Presented by: The Dallas Morning News
The Aurora Project is a free contemporary art exhibition centered in the rapidly developing Dallas Arts District. The project presents interactive new media artworks such as light , video, performance, and sound in exciting and unexpected public spaces. For on unforgettable evening, the sunset signals the transformation of the 68-acres of downtown Dallas into one of the nations largest outdoor exhibitions of this cutting-edge medium. The Aurora Project offers a valuable opportunity for collaboration between hundreds of local, national, and international artists, alongside the Dallas Arts District, for an inclusive artistic experience and community engagement.
Visit www.DallasAurora.com for more details.
Aurora 2013 Format
LIGHT OF CONVERGENCE
The entire 68-acre footprint of The District—home to the Dallas Museum of Art, the Winspear Opera House, the Wyly Theater, the Meyerson Symphony Center, Klyde Warren Park and more —will be open for participating artists to use as canvases to showcase their works. Featured artworks will also be exhibited at Sammons Park (Winspear Opera House grounds); Annette Strauss Square; Betty B. Marcus Park; East side of the Meyerson Symphony Center; Cathedral of the Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe; One Arts Plaza; Light Café (Flora between Pearl & Olive); Klyde Warren Park; and Dallas City Performance Hall, among others.
In addition to the key sites noted above, attendees will discover art in unexpected places from One Arts Plaza to Klyde Warren Park – there will be dozens of multi-sensory and participatory experiences as the public explores the Dallas Arts District in a new and unexpected way. Visit www.dallasaurora.com to learn more and plan your visit.
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITES:
6:00 p.m. Fall Block Party starts (FREE)
7:00 p.m. – 12 a.m. Aurora 2013; The Dallas Arts District (FREE)
Partners and Sponsors
Aurora partners and sponsors include The Dallas Arts District, Downtown Dallas Inc., Dallas Convention Center and Tourism Bureau, BUYLEDS, InLight Gobos, TedxSMU, Paperlyte Films, Awkward Robot, BenQ Projectors, Syncolite, Dallas Art Dealer Associations, Big Thought, AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas Office of Culture Affairs, Gemini, Berlin Art Link, and Oliver France Gallery, For more information about the Dallas Arts District, please visit www.thedallasartsdistrict.org. For more information about Downtown Dallas, Inc., please visit www.downtowndallas.org. DART is the Dallas Arts District’s transportation provider of choice; for more information about accessing downtown via public transportation visit www.dart.org.
Founders: Shane Pennington, Joshua King, Veletta Forsythe Lill.