Norman Rockwell’s masterpiece, full-length portrait The Song of Bernadette realized a stunning $605,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $3.7+ million Illustration Art Auction event. Records were set for scores of artists across Classic and Golden Age Art, Science Fiction, and Pulp genres, as sell through rates reached 98 percent by value and 92 percent by lot.
The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) today announced an anonymous gift of $9 million over three years to ensure free general admission to the DMA and enable the Museum to publish its entire collection online.
Meadows Museum will present renowned Spanish architect Luis Vidal for a book signing. Vidal will be signing his new book From Process to Results in the Meadows gift shop. The event is free to the public. Vidal’s book is $50.
Sammons Jazz presents an exciting collaboration of strings and percussion on Wednesday, November 6, when the Drew Phelps Electric Guitar Project and Rhett Butler take the stage in Solo Virtuosos: Guitar, Bass & Blues at the Sammons Center for the Arts. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is the Corporate Night Sponsor.
Xi Wang, who currently serves as associate professor of composition/theory at SMU Meadows School of the Arts, has won the Commissioned Music Project competition of Pi Kappa Lambda, the national music honor society. The award includes $2,000 and the commission of a new chamber music work for three to nine performers, which will receive its world premiere at the Pi Kappa Lambda annual convention in October 2014, in conjunction with the annual meeting of The College Music Society in St. Louis, Mo.
SMU’s Meadows Wind Ensemble and the UT Arlington Wind Symphony will host world-renowned composer, conductor and performer Gunther Schuller as a guest artist-in-residence November 11-16, 2013.