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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...

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...

9/14/2017

Every April and August the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts hosts a large event for Grandmothers, granddaughters, and those who love a great program.   This August, the Heard-Craig was fortunate to book Ms. Ann Marie Newman, Performance Storyteller, Artist, and former A...

7/14/2017

About this time last year, the Heard-Craig Center hosted DFW artist Carolyn Skei for a celebration of collage artistry.  Known nationally for her mixed-media expertise, Ms. Skei provided education and guidance to a Carriage House full of people as they each created a 3...

7/14/2017

Creating a joint exhibit with Bay Willow Design's president JENNY MATHISON-FOSTER was an adventure in merging the styles of the early 1920's with the styles of today.  Set in the library and parlor of the Heard-Craig House, the exhibit featured vintage Neimann Marcus h...

7/14/2017

A new collaborative museum membership was created for Mckinney in 2017.

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