This should sound familiar: The past decade has seen a building boom in England, as art museums have been used to revive the financial fortunes of mid-sized towns. The BBC asks, was it worth it?
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Today in the roundup: The Dead Sea Scrolls visit Fort Worth, plus bonding with symphony pros.
Today in the roundup: Weighing in on Museum Tower vs. Nasher, Cathy Ribgy on Peter Pan and the return of the Toadies.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing DTC’s ‘Joseph,’ Dallas Black Dance’s Olympic dream and a couple of wacky arts stories for a slow day.
This time, it’s $250,000 for the Dallas Opera, another chunk of the $1.5 million the TI Foundation recently awarded North Texas arts groups.
It’s the biggest single gift from the Texas Instruments Foundation.
Today in the roundup: Reviewing Pantagleize’s Woyzeck, local art collectors among the world’s most active and a study looks at the cultural building boom.
The DMN reported talks between the Nasher and the Museum Tower had “all but broken down.” And a lawsuit was coming. Nope, says the head of the pension fund that backed the tower. And the negotiator says the talks are fine.
Three North Texas theater companies will each produce works with the help of funding from a new grant program announced today.
The Dallas Museum of Art just got 300 grand to launch a ‘Laboratory for Museum Innovation.’ Cue the eery sound effects.