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Connecting With Canada: Celebrating The Aga Khan Museum In Toronto

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On Friday, members of the Dallas community met at SMU to view a live telecast of the opening of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. The museum may be in Canada, but Dallas’ connection has already started.

The Arts Get High in Aspen

Aspen’s new downtown art museum – designed by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect – has just opened – with celebratory fireworks and commissioned exhibitions from a noted Chinese artist. Oh yes, and also protests, calls for boycotts and controversies about tortoises, iPads and height restrictions.

The Artists In Neiman-Marcus’ Windows

Neiman’s flagship store in downtown Dallas has been showcasing something in its windows other than high-end fashions. Works by local artists – courtesy of Oil & Cotton.

Art&Seek Jr: Baby It’s Hot Outside! 6 Ways To Beat The Summer Heat

Kids feeling hot and bored? Check out one of the these “cool” events courtesy of Art&Seek Jr!

Is Art Good For You?

The Crow Collection has expanded its mission to include wellness classes and lectures (yoga, t’ai chi, meditation), while Rachel Nash is a rare gallery owner: She also offers art therapy.

Make Some Noise: Sound Art At Oil & Cotton

From the sound of rainwater on a can to hundreds of audio clips from Western movies, the Cotton & Oil exhibition, ‘And then I whirled to the sound of,’ uses sounds to make you think and feel.

The Dallas Opera Vs. The Met Opera Over The Future of Opera

The Met Opera’s general manager Peter Gelb has said simulcasts are simply not drawing younger audiences the way they hoped, while the Dallas Opera’s Keith Cerny says theirs certainly are. Who’s right? They both may be.

This Year’s $50,000 Hiett Prize Winner Is…

… an environmental historian. Which is something of a first for the $50,000 award from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture.

Art&Seek Jr: Special Activities For Kids With Special Needs

Check out the Junior’s picks this week for kids with special needs.

Review: ‘Mind’s Eye’ at the DMA

Covering the French Revolution to the dawn of modernism, with more than 120 artworks by 70 artists, including drawings by Degas, Picasso and Delacroix, the Dallas Museum of Art’s Mind’s Eye certainly offers an eyeful. But does it hold together?

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