Greetings from the Eisemann Center!

Thank you for subscribing to our monthly Art Newsletter, Brushstrokes. We hope you find it informative and inviting. The Forrest and Virginia Green Mezzanine Gallery is free to view, and open daily to the public. Located in the heart of Galatyn Parkway, and steps from the DART rail, our monthly art installation is not something you want to miss.

September 2021

A Place of Peace: Using Art as A Window to the Soul

September 1 - 26, 2021

The Eisemann Center’s Forrest and Virginia Green Mezzanine Gallery will host the A Place of Peace: Using Art as A Window to the Soul from Sept.1-Sept. 26. 

The exhibition is coordinated by Teresa Nicosia Mayo, an artist and art educator at The University of Texas at Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders. Mayo teaches art to young adults on the autism spectrum by using art as an alternative and therapeutic means of expression.  

"Callier Collage"

by Malcolm

This month's exhibit is part of Inclusion is Magical. The City of Richardson is hosting Inclusion is Magical Sept. 9-11 at the Eisemann Center. The inaugural event will showcase the art and performances of the autistic community in partnership with Methodist Richardson Medical Center, UT Dallas, the Richardson IQ®, Richardson ISD, Kirin Court, ER Near Me, Cindi’s N.Y. Deli, Canyon Creek Art & Frame, and other community groups bringing awareness to the opportunities and capabilities of those on the autism spectrum. 


"Callier 13"


“Already their reaction is so excited and so happy — and so honored to be part of this exhibition,” Mayo said in the video. “So, I’m sure when they see all of their magnificent works of art on the wall, they are going to be ecstatic.”

Enjoy watching a recent interview with Teresa Mayo, about the upcoming exhibit. 

"A Place of Peace" On Display at the Eisemann Center

This exhibition features works of art from participants in the Young Adult Social Communication Group at the Callier Center, as well as Hugs Cafe in McKinney, and emphasizes the use of creativity as a tool to increase self-awareness and communication in those on the autism spectrum. 

Framing sponsored by Canyon Creek Art. 

Schedule of Exhibits 2021

Due to the ever-changing response to COVID-19, we ask that you check our website, and follow us on social media for the most current announcements, cancellations, or closings. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility and remain dedicated to keeping all visitors, staff, patrons, and artists safe and healthy. 

North Texas Asian Photographer's Association
September 29 - October 25

Susan Clark
October 27 - November 29

Please forward and share this newsletter to anyone interested in the arts. 

For questions or subscription requests, email

Artists wanting to be considered for exhibit can find details at the Eisemann Center website

Hours: 12 pm - 5 pm Monday - Friday and during all public events