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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

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. Taug... read more

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 w... read more

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. Cl... read more

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 illustrato... 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

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 Reyno... read more

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 off... read more

Fredrik Logevall: Embers of War: America in Vietnam

Dallas, TX
A myriad of characters in some of the most volatile political arenas of the Vietnam War star in Logevall’s 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning book Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam. Logevall... read more

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 ... 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

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 Doro... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 James Naughton joins Emmy Award winner Mary Kay Place and Golden Globe nominee Jane Kaczmarek in an evening of stories by Louise Erd... 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

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

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

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

Maker Club: Art Gets Digital

Maker Club: Art Gets Digital

Dallas, TX
Mariane Brodier is a European artist who paints using blank space and multi-color LEDs nestled inside a small, programmable robot. Join Tech EdVentures to create your own digital artwork using the same robotic painting techniques. Images of the digital paintings will be displayed on our Flickr pa...
Thursday, December 18 2014 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Homeschool Class: Dec. 2014: Fantastic Flowers in Bouquets

Homeschool Class: Dec. 2014: Fantastic Flowers in Bouquets

Dallas, TX
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, December 18 2014 11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Urban Armor: In Stitches

Urban Armor: In Stitches

Dallas, TX
Join Nosheen Iqbal, artist and Senior Designer for Fossil, to learn how you can use stitching and threadwork to alter various surfaces such as wood veneer, paper, photographs, and more! Create your own mixed media work of art using unconventional materials. No experience is needed. For ages 13-19...
Sunday, December 14 2014 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Arturo's Art & Me: December 2014: Beautiful Stuff

Arturo's Art & Me: December 2014: Beautiful Stuff

Dallas, TX
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 with...
Wed, Dec 10 2014 11:00 AM Sat, Dec 13 2014 12:30 PM

Toddler Art: December 2014: Planting a Rainbow

Toddler Art: December 2014: Planting a Rainbow

Dallas, TX
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, Dec 5 2014 11:00 AM Fri, Dec 12 2014 12:00 PM

C3 Artistic Encounters: Pañuelo Art with Cristina Medina

C3 Artistic Encounters: Pañuelo Art with Cristina Medina

Dallas, TX
In connection to The Mother Load installation, we welcome Dallas artist Tina Medina to demonstrate how she appropriates the genre of Paños (handkerchiefs) to create her own personal expressions of identity related to gender, ethnicity and visual heritage. Participants will experience a blend of f...
Thursday, December 11 2014 6:30 PM 8:50 PM

Art Babies: Music & Melodies

Art Babies: Music & Melodies

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 mingle with other parents and caregivers. In the October–December classes, we...
Mon, Oct 13 2014 10:00 AM Mon, Dec 8 2014 1:00 PM

Toddler Art: November 2014: Picture a Place

Toddler Art: November 2014: Picture a Place

Dallas, TX
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 ...
Tue, Nov 11 2014 11:00 AM Fri, Nov 21 2014 12:00 PM

Maker Club: Intermediate Sound Design Workshop

Maker Club: Intermediate Sound Design Workshop

Dallas, TX
Delve deeper into the world of Ableton’s sound design software to make a soundscape inspired by works of art at the DMA. Recommended for those with some experience with Ableton or Garage Band. This class is limited to 12 students. Ages 13-19. Tech Lab, Center for Creative Connections.
Thursday, November 20 2014 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

The Michael L. Rosenberg Lecture

The Michael L. Rosenberg Lecture

Dallas, TX
Join us for the Eleventh Annual Michael L. Rosenberg Lecture on 18th-Century French Art, featuring Dr. Mary Sheriff, the W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Art History at the Unviersity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Thursday, November 20 2014 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Mailing Address

1717 N Harwood Dallas, TX 75201
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