There’s a media tour of the Perot Museum today, so you’ll be seeing lots of what’s inside the building, but we talk with architect Thom Mayne about, well, what’s up with the outside? Especially, that glassed-in escalator?
It quickly became a new photographic icon for Fort Worth: the Modern Art Museum shimmering on its pond. It’s also been something of a turning point in the career of Japanese architect Tadao Ando. He returned to Fort Worth for 24 hours recently and we had a chance to chat.
A big name advisor is appointed for three years. Which would seem to mean we should expect some serious Islamic art showing up at the Dallas Museum of Art (or the works the DMA already has getting showcased more).
Now the Major weighs in on the departure of the negotiator he asked to volunteer to help settle the dispute between the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Museum Tower.
Today in the roundup: The new Guide Live, a piece of architecture in danger and a new deal in San Antonio.
The DMA and Art&Seek kick off State of the Arts new season tonight at the DMA. Join host Jeff Whittington and his guests Mark Banta, Veletta Forsythe Lill and Maria Muñoz-Blanco for what’s next in the Arts District.
The Museum Tower took out a full-page ad in The Dallas Morning News’ business section. It’s not your typical real-estate ad. UPDATE: The Nasher says they’re pleased the Tower’s owners have publicly acknowledged the tower has “design issues.”
Speedy little buggers – all because of the big donations they’ve been hauling in and a quick construction schedule. Online ticket sales will start Oct. 2.
The new City Performance Hall re-configures its acoustics for the different theater companies, chamber groups and lecture series that’ll use it. We check out the sound-shifting going on with the hall’s acoustic consultant – who bursts our bubble.
Guest blogger Gail Sachson is on hand when Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings visits the Creative Arts Center.