• Apr. 13–Jun. 8Texas National 2019 Art Competition & Exhibition

    Texas National 2019 Art Competition & Exhibition

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    • Sat., Apr. 13–Sat., Jun. 8, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    Michelle White, senior curator at the Menil Collection in Houston, will serve as juror for the 25th Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University’s acclaimed art competition and exhibition, which opens April 13 and runs through June 9 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

    Texas National features an assortment of art, including photography, painting, sculpture and mixed media. White will give a gallery talk at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the art center, followed by the announcement of this year’s Texas National winners during the exhibitions’ opening reception, which begins at 6 p.m.

    The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Apr. 13–Jun. 8Image & Text Collaborations: A 20-year Celebration of SFA Book Arts

    Image & Text Collaborations: A 20-year Celebration of SFA Book Arts

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    • Sat., Apr. 13–Sat., Jun. 8, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Art Galleries will host “Image & Text Collaborations: A 20-year Celebration of SFA Book Arts” April 13 through June 2 in Reavley Gallery in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House.

    The exhibition was organized to recognize the history of the former Lanana Creek Press, which for 20 years served as a center for collaborative projects between artists, writers and designers. A reception for “Image & Text Collaborations” will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, and will feature a panel discussion.

    The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.

  • Jun. 27–Jul. 12The Reluctant Dragon

    The Reluctant Dragon

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    • Thu., Jun. 27:
      • 2 p.m.,
      • 10 a.m.,
    • Fri., Jun. 28, 10 a.m.,
    • Fri., Jul. 5, 10 a.m.,
    • Mon., Jul. 8, 10 a.m.,
    • Wed., Jul. 10, 10 a.m.,
    • Thu., Jul. 11, 10 a.m.,
    • Fri., Jul. 12, 6:30 p.m.,

    Presented by the School of Theatre (SummerStage Festival)

    Kenneth Grahame’s charming tale of an unlikely friendship between a young boy and a peace-loving dragon, and what happens when misunderstanding leads to prejudice and violence.

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