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Arts Center

  1. Dallas Art Dealers Association Exhibition: Head East

    July 6, 2020, 8:00 AM - September 25, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Main Gallery

    Please join the Mesquite Arts Council and Dallas Art Dealers Association to the Mesquite Arts Center for a group exhibition. As a member and supporter of the Dallas Arts Dealers Association, the Mesquite Arts Center will partner with the galleries of DADA to represent the cultural range of the Dallas art scene. Galleries Exhibiting: Afterimage Gallery Christopher Martin Gallery Craighead Green Gallery Mary Tomas Gallery Southwest Gallery Texas Visual Arts Association Talley Dunn Gallery Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden

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  2. Kevin Owens: Extraordinary Vertical

    July 6, 2020, 7:00 PM - September 25, 2020, 9:00 PM @ Chamber Gallery

    Please join the Mesquite Arts Council as they present MISD teacher Kevin Owens. Exhibiting a body of work that centers around “restoration” as it reflects to the current events of the ongoing turmoil resurfacing in our society. Using traditional painting techniques, drawing media and gestalt principles the work looks into the destructive nature of what it’s doing to our society on a subconscious level.

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  3. Virtual Workshop: Create Your Own Jellyfish Light

    July 15, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center YouTube Channel

    Please join us on July 15 as we teach you how to create a jellyfish night light out of recycled water bottle. This event will be featured via our YouTube channel. Supplies needed: (1) recycled water bottle (1) goggle eyes set (1) permanent marker-black (1) scissors (1) wireless LED light

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  4. Tote-and Go: Canvas Creations

    July 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Outside the Mesquite Arts Center

    Do you have a child that loves to paint? Well if you do, then our Just For Kids: Canvas Creations event is just for you! On June 24, you will be able to swing by the Mesquite Arts Center as we hand out (20) Art Kits. This event is 1 of 3 that will happen this summer, and the image will be “Foodie” image. All materials will be provided by the Mesquite Arts Council. So if you have a child ages 3-8 years old, register today at eguajardo@cityofmesquite.com. This event is FREE for the first 20 people who register. Please Note: We will set-up a table in the parking lot for you to drive by and pick up. This will be a contact less delivery for those who are registered.

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  5. MAC Doodles: Picnic Food

    July 23, 2020, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center's YouTube Channel (Online Virtual Event)

    Please join us on Thursday, July 23 for our virtual class "MAC Doodles". This week we will doodle images inspired by the book "We're Going on a Picnic" by Pat Hutchins! This class features "How To" doodle videos for the whole family + a special children's read-a-long. Gather with your pencil, pen and paper as instructor Erica Guajardo shows you how to create a duck, a chicken, and food from a picnic basket that are great for beginners, intermediate, and expert level. This is a FREE virtual course. A link to our video will upload at 12PM on July 23. Featured Book: (Available for check out with Mesquite Public Library TO-GO Program) "We're Going on a Picnic" Material List: (1) Pencil (1) Paper : Watercolor paper if you would like to paint it. Cardstock if you would like to color with markers, color pencil, or crayons. Regular paper or cardboard works too! (4) Pens/ Markers: -extra fine -fine -normal -bold

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  6. Kevin Owens: Extraordinary Vertical Virtual Artist Reception

    July 23, 2020, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center's YouTube Channel (Virtual Online Event)

    Please join the Mesquite Arts Council on July 23 as they present MISD teacher Kevin Owens. On this day, the Mesquite Arts Center will premiere the exhibiting body of work that resides inside of the Chamber Gallery with special commentary from the artist. This exhibition centers around “restoration” as it reflects to the current events of the ongoing turmoil resurfacing in our society. Using traditional painting techniques, drawing media and gestalt principles the work looks into the destructive nature of what it’s doing to our society on a subconscious level.

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Home Page Calendar

  1. Democratic Primary Runoff Election

    July 14, 2020, All Day

    Democratic Primary Runoff Election Tuesday, July 14, 2020 To Vote in this Election you must be registered by Monday - June 15, 2020

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  2. Virtual Town Hall Meeting on City's Budget

    July 14, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83075976864 Phone: 877-853-5257 The webinar ID is 830 7597 6864##.

    The City of Mesquite seeks the public’s input on its budget and is hosting a virtual town hall meeting on July 14, beginning at 7 p.m. for public participation. The virtual meeting is accessible for participation on a computer through Zoom by visiting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83075976864 or by phone and calling 877-853-5257. The webinar ID is 830 7597 6864##. The town hall will provide an update on the City’s current budget and plans for next year’s budget. Presentations will include details on City programs and services, as well as the results of the budget survey that was recently completed by the public. The public can watch the virtual meeting at www.facebook.com/cityofmesquitetx/ on the City’s Facebook page or at www.cityofmesquite.com/WatchCouncilMeeting on the City’s website. The public can visit www.cityofmesquite.com/Budget to learn more about the City’s budget.

