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Annual Events: EMPTY BOWLS


13th Annual

Empty Bowls Fort Worth

Presented by

Tom Thumb blue and red logo


Friday, February 20, 2015

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Texas Hall (West & Central Rooms)

Amon G. Carter Exhibits Hall

Will Rogers Memorial Center

3401 West Lancaster, Fort Worth 76107



Purchase your 2015 Empty Bowls tickets.

Watch a video from Fox 4 News highlighting Empty Bowls.


Tarrant Area Food Bank's signature event attracts 2,000 guests and volunteers who:

  • Select keepsakes from among 2,500 handcrafted bowls by North Texas artisans.

    Sample listing of artists who contributed their bowls and artwork in 2014.

  • Bid in a live auction for Celebrity Bowls, each signed by stars of stage, screen and sports
  • Bid in a silent auction for dozens of items, including season tickets to TCU football games, tickets to the 2015 Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, a Michael Bane painting, fine jewelry, and restaurant gift certificates
  • And so much more!


Click here to review sponsorship levels and reserve one.

Questions? Please email Francie Cooper, Community Events Director.


Bisque Bowl Painting

Each year volunteer painters, professional and amateur alike, begin painting bisque bowls for the next Empty Bowls event, even as the current one takes place.

Hart Street Pottery would like to invite you to join in the preparation by painting bisque bowls for the upcoming 2015 Empty Bowls event. A $4 donation per bowl is requested to help defray costs.

Hart Street Pottery (17 & up)

6346 Hart Street, Fort Worth 76112

Please call ahead if you would like more information or are planning to attend.

Hart Street Pottery, 817-429-7222.