Nasher Sculpture Center
The Nasher Sculpture Center is a modern and contemporary art museum and a study center located in the Arts District of Dallas, Texas.
The center is the home of the famous Raymond and Patsy Nasher sculpture collection. The Center was opened in 2003 in a 2,4-acre site where a modern building by Italian architect Renzo Piano and a beautiful 1,4-acre garden are located.
The Nasher collection comprises more than 300 sculptures by major artists such as Calder, de Kooning, di Suvero, Giacometti, Kelly, Matisse, Miró, Moore, Picasso, Rodin, Serra, and Turrell, just to name a few. The artworks are exhibited through rotating exhibitions and in the center’s sculpture garden.
The Nasher Sculpture Center also organizes temporary exhibitions of art, design, and architecture as well as exhibitions aimed to highlight emerging artists.
The center also organizes educational activities, workshops for children and schools, lectures, concerts and special events.
At the museum, an auditorium, a café, and a shop are available to the visitors.
The Nasher Center is fully accessible to people with disabilities; wheelchairs are available free-of-charge.
Photos by Tim Hursley, courtesy of the Nasher Sculpture Center
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