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We are rescheduling Mary Margaret Mann “Blaze of Glory”, we


Starring Mary Margaret Mann

We are rescheduling Mary Margaret Mann “Blaze of Glory”, we will update you with dates when scheduled. 

Mary Margaret Mann portrays trailblazing women whose lives were intertwined with the remarkable war of independence. Blaze of Glory, set with the backdrop of reenactment photography by Mary Waters, will enchant you and  take you back to 1835.

On Saturday, March 21st, Arts for Rural Texas celebrates Texas Independence Day by sponsoring this incredible journey. There will be two shows. The matinee performance will be from 2 PM – 4 PM with wine and appetizers served at 1:30 PM. The evening performance will begin at 7 PM with pre-performance serve at 6:30 PM. Tickets are available for $30 per person or $50 for two people. Reservations are limited to 40 patrons per performance assuring each person a quality, up-close event. Arts for Rural Texas is accepting reservations at 979-378-2113.

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The 2020 Emerging Artists Competition

Open to students 6th - 12th grade

  The 2020 Emerging Artists Competition Call for Entry has just been announced by Arts for Rural Texas. Teens, grades 6th – 12th, of Fayette and surrounding counties are offered the opportunity to enter this annual event offered by the 501(c)(3) organization based in Fayetteville, Texas. Each summer ARTS, with the underwriting of Mary Le and Arne Johnson, sponsors the Emerging Artists Competition. The event is designed to encourage the youth of the region to create original artwork and expressive design. ARTS wishes to nurture creative thinking in youth, knowing that by participating in the arts youth develop strong leadership skills, improved self-esteem, generally achieve better school grades and develop problem solving abilities. 

Up to $3500 in prize money will be awarded at the event that open August 15th at 4 PM in the Ross Gallery at Arts for Rural Texas, 114 N. Live Oak, Fayetteville, Texas. Teens are encouraged to submit 2 pieces of original and recent art for the contest. The deadline for entry is August 14th.

Awards are given for Best of Show ($500) with first ($250), second ($125), and third ($75) place in each grade level. Eligible media and categories are: Color Drawing, Black and White Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Three Dimensional Design, and Photography. The contest is free to enter and open to all youth who have completed the fifth grade through the senior year in high school, with graduation in May of 2020.

For more information and to make entry online go to  https://form.jotform.com/91136155882157 or call 979-378-2113 to request an application.

Artwork must be delivered for the competition and to be judged to ARTS’ Fayetteville location, 114 N. Live Oak, no later than 3 PM, August 8th, 2020. The Opening Reception and Awards Presentation will occur on August 15th, 2020, from 4 PM - 5 PM at ARTS.

Exhibition dates are August 15th– August 29th.

Exhibition Dates: August 15th - August 29th

Join us for the Artists Reception and Awards Presentation

At our Ross Gallery

Saturday, August 15th



Legends - Sculptures and Drawings by Larry Schuekler

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 Exhibition Dates:  Rescheduled for Fall of 2020.  Dates to follow. 

Delight in the amazing sculptures and drawings by nationally recognized artist Larry Schuekler.  Follow the creation of an original piece as the sculptor creates a unique work for ARTS.  Each week the sculpture will change and develop.  Stop in and view this great piece as it develops!

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ARTS is open Tuesday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM.  Saturday 10 to AM to 5 PM.