Videos by Abilene Cultural Affairs Council in Abilene. ACAC helps promote and encourage art in Abilene to enhance the image of Abilene as a center for the Arts.
Ready for the last day of CALF! Come see us at the T&P Depot and celebrate a day of art and reading and books brought to life! Celebrate NCCIL artist Peter Brown 📚
Lynn Barnett, Abilene Cultural Affairs Council executive director, speaks to KTXS about the Art Adventure Trail benches installed this morning.
So excited to dedicate the Seuss-themed Little Free Library at Everman Park today! Thank you to the Texas Library & Archives Commission’s Texas Center for the Book @Texas Center for the Book for donating the library kit. Thank you to Charlie & Kathy Taylor for painting it & putting it together. The Cat in the Hat and the Grinch give it two paws up! Bring a book & borrow a book 📚
See the beautiful Christmas lights in Everman Park when you come downtown for a week of holiday fun starting Nov 26! Parade and tree lighting Nov 27. Something each night including shopping, entertainment & food! Christmas in the Garden Nov 30.
The huge crowd to see “Jersey Boys” wrapped around the foyer Friday night! Thank you to our sponsors for making this Broadway season possible 🎭 One more performance at 2 pm today before the boys hit the road...
ACU Theatre stars Andrew Boone and Helena Lynch promote the Homecoming musical “Wonderful Town” on KEAN radio with Rudy Fernandez
Sculptor Dewane Hughes and his wife, painter Alexis Serio, of Troup in East Texas, at the installation of his piece “Haiku 3.0” Friday along the North 1st railroad tracks. The sculpture is part of the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council’s 35th Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. Two days of art receptions at six galleries begin tonight for SculpTOUR.
Houston artist Michelle O’Michael talks about her newly installed piece, “Flame d’ Espoire,” which she welded. The piece is one of four installed this week along N 1st railroad tracks for the 35th Biennial Outdoor SculpTour celebration.
San Antonio artist Danville Chadbourne talks about the piece he installed Thursday along N 1st St, “The Negotiated Invention of Coincidence.” The piece features volcanic rock and Mexican limestone. Danville is a member of the Texas Sculpture Group. He is working on a New York exhibition next year and travels regularly installing sculptures and delivering work to galleries. He recently returned from Santa Fe, where his art is for sale at Shidoni Gallery along with that of other well-known Texas artists.
Thank you Diane Hunt, Young Audiences Board and ACU theatre Dept, wonderful sponsors and attendees for making the first Storybook Cafe a great fundraiser for YA!!!
Big Country Home Educators bring their usual creative and hardworking selves.....come cool off tonight in the Penguins Cool Misting station( you should see it now!!)
Andrew Boone and other cast members from ACU Theatre’s “James and the Giant Peach” performing at Storybook Saturday. Their amazing costumes were made by a senior ACU student. You can see the show tonight, Sunday and next weekend. Tickets for kids are only $5.
Decorating for Celebrate the Arts in Abilene! Thank you to Cassie Shelton Ohlhausen and Chesley Martin and their committee for the awesome Oliver Jeffers book table decor!
We broke ground on the Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden! Take a quick tour around the site. You can be a part of this project by buying a leaf and having your child's name in the garden! Go to http://storybookcapitaloftexas.com/garden/
Register for CALF by tomorrow to save 30%! Are you ready to show your moves at the Glow Dance Party?!?