Preservation is the Art of the City


**After reviewing every option and their impact on HFW’s beloved fundraiser, Preservation is the Art of the City®, the committee has made the difficult decision to not hold the event this year.  The new date will be September 9, 2021. **

Enter our raffle for a chance to win 1 of 3 artworks!  Get all the details here.

Each September Historic Fort Worth, Inc. produces a month-long event called Preservation is the Art of the City® at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.  In its 18th year, the primary component is an art show and sale that runs most of the month.

Jury Day will be Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at McFarland House 1110 Penn Street, Fort Worth, Texas.  Artists must be from the North Texas Metropolitan area. If you participated in the 2019 Preservation is the Art of the City Art Show, you do not need to sign up for Jury Day.

If you are new to the show or have not participated in the last 3 years, and would like to be considered for the 2020 Preservation is the Art of the City Show, you must attend Jury Day.

There is a limited number of slots available, sign up before they are filled!

Sign Up Here


35% of your acquisition cost for art purchases will go to support the charitable mission of Historic Fort Worth, Inc.

And, as a 501(c)(3) charity, we are able to declare your art purchases during this event as sales tax free.*
*Items must be under $5,000.


Events at Preservation is the Art of the City® September 10-25 FWCAC Hours (9am-5pm, Mon.-Sat.) 
Presentations & Awards
(exclusively for sponsors)
September 10 5:30pm
Party with the Artists September 10 6:30 to 9:00
Art Show & Sale Through Sept. 25 FWCAC Hours
Cantey Lecture & Preservation Awards September 25 6:30-8:00


2019 Party with the Artists

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2018 Party With the Artists

To view photos from the 2017 Zodiac Awards Party click here