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2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 31
Dallas Art Fair Kick-Off Party 
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Neiman Marcus, 1618 Main Street, Dallas, 75201
With a Patron Pass.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 1
Karen Finley in The Jackie Look
The Kessler Theater, 1230 West Davis Street, Dallas, 75208
Karen Finley is an American performance artist who for three decades has enacted the traumas and psychological complexities of our times before worldwide audiences. In her Reality Shows she takes on the personas of such diverse cultural figures as Liza Minnelli, Terry Schiavo, and Laura Bush. In Dallas she will perform The Jackie Look at the Kessler Theater.
Tickets available for purchase. 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 2
Nasher Prize
The Nasher Sculpture Center proudly presents the Nasher Prize, an annual international award that will be presented to a living artist whose work has had an extraordinary impact on the understanding of sculpture.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 8
MTV RE:DEFINE Gala Dinner and Art Auction
The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, together with The Goss-Michael Foundation and Dallas Contemporary, present the fifth annual RE:DEFINE, a world-premiere art exhibition, auction, and gala featuring world-renowned contemporary artists curated by Neville Wakefield. Previous years artists included Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Julian Schnabel, Tracey Emin, Richard Phillips, Piotr Uklanski, Marc Quinn, Jim Lambie, Ryan Gander, Michelle Grabner, Mario Testino, and Juergen Teller among others. The evening, hosted by Joyce Goss and Kenny Goss, joined by MTV RE:DEFINE Ambassadors, Jessica Nowitzki, Anna Sophia Van Zweden, Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, Kari Schlegel-Kloewer, and Krystal Schlegel, along with Art Chairs Paula Crown and CJ Jones and honoring Headington Companies will feature a live auction led by auctioneer Simon De Pury. All proceeds will benefit Dallas Contemporary and The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, an international organization dedicated to stopping the spread of HIV among young people.
Tickets available for purchase.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13
The Power Station Exhibition Opening: Karl Holmqvist
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Power Station, 3816 Commerce Street, Dallas, 75226
With a Patron Pass.

Dallas Museum of Art Opening: Irving Penn
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Dallas Musuem of Art, 1717 N. Harwood Street, Dallas, 75201
With a Patron Pass.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 14
PumpHouse
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
5 Willowood Street, Dallas, 75205
Layers of paint, marks and tracings on the PumpHouse tell the varied history of the site, which now has been transformed by Deedie and Rusty Rose into an art installation and private event space.
With a Patron Pass.

Dallas Art Fair Collector Preview
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Fashion Industry Gallery (f.i.g.), 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, 75201
With a Patron Pass.

Dallas Art Fair Preview Gala
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Patron Pass
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Preview Gala Ticket
Fashion Industry Gallery (f.i.g.), 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, 75201
The Preview Gala, which benefits the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center and Dallas Contemporary, offers art patrons and Dallas’ top collectors the opportunity to preview and purchase exhibited works prior to the public opening of the fair.
Preview Gala tickets available for purchase online at www.dallasartfair.com/tickets.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 15
The Goss-Michael Foundation Breakfast with Paula Crown
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
The Goss-Michael Foundation, 1405 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Dallas, 75207
With a Patron Pass.

Dallas Art Fair
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fashion Industry Gallery (f.i.g.), 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, 75201
Located at the Fashion Industry Gallery – adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the revitalized downtown arts district – the 2016 Dallas Art Fair will feature over 90 prominent national and international art dealers and galleries representing painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, and installation by modern and contemporary artists.

Dallas Contemporary Members Opening Celebration: Dan Colen, Helmut Lang, and Paola Pivi
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Dallas Contemporary, 161 Glass Street, Dallas, 75207
Dan Colen’s exhibition at Dallas Contemporary will be the first large-scale exhibition of the artist’s work in North America. The exhibition will be a focused survey of Colen’s paintings that will include various preliminary drawings for paintings in the exhibition. The scope of the exhibition will range from classic examples of Colen’s candlestick paintings to his newest billboard size works. Curated by Peter Doroshenko.
Dallas Contemporary is pleased to present an exhibition of sculptures by Helmut Lang for the artist’s first museum exhibition in North America. Lang’s artistic practice is characterized by his use of materials and textures, assembled from diverse sources and repurposed. Curated by Peter Doroshenko.
Paola Pivi explores slight subversion of the real—resulting in whimsical and fantastical situations. Bears made of feathers, upside down planes, and whipped cream covered alligators all have a place in Pivi’s oeuvre. The artist’s exhibition at Dallas Contemporary will be her first museum solo in the United States. Curated by Justine Ludwig.
With a Patron Pass.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 16
Dallas Art Fair
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fashion Industry Gallery (f.i.g.), 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, 75201
Located at the Fashion Industry Gallery – adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the revitalized downtown arts district – the 2016 Dallas Art Fair will feature over 90 prominent national and international art dealers and galleries representing painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, and installation by modern and contemporary artists.

Nasher 360: Agents, Advisors, Devils and Apostates: The New Art World
2:00 p.m.
Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora Street, Dallas, 75201
In a rapidly changing market, who defines the value of art? How can collectors navigate an industry that is increasingly complex in terms of geography and channels of distribution? A panel of art world players with divergent perspectives on the buying and selling of art will discuss the shifting hierarchies and new structures that are changing the way culture is marketed and thought about.
Complimentary with Dallas Art Fair pass. RSVP to 360RSVP@nashersculpturecenter.org or click here.

The Eye Ball in Celebration of the Dallas Art Fair
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
“Eye” 1605 Main Street, Dallas, 75201 (across from The Joule Hotel)
With a Patron Pass. Space is limited. Subject to availability. 

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 17
Texas Tour of the Dallas Cowboys Art Collection at AT&T Stadium
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
One AT&T Way, Arlington, 76011
Gene and Jerry Jones, owners of the Dallas Cowboys, have assembled a world-class collection of museum quality contemporary art at AT&T Stadium with the help of some of the region’s foremost collectors, museum curators and a professional art advisor. The collection consists of 58 works of art, including 16 site-specific commissions, by established and emerging contemporary artists. All of them have pieces in permanent collections of prestigious museums across the country and around the world.
With a Patron Pass. Please RSVP to rsvp@dallasaartfair.com or 214.220.1278 to secure your reservation. Buses will depart from the Dallas Art Fair at 9:30 a.m.

Dallas Art Fair
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fashion Industry Gallery (f.i.g.), 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, 75201
Located at the Fashion Industry Gallery – adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the revitalized downtown arts district – the 2016 Dallas Art Fair will feature over 90 prominent national and international art dealers and galleries representing painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, and installation by modern and contemporary artists.

 

 

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