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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. 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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  4. 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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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 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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