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Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse

Dallas, TX
The first major American exhibition to consider the French floral still life across the 19th century will premiere at the DMA in October 2014.  Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse, co-organized by ... read more

Bouquets: A Curator's Perspective

Dallas, TX
Join Dr. Heather MacDonald, Curator of Bouquets: French Sill Life from Chardin to Masisse and the Lillian and James H. Clark Associate Curator of European Art, for a closer investigation of the exhibition's varied artists ... read more

Texas Bound II: Hellos and Goodbyes

Dallas, TX
Film and TV star G.W. Bailey (Major Crimes, The Closer, M*A*S*H, Police Academy films) reads an outrageous story about three judges and their reactions to a Texas chili contest. Acclaimed local actors Constance Gold Parry,... read more

Challenging Voices: Conversation on Art & the Ethical Imperative

Dallas, TX
In celebration of the DMA's upcoming exhibiiton Between Action and the Unknown: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga, join Ming Tiampo, leading Gutai expert and Associate Professor at Carleton University, Ottawa,... read more

Toddler Art: February 2015: Funny Faces

Dallas, TX
For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum education staff. Cl... read more

Autism Awareness Family Celebration

Dallas, TX
On February 7, the DMA will be open early for children with autism and their families to enjoy art together in a fun environment. Participants can explore a WINTER theme with staff-led gallery experiences and snowy art-mak... read more

Arturo's Art & Me: February 2015: Design Time

Dallas, TX
For a 3–5 year old and a favorite grown-up! Adults and young children listen to a story, look at works of art and play hands-on games in the Museum galleries, and then create an original work of art in the Art Studio. Taug... read more

Urban Armor: Zine Making w/ Mandy Engleman

Dallas, TX
Learn how to design and create your own zine with Mandy Engleman, the Director of Creative Services at the Dallas Museum of Art. Mandy and her talented creative team will give you tips for making an oustanding self-publica... read more

Art Babies: Splash of Color

Dallas, TX
Art Babies is just for children 0–24 months old and their caregivers. Join us for a thirty-minute private tour of the Museum's collection designed with wiggly babies in mind, followed by play time and an opportunity to min... read more

Philipp Meyer & Grace Pettis: Texas Tales in Story, Song, and Art

Dallas, TX
Philipp Meyer’s novel, The Son, was a Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Fiction in 2014. His prose has drawn comparisons to iconic American authors such as Faulkner and Hemingway. A riveting account of three generations of a Tex... read more

C3 Artistic Encounters: An Evening of Titles and Text

Dallas, TX
How can the museum inspire memorable stories? Join Center for Creative Connections writer-in-residence, Kendra Greene, for an evening discovering the galleries through language. Explore your own museum memoir, and consider... read more

Ina Garten: The Barefoot Contessa

Dallas, TX
Ina Garten shares her natural approach to food—entertaining tips, stories, and maybe even some recipes from her new book. The Emmy Award-winning host of the Barefoot Contessa television show on Food Network and New York Ti... read more

Brettell Lecture: Painting Techniques of the Impressionists

Dallas, TX
In conjunction with the DMA’s exhibition Impressionist Paintings from the Reves Collection, join Dr. Anthea Callen, an internationally renowned specialist on the history of artists’ materials and techniques, for a lecture ... read more

Lynsey Addario: Behind the Lens and Enemy Lines

Dallas, TX
In her new memoir It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War, Addario gives readers a glimpse into her experiences documenting war and human crises across the globe, and how she reconciles that with her role of ... read more

Jacqueline Woodson: Dreams Come True

Dallas, TX
Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming, a collection of beautifully wrought poems depicting her childhood in South Carolina and New York, won the 2014 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The New York Times... read more

Homeschool Class: January & February 2015: It's All Greek to Me!

