Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family
Visual Art Events
Apr 11 | 2018
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center | 5:45PM
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
May 06 - May 28 | 2018
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
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 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 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.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 work in front of a live audience.