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November 6, 2018

The Woodlands Arts Council, HGO Team Up to Bring Bilingual Performances to Title I Schools

Title I School Performance

School field trips traditionally mean traveling off campus, but The Woodlands Arts Council, in conjunction with the Houston Grand Opera (HGO), have been bringing fine arts experiences into schools in Montgomery County this fall.

Under the direction of HGO Stage Manager Ryan Barrett, a cast and crew have given bilingual performances of “Cinderella in Spain” to students at Glen Loch Elementary in The Woodlands, Magnolia Elementary in Magnolia and San Jacinto Elementary, Smith Elementary and Hauke School in Conroe. Performances are scheduled for Rice Elementary, Reaves Elementary and Houston Elementary schools in Conroe before the end of the year.

October 31, 2018

Kelly Batterson Takes the Helm as Festival Director For 2019 Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

Kelly Batterson - Festival Director

Kelly Batterson, an event operations consultant with more than 20 years of experience, has been hired by The Woodlands Arts Council to coordinate all operational aspects of producing the 2019 Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, one of the top-ranked juried fine arts festivals in the country. The 2019 Festival is set for Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 along the scenic Woodlands Waterway and in Town Green Park in The Woodlands.

“This the second year that Kelly has produced the festival for us,” said Deb Spiess, President of The Woodlands Arts Council Board of Directors. “She did a stellar job of coordinating the many logistical aspects of the 2018 Festival, despite unseasonably cold and rainy weather. Kelly’s expertise in sales, production, marketing and promotions are invaluable to us as we plan our next festival, which promises to be a great celebration of the performing and visual arts.”

October 19, 2018

The Woodlands Arts Council unveils six new art benches

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September 4, 2018

The Woodlands Arts Council Names Artist Management Coordinator

Sally Richard - Artist Management Coordinator

Artist Application Process for 2019 Festival Now Open

The Woodlands Arts Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Sally Richard as Artist Management Coordinator for the 2019 Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival. Richard serves as the main point of contact for over 200 fine artists from around the country who are juried into the annual Festival. The Festival will be held on April 13 and 14, 2019.

August 30, 2018

The Woodlands Arts Council Presents Sneak Peek of Third Phase of the Art Bench Project

Art Bench Project

A Total of Six New Benches to be Unveiled in October

In anticipation of the unveiling of six new Art Benches in October, The Woodlands Arts Council (TWAC) is proud to present a ‘sneak peek’ of two of the magnificent designs that have been selected by the Art Bench Committee to be installed in the third phase of the project. Six new benches will be installed by The Woodlands Township along The Woodlands Waterway and in Hughes Landing in this phase, bringing the total to 20 art benches for residents and visitors to use and enjoy as part of the growing public art collection in The Woodlands.

August 27, 2018

The Woodlands Arts Council Partners With The Woodlands Mall for Fast Draw Event

Summer Art Workshop

Open to 40 current seventh and eighth grade students from Montgomery County, this year’s creative competition will feature a still life provided by Woodlands Escapes. Students will have a set amount of time to complete a drawing of the still life. Students will determine what portion of the scene they wish to sketch.

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