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Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

Dallas, TX
Jackson Pollock: Blind SpotsIn November 2015, the Dallas Museum of Art will become the exclusive American venue for a new exhibition of works by Jackson Pollock, the first in over three decades to survey a phase of work kn... read more

Art Babies: Wiggles & Giggles

Dallas, TX
Art Babies is just for children 0–24 months old and their caregivers. Join us in the galleries for songs and story time, followed by play time and an opportunity to mingle with other parents and caregivers.

Texas Ballet Theater Presents: Pollock in Motion

Dallas, TX
February 9: DMA Members and TBT Subscribers onlyFebruary 10: Performance open to members and the public

Arturo's Art & Me: February 2016: Bugs & Butterflies

Dallas, TX
Arturo’s Art & Me is a class for 3-5 year olds and their favorite adult. 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 ... read more

Toddler Art: February 2016: Dribbles and Drops

Dallas, TX
The Toddler Art class is for 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space.

Family Workshop: Jan. & Feb. 2016: Action Art

Dallas, TX
For children ages 6–12 and their favorite grown-ups. Explore the galleries, engage in artful conversations, and try hands-on games as a family, then create a work of art in the studio. Taught by Museum Education staff. Cla... read more
Running from Sat, Jan 9 2016 1:00 PM Sat, Feb 13 2016 2:30 PM
Saturday, February 13 2016 1:00 PM 2:30 PM
Sat, Feb 13 2016 1:00 PM 2:30 PM
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February Late Night

Dallas, TX
Are you a sinner or a saint? Join us for an evening exploring the virtues and vices, from greed and gluttony to patience and kindness. See the full schedule of events.

February League Luncheon

Dallas, TX
COME JOIN THE FUN FOR OUR FEBRUARY LUNCHEON, MONDAY 22nd….YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!

Homeschool Class for Families: Jan. & Feb. 2016: Action Art

Dallas, TX
The Homeschool Class for Families offers an interactive Museum experience for children ages 6–12. Discuss works of art in the galleries, participate in a hands-on activity, and create a work of art in the studio. Taught by... read more
Running from Thu, Jan 28 2016 11:00 AM Thu, Feb 25 2016 12:30 PM
Thursday, February 25 2016 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
Thu, Feb 25 2016 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
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Pollock's Black Paintings: A Closer Look

Dallas, TX
Join Michael Schreyach, Associate Professor in Art and Art History at Trinity University, and Stephanie Straine, Assistant Curator at Tate Liverpool and contributing author to the Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots exhibition ca... read more

Autism Awareness Family Celebration: Museum Mysteries

Dallas, TX
During the Autism Awareness Family Celebration, explore museum mysteries with staff-led gallery experiences and game-inspired art-making activities in the studio. Families can enjoy an interactive performance with a music ... read more

Teen Workshop: Action Painting with Sherry Abbasi

Dallas, TX
Join guest artist and educator Sherry Abbasi in exploring the unique painting process of Jackson Pollock. After an interactive brainstorm in Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots, create a collaborative drip mural that will be put ... read more

Selected Shorts: Art & Artists

Dallas, TX
The annual Selected Shorts is always eagerly anticipated and this year, three Tony Award winners will read stories reflecting on the powerful role of art and artists. Denis O’Hare (Milk, American Horror Story, True Blood) ... read more

Artist Talk: Rebecca Warren

Dallas, TX
Gavin Delahunty, Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, will speak with artist Rebecca Warren in anticipation of her site-specific installation on the DMA's new Eagle Family Plaza. This commission is her first ... read more

Toddler Art: March 2016: Heroes

Dallas, TX
The Toddler Art class is for 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space.

