EDGEMERE HONORS VOLUNTEER FROM THE NASHER SCULPTURE CENTER
“Margaret Anne has been a volunteer docent with the Nasher Sculpture Center since our opening in 2003,” said Borsh. “She is an avid learner and has exhibited her enthusiasm for sharing the Nasher story with audiences of all ages time and time again. Margaret Anne consistently goes above and beyond by touring special groups outside of normal touring hours. We greatly appreciate her commitment, enthusiasm and knowledge.”
The Edgemere Salute to Seniors Award is presented quarterly to honor an individual who is making a difference in their community. Qualified nominees are active adults age 62 and above who volunteer their time and talents to their communities, and who also exemplify leadership, spirit, and citizenship.
“The Nasher Sculpture Center is such a Dallas gem, and we are so thankful to Ms. Cullum and the time she spends sharing her passion for art and sculpture with others,” said Tori Mallad, Director of Sales and Marketing at Edgemere. “Our residents really enjoy visiting the Nasher, and I’m sure that Ms. Cullum has had the opportunity to tour some of them. We are so thankful for her commitment to the arts in our community.”
Cullum got involved with the Nasher through her role as a docent at The Dallas Museum of Art, which is located across the street from the Nasher. She generally works at the Nasher twice a month. In her role, she must be knowledgeable about the Nasher’s permanent collection as well as special exhibitions which rotate in and out. She receives extra training from the Nasher staff about the special exhibitions as well as doing reading on her own, all learning experiences she truly enjoys.
“I just hope that people who come will look at what’s there and enjoy it, and maybe look at it in a slightly different way,” said Cullum. “By coming to the Nasher, it might pique their curiosity to look at other pieces of art and to look at their world a little differently.”
Cullum, 70, retired as a buyer for a mail order catalog. On top of serving the Nasher Sculpture Center, she is a volunteer docent for The Dallas Museum of Art where she does regular tours for a Dallas Independent School District 8th grade group and for a UT Southwestern Medical Center class of students.
Open since October 2003, the Nasher Sculpture Center is dedicated to the display and study of modern and contemporary sculpture. The Center is located on a 2.4-acre site in the heart of the Dallas Arts District. Renzo Piano, a world-renowned architect and winner of the prestigious Pritzker Prize in 1998, is the architect of the Center’s 55,000-square-foot building. Piano worked in collaboration with landscape architect Peter Walker on the design of the two-acre sculpture garden.
The Nasher Sculpture Center was the longtime dream of the late Raymond and Patsy Nasher, who together formed one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculpture in the world. The Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection includes masterpieces by Calder, De Kooning, Di Suvero, Giacometti, Hepworth, Kelly, Matisse, Miró, Moore, Picasso, Rodin, and Serra, among others, and continues to grow and evolve.
The Nasher Sculpture Center presents rotating exhibitions of works from the Nasher Collection as well as special exhibitions drawn from other museums and private collections. In addition to 10,000 sqaure feet of indoor gallery space, the Center contains an auditorium, education and research facilities, a cafe, and a store.
The Nasher Sculpture Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm and until 11 pm for special events. General Admission to the Center is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students, and free for members and children 12 and under. For more information, visit www.NasherSculptureCenter.org.
With 304 independent living apartment homes, 60 assisted living suites, 31 memory care private apartments, and 72 private rooms for dignified skilled nursing, Edgemere is the largest and most comprehensive life care senior living community in Dallas. The community is located in the Preston Hollow/Park Cities area at 8523 Thackery Street at Northwest Highway, Dallas, Texas 75225. The Plaza Health Services at Edgemere, located on the same campus at 8502 Edgemere Road at Northwest Highway, offers assisted living, skilled nursing, and memory support services for Edgemere life care residents, as well as for others in the community.
Edgemere is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit senior living community sponsored by Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC), a Texas-based nonprofit organization that sponsors sister communities The Buckingham in Houston, Querencia at Barton Creek in Austin, The Stayton at Museum Way under construction in Fort Worth, and Mirador in Corpus Christi. For information, visit www.edgemeredallas.com, or call (469) 619-0825.
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