• The Scene is Fort Worth
    The Scene is Fort Worth

    Whatever art or entertainment you are looking for you can find it in Fort Worth.
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  • The Kimbell Art Museum
    The Kimbell Art Museum

    Consists of about 350 works that epitomize their periods and movements.
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  • The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
    The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

    Collecting, presenting, and interpreting post–World War II art in all media.
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  • Bass Performance Hall
    Casa Mañana Theatre

    The largest performing arts organization in Tarrant County
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  • Amon Carter Museum of American Art
    Amon Carter Museum of American Art

    Exhibitions, publications, and programs connecting visitors to masterworks of American art.
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Welcome to Fort Worth Scene
Founded in June 2000, FWSCENE.COM or FORTWORTHSCENE.COM is a leading provider of community information for art, entertainment, restaurants and theatre in Fort Worth, Texas. Our mission is to provide complete, up-to-date information about all the activities in and around our town. Any business that deals in art, entertainment, restaurants, theatre or public offerings of this type are welcome to submit entries to Fort Worth Scene for publication. If you know of a business that provides art, entertainment, dining, theatre or cultural benefit to the community we would appreciate your sharing that with us.
 
 
Fort Worth Zoo  
Fort Worth Zoo - No. 1 Zoo in North America

New at the Zoo

The giraffe herd grew by 6 feet and 2 inches! A male calf was born to mom Acacia on June 15 and can now be seen out on exhibit with the rest of the giraffe herd and Savanna residents. Zoo members, guests and social media followers were invited to particiapte in an online vote to help name the not-so-little guy. Mom's name is Acacia, which is a type of shrub native to Africa and its leaves are part of the giraffes' diet. Staff narrowed the internal list down to two names, each has its own significance, Alfalfa and Nakuru.
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Arts Fifth Avenue  
Arts Fifth Avenue - HERE I AM

Since 2002, SceneShop has engaged audiences at Arts Fifth Avenue with a variety of riveting monologue performances including A5A's annual holiday spectacular, A Fifth of Christmas. Lead by Steve McGaw, SceneShop and Arts Fifth Avenue have been friends for 18 years, with many more to come! Don't let their simplistic style fool you! A performance by SceneShop is bound to leave your mind reeling. The talented writers and actors love to sink their teeth into the deeper concepts of life, relationships, struggle, and love. Be sure to follow their social media profiles below and don't forget to subscribe to their YouTube channel!
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The Fort Worth Community Arts Center  
FW Community Arts Center - GLUE

Exhibition on Display: July 10 – August 29, 2020
Marlene & Spencer Hays Foundation Gallery
Teetering between drawing, sculpture, and installation, the tactility and tangible nature, or the "object-ness" of Abbie Stellar's work, calls attention to the materials and how real these objects seem when we lack a physical presence for those lost to us. In her work, she explores this fascination with the "object-ness" of things; considering the ideas behind material culture through the subtleties and details of the quotidian.
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The group will continue with a full slate of digital offerings under the name Virtually Stage West  
Stage West - Pandemic Days Update

By: Dana Schultes, Executive Producer
Throughout the pandemic, the group will continue with a full slate of digital offerings under the name Virtually Stage West. Next up is a ticketed virtual event called Cork & Brush Parties. Ticket buyers will receive a box stocked with art supplies (an optional bottle of wine may also be ordered) and then join visual artist Jen Schultes (known to many Stage West fans as Stage West's marketing director) as she guides a group through creating a gorgeous landscape painting. Well-known staff members such as Dana Schultes and Mark Shum will join in the fun, toasting the participants and sharing their own paintings
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All of the artists who submitted to the Texas Juried Exhibition are included  
Artspace111 - TEXAS NOW ONLINE SHOWCASE

Exhibition on Display: July 25th to August 29th, 2020

Interested in what is happening in Texas Art right now? All of the artists who submitted to the Texas Juried Exhibition are included in the TEXAS NOW Online Showcase, an online exhibition at Artspace111.com. This online exhibition will be live from July 25th to August 29th. Explore a wide breadth of talented artists in a variety of media from across Texas. Check back to view the available artwork and collect online! LOVE.TEXAS.ART.
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2020 TAC Small Works Show  
Texas Artists Coalition - 2020 TAC Small Works Show

