Nasher Sculpture Center

Nasher Sculpture Center

(214) 242-5100

2001 Flora Street

Dallas, TX 75201


Sightings: Nairy Baghramian

Nasher Sculpture Center

March 10 - July 8, 2018

"The sculptural installations of Nairy Baghramian draw upon the frequently divergent histories of art, architecture, and design, as well as dance, theater, and photography. For this exhibition, Baghramian will create new work as part of the museum’s on-going Sightings series of installations and interventions."

First Sculpture: Handaxe to Figure Stone

Nasher Sculpture Center

January 27 - April 29, 2018

"First Sculpture: Handaxe to Figure Stone is the first museum exhibition to present ancient handaxes and figure stones as works of art. First Sculpture will present these objects as evidence of the earliest forms of artistic intention, highlighting the aesthetic qualities of each stone and providing crucial historical and scientific information to give the viewer a deeper understanding of human history, as well as an enriched appreciation for humankind’s early ability to sculpt beautiful objects." The show is a collaboration between Los Angeles-based artist Tony Berlant and anthropologist Dr. Thomas Wynn.

Soundings: New Music at the Nasher

Nasher Sculpture Center

October 18 - May 3, 2018

The eighth season of the Nasher Sculpture Center's convert series Soundings: New Music at the Nasher. For more information and for tickets, please go here.


Tauba Auerbach

An artist talk by New York-based artist Tauba Auerbach. In her work, Auerbach “explores the limits of our structures and systems of logic (linguistic, mathematical, spatial) and...

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Paper into Sculpture

“The artists in Paper into Sculpture, including Marco Maggi, Joshua Neustein, Nancy Rubins, and others, play on tensions between commonly held understandings of sculpture and...

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Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony

Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony “centers on an immersive environment representing Sachs’ distinctive reworking of chanoyu, or traditional Japanese tea ceremony—including the myriad elements essential to...

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Roni Horn

An exhibition of large-scale cast glass works by American artist Roni Horn. This is Horn’s first U.S. museum presentation of her work since 2010 and the first...

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360: Artists, Curators, Critics Speaker Series

The spring 2017 360: Artists, Critics, Curators speaker series will feature conversations and lectures by Lynda Benglis, Richard Schiff, and Connie Butler, among others.

Richard Serra: Prints

An exhibition of prints by artist Richard Serra. Many of the works in the show reference Serra’s large-scale Cor-Ten steel sculptures and were printed at the Los Angeles printshop Gemini...

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A monthly program of experimental film screenings. The program is organized by Frank Dufour, Professor in the recently created school of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication...

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Kathryn Andrews: Run for President

An exhibition of Los Angeles-based artist Kathryn Andrews. For this show, Andrews creates a loose narrative around the elements of a presidential campaign. Additionally, Andrews ties in...

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360 Nasher Speaker Series

The Nasher’s annual 360: Artists, Curators, Critics Speaker Series. For more info about the speakers, please go here.

Joel Shapiro

An exhibition of works by New York-based artist Joel Shapiro. The show consists of a single site-specific installation conceived for the Nasher.

Nasher Prize Community Day

A community day celebrating the Nasher Prize. Special events include: • Museum Ambassador Tours, available upon request; meet at Admissions Desk • Doris Salcedo Reading...

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360 Speaker Series: Martha Thorne

“Martha Thorne, Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, will present a public lecture on the evolution of major discipline-based awards and how they may...

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Mai-Thu Perret: Sightings

An exhibition built off Perret’s performance staged in Geneva, drawing from  bunraku an ancient Japanese form of puppetry.  This elaborated narrative includes, “a journalist, an Indian mystic, a 19th-century...

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Semigloss. Magazine SOUND Issue Launch Party

The Dallas launch for semigloss. Magazine’s Sound issue. Featuring works by Morehshin Allahyari, Nino Baumgartner, Jeff Gibbons, Sally Glass, Kenneth Goldsmith, Peter Lucas, Shelby David Meier, M, Carolyn Sortor, Sharon Turner, and Jim Nolan.

Ann Veronica Janssens

An exhibition of works by Brussels-based artist Ann Veronica Janssens. For this show, Janssens has created sculptures that play with the eye, in which viewers “encounter shifts in surface,...

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Edmund de Waal

A lecture by ceramic artist Edmund de Waal.

Sightings: Alex Israel

An exhibition of works by Alex Israel that stem from his life in Los Angeles. For this exhibition, Israel combines his sculptures with objects from the Nasher’s...

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Piero Golia: Chalet Dallas

“A luxurious salon that integrates architecture, entertainment, and works of art by Golia’s friends Pierre Huyghe, Mark Grotjahn, Jeff Wall, and Christopher Williams. This reinterpretation of Golia’s...

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Phyllida Barlow: Tryst

An exhibition of new large-scale assemblage works by British sculptor Phyllida Barlow.

Jonathan Hammer

A lecture featuring artist Jonathan Hammer, whose practice has investigated the concept of narrative through such traditional techniques as etching, Japanese screen-making, 16th-century marquetry and...

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Melvin Edwards: Five Decades

A retrospective exhibition of renowned American sculptor and pioneering figure in African-American art, Melvin Edwards, who has redefined the modernist tradition of welded sculpture with...

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