Nasher Sculpture Center

Nasher all outside

So, in case you missed my post on the yumminess that is Lockhart Smokehouse, here is the backstory you missed: my friend Kristina came to visit me last weekend for her first-ever trip to the great state of Texas.

As a New York City girl, Kristina loves museums, fashion, and sunshine (that last one just because she doesn’t get to experience it that much in the arctic Northeast). I know, Dallas perfectly meets all of those parameters. It was only natural that Kristina would love this great city!

So, after spending all day Saturday enjoying the shopping that Northpark Mall and Highland Park Village have to offer, we decided to spend Sunday basking in the sunlight and touring a few museums. Even though I’ve been in Dallas since August, I still hadn’t visited a single museum in Dallas until last weekend! (I know: WHAT)

After a delicious brunch at Nick & Sam’s Grill in Uptown, Kristina and I opted to do what very few Dallasites (?) ever do: walk. We enjoyed the 70º+ weather and walked from Uptown, through Klyde Warren Park, and into Downtown to the Arts District. I know I make it sound like such a long hike… it wasn’t. It was like a mile. Not the most strenuous walk of my life – that’s for sure. But still one I definitely don’t do nearly enough.

Nasher person and curvature

Our first stop in the Arts District? The Nasher Sculpture Center.

Though the interior part of the sculpture center was a little…quirky… for my taste, I really enjoyed the gardens of the center. Filled with beautiful pieces, both modern and traditional-styled sculptures, the garden of the Nasher Sculpture Center is pretty much the perfect place in Dallas to enjoy art and sunshine. I would definitely suggest going on your next sunny afternoon!

Nasher people plus KristinaOne of these things is not like the other…

The Nasher Sculpture Center is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11:00AM-5:00PM. If you’re not a member, admission isn’t free (except on the first Saturday of every month!)… but for $10-or-less, the cost of admission isn’t about to break your bank like many museums, so fret thee not and go enjoy some art!

Nasher me and Kristina