Tag: Fort Worth

Exceptional Caravaggio Loan Enhances Kimbell Art Museum’s Upcoming Exhibition, Flesh and Blood

The Kimbell will display Caravaggio’s celebrated Flagellation of Christ as a guest of honor in the upcoming exhibition Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum. Profoundly shocking yet gently poignant, The Flagellation of Christ was painted by Michelangelo Merisi, known as Caravaggio (1571–1610), for a Naples private chapel in 1607, and for nearly fifty years it has been on view at the… Read more »

Leave a Wild Legacy: Planning for the Future: Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has launched a $9 million fundraising effort to amplify $12.5 million in state funds to open the first new state park in North Texas in 20 years -Palo Pinto Mountains State Park

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has launched a $9 million fundraising effort to amplify $12.5 million in state funds to open the first new state park in North Texas in 20 years. Palo Pinto Mountains State Park will come to life thanks to a partnership between public funding and a dedicated private fundraising campaign. This public-private partnership will have a transformative impact that will touch generations of Texans. Located on 4,421 acres of scenic, undeveloped land 75 miles west of Fort Worth and 75 miles east of Abilene, this new park will help millions of Texans enjoy, explore, and be inspired by our state’s incredible wild things and wild places, now and for generations to come.

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science elected new officers and six new board members at its annual meeting held Sept. 20

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science elected new officers and six new board members at its annual meeting held Sept. 20. Mac McFarland, CEO of GenOn Energy, will serve as chair of the board of directors for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. McFarland succeeds Hernan Saenz, who served as chair for the 2016-2018 fiscal years. Joining McFarland as board officers are Karen Katz (former… Read more »

You’re Invited: 2018 Parent Action Guide Release in Fort Worth and Dallas

  Join CHILDREN AT RISK as we celebrate the release of our 2018 Parent Action Guide, a Texas School Guide publication. Our Parent Action Guides help parents navigate our complex public education system and empower families to succeed.   Guests will receive our latest parent engagement materials, learn about recent regional school performance trends, and hear from local parent advocates.   Seats are limited,… Read more »

Texas Christian Community Development Network in Fort Worth on June 7th

If you’re in Tarrant County, come hang out with us in Fort Worth on June 7th. We’ll be hosting Growing & Developing Our Community-Fort Worth, an event on Christian community development on June 7th at 9 a.m. at Southside City Church, 2100 W Louden St | Fort Worth, TX 76110. Hear from TxCCDN Executive Director, Rucker Preston, Darrel Auvenshine, and Dametra Stevenson, about Christian community… Read more »

A $1M grant moves Alliance Park forward

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has awared a second $1 million grant to the city of Fort Worth’s Park & Recreation Department to help build Alliance Park in far north Fort Worth.  The grant — along with the previous $1 million grant in 2016 and the acquisition of $2 million of land from HIllwood Properties — will kickstart the park project with a… Read more »