The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth recently opened the exhibition, Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. The title says it all, masterpieces from all three art institutions that form the National Galleries of Scotland have been compiled for this mega exhibition. An amazing array of artists, periods and styles, spanning over 400 years are represented. From the Renaissance to the modern age, you’ll see works by El Greco, Diego Velázquez, Sir Anthony van Dyck, Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, John Singer Sargent, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne, Allan Ramsay, Sir Henry Raeburn, Sir David Wilkie, Richard Dadd, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque and more. Enter to win tickets to this special exhibition running through Sept. 20.
If you miss out on this Big Deal then you will want to plan on making it over to the Kimbell Museum for the second annual Kimbell Festival. This year the festival is inspired by the Botticelli to Braque exhibition. “Kimbell Fest: Scotland,” will kick off with the sounds of bagpipes on Saturday, July 18, from 2 to 10 p.m. The voice of Art&Seek, Shelley Kenneavy will be there to help announce the musical performances by Texas rock bands The Wild Feathers, Calhoun, and Whiskey Folk Ramblers, as well as traditional Scottish musical performances. There’ll be dancers, historic demonstrations, art activities, family films, selfie photo booth and food trucks. Admission to the Botticelli to Braque exhibition will be free during this event.
Don’t forget to check out our other ticket offerings this week – tickets to see Pippin at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, and tickets to KXT’s Barefoot at the Belmont featuring Son Little with The O’s.
PLEASE NOTE: Only Art&Seek e-newsletter subscribers can win the Big Deal. If you are not a subscriber take care of that first, then sign up below for a chance to see Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland at the Kimbell Art Museum. We draw our winner’s name on Friday at noon. Good luck.