Moderated by Dr. Maxwell L. Anderson, The Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art, this panel will focus on the international urban movement that fuses city planning initiatives with the development and construction of municipal cultural entities. Over 100 cultural districts are ris...
Saturday, April 12 2014 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM
“Art + Science Festival” Tom Angleberger is an artist-turned-writer known for his explosively popular Origami Yoda series. The story follows sixth grader Dwight, who creates an origami finger puppet of Star Wars Jedi Master Yoda, which then comes to life and gives him advice that always seems to ...
Saturday, April 12 2014 11:30 AM — 12:30 PM
The Toddler Art class is for 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will look at a work of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Only participating children require a ticket; adults do not require a ticket. If you ...
Fri, Apr 4 2014 11:00 AM — Fri, Apr 11 2014 12:00 PM
Arturo’s Art & Me is a class for 3-5 year olds and their favorite adult. Together, we look at works of art, read a story in the galleries and do an art-making project in the art studio. Only participating children require a ticket; adults do not require a ticket. If you have any difficulties wit...
Sat, Apr 5 2014 11:00 AM — Thu, Apr 10 2014 12:30 PM
“Islamic Culture and Creativity” One of the world’s leading experts on Islamic art, Sabiha Al Khemir, the DMA’s Senior Advisor of Islamic Art, has worked at the Met, the Louvre and the British Museum. She will discuss her novel, The Blue Manuscript, which takes readers on a quest for the legenda...
Mon, Apr 7 2014 7:30 PM — Tue, Apr 8 2014 1:00 PM
Bringing together 150 objects of art across media, from Spain to Central Asia, dating from the 9th to early 20th century, Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World explores the importance of light in Islamic aesthetics. Join Sabiha Al Khemir, senior advisor of Islamic art at the Dallas...
Thursday, April 3 2014 7:30 PM — 9:00 PM
"Solving the Rockefeller Mystery” In partnership with the Boshell Family Lecture Series for World Art and Archaeology Part T.E. Lawrence, part Indiana Jones, with a dash of Tom Sawyer, Carl Hoffman’s reporting has taken his to every corner of the world. His forthcoming book, Savage Harvest (Marc...
Wed, Apr 2 2014 7:30 PM — Thu, Apr 3 2014 5:30 PM
Join KERA’s Jeff Whittigton for a thought provoking conversaion with Brent A. BrownFounding Director, bcWorkshop; Head, City of Dallas CityDesign Studio Catherine CuellarExecutive Director, Dallas Arts District Robert MeckfesselArchitect, DSGN Associates; President, LaReunion TX
Thursday, March 27 2014 7:30 PM — 8:30 PM
The Dallas Museum of Art’s homeschool classes offer an interactive Museum experience for families with children ages 6 and above. Parents and children learn about works of art together in the galleries, participate in hands-on activities as a family, and create a work of art together in the Art S...
Thursday, March 27 2014 11:00 AM — 12:30 PM
“The Ties that Bind” Praised by the New York Times as “a writer of near-miraculous perfection, Claire Messud is the author of The Last Life, The Emperor’s Children (long-listed for the Man Booker Prize) and, most recently, The Woman Upstairs. Bookforum lauded this novel of passion and artistic fu...
Wednesday, March 26 2014 7:30 PM — 9:00 PM