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DMA Making Friends With Klyde Warren

Take that, food trucks along Woodall Rodgers, blocking the DMA from the folks in Klyde Warren Park. Now the DMA’s Woodall Rodgers entrance will have a new plaza, new pavilion – and a new outdoor food service center.

Nasher Announces Fall Shows – One Turns A Gallery Into A Luxurious Salon

Piero Golia’s luxury salon will undoubtedly be something of a contrast to the “Arte Povera” (“poor art) of Giuseppe Penone, who uses tree trunks and the human body as sculptural and conceptual materials.

A New ‘Dawn’ Comes To Old Parkland

The private, office development Harlan Crow has built around Old Parkland Hospital has become an intellectual theme park. Famous quotations from Founding Fathers are carved into walls. And now it’s graced with something rare hereabouts: an actual town square with a neo-classic column as its centerpiece.

Secrets Of The Meyerson: A Conversation With Mort Meyerson

As the DSO’s 25th anniversary season celebrating the Meyerson Symphony Center starts to end, we close out our project, Secrets of the Meyerson, by sitting down with the man who led the 10-year-long effort to create the finest concert hall of the past century.

Third annual Dallas Arts Week kicks off Friday

Show some love for arts in Dallas by picking an event to attend in the next week. There are hundreds to choose from.

SXSW: The Collision of Design, Biology and Tech

Categorized Under: Architecture, South by Southwest, Visual Arts 1 Comment

A sculpture, built by thousands of insects working in tandem with a robot. A building made of fungi bricks. These actually exist, and were spotlighted in a SXSW 2015 keynote on trends in modern design.

Arts Districts’ Artists Housing Is Going to Get A LOT Of New Neighbors

A plan to have working artists actually living in Dallas’ Arts District will now have them rubbing shoulders with wealthy neighbors. A 39-unit, low-cost housing project now will also be a luxury tower with storefront retail. All part of the plan, actually.

Scrap Can Be Beautiful When Booker T Students Sculpt and Solder

Scrap can indeed be beautiful — if it is in the hands of Booker T Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts sculpture students.

Dallas Not Even A Top 20 ‘Arts Vibrant’ City, Says New SMU Study

The study measures an area’s cultural vitality through such factors as arts employment, government support and non–profit dollars. And Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and even Austin do not rank high.

Cedar Fever? We Get A Tour of Where The MAC Is Headed Downtown

The MAC was in Uptown before Uptown existed. But now it’s headed south – to a sprawling, old complex in the Cedars. But will Kitchen Dog Theater move with it? Should it?

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