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8/9/2019

Yesterday was the 2019-2020 kick off session for the Art Club of McKinney, an organization originally formed over a hundred years ago in this small but ever-growing Texas hub. 

I am struck by the cache of talented artists, their work, but most notably, the camaraderie a...

The Heard-Craig in McKinney, Texas was designed by J.E. Flanders, a famous architect who designed multiple buildings in Dallas and surrounding areas.  James Edward Flanders started his career in Chicago, spent many successful years in Texas, and then moved to Californi...

Heirloom pieces are passed down from generation to generation and sometimes they might not appear to be the prettiest thing in the world. However, according to Malika Roberts, Interior Designer and former President of the North Texas Porcelain Guild, there is always so...

Throughout the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts in downtown McKinney, stained glass is scattered everywhere.  The stained glass has different colors, different shapes, and different dimensions.

Each piece of stained glass has a different story, memory, and significance t...

11/28/2018

I did not expect this to happen......

Walking up to the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts, an extravagant, yellow, and picturesque mansion appears.   The beautiful garden with all of the flowers and plants surround the museum with great numbers.  Nothing, however, is more...

9/26/2018

In 2018, The Heard-Craig Center for the Arts formed a partnership with the Freya Frahm Haus (Laboe, Germany) for an international gallery exchange.  Set to the theme, "Colors of the Wind", the 2018 gallery exchange featured U.S. artists who exhibited their work for a m...

5/8/2018

On April 27, 28, and 29, 2018, the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts hosted McKinney's ART MEETS FLORAL regional design competition in the main museum.  Designers from all over the DFW area came together to create stunning representations of oil paintings, watercolor pai...

1/23/2018

On Friday, January 19, 2018, Mrs. Pat Rogers presented a rousing lecture for the women of the Edelweiss organization.  She regaled the history of the group, the details of many early members' lives, why the organization was formed, and why the group's philanthropic sup...

9/16/2017

Classical Ballet performances are simply magical.  Combine ballet's graceful moves and gorgeous costumes with an afternoon of tea and scones and you'll have a glimpse of the BALLET TEAs held twice a year at the Heard-Craig Center.   

Partnering with the Allen...

9/16/2017

The September Edelweiss Program featured Ms. Pam Hack, Foreign Service Officer for the State Department in Amsterdam.  She provided the program from Amsterdam via a live streaming link into the Heard-Craig Center.  Attendees were fascinated with her stories of how the...

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