Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family

Visual Art Events

Eyes As Bright As Diamonds

Apr  11  |  2018

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center | 5:45PM

JEN RAY
DALLAS ART FAIR

This newly commissioned performance explores the dark glamour of American life, it's history of transformation and reinvention. A female singer and squads of women unite to create a sense of pageantry, celebration and tension.

FREE

The Diffracted Symphony

May  06  -  May  28  |  2018

NorthPark Center

SEBASTIEN LEON

L.A.- based sculptor and recording artist Sebastien Leon creates a site-specific sound sculpture that remodels the texture of music. Utilizing source material from classical recordings, Leon's newly commissioned sound work will be on display in SouthCourt throughout the festival.

FREE

Melodies of Certain Damange

May  11  |  2018

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center | 9PM

NAAMA TSABAR

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

Las Personas No Van Juntas

May  13  |  2018

Dallas Museum of Art | Horchow Auditorium | 3PM

LIHUEL GONZÁLEZ

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. 

FREE

Mariachi Wagner

May  15  |  2018

Moody Performance Hall | 7:30PM

GONZALO LEBRIJA
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. 

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Wagner: A Genius in Exile

May  16  |  2018

Alamo Drafthouse Cedars | 6:30PM drinks | 7:30PM screening

ANTOINE WAGNER
DALLAS FILM SOCIETY

A lyrical documentary and a new short-film 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 6:30PM and concludes with a discussion led by the artist.

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Grubnik + Suzanne

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. 

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Breaking Shadows

May  19  |  2018

The Cedars Union | 8PM

JENNIFER WESTER

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.

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Calligraphy: Shadow and Light

May  22  |  2018

Artist's Studio, Design District | 7:30PM

MASTER SHEN-LONG 
CROW COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART


Join artist Master Shen-Long for an exclusive studio experience where he will create a bold new calligraphic work in front of a live audience. 

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