Dallas, TX
The Homeschool Class for Families offers an interactive Museum experience for families! We discuss works of art in the galleries, participate in a hands-on activity, and create a work of art in the studio. Designed for chi... read more
Running from Thu, Jan 22 2015 11:00 AM Thu, Feb 26 2015 12:30 PM
Thursday, February 26 2015 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
Thu, Feb 26 2015 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
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Elliot Ackerman with Ben Fountain: Heroism and Heartbreak

Dallas, TX
Elliot Ackerman is a decorated veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, who earned a Silver Star, Purple Heart, and a Bronze Star for valor. His forthcoming debut novel, Green on Blue, will be published in February. Autho... read more

Arturo's Art & Me: March 2015: Ready, Set, Action!

Dallas, TX
For a 3–5 year old and a favorite grown-up! Adults and young children listen to a story, look at works of art and play hands-on games in the Museum galleries, and then create an original work of art in the Art Studio. Taug... read more

Peter Mendelsund: Visual Phenomenon

Dallas, TX
Peter Mendelsund, the associate art director at Alfred A. Knopf, published in tandem his first monograph of book jacket art, Cover, and his illustrated “exploration into the phenomenology of reading,” What We See When We R... read more

Boshell Lecture: The Art of Ancient Hairdressing

Dallas, TX
See ancient sculptures in a whole new way through the eyes of hairdressing archaeologist Janet Stephens. A hairstylist by trade, she began researching ancient hairstyles after a chance visit to the Walters Art Museum in he... read more

Toddler Art: March 2015: African Adventures

Dallas, TX
For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum education staff. Cl... read more

Selected Shorts: Surprised by Love

Dallas, TX
The annual appearance of Selected Shorts is always eagerly anticipated! Tony Award winner René Auberjonois joins Emmy Award winner Mary Kay Place and Golden Globe nominee Jane Kaczmarek in an evening of stories by Louise E... read more

Gail Sheehy: A Daring Life

Dallas, TX
Gail Sheehy built her formidable career writing in-depth character profiles of political figures such as Bobby Kennedy, Margaret Thatcher, and Mikhail Gorbachev, and reporting on cultural events ranging from the sexual rev... read more

Artist Talk: Michaël Borremans

Dallas, TX
The DMA hosts the United States premeir of the internationally traveling exhibition Michaël Borremans: As sweet as it gets, Co-organized by the Dallas Museum of Art and the Center for Fine Arts, Brussels (BOZAR). The exhib... read more

Mark Rothko

Dallas, TX
Mark Rothko, one of the most prominent artists of the 20th century, is known for his pioneering work and artistic innovation.  From young Russian immigrant with harrowing memories of pogroms to world-famous artist, Rothko ... read more

Peter Lerangis: High-Octane Adventure

Dallas, TX
Author Rick Riordan has hailed author Peter Lerangis’ The Seven Wonders adventure series as a “high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets.”  Lerangis is the author of more than 160 books, which have sold more ... read more

Rabih Alameddine with Colm Tóibín: Words and Pictures

Dallas, TX
Rabih Alameddine’s novel An Unnecessary Woman is a 2014 National Book Award finalist; he is both an author and a painter. Grove Press hails his novel as “a love letter to literature with the power to define who we are.” It... read more

Jo Baker: Jane Austen Remixed

Dallas, TX
The Dallas Museum of Art owns an engraved portrait of Jane Austen, made by her sister Cassandra, which will be on view for two days only – March 19 and 20. In Jo Baker’s acclaimed novel, Longbourn, the better known charact... read more

Homeschool Class: March & April 2015: Creative Color

Dallas, TX
The Homeschool Class for Families offers an interactive Museum experience for families! We discuss works of art in the galleries, participate in a hands-on activity, and create a work of art in the studio. Designed for chi... read more

Marcus Samuelsson: Savory Success

Dallas, TX
Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson has been captivating food lovers with his brilliant culinary interpretations for two decades, dazzling diners and critics alike. His acclaimed restaurants include Red Rooster Harlem and Gin... read more

