Posts Tagged ‘J. Erik Jonsson Central Library’

Queen Anne to Brutalism: Dallas Exhibit Brings Out City’s Varied Architectural Side

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

When you think of the words “Dallas architecture,” what might come to mind are … a lot of steel and glass.

In reality, architecture in and around Dallas is quite diverse, encompassing everything from Queen Anne and Mid-Century modern homes, …

Festival of Ideas Tackles Equity, Entrepreneurship in Dallas

Posted by Hilary Lau

While the 2017 Dallas Festival of Ideas moved indoors Saturday because of dark, threatening skies, its speakers talked about a brighter future for the city of Dallas, one based on equity for all its citizens regardless of where they live …

(Un)Common Objects Exhibit Celebrates Fossil’s Designers, Brand Evolution

Posted by Julia Batlle

Fossil Group Inc. has unveiled an exhibition at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in downtown Dallas, that highlights the evolution of the design work from the Richardson-based watch, jewelry, and accessories company. 

The exhibition, “(Un)Common Objects: A Curious Collection …

Homeless, At-Risk Artists to Show in Stewpot Art Program Exhibit

Posted by Lance Murray

For 21 years, the Stewpot Art Program has been providing empowerment to homeless or at-risk people by exposing them to art.

On Sunday, artwork by the artists in the program will be on display to the public from 1:30 to …

Dallas Library Archives Adds High-Tech Digital Wall

Posted by Lance Murray

The 7th Floor at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library reopened on Saturday and a new high-tech feature found a home among the historical documents, rare books, and reference materials at the Dallas History & Archives Division.

The re-opening of …

Editor’s Picks: Calendar for May 12-19

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

We know you’re busy, so we’ve pulled together some events that will keep you on the forefront of innovation in Dallas-Fort Worth. Here’s what’s on our radar this week:


Thursday, May 12

ART TALK — 6 to 9 p.m. at …

Moving Ahead With Good Ideas

Posted by Catherine Cuellar

February may be the shortest month of the year, but 2016’s was long on inspiration and good ideas — not just because of Leap Day. From the Communities Foundation of Texas’ free Cause­Minded Conversation with Just Mercy author Bryan Stevenson …