Cindy Sherman at the Dallas Museum of Art

Opens Sunday, March 17,  2013 until June 9,2013

Barrel Vault and Hanley, Lamont, Rachofsky, and Stoffel Galleries

The touring exhibition, organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, brings together some 160 key photographs from a variety of the artist’s acclaimed bodies of work, for which she created myriad constructed characters and tableaus. The first comprehensive museum survey of Sherman’s career in the United States since 1997, the exhibition draws widely from public and private collections, including the DMA.

Cindy Sherman requires a special exhibition ticket. Tickets are $16 for adults with discounts for students, military personnel, and seniors; DMA Partners and children 11 and under are free. To purchase your ticket online, visit the DMA ticketing page.

Exhibition related events:

Wednesday, March 27, 12:15 p.m.
Gallery Talk
Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk. Join Gabriel Ritter, The Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, for an overview of the new exhibition Cindy Sherman.
A special exhibition ticket is required for this talk.

Thursday, April 4, 7:30 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Lecture: Multiple Perspectives/Multiple Personalities—A Discussion on Cindy Sherman
Lecture tickets are $5.
Join Gabriel Ritter, The Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, for a conversation on the multifaceted art of Cindy Sherman, including perspectives on film, theater, fashion, and feminism from experts:
Dr. Agatha Beins
Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies, TWU
Tracy Achor Hayes
Director of Editorial Content, Neiman Marcus
Dr. Mary Celeste Kearney
Associate Professor of Media Studies, UT
Claudia Stephens
Associate Professor of Theater, SMU

Wednesday, April 10, 12:15 p.m.
Gallery Talk
Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk. Join Alexander Unkovic, McDermott Curatorial Intern for Contemporary Art, for a look at the fashion series in the exhibition Cindy Sherman.
A special exhibition ticket is required for this talk.

Thursday, April 18, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Art Studio, Center for Creative Connections (C3) Artistic Encounter with Margaret Meehan
Experience the art of Cindy Sherman in new ways with this Artistic Encounter led by artist Margaret Meehan.
Experts and beginners welcome. Registration is required.

Friday, April 19, 6:00 p.m.–midnight
Explore the work of groundbreaking artist Cindy Sherman with talks, performances, DJs, a screening of Sherman’s film Office Killer, and more. Stay late for a performance by Scary Cherry and the Bang Bangs.
Late Night Art Bytes: Cindy Sherman Photo Booth
7:00–11:00 p.m., Tech Lab, C3
Stop by, dress up, grab a few props, and walk into a Shermanlike scene. Transform and transport yourself as you mimic the style of Cindy Sherman.
Late Night Lecture: Cindy Sherman’s Situations
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Join Dr. Sarah Evans, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art at Northern Illinois University, as she discusses the demeaning and potentially disastrous situations Sherman negotiated by identifying and subtly defying the expectations of peers and patrons who couldn’t see the difference that gender makes.
Thursday, May 9, 7:30 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Lecture: Cindy Sherman: Artist as Model
Lecture tickets are $5. Join Gabriel Ritter, The Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, for a lecture that investigates the genre of self-portraiture as a critical model for contemporary nonWestern artists dealing with issues of appropriation and identity politics. Using the work of American artist Cindy Sherman as a familiar point of departure, the lecture will examine the photobased practices of artists Nikki S. Lee (South Korea), Yasumasa Morimura (Japan), and Pushpamala N. (India) to explore alternative perspectives on issues surrounding gender, history, and cultural identity.
Tuesday, May 21, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Meaningful Moments: Photographic Portraits
Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that includes a gallery discussion and an art-making activity in the Art Studio. Participants will have the chance to relax with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration in the Art Studio. The program is free, but reservations are required and space is limited.

Wednesday, May 29, 12:15 p.m.
Gallery Talk 
Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk. Join Debora Hunter, Associate Professor of Photography, Southern Methodist University, for a look at the photography of Cindy Sherman and her influences on women’s issues.

 

Location

Address: 1717 North Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201

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