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  3. Mesquite Championship Rodeo - Military Appreciation Night

    July 18, 2020, 6:00 PM @ Mesquite Arena

    The Mesquite Championship Rodeo is back and open for business. The Mesquite Championship Rodeo is the Rodeo Capital of Texas and sanctioned by the PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) - the sanctioning body of Pro Rodeo. Contestants will be coming from all over the country to compete.

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  4. Mesquite Championship Rodeo - Hispanic Heritage Night

    July 25, 2020, 6:00 PM @ Mesquite Arena

    The Mesquite Championship Rodeo is back and open for business. The Mesquite Championship Rodeo is the Rodeo Capital of Texas and sanctioned by the PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) - the sanctioning body of Pro Rodeo. Contestants will be coming from all over the country to compete.

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Library Events

  1. Summer Reading Club for Children, Teens and Adults

    June 1, 2020 - August 1, 2020 @ Mesquite Main Library

    2020 Summer Reading Club - Imagine Your Story - June 1 through August 1. The Mesquite Public Library Summer Reading Club for children, teens and adults is online at www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub. Sign-up with READsquared to log reading, win badges and prizes. Also, view our virtual entertainers, storytimes, crafts to-go, legos, games and stem programs. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information.

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  2. Virtual Craft Time - Castanets Craft

    July 6, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 13, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a Castanets Craft. Craft kits are available for pickup at the Mesquite Main Library. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  3. Virtual Storytime

    July 7, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 14, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for music, movement and stories. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  4. Virtual STEM Time - TBD

    July 7, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 14, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a STEM demonstration using common items often available at home. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  5. Virtual LEGO Time - Treehouses

    July 8, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 15, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a LEGO challenge. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  6. Virtual Storytime

    July 9, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 16, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for music, movement and stories. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  7. Virtual Entertainer - Juggling with David Slick

    July 9, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 16, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a special juggling performance by David Slick. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  8. Virtual Game Time - Sponge Darts

    July 10, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 17, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads as we construct our own sponge darts game. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  9. Virtual Craft Time - Frisbee Craft

    July 13, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 20, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a Frisbee Craft. Craft kits are available for pickup at the Mesquite Main Library. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  10. Virtual Storytime

    July 14, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 21, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for music, movement and stories. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  11. Virtual STEM Time - Sidewalk Chalk Paint

    July 14, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 21, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a STEM demonstration using common items often available at home. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  12. Virtual LEGO Time - Boats

    July 15, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 22, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a LEGO challenge. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  13. Virtual Storytime

    July 16, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 23, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for music, movement and stories. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  14. Virtual Entertainer - Dallas Black Dance Theater

    July 16, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 23, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a special hip hop class. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  15. Virtual Entertainer - Shadow Factory Puppetry

    July 16, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 23, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a special puppet performance . Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  16. Virtual Game Time - Bean Bag Toss

    July 17, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 24, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads as we construct our own bean bag toss game. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  17. Virtual Craft Time - Rainbow Shaker Craft

    July 20, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 27, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a Rainbow Shaker Craft. Craft kits are available for pickup at the Mesquite Main Library. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  18. Virtual Storytime

    July 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 28, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for music, movement and stories. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  19. Virtual STEM Time - Slime

    July 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 28, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a STEM demonstration using common items often available at home. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  20. Virtual LEGO Time - Airplanes

    July 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 29, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a LEGO challenge. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  21. Virtual Storytime

    July 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 30, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for music, movement and stories. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  22. Virtual Game Time - Checkers

    July 24, 2020, 2:00 PM - July 31, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads as we construct our own checkers board. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  23. Virtual Craft Time - Paper Plate Dragon Craft

    July 27, 2020, 2:00 PM - August 3, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a Paper Plate Dragon Craft. Craft kits are available for pickup at the Mesquite Main Library. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  24. Virtual Storytime

    July 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 4, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for music, movement and stories. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  25. Virtual STEM Time - Catapults

    July 28, 2020, 2:00 PM - August 4, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a STEM demonstration using common items often available at home. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  26. Virtual LEGO Time - Real World Adventure

    July 29, 2020, 2:00 PM - August 5, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a LEGO challenge. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  27. Virtual Storytime

    July 30, 2020, 10:00 AM - August 6, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for music, movement and stories. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  28. Virtual Entertainer - Johannes Quilitz Cartoonist

    July 30, 2020, 2:00 PM - August 6, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads for a special drawing class with Johannes Quilitz - Cartoonist. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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  29. Virtual Game Time - Bowling

    July 31, 2020, 2:00 PM - August 7, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Mesquite Main Library

    Visit MesquiteReads at www.facebook.com/MesquiteReads as we construct our own bowling game. Please call 972-216-6220 for more information or visit www.cityofmesquite.com/library/summerreadingclub for all Summer Reading Club Activities and log your reading from June 1 to August 1.

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