Annual Meeting

Every Spring, Texas Women for the Arts members gather in an iconic Texas city for their Annual Meeting. In addition to connecting with other influential women during their stay, members enjoy a vairety of unique arts and culture experiences from that area.

15th Annual Meeting in Dallas May 4-6, 2020 has been cancelled.

Thank You for Joining Us in Houston!

April 29nd-May 1st

2019: Houston, Texas

  • Shepherd School of Music Performance
  • History tour of Houston
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston- Van Gogh Exhibition
  • Houston Ballet with Texas Medal of Arts Honoree Lauren Anderson
  • William Middleton book signing
  • The Menil
  • Testimonials from TWA grantees ROCO, Periwinkle Foundation, and Homemade Hope

2018: Fort Worth, Texas

  • Cowgirl Hall of Fame and Museum with Mayor Betsy Price
  • Amon Carter, Kimbell Art Museum, and The Modern Museum
  • Texas Boys Choir Performance
  • Talk with artist David Bates

2017: Austin, Texas

  • Printmaking with at the studio with Daryl Howard
  • Salt Lick BBQ and performance by Dale Watson and Ray Benson
  • Art tours: the Governor’s mansion, UT Landmarks tour, Laguna Gloria, Blanton Museum, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, and The Canopy with Big Medium

2016: Amarillo, Texas

  • Cocktails at the Russian Room
  • Breakfast at Duncan & Boyd Jewelers
  • Presentations and tours at the Amarillo Museum of Art

2015: San Antonio, Texas

  • Private, curator-led tour & shopping experience at McNay Art Museum
  • Dinner at the Southwest School of Art, Coates Chapel
  • Riverwalk Barge Tour

2014: Fredericksburg, Texas

  • Shopping on Main Street
  • Cocktails at Insight Gallery
  • Dinner at August E’s with informal modeling of fashions by Cesar Galindo

2013: Houston, Texas

  • Private Collection viewings — Susman & Morgan Residences
  • Art tours of Menil House, MFAH Pricasso Black & White, and Rienzi
  • Lunch at Tootsie’s and afternoon shopping

2012: El Paso, Texas

  • Special performance by Kids Excel El Paso: Teaching Excellence through the Arts, at the HIstoric Plaza theatre
  • Texas Monthly Red Carpet Welcome & Cocktail Reception
  • Seated dinner in Gateway Gallery with Exclusive Showing of El Paso Celebrity Artists with Special Guests: James Drake & David Nail

2011: Dallas, Texas

  • Lunch and tour of Cowboy Stadium, hosted by Gene Jones
  • Lunch in Jones Great Hall at Meadows Museum, followed by private tour]
  • Cocktail reception at Mansion for Harry Winston

Previous Meetings

2010: Fort Worth, Texas

2009: Austin, Texas

2008: San Antonio, Texas

2007: Houston, Texas

2006: Dallas, Texas

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