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DFW Art Enthusiasts To Follow On Twitter

September 16, 2013 5:00 AM

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The art scene has never been hotter with new artists emerging and galleries opening constantly. One of the best ways to stay up-to-date is to follow the organizations and people who tweet about these changes. If you are an art lover, then you will want to consider following these Twitter accounts.

Dallas Art News
@DallasArtNews

To know when something in the local art world is going to happen, you will want to follow Dallas Art News. It tweets the calendar events for the museums and galleries in Dallas and Fort Worth and has links to press releases on art events happening throughout the country. Dallas Art News also shares tweets and news articles that you might have missed from other organizations.

Dallas Arts District
@DalArtsDistrict

The non-profit advocacy organization for the Dallas Arts District tweets about the museum and cultural events. Want to know if the Klyde Warren Park is having a knitting session or when the Nasher Sculpture Garden is having its late night viewing? Follow the Dallas Arts District’s Twitter feed to find out. The Dallas Arts District also gives daily updates on which food trucks will be in the District.

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Dallas Museum of Art
@DallasMuseumArt

The Dallas Museum of Art gives multiple daily tweets about its free and special exhibits. The DMA is known all over the world for its collections and is a premier museum for viewing traveling works of art, often beating out New York and Chicago museums in acquiring exhibitions.

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
@themodernfw

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is dedicated to collecting, presenting and interpreting international developments in post-World War II art. Its tweets include multiple video clips and Instagram picture feeds along with updates on current, upcoming exhibitions and special events.

The Crow Collection of Asian Art
@Crow_Collection

The Crow Collection of Asian Art tweets about the entire museum including the trees and artwork featured outside on its grounds. The special events like its weekend yoga, tai chi classes, fan decorating, mandala drawing and its nighttime events called Crow After Dark, along with how to plan a successful and unique wedding, makes the Crow Collection worth following.

Glasstire
@Glasstire

Glasstire tweets are fun and informative. Its no-nonsense wording in its tweets makes for entertaining reads. With multiple daily tweets, you will always be in the know about the Texas art scene.

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Robin D. Everson is a native Chicagoan who resides in Dallas, Texas. Her
appreciation for art, food, wine, people and places has helped her become a well-
respected journalist. A life-long lover of education, Robin seeks to learn and
enlighten others about culture. You can find her work at Examiner.com

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