7:30 p.m.

David Sedaris returns for his sixth consecutive year with Arts & Letters Live to read new and unpublished material. A bestselling author, essayist, and widely popular speaker whose hallmark is his wry wit and distinctive voice, Sedaris relishes the opportunity to share his stories with the audience and experience their reaction. Sedaris’s books include Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.