This morning, Art&Seek was honored to be a part of PAC -WE, the beginning. Anne will come in here later with her thoughts and experiences. The above video sums-up a lot of what I experienced today, but there is still a true lingering feeling of pride and gratitude towards Greg Metz and all the folks [...]
Posts Tagged 'Dallas Arts District'
Architect Joshua Prince-Ramus met with the media and the public last week — and then answered our questions about why the Wyly Theatre’s interior has only one bright color, how “low-tech” the Wyly actually is and what happened to his relationship with his mentor, Rem Koolhaas.
Guest blogger Gail Sachson owns Ask Me About Art, offering lectures, tours and program planning. She is Vice-Chair of the Cultural Affairs Commission and a member of the Dallas Public Art Committee. The crowd of 45,000 who came to Spotlight Sunday in the Arts District should be home now writing thank you notes to the donors [...]
You didn’t manage to get to the Arts District Sunday? Still stuck on the Green Line? Feeling left out of the whole sunshine-y, people-happy, arts-splendid, crowded-parking experience? Well, we’ve got a video for you. Two of ‘em, in fact.
Do you have health insurance? Do you want it? Many folks in our creative community- actors to gallery owners, fashion designers, authors, filmmakers, painters – are uninsured or underinsured . But now a group is calling for artists to stand together to change that. Of course, they’re doing it in a fun and funky [...]
So Saturday night, the AT&T PAC threw its cumulative wingding-gala, the final fundraising frolic before Sunday’s open house, when the whole Arts District welcomed the two freshman facilities by getting all free and easy with a day’s worth of open-admission museums and concerts. Think of it as kind of a cultural Rush Week. So anyway, [...]
The four renowned architects behind the Winspear Opera House and the Wyly Theatre — two of them Pritzker Prize-laureates — are in town meeting the public and answering questions: Why the red? Why the tubes? But mostly, how did the two performance halls in the AT&T PAC turn out the different ways they did?
Have you visited the newly completed Dallas Arts District yet? Veletta Forsythe Lill, Executive Director of the Dallas Arts District and Mark Nerenhausen, President and CEO of the AT&T Performing Arts Center, stopped by to discuss all things Arts District on this recent episode of Think.
All week (and all year, really) we’ve been talking about the new homes for the Dallas Theater Center and the Dallas Opera. But we’ve mostly forgotten about the homes those groups are leaving.
Several hundred people — and rows of dignitaries — courageously defied some low-hanging overcast to witness the official, secular dedication of the $354 million AT&T Performing Arts Center this morning. The religious dedication was Sunday, and it featured prayers by a rabbi, an imam, a Catholic bishop and a Methodist pastor. (Insert joke here.) On [...]