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Nasher Sculpture Center to Reveal First Project of Citywide Exhibition

Nasher Sculpture Center and Trinity Audubon Center will announce first Nasher XChange Projext

Nasher Sculpture Center and Trinity Audubon Center will announce first Nasher XChange Projext

The Nasher Sculpture Center and the Trinity River Audubon Center will announce the first Nasher XChange project on Friday, June 14, 2013. The free event will be held at the Trinity River Audubon Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Nasher XChange press announcement and bird release will be at 1 p.m.

The Nasher will announce the Nasher XChange projects beginning Friday, June 14. Tomorrow’s announcement will be the first of ten announcements leading up to the Nasher’s 10th anniversary.

Schedule of Events

  • Free admission to Trinity River Audubon Center, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • First 50 children receive free Nasher XChange commemorative hard hats.
  • Press Announcement, Great Hall, Trinity River Audubon Center, 1 p.m.
    • Remarks by Jed Morse, Chief Curator, Nasher Sculpture Center & T Hanson, Operations Manager, Trinity River Audubon Center
    • Ruben Ochoa, Artist
    • Celebratory Pigeon Release with 25 children, Great Hall Deck
  • Guided Birding Hikes, 12-2 p.m.
  • Bird Crafts, 12-2 p.m.
  • Nasher Art Project (Mini landscape/sculpture), 12-2 p.m.
  • Food Trucks, 12 -2 p.m.
  • Photo-op with live owl,  12-2 p.m.

About Nasher XChange

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Nasher Sculpture Center will present Nasher XChange, a dynamic art exhibition consisting of 10 newly-commissioned public sculptures by contemporary artists at 10 sites throughout the city of Dallas from October 19, 2013 to February 16, 2014. Covering a diverse range of neighborhoods and approaches to sculpture, Nasher XChange represents the first citywide, museum-organized public art exhibition in the United States.

About the Nasher Sculpture Center

Established in 2003, the Nasher Sculpture Center is home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculpture in the world, the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, featuring more than 300 masterpieces by Calder, de Kooning, di Suvero, Giacometti, Gormley, Hepworth, Kelly, Matisse, Miró, Moore, Picasso, Rodin, Serra, Shapiro, and Turrell, among others. The longtime dream of the late Raymond and Patsy Nasher, the museum is an urban oasis in the heart of the downtown Dallas Arts District.

For more information about the Nasher Sculpture Center visit nashersculpturecenter.org.

About Trinity River Audubon Center

The Trinity River Audubon Center (TRAC) is managed by Audubon Texas, the state program of the National Audubon Society. Audubon’s mission for more than 100 years has been to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

The Trinity River Audubon Center is located at 6500 Great Trinity Forest Way, Dallas, Texas. For more information call 214-398-8722 or visit online at www.trinityaudubon.org.

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