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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Arts!Longview Celebrates Longview Community Center Reopening

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The public is invited to join Arts!Longview on Thursday, March 10, for the reopening of the historic Longview Community Center, which will celebrate its debut with an opening night performance of the play “Crimes of the Heart” by Theatre Longview.

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Arts!Longview names Longview Ballet founder as recipient of first Lifetime Achievement Award

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Arts!Longview is pleased to announce the selection of the organization’s first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Artistic Excellence. 

Pat George Mitchell, the founder and Artistic Director of Longview Ballet Theatre, will be honored...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Arts!Longview Welcomes New Executive Director

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Arts!Longview is set to welcome a new executive director in January. Christina Cavazos will take over for Cynthia Hellen, who is staying on board through the spring to ensure a smooth transition, Cavazos said. The nonprofit organization guides the 320-acr...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Call for Sculptors

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We are now accepting proposals for two new sculptures to be located within the Cultural District.  Written proposals are due by February 15, 2022. For information email lhill@longviewtexas.gov.

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Artist Incubator/Accelerator Space Survey

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Arts!Longview is looking into an opportunity to develop a local warehouse space into an artist incubator/accelerator. This could include work (studio) space and public space for the artists to exhibit/display/sell/perform works. As a local artist, your th...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Spring Hill freshman hopes to inspire others with downtown Longview mural

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Photo by Michael Cavazos

A downtown Longview mural painted by a Spring Hill High School freshman invites the community to experience a spring melody.

Fourteen-year-old Ava Arnold painted the mural, titled “Spring Melody,” with her mother on the back wall of...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Job Posting

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Arts!Longview is hiring an Executive Director. This is a full time position. For questions, please email admin@artslongview.org

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Historical Museum Graces Magazine Cover

Medallion Magazine Summer Cover

Arts!Longview is proud to see the beautiful Gregg County Historical Museum on the cover of The Medallion's summer issue! The Medallion is the Texas Historical Commission's official quarterly magazine containing news and advice about preservation projects,...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Longview WOW Gets Downtown Mural

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A Union Pacific train rolled slowly by as Jamie Robinson painted with a steady hand on the back wall of Longview World of Wonders, working on a mural for the downtown hands-on children’s museum. Robinson, 37, hoped to get a little painting in Monday befor...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Local groups receive grants from Texas Commission on the Arts

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Four local arts organizations will receive more than $200,000 in grant money in October 2020 from the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA).  Most of this funding became available locally when Arts!Longview received the TCA cultural district designa...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Letter of Intent Signing

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The Longview Arts District hosted a Letter of Intent Signing on January 8, 2019. The event was an overwhelming success and supported by many community members, local business owners, and government officials. The Arts District obtained more than 100 signa...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Longview Symphony Turns 50

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The Longview Symphony has been bringing classical music to East Texas since 1969. This season, they have been celebrating with a gala at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts and a special 50th anniversary concert, featuring their first conductor, James Snowde...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

The Arts!Longview Cultural District Named

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The Arts!Longview Cultural District was been named a Texas Cultural District by the the Texas Commission on the Arts at a ceremony in Austin on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Arts!Longview will host a celebration on Oct. 10, 2019 in downtown Longview in con...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

The Very Culture of Longview

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The following is from a Longview News-Journal editorial:

Most of us have visited a place and found ourselves wondering: “What really makes this a city?”

All cities have at least one big thing in common. They are collections of people loc...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Celebrating our New District

Arts!Longview Ribbon Cutting

The Arts!Longview Cultural District is official, after civic and state leaders cut the ribbon on its downtown office Thursday. At least 200 people toasted the state designation of the 342-acre district during a ceremony inside the former Guarantee Bank/Re...

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