As if announcing Frisco’s opening of its own Universal Park wasn’t enough, now Meow Wolf, the Santa Fe-based art company known for its immersive multimedia experiences, announced on Thursday that it will open a permanent exhibition at the Grapevine this summer.
Following the success of the company’s three previous installations in New Mexico, Nevada and Colorado, Meow Wolf plans to expand into the Lone Star State. The new Grapevine office is one of two new projects the company plans to open in 2023 and 2024 in Texas, with the other in Houston.
According to Meow Wolf executive creative director Dale Sheehan, this will be a first for the company. “We have never designed two exhibitions in the same condition at the same time,” Sheehan said. Santa Fe Reporter. “The Texas experience will be deeply rooted in artist collaborations and linked by hidden Easter eggs.”
Located in the former Grapevine Mills Mall, the 29,000-square-foot exhibition space will feature 30 rooms where artists can realize their unique vision. Sheehan said the installation will feature talented local artists such as Dallas-based sculptor Dan Lam, Dallas-based muralist and painter Carlos Don Juan, and Austin artist Tsz Kam.
In addition to exciting art in North Texas, Meow Wolf is well known for offering unique catering services in collaboration with local vendors, retail space, and a live performance venue where guests can enjoy concerts by up-and-coming local musicians. as well as youth and social events.
“Countdown to our opening this summer!” Kelly Schwartz, general manager of Meow Wolf Grapevine, said in a statement. I can’t wait for you to see what we create for you.”
To keep up with the schedule, Meow Wolf is looking for over 150 positions at Grapevine. Job offers include director of marketing and sales, show and exhibition art coordinator, and lead stage designer. If you are interested, you can apply on their website.