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  • 27th Annual City Sidewalks and KXVA Fox Christmas Parade December 1, 2015
    Sponsored by the Abilene Downtown Association. Rediscover the charm of Christmas in downtown as merchants, museums and galleries open their doors for an evening of holiday cheer! Activities Include a KXVA Fox Abilene Christmas Lights parade, community tree, performances by Abilene Independent School District students and free goodies.
  • 24fps Award-Winning Short Films November 13, 2015
    From the 2015 24fps International Short Film Festival, hosted by Abilene's Landmark Paramount Theater and Festival Director Barry Smoot, The Center presents this year's jury awarded films, screening continuously.
  • Glorious Flights: Art of Alice & Martin Provensen November 12, 2015
    The Provensen's were among America's best-loved picture book artists and first made their marks as the illustrators of such hugely popular Little Golden Books as Margaret Wise Brown's The Color Kittens and of larger-scale Golden volumes like Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses. No Project was too big or daunting for them, earning […]
  • 'Talk With You' by Kathy Robinson November 3, 2015
    Through her mixed media works, Center Artist Member Kathy Robinson looks for the beauty in everyday objects, listening for the story each has to tell, wondering which will be treasured enough to pass down to the next generation, and challenging us to ask ourselves, 'Do you love what you have?' 'Is it enough?'
  • 'On the Table' by Polly Jones November 3, 2015
    Signature Artist Member Polly Jones finds that small moments in the experience of daily, domestic life, can be a place for discovery and awakening, if we can keep from becoming blind to the familiar. Her collages brings these moments to life with paintings of old glass that sometimes distort and sometimes clarify the scraps of […]

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