Arturo's Art & Me: March 2016: Under the Sea

Dallas, TX
Arturo’s Art & Me is a class for 3-5 year olds and their favorite adult. 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 ... read more

The Magnificent Seven: The Great Fatimid Rock Crystal Ewers

Dallas, TX
Jeremy Johns, Professor of the Art and Archaeology of the Islamic Mediterranean and Director of the Khalili Research Centre for the Art and Material Culture of the Middle East at the University of Oxford, and Dr. Elise Mor... read more

Family Workshop: March 2016: Under Wraps: Exploring Ancient Egypt

Dallas, TX
For children ages 6–12 and their favorite grown-ups. Explore the galleries, engage in artful conversations, and try hands-on games as a family, then create a work of art in the studio. Taught by Museum Education staff. Cla... read more

Texas Bound II: In Hindsight

Dallas, TX
An evening of stories reflecting on the past ranging from poignant to side-splittingly funny – all brought to life on stage by acclaimed Texas-connected actors. Featured actors include Emmy Award winner Doris Roberts (Ever... read more

Tracy K. Smith & Kevin Young: Poetry, Place & Race

Dallas, TX
Tracy K. Smith won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Life on Mars. Her critically acclaimed memoir Ordinary Light is shortlisted for the 2015 National Book Award in Nonfiction. After spending a summer in Alabama at he... read more

Rainn Wilson: Quirks, Comedy & Creativity

Dallas, TX
For nine seasons, Rainn Wilson made his name playing obnoxious Dwight Schrute, everyone’s favorite work nemesis and beet farmer on hit television series The Office. Now he’s ready to explain how he came up with his unique ... read more

Art in Bloom International

Dallas, TX
Come fly away with the DMA at Art in Bloom International.  Enjoy a champagne welcome with luxury shopping in the concourse.  Walk the “green carpet” and commemorate the day with friends on the step and repeat.  Then take y... read more

Hanya Yanagihara: Tragedy & Transcendence

Dallas, TX
In conversation with KERA’s Krys BoydHanya Yanagihara’s novel A Little Life has been one of the most talked about books of 2015, winning the Kirkus Prize, and garnering coveted positions as a National Book Award Finalist a... read more

Homeschool Class for Families: March 2016: Under Wraps

Dallas, TX
The Homeschool Class for Families offers an interactive Museum experience for children ages 6–12. Discuss works of art in the galleries, participate in a hands-on activity, and create a work of art in the studio. Taught by... read more

Teen Workshop: Toy Making

Dallas, TX
From ancient automatons to modern holograms, artists have used technology to create ingenious devices for centuries. In this workshop, get inspired by how these artists tinkered their away into new discoveries and design a... read more

Erik Larson: A Fatal Voyage

Dallas, TX
Erik Larson, master of narrative nonfiction, returns with the enthralling story of the sinking of the British ocean-liner RMS Lusitania in Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. The publication coincides with the 1... read more

Dominic Smith: Dutch Masters & Deceit

Dallas, TX
In Dominic Smith’s spellbinding new novel, The Last Painting of Sarah De Vos, one 17th-century painting changes the course of three lives: the woman who paints it, the lawyer who inherits it, and the art history student wh... read more

Caillebotte Matters

Dallas, TX
Dr. George T.M. Shackelford, Deputy Director of the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, and co-curator of the exhibition Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter's Eye, will discuss the critical issues raised by Caillebotte's innovati... read more

Padma Lakshmi: Food & Family

Dallas, TX
Promotional Partner: Crow Collection of Asian ArtBefore Padma Lakshmi ever stepped onto a television set, she learned that how we eat is an extension of how we love, how we comfort, how we forge a sense of home, and how we... read more

Daniel James Brown: Guts & Glory

Dallas, TX
Daniel James Brown’s book The Boys in the Boat has been called the “Chariots of Fire with oars.” This longtime #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 2014 Nonfiction Book of the Year by the American Booksellers Ass... read more

Skip Hollandsworth: The Hunt for America's First Serial Killer

Dallas, TX
Skip Hollandsworth, award-winning journalist, executive editor for Texas Monthly, and screenwriter of the acclaimed film Bernie, can now add author to his résumé. This event celebrates the release of his first book, The Mi... read more

