Nasher Prize Programs

3.1.18 - 4.7.18

Join us at the Nasher for a month-long celebration of our 2018 Nasher Prize Laureate, Theaster Gates, featuring public events, and educational opportunities including family activities, student workshops, learning resources and transportation funding for school tours.

3.13.18 - 3.18.18 Free Admission

Bring the whole family to enjoy a week of free programming at the Nasher and investigate big ideas from  Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates through interactive resources.

3.25.18 Students respond to Nasher Prize

In celebration of the launch of a student-created ‘zine, the Nasher will host an afternoon featuring music, interactive projects, and student performances inspired by themes in the work of 2018 Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates. 

4.5.18 Graduate Symposium 2018

The 2018 Nasher Prize Graduate Symposium offers master’s and doctoral students from any academic discipline the opportunity to present scholarly work on a host of questions and topics related to Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates.

4.7.18 Honoring the 2018 Nasher Prize Laureate

The 2018 Nasher Prize Laureate will be honored at a black tie award gala on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

2018 Nasher Prize: All Public and Educational Programming


2018 Nasher Prize Public and Educational Programming

 

Nasher Prize Laureate Reveal

September 19, 2017 / 7 pm

Watch live on the Nasher's social media channels as the 2018 Nasher Prize Laureate is announced.

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Nasher Prize Celebration Month

March 1 – April 7, 2018

Join us at the Nasher for a month long celebration of  Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates, featuring public events, and educational opportunities including family activities, student workshops, learning resources and transportation funding for school tours.

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Spring Break at the Nasher

March 13 – 18, 2018
Nasher Sculpture Center
Free admission 11 am – 5 pm

Bring the whole family to enjoy a week of free programming at the Nasher and investigate big ideas from Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates through interactive resources.

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Student-Centered ‘Zine

Submission period October 1, 2017 – February 11, 2018
Open to students ages 14 - 22

Students from around the world are invited to submit artistic work inspired by Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates for publication in ‘zine format. Submissions may include original visual art and photography, poetry, creative essays or musical compositions. Selected submissions will be compiled by Nasher Staff and presented in limited-run print and digital formats to be shared with local and international students.

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Student-Centered Festival

March 25, 2018 / 12 – 3 pm
Nasher Sculpture Center
Free admission 

In celebration of the launch of a student-created ‘zine, the Nasher will host an afternoon featuring music, interactive projects, and student poetry inspired by themes in the work of Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates. 

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Nasher Prize Dialogues: Graduate Symposium

April 5, 2018 / 10 am – 4 pm
Nasher Sculpture Center
Open to the public. Free admission with RSVP.

The annual Nasher Prize Graduate Symposium offers master’s and doctoral students from any academic discipline the opportunity to present scholarly work on a host of questions and topics related to each year’s new Laureate. Student presentations and an accompanying publication will expand scholarship on the field of contemporary sculpture and its many forms.

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Nasher Prize Dialogues: Juror Conversation

April 6, 2018 / 11 am 
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art
Open to the public. Free admission with RSVP.

Members of the 2018 Nasher Prize jury describe the process leading up to the selection of the 2018 Laureate.

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Nasher Prize Dialogues: Laureate Lecture

April 6, 2018 / 2 pm
Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre
Open to the public. Free admission with RSVP.

Nasher Prize Laureate Theaster Gates will present a public lecture on his artistic philosophy and practice.

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Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Founding Partners: The Eugene McDermott Foundation and Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger

Community Month Sponsor: The Donna Wilhelm Family Fund

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is the public transportation partner for Nasher Prize Month.

DART to Nasher Prize Month – Take DART Rail (any line) to Pearl / Arts District Station or St. Paul Station and walk 3 blocks North to Flora Street. Or, take the D-Link bus, a free and convenient way to explore Downtown Dallas, to the Dallas Arts District (stop 19). For more information or schedules, please visit DART.org.


Past Events

2017 Nasher Prize: All Public and Educational Programming

2016 Nasher Prize: All Public and Educational Programming