Nasher Prize Celebration Month

March 1, 2017 - April 1, 2017

Join us at the Nasher for a month-long celebration of our 2017 Nasher Prize Laureate, Pierre Huyghe, featuring public events, and educational opportunities including family activities, student workshops, learning resources and transportation funding for school tours.

Nasher Prize Celebration Month Programs and Events

School Tours

Free guided and self-guided tours for K-12, college and adult groups featuring the work of Pierre Huyghe.

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Transportation Scholarships

Bus reimbursement funds are available for schools who visit during Nasher Prize Celebration Month.
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Nasher Teen Studio Workshops

Free, interactive workshops for high school students, featuring the work of Pierre Huyghe.

Learning Resources for Students and Families

Available February 2017, the Nasher will offer bilingual educational guides on the work of Pierre Huyghe for families and student groups.
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Free Form: Spring Break at the Nasher

March 14 – 19, 2017
Nasher Sculpture Center
FREE admission 11 am – 5 pm

Bring the whole family to enjoy a week of free programming at the Nasher. Investigate big ideas from our Nasher Prize Laureate through tours, games, stories and hands-on projects.
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Nasher Prize Dialogues

March 16, 2017
Museo Jumex, Mexico City
7 pm CST

Nasher Prize Dialogues: Mexico City will focus on socially engaged sculpture in various modes, from social practice outright to objects which engage with themes of monument and document.

The panel will include Mexican artist Pedro Reyes and American artist Sanford Biggers, among others, and will be moderated by Nasher Prize juror Pablo León de la Barra.
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Student Centered
 ‘Zine

Submission period January 1 – February 12, 2017
Open to students ages 14 - 22

Students from around the world are invited to submit artistic work inspired by the Nasher Prize Laureate 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 26, 2017 / 1 – 4 pm
Free admission for students with ID

In celebration of the launch of a student-created ‘zine, the Nasher will host an afternoon featuring music, food, interactive projects, and a student stage open to presentations of art, music, dance, poetry and monologues inspired by themes in Pierre Huyghe’s work.
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Nasher Prize Dialogues: Graduate Symposium

March 30, 2017 / 10 am – 4 pm
Nasher Sculpture Center
Open to the public. Free admission with RSVP.

Organized by the Nasher Sculpture Center, this symposium offers students a chance to take the Nasher Prize Laureate’s work as inspiration for their own scholarly and creative work. 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

March 31, 2017 / 10:30 am
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art
Open to the public. Free admission with RSVP.

Members of the Nasher Prize jury describe the process leading up to the selection of 2017 Nasher Prize Laureate Pierre Huyghe. Moderated by Nasher Sculpture Center Chief Curator Jed Morse and Dallas Museum of Art's Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art Gavin Delahunty.

Free with advance registration.
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Nasher Prize Dialogues: Laureate Lecture

March 31, 2017 / 2 pm
Montgomery Arts Theater at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
Open to the public. Free admission with RSVP.

Nasher Prize Juror and Senior Curator at the National Gallery of Art, Lynne Cooke speaks with 2017 Nasher Prize Laureate Pierre Huyghe about his artistic philosophy and practice.
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Presenting Sponsor: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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

The Dallas Foundation is the Presenting Sponsor of Nasher Prize Month, with additional support generously provided by The Donna Wilhelm Family Fund. The Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation is the Arts Youth Education Sponsor of Nasher Prize Month.