Nasher Prize Community Day

FREE Admission | Celebrating Otobong Nkanga's "Carved to Flow"
April 6, 2024 1 - 4 p.m. 4/6/2024 1:00 PM 4/6/2024 4:00 PM

Discover how soap, an object we touch every day, connects to the land we live on and the resources it provides. Inspired by artist Otobong Nkanga's Carved to Flow, an artwork exploring how soap can be a tangible symbol for the flow of ingredients across international borders, the Nasher invites visitors of all ages to learn about soapmaking, spend time with experts in the ecology and economy of North Texas, and enjoy food and music from local sources.

FREE Admission 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free First Saturday Family Activities 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Nasher Prize Community Day Programs 1 - 4 p.m.


Market pop-up and small bites by Bonton Farms

Hand washing station by artist Ángel Faz.  

Soapmaking demonstration by Magnolia Soap Co

Pollinator information booth by Texas Discovery Gardens.  

Prairie Trunk by Anne Sansone of Texas Master Naturalists.  

Olive oil by Texas Olive Ranch

About Bonton Farms

Bonton Farms believes in providing tangible solutions to help the most vulnerable people and families by providing well-defined pathways to self-sufficient, flourishing lives. Their place-based interventions focus on creating programming and services on the following seven human essentials: transportation, education, access to financial tools, community, health and wellness, economic stability, and safe and affordable housing. 

For more information on how to support or volunteer at Bonton Farms, visit

Ángel Faz 

Ángel Faz is a Dallas-based artist and activist. For the past years their practice has included research and reverence toward water and its relationship with the land, with particular emphasis on Dallas’s Trinity River, originally called the Arkokisa.  

Magnolia Soap Co. 

Christie Whitehead founded Magnolia Soap Co. in 2018, transforming a converted garage into her creative haven, where she has crafted her products ever since. Hailing from South Dallas, Texas, Whitehead is committed to the use of natural ingredients in her soaps, candles, and beauty products, reflecting her deep Texan roots. 

Texas Discovery Garden 

Texas Discovery gardens is a nonprofit, 7.5-acre organic garden located in Dallas’s historic Fair Park. Its grounds feature Texas native and adapted plants and the two-story Rosine Smith Sammons Butterfly House and Insectarium.  

Texas Master Naturalists Program 

The Texas Master Naturalist Program’s mission is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas. The Dallas chapter is among many in the state and specializes in the Blackland Prairie.  

Texas Olive Ranch 

Texas Olive Ranch is located is a family-owned regenerative olive farm located in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley. Its extra virgin olive oils are 100% GMO free, produced with traditional and natural methods to ensure a small and sustainable footprint.  

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
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