Music, Love, and Leisure in the Dutch Golden Age

Dallas, TX
The music paintings of Johannes Vermeer and his contemporaries reflect a cultural and artistic heritage inextricably linked to music-making. Steeped in symbolism, this subset of Dutch genre painting reveals the influence o... read more

Folly at the Art Ball, Presented by the DMA Junior Associates

Dallas, TX
Folly at the Art Ball, presented by the DMA Junior Associates. Folly will be the DMA Junior Associate inaugural fundraiser. Chaired by Rachel and Michael Osburn, Folly is an exciting new chapter in Art Ball history. The Ju... read more

Special Event: Emel Mathlouthi in Concert

Dallas, TX
Singer, songwriter, and composer Emel Mathlouthi is bringing a powerful new sound to Tunisian music. Endowed with an outstanding voice, she evokes Joan Baez, Sister Marie Keyrouz and the Lebanese diva Fairouz. Her captivat... read more

Dave Isay: Purpose & Passion

Dallas, TX
In conversation with KERA’s Krys BoydPromotional Partner: KERAStoryCorps founder Dave Isay presents unforgettable new stories from people doing what they love in his forthcoming book, Callings: The Purpose and Passion of W... read more

The Dallas Herakles in Context

Dallas, TX
Dr. Nancy Ramage, Charles A. Dana Professor of the Humanities and Arts Emerita at Ithaca College, will speak about the multilayered history of one of the DMA's newest acquisitions, a marble bust of Herakles that reveals th... read more

The Person Himself: Irving Penn's Ethnographic Studies

Dallas, TX
The Art Institute of Chicago is home to the Irving Penn Archives, one of the world's leading collections of photographs and memorabilia about the artist. Natasha Derrickson, former Collection Manager in the Department of P... read more

Kate Tempest: Musical Poet & Prophet

Dallas, TX
Promotional Partner: DaVerse Loungee – A Big Thought and Journeyman Ink ProgramAward-winning poet and performer Kate Tempest’s electrifying debut novel, The Bricks That Built the Houses, portrays the beating heart of Londo... read more

Amy Stewart: Crime-Fighting Sisters

Dallas, TX
While researching a character for her previous bestselling book The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart discovered a story that had been lost to time. Stewart’s novel is based on the true story of one of the nation’s first femal... read more

Drew Daywalt: Colorful Characters

Dallas, TX
Fun for the whole family! Join children’s author and Hollywood screenwriter Drew Daywalt to hear about The Day the Crayons Came Home, the hysterically colorful companion to the bestselling picture book of the past year, Th... read more

Dacher Keltner: Survival of the Kindest

Dallas, TX
In partnership with the Crow Collection of Asian Art and their Wellness SeriesDacher Keltner is a professor of psychology at the University of California at Berkeley; he served as the scientific consultant for the highly a... read more

Sherman Alexie: The Power of a Name

Dallas, TX
Families – kick off your summer reads together with Sherman Alexie, National Book Award-winning author, poet, and filmmaker, talking about his first picture book, Thunder Boy Jr., which celebrates the special relationship ... read more

Justin Cronin: Literary Super Thrillers

Dallas, TX
Justin Cronin’s first book in The Passage trilogy generated a bidding war among publishers, ultimately selling for more than $3 million. The first two novels in the series, The Passage and The Twelve, depict the fall of ci... read more

Vinh Chung: Rescue to Redemption

Dallas, TX
In conjunction with World Refugee Awareness DayVinh Chung’s powerful and poignant memoir, Where the Wind Leads, has garnered more than 250 five-star reviews on Amazon.com. It follows Vinh and his family on their desperate ... read more

Emily St. John Mandel: Hope & Art After the Apocalypse

Dallas, TX
Emily St. John Mandel’s bestselling novel Station Eleven centers on a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming a post-apocalyptic North America in the aftermath of a flu pandemic. The Trav... read more
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Past Events

