Target First Saturdays : Nasher Sculpture Center

Nasher Sculpture Garden


Big Ideas
Each month, families have the opportunity to focus on a “Big Idea,” through a hands-on craft, take-home activity and a scavenger hunt. 

NasherKids Meal
Treat your little ones to kid-friendly cuisine at Nasher Cafe.

Family Tours
Discover and discuss each month’s Big Idea on an interactive tour for the whole family.

Art Scavenger Hunt
Exercise your detective skills to search the Nasher for art related to the month’s Big Idea. Complete the hunt for a special prize!

Children’s Art Activity
Express yourself by creating unique artworks connected to the month’s Big Idea.

Discovering Books with Every Child Ready to Read
Bring books to life with story-based crafts and receive free kids’ books and Dallas library cards.

Storytime
Share in the joy of reading with storytellers from the Dallas Public Library.

NasherKids Live!
Join in the fun with an exciting, live performance for families and young children.

Art in Action: Sculpture Demo Table and Artist at Work
See how sculpture is made and feel the materials artists use at our live artist demos.

Yoga in the Garden
Enjoy yoga with YogaSport among masterpieces of modern sculpture in the beautiful Nasher Garden.

Schedule
10 am – 12 noon Children’s Art Activity

10 am – 12:30 pm Art in Action Sculpture Demo

10 am – 2 pm Art Scavenger Hunt

10:15, 11:15 am and 12:15 pm Family Tours

11:30 am Yoga presented by YogaSport

12 noon Discovering Books with Every Child Ready to Read

12:30 pm Storytime with the Dallas Public Library

1 pm NasherKids Live!

11 am – 2 pm NasherKids Meal Available at Nasher Café

Monthly Schedule

March 2012

Innovation

Activity:

Found Object Sculptures

Takehome:

Design an Invention

April 2012

Perspective

Activity:

Viewfinders

Takehome:

Point of View Drawings

May 2012

Mood

Activity:

Mood Masks

Takehome:

Good Mood Cards

June 2012

Process

Activity:

Crayon Resist Drawings

Takehome:

Marbled Paper

July 2012

Identity

Activity:

Future Self Portraits

Takehome:

Object Self Portraits

August 2012

Technology

Activity:

Hybrid Sculptures

Takehome:

Secret Spy Drawings

September 2012

History

Activity:

Personal Histories

Takehome:

History Headlines

October 2012

Personality

Activity:

Personal Tote Bags

Takehome:

Personality Photos

November 2012

Nature

Activity:

Sculpture Gardens

Takehome:

Nature Walk Collages

December 2012

Family

Activity:

Family Portraits

Takehome:

Family Trees

January 2013

Inspiration

Activity:

Inspiration Books

Takehome:

Hero Profiles

February 2013

Balance

Activity:

Glow in the Dark Mobiles

Takehome:

Balance Butterflies

March 2013

Communication

Activity:

Story Books

Takehome:

Photo Story Collages

 

 

General Information
Nasher Sculpture Garden

Phone 214-242-5100
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, TX 75201

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Photo courtesy of Nasher Sculpture Center

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