Rebecca Warren's "Pas de Deux (Plaza Monument)" at the DMA’s new Eagle Family Plaza
The Dallas Museum of Art’s redesigned north entrance, dubbed the Eagle Family Plaza, is the ideal environment for chic idling in the Dallas Arts District.
Designed by Dallas-based firms Studio Outside, Hocker Design Group and Morrison Dilworth + Walls, the sleek new main entrance has a steel façade, wood decking and a manicured lawn anchored by British artist Rebecca Warren’s sculpture, Pas de Deux (Plaza Monument) — her first piece commissioned for display in the U.S. The commanding contemporary work serves as the first in a series of rotating pieces that will grace the grassy space.
For plaza noshing, head to the soon-to-open Socca, a Mediterranean eatery developed by James Beard Award-nominated chef Sharon Hage. The best part? The modernist spot is just a hop across the street from Klyde Warren Park. Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., 214.922.1200.