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Meadows Museum Presents Sorolla and America

The Meadows Museum is co-organizing Sorolla and America, the first major exhibition of work by Joaquín Sorolla to focus on the impact the artist had in the United States. The exhibition will feature over 150 works by Sorolla, including several of his most iconic paintings, as well as works that were purchased during the artist’s lifetime and have never been exhibited publicly. Sorolla and America will be on view at the Meadows Museum from December 13, 2013 – April 19, 2014 and will then travel to the Meadows’s exhibition partners at The San Diego Museum of Art and Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid.

Dallas Museum of Art Names Jacqueline W. Franey Director of Development

The Dallas Museum of Art today announced that Jacqueline W. Franey has been named Director of Development; she will begin her new position on December 9, 2013. Franey comes to the Dallas Museum of Art with more than 20 years of fundraising and philanthropic gift planning experience, most recently as Sales Director, Planned Giving at BNY Mellon Wealth Management in Dallas, and with prior service at three major nonprofit institutions based in Dallas, including the Communities Foundation of Texas.

President John F. Kennedy is Remembered in a Solemn 50th Anniversary Commemoration in Dallas

Mayor of Dallas Mike Rawlings and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough paid tribute to our nation’s 35th President today during “The 50th: Honoring the Memory of President John F. Kennedy” at Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas. The solemn and dignified public commemoration was held on the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination in downtown Dallas.

Dallas Museum of Art Presents Robert Smithson in Texas

The Dallas Museum of Art presents Robert Smithson in Texas, the first examination of five projects proposed by the internationally renowned American artist throughout Texas in the years 1966–1973. The exhibition, on view November 24, 2013, through April 27, 2014, coincides with the 40th anniversary of Smithson’s final work, Amarillo Ramp, completed posthumously in August 1973.

National Center for Arts Researc Releases First Data-Driven Assessment of Arts Industry

The National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, unveiled today its inaugural report assessing the health of the nonprofit arts industry. The report, available online at smu.edu/artsresearch, is built on the most comprehensive set of arts organization data ever compiled, integrating organizational and market-level data, and assesses the industry from multiple perspectives, including sector/art form, geography, and size of the organization. The NCAR report is the first of its kind for the arts, creating a data-driven assessment of organizations’ performances industry-wide and identifying drivers of performance.

Dallas Art Press Announces Publication of Death by Holga: 11.22.63 by Photographer M. C. Roman

Dallas Art Press, the publishing division of Dallas Art News, announces the long awaited publication of Death by Holga: 11.22.63 by photographer M. C. Roman. Death by Holga: 11.22.63 is a collection of photographs of the people, places and things associated with the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on Friday, November 22, 1963. This JFK project, launched in the spring of 2010, is now a beautiful fine art photography book. The book can be purchased at www.dallasartpress.com or www.deathbyholga.com.

Blanton Museum of Art Exhibits Art of Ancient Andes

The Blanton Museum of Art, in partnership with the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, presents a special selection of objects that illuminate the lifestyle, technological achievements, and ideology of pre-Inka cultures among the coastal Andes of South America. Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes features 80 extraordinary works from the University’s collections, ranging from intricately woven textiles to painted ceramic vessels and modeled effigies. Through a dynamic presentation that integrates art historical and anthropological contexts, the exhibition traces the artistic development of the ancient Paracas, Nasca, Wari, Moche, Chancay, Sicán, and Chimú cultures from the Early Horizon (900–200 BCE) through the Late Horizon (1470–1532 CE) periods.