The Nasher Sculpture Center has announced its 2010 NasherSALON Speaker Series. The series has previously featured such artists as authors John Updike and Larry McMurtry, choreographer Twyla Tharp, chef Wolfgang Puck and singer-songwriter Art Garfunkel. This next year’s series will feature actor-director Robert Duvall (Jan. 21), actress-model Lauren Bacall (March 11), singer Gladys Knight (June [...]
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The Nasher’s show of architectural models from Foster + Partners, designers of the Winspear, may be a sideshow for the Big Event in the Arts District next month. But it’s a dandy sideshow: elaborate scale models of influential buildings (for the toy-train-hobbyist in us all), plus some real context for our new, Giant Red Operatic Panic Button.
On Thursday night, the Dallas Film Society continues its series of classic movies born of novels with The Grapes of Wrath. The event begins at 6:30 at the Nasher Sculpture Center with a movie chat with Gary Cogill before the film rolls at 7. After the movie, a discussion will take place. Why should you [...]
SIMPLY THE BEST: WFAA.com recently asked its users to vote in its Best Of list, taking the pulse on everything from auto repair shops to yoga studios. There were a couple of arts-related categories in there, so for what it’s worth, I’m passing along the results. In the “best museum” category, the Nasher Sculpture Center [...]
Guest blogger Lydia Regalado is an arts educator, crafter and blogger who writes about people who gather to make things. High temperatures, conservative spending habits and the need to stay cool is prompting a Stay-cation Summer! This summer I am staying close to home, exploring parts of my city, some of them for the first time. [...]
Today in the Art&Seek Saturday Spotlight, we feature Target First Saturday at the Nasher Sculpture Center.
A North Texas cable TV special: Comedian Paul Mooney performed last night at the Dallas mens’ club, the Lodge. His “adult material” set was taped by Dallas video production company AMS Pictures to air on Showtime this fall. The 67-year-old outspoken comic is a former writer for Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx and was a regular [...]
The second half of CulturGrrl’s interview with the new Nasher Sculpture Center director Jeremy Strick finds him discussing his plans for the future, which as you may have gathered from my story on him, involve acquiring new works. The Nasher collection, he says, was never intended to be static (and new purchases had pretty much [...]
Jeremy Strick, the new director of the Nasher Sculpture Center, spoke to The Dallas Morning News the other day. But if you’re still curious about his views on what really happened at his last post, running LA’s Museum of Contemporary Art (it barely survived until it got a $30 million grant from the philanthropist Eli [...]
HIDE AND GO SEEK: The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth blog has held a fun contest for the past few weeks. Each week, a set of clues describing a work in the museum is posted. Readers are then encouraged to take a guess as to which work is being described and e-mail their pick [...]