Exhibition on Display: July 23, 2020 - August 29, 2020

CALL TO ARTISTS: The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is proud to present "2020 TAC Small Works Exhibit". This call to artists is open to all active, Texas Artists Coalition members. Active members of the TAC are encouraged to submit both 2-D and 3-D works for exhibition. To see if your TAC membership is active, please visit https://www.texasartistscoalition.org/artists. To learn more about TAC or become a member, please visit here.
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The New Normal: An Artists Response to COVID-19  
Fort Works Art - The New Normal: An Artists Response to COVID-19

Healing A Community Through Art
Fine Line Group, the Family Office of Sasha and Edward P. Bass, announce the launch of a new initiative to support Fort Worth area artists. THE NEW NORMAL: An Artist’s Response to COVID-19 challenges local visual artists to create works that reflect their experience living through the pandemic as members of the Fort Worth area community.
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Amon Carter  
Amon Carter Museum - Culture Shock: American Artists from Europe, 1913–1953
Exhibition on Display: March 14 - September 6, 2020
See American art through international eyes in Culture Shock: American Artists from Europe, 1913–1953. From experimental abstractions to politically charged themes, this exhibition brings together nearly forty prints and drawings created by artists who immigrated to America from Europe during the first half of the twentieth century. Coming from a range of artistic, ethnic, and social backgrounds, these individuals used art to navigate their experiences after moving to a new country.
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Circle Theatre  
Circle Theatre - The Live Theatre League of Tarrant County Relief Fund

Circle Theatre is proud to be part of the Live Theatre League of Tarrant County. We joined with participating local theatres to help build a fund for the more than 500 local theatre-makers who collectively lost jobs due to Covid-19. These funds provide financial assistance to actors, technicians, directors, and theatre staff. In short, Circle Theatre (and all theatres) would not be what we are without these artists.
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Jubilee Theatre - How I Got Over  
Jubilee Theatre - How I Got Over

Performance: Saturday, July 4th through August 15

By: Nate Jacobs
The current production of How I Got Over will continue only in a online streaming platform. Jubilee On Demand, made possible via Vimeo On Demand, will be available beginning Saturday, July 4th through Sunday, July 26th. All physical in-person performances have been canceled. To secure your tickets for Jubilee's uplift musical production of How I Got Over, call the box office at 817-338-4411 or visit, www.jubileetheatre.org.
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Casa Mañana  
Casa Mañana - Matilda the Musical

Performance: October 30 - November 8, 2020

By: Roald Dahl
Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psycho kinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly lovable Miss Honey. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however - the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules.
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Kay Wirz  Oil on canvas, Before Summer  
Art on the Boulevard - Kay Wirz and Phillip Ecton

Exhibition on Display: through August 15, 2020

Art On The Boulevard is currently showcasing the works of our newest artists Kay Wirz and Phillip Ecton. Kay Wirz works primarily in acrylic on canvas in a very distinguished fragmented impressionist style. Her subjects are chairs, landscapes, windows and wildlife, architecture and abstract subjects. These pieces are very colorful and intriguing.
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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth  
The Modern - Ruckus Rodeo

Exhibition on Display: January 17, 2020 - August 16, 2020
By: Red Grooms
New York–based artist Red Grooms's Ruckus Rodeo, 1975–76, is an immense, walk-through work of art covering 1,237 square feet of gallery space. This "sculpto-pictorama," as Grooms has referred to it, consists of painted two-dimensional surfaces and sculptural three-dimensional figures that celebrate the Fort Worth rodeo. Sculpture wire, canvas, burlap, acrylic paint, and a fiberglass compound known as celastic were used to construct the work's Texas-sized, larger-than-life caricatures of rodeo archetypes—including the rodeo queen and her...
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Bicameral Endeavors  
William Campbell Contemporary Art - Bicameral Endeavors

Exhibition on Display: Through August 29, 2020

BICAMERAL ENDEAVORS is a group exhibition by gallery artists of William Campbell Contemporary Art. The exhibition celebrates diversity of media, techniques, and styles that highlight the unique creative approach of each artist.

