Van Go Art Fair Set for April 11

The second annual Van Go Art Fair takes place in Van from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 11 at Van City Park. Van is located off Interstate 20 between Dallas and Shreveport. The juried art show features hand-crafted jewelry, paintings, metal art, wood work, fiber art, glass,...

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New Board Gears Up for New Year

The new board of directors for the Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District Foundation met with members of the outgoing board and a few committee members at a social mixer in December. The enthusiasm for moving forward with the foundation's mission has them ready to get...

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Student Art Contest Announces Winners

Door Controls USA in Ben Wheeler sends out thousands of Christmas cards every year to customers and friends all over the world. Owned by the Gilchrist family, the company began featuring colorful artwork of matriarch Sharon Gilchrist on the cover of their cards in...

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American Dreamer Performs At The Old Firehouse

American Dreamer Performs At The Old Firehouse

American Dreamer is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 7 at The Old Firehouse in downtown Edom. The band brings a heavy dose of strings to their unique blend of Indie-Folk. The group’s music begins with honest, relatable Folk tunes, which are then...

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New Event Celebrates Art on Van Gogh’s Birthday

The first annual Van Go Art Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in Van City Park in Van, Texas, on the 166th birthday of Vincent Van Gogh. The event features a full day of juried art, performing singer-songwriters, wineries, food trucks, a young...

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Welcome to Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District

Welcome to Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District

PHOTO: Blacktop Gypsy performs at the Pickin' Porch in Ben Wheeler. Photo by Dave Hensley.   In the last few years, artists in Edom, Van, and Ben Wheeler talked about wanting to share their talents with the kids of Van school district, as well as with adults in...

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