You’ve heard the phrase, “spring has sprung.” What do you call it when the autumnal season commences? Fall is falling? Whatever it’s called, fall in North Texas is in full swing and that means the fall art season is in full swing, too! There’s so much going on this week it’s hard to know what to choose. Lucky for you we’ve done all the hard work for you. Check the picks for this week for art events that are better than a pumpkin spice latte.
Artist Adam Fung explores arctic cartography and space exploration through 2-D paintings. His show “Nature” is on display at the Arlington Museum of Art through Nov. 18.
The One O’Clock Lab Band is the University of North Texas’ premier jazz ensemble. See the Grammy-nominated group perform tonight on campus at The Syndicate is located in the UNT Student Union Building.
Fort Works Art in Fort Worth has an exhibition that centers on femininity and the female form. Don’t miss Reisha Perlmutter’s show, “Undercurrents.” The show will run through Oct. 13.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Consulate with a concert called “The Magic of Mexico.” Celebrate the diversity, warmth and cultural richness, of Mexico at the Meyerson Symphony Center.
The Meadows Museum on the SMU campus has works on view by Salvador Dali in its newest exhibition, “Dali: Poetics of the Small, 1929-1936.” Tonight, learn more about the artist at a gallery talk hosted by the co-curator of the exhibition, Shelley DeMaria.
Fans of “I Love Lucy” won’t want to miss Pegasus Theatre’s production of “The Cuban and the Redhead.” The musical tells the story of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz before they were Lucy and Ricky. See it on stage at Richardson’s Eisemann Center through Sept. 30
Ballet Frontier of Texas performs to the music of Igor Stravinsky. See “Firebird” at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.
On Saturday, the Arlington Museum of Art hosts a classical music performance by Timeless Concerts. Head there to hear “Romantics of Eastern Europe.”
On Sunday, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra takes their show on the road. Make your way to the Winspear Performance Hall in Denton to hear “The Sounds of Latin America.”
Throughout the weekend, Dallas’ Theatre Three takes on the Tony Award-winning, romantic musical “Once.”
In Fort Worth, The Sid Richardson Museum shows a different side of Western artist Frederic Remington. In the exhibition “Another Frontier” museum-goers get a view into the iconic artist’s Northeastern roots.
The Irving Arts Center is showing a retrospective for children’s book illustrator Garth Williams. Williams illustrated many classic children’s books like “Charlotte’s Web,” “Stuart Little,” and “Little House on the Prairie.”
Are you a fan of horror films and all things scary? Head to the Texas Theatre in Dallas for an evening of chills and thrills at the Texas Terrors Film Festival.
In Denton, the center Patterson-Appleton Arts Center has works on view by UNT professor and fiber artist Amie Adelman. See Adelman’s exploration of color and patterns in “Under Tension.”
For more on these and other events, explore the Art&Seek calendar.