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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

C3 Artistic Encounters: Palpable Portraiture w/ Giovanni Valderas

Dallas, TX
Utilizing an unconventional combination of paint and other materials, artist Giovanni Valderas invites participants to make tactile, sculptural-like portraits of their pets, loved ones, or celebrities. Join us to learn mor... 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

Urban Armor: Cosplay Workshop

Dallas, TX
Comic Con is just around the corner! Experiment with materials and techniques used by advanced cosplayers for making your own costumes at home. Gain inspiration from works of art from the DMA collection to make a small wea... 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

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

DMA League March Luncheon

Dallas, TX
Lunch following the DMA League meeting will be at “The Glass House” Neiman Marcus downtown, 1618 Main Street. The cost of the lunch is $45.

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

Arturo's Art & Me: April 2015: Picasso Portraits

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: April 2015: Kings and Queens

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 Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo's Nest, the Museum's kid-friendly space. Adults and ... read more

Art Babies: Around the World

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

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

Arturo's Art & Me: May 2015: Imaginary Worlds

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

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

Toddler Art: May 2015: Playground

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 Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo's Nest, the Museum's kid-friendly space. Adults and ... 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

Toddler Art: June 2015: Froggy Tales

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 Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo's Nest, the Museum's kid-friendly space. Adults and ... read more

Arturo's Art & Me: June 2015: Glamorous Glass

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

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

Urban Armor: Cosplay Challenge Camp

Dallas, TX
Inspired by shows like Face Off and Project Runway, explore techniques for making killer costumes in this challenge-based camp. Guided by local artists and designers, create heroes inspired by works of art in the DMA's col... read more
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Past Events

Elliot Ackerman with Ben Fountain: Heroism and Heartbreak

Elliot Ackerman with Ben Fountain: Heroism and Heartbreak

Dallas, TX
Due to today's snow and ice, we are rescheduling tonight's event with Elliot Ackerman and Ben Fountain for Sunday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m.Your original tickets for Friday will be honored at the door on Sunday afternoon. If you cannot join us Sunday, please let us know in advance, and we will offer y...
Sunday, March 1 2015 2:00 PM 4:30 PM

Maker Club: Device/Devise Paintings

Maker Club: Device/Devise Paintings

Dallas, TX
Inspired by the exhibition Between Action and the Unknown: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga, liberate yourself from traditional notions of painting as you construct devices to propel, smash, and pull paint in a menagerie of different ways. We'll visit this amazing exhibition to disc...
Thursday, February 26 2015 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

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

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 children ages 6–12. Class size is limited to twenty children. January and Feb...
Thu, Jan 22 2015 11:00 AM Thu, Feb 26 2015 12:30 PM

Jacqueline Woodson: Dreams Come True

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 said that “This is a book full of poems that cry out to be learned by hear...
Sunday, February 22 2015 3:00 PM 4:30 PM

Lynsey Addario: Behind the Lens and Enemy Lines

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 mother and wife. Addario is the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant and w...
Friday, February 20 2015 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Brettell Lecture: Painting Techniques of the Impressionists

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 on the origins, novelty, and meanings of the impressionist painters’ method...
Thursday, February 19 2015 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Ina Garten: The Barefoot Contessa

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 Times bestselling author will be joined on stage with a local moderator. Ina ...
Wednesday, February 18 2015 7:30 PM 9:30 PM

Valentine's Day at the DMA

Valentine's Day at the DMA

Dallas, TX
DepART from the ordinary this Valentine's Day. Ticket includes valet, pre-dinner cocktail reception, exhibition viewing, and four course dinner with optional wine pairings.  Ticket times listed represent dinner seating time. Guests are encouraged to arrive any time after 6:00 p.m. to enjoy cock...
Saturday, February 14 2015 6:00 PM 10:00 PM

Toddler Art: February 2015: Funny Faces

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. Class size is limited to eighteen children. In February, stick out your tong...
Fri, Feb 6 2015 11:00 AM Fri, Feb 13 2015 12:00 PM

C3 Artistic Encounters: An Evening of Titles and Text

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 the ekphrastic* power of art to spark poetry and prose as we draw from ane...
Thursday, February 12 2015 6:30 PM 8:50 PM

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