This Week in Allen      
 May 29 - June 5        

Blue House Too
Art Space @ 934 Watters Creek Blvd
Hours: Wed - Fri: 5-9 pm;  Saturdays: 1-9 pm; and Sundays: 1-6 pm

HIPsters (Highly Important People)
Exhibit open until June 3
Free Event

Come to enjoy and purchase the work of many young visual artists from My Possibilities, a continuing education program in North Texas designed to give young adults with cognitive disabilities the chance at a higher education to help them discover their purpose. 

Allen Civic Ballet offers Master Classes
June 12, 13, 14 @ 9:00 - 11:00 am
@ 601 East Main Street, Suite E, Allen
$35 per class
Registration is open for I ntermediate and Advanced Ballet Dancers ages 13 and up to take Master Classes with Boston Ballet Principal Dancer, Anais Chalendard. A limited number of spaces are available. Learn More and Register

Summer Camp Registrations now open
Summer STEAM Camps for kids
All Classes 9am - noon
Fee $75
June 11-15: Stop Motion Storytelling
This hands-on camp will explore storytelling and film technology to create animated short films using original artwork. More Information and Registration
June 18-22:  Upcycling Art Installation
Learn more about how artists work with uncommon materials and about the recycling stream, and create our own outdoor public art installation on the final day of camp. More information and Registration

July 23-27: Weaving and Technology
Join us in Allen's Historic Train depot as we combine design thinking and art to explore the connection between weaving, technology and how it all ties back to Allen's history. More Information and Registration

July 30-Aug 3: Dinosaur Animatronics Camp
L earn how to operate a life-sized dinosaur animatronic unit and get a glimpse into how animatronic dinosaur exhibits are created for museums and zoos. More Information and Registration

  Summer ART Camp for kids at Blue House Too
June 11-14: Everything but Glitter; 9:00am - 12:00pm
Artists will explore and create art using a variety of materials including paint, oil pastels, charcoal, "trash", but not glitter. More Information and Registration
June 18-21: Adventures in Art ; 9:00-11:45am  
A rtists will complete 8 masterpieces with 4 different mediums; watercolor, acrylic, charcoal and oil pastel. More Information and Registration

July 9-12: All Artists Love Selfies; 9:00am - 12:00pm  
Artist will explore the history of self portraits and create a number of self portraits using a variety of materials: paint, charcoal, oil pastels and more. More Information and Registration
Camps, June-August, runs from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday
Rising Star & Young Actors Camps cost $225.  
Interns Camps cost $115. 
Teen Production Workshops - 13 to18 year olds only - cost $150

Upcoming Events
Legally Blonde, the Musical by Allen's Community Theatre, June 22 - July 8
Patriotic Salute by Allen Philharmonic Winds, June 29, 7:30 pm at Watters Creek

Check out all the Summer Programs and Events at

Regular Event - open to public

How to Support Us

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Donations in any amount are always appreciated and used to nurture arts, culture, heritage and enrichment programs in our community! Donate online at
If your teen needs service hours, or you or your family wants to reach out to the community through the arts, email us at