Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family
Visual Art Events
May 06 - May 28 | 2018
L.A.-based sculptor and recording artist Sebastien Leon creates a site-specific sound sculpture, which will be on display on Level One between Neiman Marcus and Dillard’s throughout the festival. Inspired by the rib cage of a whale that has washed ashore, the newly commissioned work plays an altered version of Verdi’s Requiem, performed by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Jaap van Zweden.FREE
May 11 | 2018
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center | 9PM
Shattered guitars strung with piano strings assembled across the marble floor of the Meyerson Symphony Center define the performative space in this world premiere. Sound and movement materialize as performers activate the broken landscape in a composition that is both sonic and visual.FREE
May 12 | 2018
The Bomb Factory + Canton Hall | 6PM
Start at Canton Hall for a free multisensory art exhibit featuring new commissions by Dallas artists, followed by a ticketed event next door at The Bomb Factory, where Array features four national artists collaborating with local performance ensembles.
Tickets On Sale March 9th!
May 13 | 2018
Dallas Museum of Art | Horchow Auditorium | 3PM
Inspired by Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, this performance examines the efficacy of translation between languages, and between language and music. Composition is performed by Dallas Symphony cellist Jeffrey Hood.
May 15 | 2018
Moody Performance Hall | 7:30PM
MARIACHI ROSAS DIVINAS
Contemporary Mexican artist Gonzalo Lebrija initiates a clash between traditional Mariachi and the music of Wagner in this world-premiere performance. Dallas’s only all-female mariachi ensemble performs a newly commissioned work by composer Jesús Echevarría, within Lebrija’s original set design.
May 16 | 2018
Alamo Drafthouse Cedars | 6:30PM drinks | 7:30PM screening
DALLAS FILM SOCIETY
A lyrical documentary and a new video take the audience through an intimate journey into the world of composer Richard Wagner through the lens of his great-great-grandson and visual artist Antoine Wagner. The evening begins with cocktails at 6:30 PM and concludes with a discussion led by the artist.BUY
May 17 | 2018
Nasher Sculpture Center | 9PM
JEFF GIBBONS + GREGORY RUPPE
This immersive installation, with a performative element by vocal artist Liz Tonne, brings the Nasher Garden to life, giving voice to a tree as the sculptures fade to dust. The performance utilizes sound technology invented by the artists to present a psychologically charged experience.
May 19 | 2018
The Cedars Union | 8PM
Multimedia artist and professional figure skater Jennifer Wester explores how light and shadow affect movement in even their most monochromatic forms in this whimsical world-premiere performance. Wester does the unimaginable as she transforms a Dallas parking lot into a magical ice skating rink, utilizing synthetic ice, lighting and projection while performing against an original music composition of sounds harvested from her own skates.BUY
May 22 | 2018
Artist's Studio, Design District | 7:30PM
CROW COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART
Join artist Master Shen-Long for an exclusive studio experience where he will create a bold new calligraphic ink work in front of a live audience. Using video technology, the audience is invited to watch the artist in action in real-time from all angles.