Aurora Week

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Aurora Week, sponsored by Neiman Marcus, will feature a special selection of educational events presenting and discussing the art of light, video, and sound. The program includes a variety of exciting exhibition openings, concerts and performances, as well as a compelling three-part discussion series featuring leading curators, artists and scientists. All events will be presented within the context of Aurora’s 2015 theme ‘All Together Now’.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Friday, October 16, 2015
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Sunday, October 18, 2015


Saturday, October 3, 2015
? Aurora Family Day Presented by the ? AT&T Performing Arts Center & ? Dallas Contemporary
Family-friendly activities, dance and art workshops
9am–12pm at ? Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas 75201

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
? Erika Blumenfeld: Light of the Midnight Sun
Artist Talk
6pm at ? Zhulong Gallery, 1302 Dragon Street, Dallas 75207

? The Mack 5: An Evening with Art and Jazz
Concert, Talk, Panel Discussion with artist Michael Alexander Morris and jazz musicians The Mack 5 moderated by Julia Kaganskiy; Reception following the Panel Discussion
7pm at ? St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1816 Routh Street Dallas 75201

? Inside Out Collective: Nothing Stays Put
7–8:30pm at ? Zhulong Gallery, 1302 Dragon Street, Dallas 75207

? Metropolis
Performance, Screening
8pm at ? Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora Street, Dallas 75201

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
? Media Art beyond the Digital Divide
Talk with Charissa Terranova (Moderator) and Aurora Guest Curators Julia Kaganskiy, Aja Martin and Tim Goossens
7pm at ? Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, 2400 Flora Street, Dallas 75201

Conference Dates: October 14–17
Show Floor Dates: October 15–17
at ? Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S Griffin St, Dallas 75202

Thursday, October 15, 2015
? Light in the Abyss
Talk with Frank Dufour, Associate Professor and Director of ATEC PhD Program at UTD, in discussion with Scientist Adrien Goujard, Artist Loris Gréaud
7pm at ? Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, Level 4/Skyline, 2403 Flora St, Dallas 75201

? Immersive Art Event: ‘e.volv’
Exhibition: 7:30–11:30pm
Talk: 7:30–8:30pm
Performance: 8:30–11:30pm
at ? WAAS Gallery, 2722 Logan St, Dallas 75215

Artist Exchange: ‘The process of an artwork’ with artist Danielle Georgio and Booker T. Washington students
Part of the Aurora Exhibition, Section 6

Friday, October 16, 2015
? Frances Bagley: Witness
City Art Installation
7:30pm–2am at ? Cityplace/Uptown Station, 2711 N. Haskell Avenue, Dallas 75204

? Video Exhibition: Ange Leccia presented by the Dallas Contemporary
Pop-up video screenings
October 16, 7pm-2am at ? Dallas City Performance Hall (part of the Aurora exhibition)
October 16-17, 11am-12pm at ? American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave, Dallas 75219

? Café Momentum
Special Aurora Dinner
6:30–9pm at 1510 Pacific Street, Dallas 75201

? Collaborative Event: St. Elsewhere
Ben Lewis, Michael Hathaway, Chad Houser, Greg Petersen, Katherine Clapner, JT Donaldson and House of Plates, Presented by Café Momentum and House of Plates
Interactive Art Installation, Food, Live music
7pm–2am (DJ, Food and wine will begin at 10pm) at ? Thanks-Giving Square Chapel, 1627 Pacific Ave, Dallas 75201

? Art Exhibition and Educational Workshop: Students from Good Shepherd Episcopal School
Part of the Aurora Exhibition ? Section 4

? Art installation: Students from The Winston School
Part of the Aurora Exhibition ? Section 4

Saturday, October 17, 2015
? Exhibition, Wrap Party: Weatherproof
Invite Only
at ? The MAC Ceders, 1601 South Ervay Street, Dallas 75215

Sunday, October 18, 2015
? Chit Chat with Ange Leccia
Talk moderated by Frank Dufour, Associate Professor and Director of ATEC PhD Program at UTD
11am at ? Joule Hotel, 1530 Main Street, Dallas 75201

? Jason Willaford: Sorry, this will only take a minute
Exhibition: September 20–December 21, 2015
Opening Reception: September 19
at ? Dallas Contemporary, 161 Glass Street, Dallas 75207

? 500X Expo 2015
Juror: Erin Cluley
Exhibition: October 3–November 1, 2015
Opening Reception: October 3; 7–10pm
at ? 500X Gallery, 500 Exposition Avenue, Dallas 75226