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Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, also known as Dallas Contemporary, presents art in a forum that cultivates artists, ignites learning, and inspires the community. The 12,000 square-foot museum boasts spacious, high-ceilinged galleries filled with natural light, an ideal setting for contemporary exhibitions. By presenting regional art-of-the-moment, Dallas Contemporary complements the larger established art institutions and strengthens the art community in Dallas. It is committed to finding and exploring work that is new and unfamiliar, challenging and sometimes difficult, but deserves to come into view.
Dallas Contemporary nurtures emerging talent and presents art to challenge audiences to think creatively.Â Their 2011 programming represents the inaugural year for new Executive Director Peter Doroshenko who joined Dallas Contemporary in October 2010. With Doroshenko’s leadership, thought-provoking exhibitions, and engaging learning programs will expose visitors to the best in contemporary art and educate […]
Using the SCVNGR geo-gaming platform (www.scvngr.com), Dallas Contemporary developed an interactive, multimedia tour of Seedlings I to engage viewers in discussing and learning about the exhibition. The mobile phone tour utilizes the Art Think methodology as a meaningful gateway to appreciate contemporary art. Visitors need only a sense of adventure, some free time, and any […]
Dallas Contemporary collaborated with a University of North Texas student through an internship to develop video interviews with exhibiting artists used in museum galleries and on QR codes. These videos provide Dallas Contemporary with a fluid way to engage visitors while intensifying their relationship with the exhibitions.