Huan Hsu: Hidden Treasure

Dallas, TX
Huan Hsu, a first-generation Chinese American and journalist, was raised in Salt Lake City. Armed with mere strands of a family legend, he returns to China to discover the fate of his great-great-grandfather’s vast and pri... read more

Dennis Lehane: Master of the New Noir

Dallas, TX
International bestselling master of crime fiction Dennis Lehane shares insights into his new book World Gone By, set during World War II in Cuba and Florida. He explores the themes of crime, passion, and vengeance in this ... read more

Candice Bergen: Candid Reflection

Dallas, TX
The star of Murphy Brown and winner of five Emmy Awards, Candice Bergen is also an accomplished writer. Her forthcoming memoir, A Fine Romance, is the follow-up to her first bestseller, Knock Wood, which the New York Times... read more

Jacob Rubin & Rebecca Scherm: Identity Thief

Dallas, TX
Jacob Rubin’s The Poser is a deeply original comic novel about a man who can imitate anyone he meets, but in the end, he must risk everything for the chance to know true love. Rebecca Scherm’s debut novel, Unbecoming, is a... read more

Harry Bliss & Barney Saltzberg: Imaginative Illustrating

Dallas, TX
Barney Saltzberg, author and illustrator of almost 50 books for children and a singer/songwriter, explores the creative process of writing and illustrating in his latest work Inside this Book. Illustrator Harry Bliss asks ... read more

Sue Roe & Joshua Wolf Shenk: Matisse & Picasso

Dallas, TX
Sue Roe’s new book In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and Modernism in Paris 1900-10 uses the famous artists’ village in Paris as the backdrop for creative rivalries and synergies that helped produce some of the most iconic w... read more

Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI

Dallas, TX
Dr. Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell, an art historian specializing in fashion and textiles, presents her newest book Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI, an engrossing chronicle of  one of the most exciting, contro... read more

Awards to Artists

Dallas, TX
The DeGolyer and Kimbrough awards were created in 1980 at the DMA to recognize exceptional talent and potential in young visual artists. The Dozier Travel Grant was established in 1990 to support professional Texas artists... read more

Artist Talk: Kevin Beasley

Dallas, TX
Join Gavin Delahunty, the DMA’s Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, in conversation with New York based artist Kevin Beasley.  Beasley, selected as one of the artists for SOLUNA, the first Dallas Arts Distri... read more

Oral Fixation: Destination America: True Stories of Immigration

Dallas, TX
Back by popular demand and inspired by the DMA’s annual hosting of a naturalization ceremony, seven Texas storytellers tell their own true tales of their immigration. Their journeys and voices will inspire you, surprise yo... read more

Anthony Doerr & Jim Shepard: Compassion & Catastrophe

Dallas, TX
Anthony Doerr has won four O. Henry Prizes, three Pushcart Prizes, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Story Prize. His novel, All the Light We Cannot See, is a 2014 National Book Award finalist and a Goodreads "Best Book of ... read more

Homeschool Class: May & June 2015: NatureScapes

Dallas, TX
The Homeschool Class for Families offers an interactive Museum experience for families! We discuss works of art in the galleries, participate in a hands-on activity, and create a work of art in the studio. Designed for chi... read more

Coffee with the Wittgensteins

Dallas, TX
The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein was only one member of an immensely gifted and larger-than-life family that rose to prominence in the Austro-Hungarian Empire before the First World War. His family members were patrons ... read more

Fashioning Our Identities

Dallas, TX
In this visually compelling and extensively researched book, Women in Clothes, editors Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton will have a spirited conversation about what informs and motivates women in their daily... read more

Rebecca Alexander: Senses Lost and Found

Dallas, TX
In Rebecca Alexander’s memoir Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found, she details her experience of learning as a teenager that she has a rare genetic disorder that will eventually cause complete loss of hearing ... read more
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Past Events

