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Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty

Dallas, TX
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty, organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, is the first retrospective of Penn’s work in nearly twenty years. The exhibition presents over 140 photographs including iconic images from his ... read more

Teen Workshop: Art of the Museum Selfie

Dallas, TX
This month’s Teen Workshop is all about you! Learn how to take a selfie that tells a story from the DMA masters of portraiture on this interactive tour of collection highlights. Personal cameras and smart phones welcome, b... 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

Arturo's Art & Me: June 2016: Journey to Japan

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: June 2016: Set Sail

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.

Museum Murder Mystery: An Artful Game of Clue

Dallas, TX
Have you ever wanted to play a live game of Clue? Now is your chance to put your detective hat on and solve one of our popular Museum Murder Mysteries.Portrait of a Gentleman has been murdered! It is up to you to discover ... 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

Family Workshop: May-June 2016: Developing an Eye for 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

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

Art Babies: Face Time

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.

June 2016 Late Night

Dallas, TX
Spend the dog days of summer at the DMA, and join us for our annual Summer Block Party as we beat the heat and celebrate our furry friends. See the full schedule of events.

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

Homeschool Class for Families: May-June 2016: Developing an Eye for 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

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

Teen Workshop: Quick Quilting with the DMA Teen Advisory Council

Dallas, TX
In this special workshop hosted by the DMA Teen Advisory Council, trace the connection between early American quilts and African textiles in our galleries. Then sew your own quilt square that tells the story of your journe... read more

Family Workshop: July & August 2016: Winner's Circle

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

Teen Workshop: Illuminating Installations

Dallas, TX
While some artists create sculptures out of clay or marble, Dan Flavin, Robert Irwin, and Stephen Antonakos use florescent light as their medium. Get inspired by their process and light up the dark by creating a collaborat... read more

Family Workshop: September 2016: Sensory Explorations

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
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Past Events

Drew Daywalt: Colorful Characters

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, The Day the Crayons Quit! Poor Duncan! His crayons sure are a colorful bunch ...
Sunday, May 22 2016 3:00 PM 4:30 PM

C3 Visiting Artist Workshop: Japanese Woodblock Printmaking

C3 Visiting Artist Workshop: Japanese Woodblock Printmaking

Dallas, TX
Join printmaker Daryl Howard to learn about the history of the Japanese woodblock print. Participants will have the opportunity to carve and print their own image using this ancient art form. Limited to 15 participants.
Saturday, May 21 2016 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

May 2016 Late Night

May 2016 Late Night

Dallas, TX
Join us for a night of crafts and drafts! Try some local brews, learn about connections between art and beer, and craft your own work of art. See the full schedule of events. FREE for children 11 and under. FREE for DMA Members. DMA Members do not need to reserve a ticket in advance. Not a DMA ...
Fri, May 20 2016 6:00 PM Sat, May 21 2016 12:00 AM

Toddler Art: May 2016: Strike a Pose

Toddler Art: May 2016: Strike a Pose

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. Adults and younger siblings do not need a ticket. When classes are filled, e-mail lhanson@DM...
Fri, May 13 2016 11:00 AM Fri, May 20 2016 12:00 PM

15th Annual Junior Associates Dine Around

15th Annual Junior Associates Dine Around

Dallas, TX
John McCarley and Erica Smith-Denton, DMA Junior Associates Co-Chairs, and Jourdan and Harry McClish, Dine Around Chairs, invite members of the Junior Associates to the 15th Annual Dine Around.  Thursday, May 19, 2016|7:00 p.m.at the home of a DMA Patron Individual dinner location assignments a...
Thursday, May 19 2016 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Amy Stewart: Crime-Fighting Sisters

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 female deputy sheriffs, Constance Kopp, and her two sisters. In Girl Waits with ...
Tuesday, May 17 2016 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

Arturo's Art & Me: May 2016: Art Olympics

Arturo's Art & Me: May 2016: Art Olympics

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 of art in the Art Studio. Adults and younger siblings do not need a ticket...
Wed, May 11 2016 11:00 AM Sat, May 14 2016 12:30 PM

Kate Tempest: Musician, Poet, Playwright, and Novelist

Kate Tempest: Musician, Poet, Playwright, and Novelist

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 London in a multi-generational tale of drugs, desire, and belonging. Tempest, wi...
Friday, May 13 2016 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

The Person Himself: Irving Penn's Ethnographic Studies

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 Photography and Archive Assistant in the Ryerson and Burnham Archives, will ...
Thursday, May 12 2016 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

May 2016 League Luncheon

May 2016 League Luncheon

Dallas, TX
Lunch is $50 per person. Alcoholic beverages must be selected separately and purchased in advance. Please submit your reservation via the ticketleap website. Seating is limited, so please make your reservation in advance. For any inquiries, please contact League@DMA.org or call 214.922.1235.
Monday, May 9 2016 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

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