Don’t just sit there, amble on over to the Arlington Museum of Art for SU, Stand and Wonder: Furniture Makers. The exhibit features the work of 13 Texas artists who have varied approaches to furniture design, ranging from the traditional to the experimental. Part function, part folly, Sit, Stand and Wonder includes pieces by David Black, Stefan Crane, Michael Mota, David Warren and Pam Nelson. Through the 30th at the AMA. 201 West Main St. For more information, call (817) 275-4600.
Watch the setting sun stream through Tiffany windows while listening to the melodious voice of countertenor Foster Sommerlad (left) during the Dallas Bach Society’s Afternoon in Oak Cliff at Christ Church. Jan. 31. Situated in the cozy environs of one of Dallas’ most beautiful churches, the conceit includes Paul Riedo (right) on harpsichord and Anthony Adkins on baroque cello. The 50-minute performance begins at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door. Christ Episcopal Church, 10th and Llewellyn. For more information, call 827-2224.
Flicks are for Kids
The curtain goes up on the USA Film Festival’s 9th Annual KidFilm fest Jan. 11 with an international cavalcade of screen gems for children. The 14-day festival presents contemporary and classic films geared for younger audiences in a program designed to encourage the participation of kids, adults and educators. Through the 24th, with screenings at AMC Theatres. N. Central Expressway at Walnut Hill Lane-Tickets are $2.50. For more information, call 821 -6300. For ticket information, call 821 -NEWS.
And the Winners Are
Dr. Annegreth Nill, associate curator of contemporary art at the Dallas Museum of Art, has spent the last couple of months judging the results of Expo ’93, the 2nd Annual National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition. Over a thousand pieces of art and photography by artists in Texas and theSouthwest were entered. See Nill’s final selections (around 70) at the 500X Gallery, Jan. 16-Feb. 7. Selected works will be available for purchase. The gallery is located at 500 Exposition Ave. For more information, call 828-1111. Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.
The first exhibition of the work of Jacopo Bassano to be shown outside of Italy opens at the Kimbell Art Museum this month, running from the 23rd through April 25. The Venetian painter’s long and distinguished career, depicting the style of the late Renaissance, will be commemorated in this selection that includes 52 paintings and 19 drawings. Bassano’s paintings focused thematically on traditional religious themes, but it was his hold use of color and light
that have made him one of the masters of Venetian art. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth. For more information, call (817) 332-8451.