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Flesh and Blood  
Kimbell Art Museum - Flesh and Blood

Exhibition on Display: March 1, 2020 - August 2, 2020
This incredible gathering of pictures will be a journey through the major artistic achievements of Italian Renaissance and Baroque painting, featuring captivating stories, from Christian martyrdom to mythological passion, and diverse formats and purposes, from the intimacy of private devotion to the grandeur of state portraiture. Captured masterfully by the greatest talents of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, including Titian, Raphael, El Greco, Annibale Carracci, Artemisia Gentileschi, Jusepe Ribera, and Luca Giordano, these extraordinarily beautiful scenes can be moving or imposing, violent, extravagant, or even seductive.
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Amphibian Stage  
Amphibian Stage Productions - The True History of the Tragic Life & Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana, The Ugliest Woman in the World
Performance: July 16, 2020 to August 6, 2020  By: Shaun Prendergast
Our 2012 production of Julia Pastrana was called "must feel theatre." Now, using only a 3D sound scape engineered with the cinematic Dolby Atmos surround sound, we have created an entirely new auditory event you can experience at home.
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Casa Mañana  
Casa Mañana - Jack Frost

Performance: November 22 - December 23, 2019
Jack is living the perfect life, spending his days making spectacular ice sculptures and hanging with his friends in the Frozen Kingdom. One day tragedy strikes, and Jack, along with his friends, is banished from the kingdom by his evil uncle – who wants to destroy the world with a new ice age! Can a band of snowy misfits help Jack find his destiny and restore order to the kingdom? Santa Claus himself narrates this holiday spectacular where adventure awaits at every turn.
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Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra  
Fort Worth Symphony - Great Symphonic Music

The mission of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is:

To perform great symphonic music at the highest level of artistic excellence to educate, entertain, and enhance cultural life.
To present engaging music education programs for young people to foster early interest in and inspire lifelong enjoyment of music.
To achieve ever-greater levels of artistic accomplishment and leadership in Fort Worth and across the nation.
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Fort Worth Opera  
Fort Worth Opera Association, Inc.

NATIONAL ARTISTIC COUNCIL
Led by legendary tenor and opera director Plácido Domingo, this prestigious advisory board will support the organization from a national level to preserve and uphold its artistic vision and integrity through the 2019 Festival Season and beyond. Maestro Domingo made his Fort Worth Opera debut as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor in 1962 and performed with the company an additional 8 times in his career. The Fort Worth Opera National Artistic Council will ensure that the company remains at the forefront of the industry in producing modern masterpieces and traditional classics.
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Bass Performance Hall  
Bass Performance Hall - Performing Arts Fort Worth

Broadway at the Bass, Popular Entertainment, McDavid Studio Concert Series.
The 2,042-seat multipurpose Hall, designed by David M. Schwarz/Architectural Services, Inc. with acoustics by Jaffee, Holden Acoustics, Inc., is characteristic of the classic European opera house form. An 80-foot diameter Great Dome, artfully painted by Fort Worth artists Scott and Stuart Gentling, tops the Founders Concert Theater. Two 48-foot tall angels, sculpted from Texas limestone by Marton Varo, grace the Grand Facade. The angels have now become preeminent cultural icons in the North Texas area. The Hall is renowned for its superb acoustics, exceptional sight lines and ambience on level with the great halls of the world.
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The Foundry District  
The Foundry District - Art in The Foundry District

VISIONARY AND VIBRANT

Art transcends barriers and builds community, and the The Foundry District is no different. From one of the state's only permanent outdoor art galleries to Urban Art Walks, art provides an interactive experience that brings people together. Frequent events such as festivals and concerts foster collaboration and help us achieve our dream of Fort Worth in full color.
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FOREST PARK MINIATURE RAILROAD  
Forest Park Miniature Railroad

Over 60 years later, the miniature railway has established itself as a local tourist destination and Forth Worth Landmark. Since its opening day, riders have flocked to the Forest Park Miniature Railway for a peaceful retreat around Ft. Worth's Trinity Park. From the depot, the train heads east and then cuts north to cross the Trinity River on one of the trains longest trestle bridges. Throughout its 5-mile journey, the train travels under the highway and proceeds into the tranquil Trinity Park. The complete 5-mile circuit features two depots and six bridges.
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