Roz Chast: Drawing on Loss

Roz Chast: Drawing on Loss

Dallas, TX
Over 1,000 of Roz Chast’s cartoons have been printed in The New Yorker since 1978; editor David Remnick has hailed her as “the magazine’s only certifiable genius,” and O Magazine has said she has the “wryest pen since Dorothy Parker’s.” Chast will talk about her creative process and her latest bo...
Wednesday, January 28 2015 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

State of the Arts: Performers

State of the Arts: Performers

Dallas, TX
Join KERA's Jeff Whittington for a thought-provoking conversation with Jonathan NortonPlaywright Nycole RayDirector, Dallas Black Dance Theater II Presented in partnership with KERA's Art&Seek. After 3:00 p.m. the day of the event, tickets will no longer be available online, but can be purcha...
Thursday, January 22 2015 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Maker Club: Interactive Art w/ Makey Makey

Maker Club: Interactive Art w/ Makey Makey

Dallas, TX
Bring a new level of interactivity to your artwork using Makey Makey! Makey Makey is a programmable microcontroller which you will use to incorporate sound into a work of art that you create. For ages 13-19, no experience necesary; all materials will be provided. Tech Lab, Center for Creative Con...
Thursday, January 22 2015 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Graeme Simsion: An Experiment in Love

Graeme Simsion: An Experiment in Love

Dallas, TX
Graeme Simsion, Australian author of The Rosie Project, has sold more than a million copies, engaging readers with the hilarious and heartwarming story of Don Tillman, a brilliant but socially inept scientist who crafts a scientific survey, The Wife Project, to find a perfect partner. The highly ...
Wednesday, January 21 2015 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

Tim Federle: Classics, with a Twist

Tim Federle: Classics, with a Twist

Dallas, TX
Tim Federle, former Broadway star turned author, shares his whimsical and witty books Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist, winner of the Goodreads Best Cookbook of 2013, and Hickory Daiquiri Dock. They offer up a delightful blend of literary commentary, puns, and drink recipes.
Friday, January 16 2015 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Toddler Art: January 2015: Oh So Sleepy

Toddler Art: January 2015: Oh So Sleepy

Dallas, TX
For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum education staff. Class size is limited to eighteen children. In January, enjoy sweet dreams a...
Fri, Jan 9 2015 11:00 AM Fri, Jan 16 2015 12:00 PM

Think Creatively

Think Creatively

Dallas, TX
Give your brain a boost and discover the power to expand your creativity. Join creativity experts in this engaging workshop where you will exercise your brain with creative thinking tools and then explore your new skills with an art experience. All materials provided. The success of our workshop...
Thu, Oct 30 2014 6:30 PM Thu, Jan 15 2015 8:50 PM

Texas Bound I: Family (Dys)function

Texas Bound I: Family (Dys)function

Dallas, TX
An evening of stories ranging from poignant to side splittingly funny about family ties and dysfunction. Acclaimed Texas actors bring these stories to life on stage. Features work by Dallas authors David Haynes, Clay Reynolds, and Kevin Sutton, as well as Bret Anthony Johnston, the winner of the ...
Wednesday, January 14 2015 1:00 PM 1:30 PM

Urban Armor: Vinyl Toy Workshop w/ Mark Gutting

Urban Armor: Vinyl Toy Workshop w/ Mark Gutting

Dallas, TX
Vinyl toys will be your canvas as you explore elements of design with guest artist Mark Gutting! Gain inspiration from works of art in the DMA's collection and discover how street artists, graphic designers, and illustrators have elevated vinyl toys into an art form. For ages 13-19; limited to 15...
Sunday, January 11 2015 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Arturo's Art & Me: January 2015: Sew Inspired

Arturo's Art & Me: January 2015: Sew Inspired

Dallas, TX
For a 3–5 year old and a favorite grown-up! Adults and young children listen to a story, look at works of art and play hands-on games in the Museum galleries, and then create an original work of art in the Art Studio. Taught by Museum education staff. Class size is limited to eighteen children. ...
Wed, Jan 7 2015 11:00 AM Sat, Jan 10 2015 12:30 PM

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