Nasher Sculpture Center Announces 2014 ‘til Midnight at the Nasher Series line-up

The Nasher Sculpture Center is pleased to announce the concert/movie line-up for the 2014 season of ‘til Midnight at the Nasher. The popular evening program will continue to offer complimentary admission to all guests for the run of the season from May through October 2014. 

‘til Midnight at the Nasher takes place the third Fridays of the month from 6 pm to midnight, on May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19 and October 17. 

‘til Midnight at the Nasher presents special live outdoor concerts featuring the best in regional music talent and artistic film screenings in the Garden. Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck will offer an all new menu including picnic dining for two and grab & go snacks. Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in social media scavenger hunts, progressive tours and to view the permanent collection and special exhibitions. 

On view in the light-filled galleries and amid the landscaped grounds are rotating works from the Collection, as well as blockbuster exhibitions and one-of-a-kind installations by the most celebrated artists of our times. Currently on view is David Bates, a retrospective of the artist’s works on view at the Nasher Sculpture Center and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth through May 11, 2014. The next exhibition, Sightings: Bettina Pousttchi opens April 12, 2014 and will transform one of the upstairs galleries into a closed urban streetscape recalling the gasoline service stations and parking lots that formerly occupied the Nasher location dating back to when Ross Avenue was known as “Automobile Row” in the middle of the 20th century.  


Schedule of Events & Movie/Concert Line-up:

7 – 9 pm Live Concerts

May 16: Madison King - Country-rock singer Madison King’s voice is a beautifully robust and rooted in good times and hard lessons with several catchy toe-tappers.
Jessie Frye – With a robust vocal range and powerful stage presence, Jessie Frye has made a strong mark on the Dallas/Fort Worth music scene and beyond by putting all of her heart and soul into her brand of pop.

June 20: Larry G(ee) - With his blend of funky, silky soul and smart pop melodies, 
Dallas singer Larry G(ee)’s tunes are sure to be lodged in your brain by the end of the night.

July 18: Foxtrot Uniform – With the number 3 ranked album of the year by Fort Worth Weekly, Foxtrot Uniform has a modern Texas blues take on traditional rock n’ roll. 

August 15: Whiskey Folk Ramblers – Enjoy a ride down a dusty road less traveled with Whiskey Folk! From catchy sing-alongs, to moody shuffles, this Dallas band will certainly have your boots stomping all night long.

September 19: Goodnight Ned – Goodnight Ned combine a lot of soul with rugged folk, rock and even some blues to create a sound all their own. The Dallas five-piece produces a high energy live show and stage presence that can’t be beat!  

October 17: ISHI - Dallas’ own folk-electronic ensemble has a way of getting bodies up and moving! The band’s combination of dance and folk makes for an interesting blend, and their high energy live set will have you dancing ‘til midnight.

9  – 11 pm Film Screenings in the Garden

May 16: Frozen, G - With its addicting songs and heartwarming story, the Disney hit Frozen will take you on an adventure like no other. Join fearless optimist Anna as she sets off on an epic journey-teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven-to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. 2013 Academy Award winner, Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song.

June 20: The Way Way Back, PG-13 - A funny, poignant coming of age story about a young boy finding his place in the world. This film will have you laughing and feeling nostalgic all at the same time as you join 14-year-old Duncan in his adventures at his summer job at a water park.

July 18: Bringing Up Baby, G - While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist, played by film legend Cary Grant, is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress, played by Catherine Hepburn, and her pet leopard "Baby." This 1938 comedy classic will take you back and leave you smiling.

August 15: Where the Wild Things Are, PG - Where the Wild Things Are is Spike Jonze’s adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world - a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures who crown Max as their ruler. Come enjoy this heartwarming film as you’re taken on an exciting and emotional adventure of imagination.   

September 19: The Great Gatsby, PG-13 – Baz Luhrman’s visually impressive film adaptation of the classic book The Great Gatsby follows a Midwestern war veteran who finds himself drawn to the past and the lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor. You’ll enjoy this dramatically satisfying and even humorous film, as it’s a spectacle like no other.

7:30 & 9:30 pm Social Media Scavenger Hunt
Participate in the social media scavenger hunts for your chances to win Nasher prizes.

6 – 9:30 pm Picnic Dining for Two and Grab & Go Snacks by Wolfgang Puck Catering
Guests may pre-reserve a picnic dinner for two for $40 at Nashersculpturecenter.org/tilmidnight or enjoy grab & go snacks and beverages at the Nasher Café. The dinner features buttermilk fried chicken, spring salads, creamy new potatoes, garden relish trays and sweet and savory rolls. 

6- 11:30 pm Bar Services in Garden

‘til Midnight at the Nasher is presented with radio support from 91.7 KXT, the broadcasting station operated by North Texas Public Broadcasting, offering a mix of acoustic, alt-country, indie rock, alternative and world music.

About the Nasher Sculpture Center:
Open since 2003 and located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, the Nasher Sculpture Center is home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world, the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, featuring more than 300 masterpieces by Calder, Giacometti, Matisse, Picasso, Rodin, and more. The longtime dream of the late Raymond and Patsy Nasher, the museum was designed by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano in collaboration with landscape architect Peter Walker. 

Hailed by the "USA Today" as one of the great sculpture gardens where art enhances nature, the roofless museum seamlessly integrates the indoor galleries with the outdoor spaces creating a museum experience unlike any other in the world. On view in the light-filled galleries and amid the landscaped grounds are rotating works from the Collection, as well as blockbuster exhibitions and one-of-a-kind installations by the most celebrated artists of our times. In addition to the indoor and outdoor gallery spaces, the Center contains an auditorium, education and research facilities, a cafe, and a store.  

The Nasher brings the best of contemporary culture to Dallas through special programs designed to engage visitors, including artist talks, lecture programs, contemporary music concerts, educational classes and exclusive member events. 
 
The Nasher Sculpture Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm and until 11 pm for special events, and from 10 am to 5 pm on the first Saturday of each month.  Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students, and free for members and children 12 and under, and includes access to special exhibitions.  For more information, visit www.NasherSculptureCenter.org.

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For more information and photos, please contact:
Kristen Gibbins
Associate Director of Media Relations
972.514.2099 (c)
kgibbins@NasherSculptureCenter.org

Megan Radke
Social Media and PR Coordinator
214.242.5162
mradke@nashersculpturecenter.org
Bands play in Nasher Garden during 'til Midnight