For Art Lovers
asher Sculpture Center
The Nasher Sculpture Center is the first institution in the world dedicated exclusively to the exhibition of modern and contemporary sculpture with a collection of global significance as its foundation. Conceived by collector and philanthropist Raymond D. Nasher in consultation with museum professionals and scholars, the institution is distinguished by a breathtaking facility and landscaped garden specifically designed for the indoor and outdoor display of sculpture.
Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Museum of Art recently celebrated one hundred years of connecting art and people. Established in 1903, the Museum features an outstanding collection of more than 23,000 works of art from around the world, from ancient to modern times. The Museum also has a long history of providing varied and dynamic programs, events, and exhibitions to engage visitors more fully with fine art
Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University
The Meadows Museum, a division of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain, with works dating from the tenth to the twentieth century. It includes masterpieces by some of the world’s greatest painters: El Greco, Velázquez, Ribera, Murillo, Goya, Miró, and Picasso. Highlights of the collection include Renaissance altarpieces, monumental Baroque canvases, exquisite rococo oil sketches, polychrome wood sculptures, Impressionist landscapes, modernist abstractions, a comprehensive collection of the graphic works of Goya, and a select group of sculptures by major twentieth-century masters – Rodin, Maillol, Giacometti, Moore, Smith, and Oldenburg – as well as works by leading artists of the region – Frank Reaugh, Jerry Bywaters, Otis Dozier, Alexandre Hogue, and William Lester.
Crow Collection of Asian Art
The Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, located at 2010 Flora Street, contains more than 600 paintings and objects of metal and stone, and large architectural pieces from China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. Over 300 works are on display in the galleries including precious jade ornaments from China, delicate Japanese scrolls and a rarely seen twenty-eight by Twenty foot sandstone facade of an eighteenth century Indian residence.