Melanie Benjamin: Capote's Capers

Melanie Benjamin: Capote's Capers

Dallas, TX
In the dazzling high society of 1950s Manhattan, gossip and rumors swirled around a scandalous relationship between socialite Babe Paley and literary genius Truman Capote. Melanie Benjamin’s newest book The Swans of Fifth Avenue opens the doors to the private parlors of the rich and famous and th...
Tuesday, February 2 2016 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

Chris Grabenstein: Fast-Paced Fun Reads

Chris Grabenstein: Fast-Paced Fun Reads

Dallas, TX
Promotional Partners: Friends of the Dallas Public Library and Dallas Public Library Chris Grabenstein is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Island of Dr. Libris and Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library. At this event he’ll share the highly anticipated sequel, Mr. Lemoncello’s Libr...
Sunday, January 31 2016 3:00 PM 4:30 PM

Silver Supper 2016

Silver Supper 2016

Dallas, TX
On Friday, January 29, at 7 p.m., Silver Supper will be held in the Museum’s Chilton galleries and will honor collectors of decorative arts, Bradbury Dyer, III and Deborah and Ken Hamlett.  Guests in black tie (optional) will enjoy a cocktail reception followed by a seated dinner.  A highlight wi...
Friday, January 29 2016 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

State of the Arts: Women in the Arts

State of the Arts: Women in the Arts

Dallas, TX
State of the Arts presents rich conversations about the connections between the visual and performing arts and explores the creative process across genres. "Women in the Arts" will highlight women who are shaping the cultural landscape of Dallas and the Metroplex through leadership positions in t...
Thursday, January 28 2016 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Silver Supper Symposium

Silver Supper Symposium

Dallas, TX
Silver Supper Symposium 9:30 a.m. Luncheon following 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Brook Hollow Golf Club Featured Speakers: Hutton Wilkinson: Celebrated interior designer; president of Tony Duquette Inc; co-author of new book commemorating Elsie de ...
Thursday, January 28 2016 9:30 AM 2:00 PM

Texas Bound I: Human Foibles & Hijinks

Texas Bound I: Human Foibles & Hijinks

Dallas, TX
Playwright and actor Octavio Solis reads his own darkly comical story about helping a friend win back his girlfriend by stealing a koala bear. Novelist, screenwriter, and actor Owen Egerton shares his story about a most unusual summer camp. Actor Chris Hury reads a starkly depicted tale of an elk...
Monday, January 25 2016 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

Urban Armor: Zine Making

Urban Armor: Zine Making

Dallas, TX
Join us for this collaborative zine-making workshop inspired by Spirit and Matter: Masterpieces from the Keir Collection of Islamic Art. After taking a short tour of the manuscripts in the exhibition, create a page for the group zine, design your own cover, and learn how to bind it all together u...
Saturday, January 23 2016 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Olivier Meslay & Rhonda Garelick: From Chanel to Reves

Olivier Meslay & Rhonda Garelick: From Chanel to Reves

Dallas, TX
Join us for a French Riviera fête celebrating the connections between Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel and the Wendy and Emery Reves Collection. Rhonda K. Garelick unravels the mysteries behind this global icon in her bestselling biography, Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History. In 1953, Emer...
Wednesday, January 20 2016 6:00 PM 9:00 PM

International Pop | Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

International Pop | Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

Dallas, TX
International PopInternational Pop, organized by the Walker Art Center, chronicles the global emergence of Pop in the 1960s and early 1970s. While previous exhibitions and prevailing scholarship have primarily focused on the dominance of Pop activity in New York and London during this time, this ...
Fri, Nov 20 2015 5:00 PM Sun, Jan 17 2016 5:00 PM

January Late Night

January Late Night

Dallas, TX
On Friday, January 15 join us for our annual birthday celebration and get your last look at the International Pop exhibition before it closes on Sunday. Stay late for tours, a concert by Rockestra, Late Night 60s Karaoke, and more! See the full schedule of events. FREE for children 11 and under....
Fri, Jan 15 2016 6:00 PM Sat, Jan 16 2016 12:00 AM

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