Celebrate summer in The Dallas Arts District at our annual Summer Block Party, June 15, 2012. This event brings together Late Night at the Dallas Museum of Art, 'til Midnight at the Nasher Sculpture Center, and Crow Collection After Dark on the third Friday of the month. There's so much happening, we're busting at the seams. The party will spill out onto the streets with tasty treats and tons of fun along Flora & Harwood streets. Join us for food trucks, museum tours, live music, film, performances and much more!
Enjoy 1/2 price admission at the Dallas Museum of Art, and free admission to the Nasher Sculpture Center and Crow Collection of Asian Art all evening!
Events You Won't Want to Miss
FOOD, FOOD, DRINK — Food Trucks 6p - 12AM Enjoy your favorites Cajun Tail Gators, Ruthie's Rolling Cafe, Easy Sliders, Green House, Jack's Chowhound, Nammi, SSahm, Trailer Cakes, Coolhaus, The Butcher's Son, Crazy Fish, Durty Laundry. Beer and wine available for purchase.
FROM THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART — MasterPEACE 6p - 8:30PM, Ross Avenue Plaza Come and make art from things we've found on the street! Make street art with artists from the MasterPEACE program of the organization 29 Pieces and with artists from The Stewpot.
FROM THE CROW COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART — Henna Art 7 - 10PM, Garden Gallery Mehndi is the application of henna as a temporary form of skin decoration and is typically applied during special occasions. Join in our Summer Block Party celebration with a henna design from mehndi artists.
FROM THE DALLAS OPERA — Preview of Verdi's Aida 7PM, Horchow Auditorium
Join Dr. Stephen Dubberly for a lively lecture on the history of Verdi's beloved, tragic opera Aida followed by musical selections from the opera performed by TDO featured artists.
FROM ALL THREE MUSEUMS — Progressive Museum Tour 7PM & 9PM, Nasher Information Desk
This is a great opportunity to get to know all three participating museums and see their world-class collections of fine art and sculpture.
FROM THE NASHER SCULPTURE CENTER — 500 Days of Summer 9PM, Nasher Sculpture Garden This post-modern love story is never what we expect it to be - it's thorny yet exhilarating, funny and sad - a twisted journey of highs and lows that doesn't quite go where we think it will. (2009 Release, PG-13 Rating)
FROM THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART — Madison King 10PM, DMA Ceremonial Entrance Enjoy a performance that blends blues, rock, and pop music with Dallas singer-songwriter Madison King. King was nominated by the Dallas Observer for two Music Awards in 2011, Best Solo Act and Best Female Vocalist.