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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

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

Teacher Workshop: Art & Autism: Making the Pieces Fit

Dallas, TX
In partnership with Stacey Callaway, Ph.D., this workshop will introduce teachers to inclusion strategies geared to incorporate students with autism spectrum disorders into art classes, projects, and museum visits. Teacher... read more

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 ... 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

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.

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 Londo... 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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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 world about your jou... read more
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Past Events

Special Event: Emel Mathlouthi in Concert

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 captivating style is lyrical, with powerful rock, oriental and trip hop influences,...
Saturday, April 30 2016 8:00 PM 9:30 PM

Family Workshop: Afternoon with an Artist—Adrian Esparza

Family Workshop: Afternoon with an Artist—Adrian Esparza

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 before creating a work of art in the studio. Taught by Museum Education staff. Class size is limited to twenty children. Adults do not need a ticket. Whe...
Saturday, April 30 2016 1:00 PM 2:30 PM

Autism Awareness Family Celebration: Science and Art

Autism Awareness Family Celebration: Science and Art

Dallas, TX
During the Autism Awareness Family Celebration, explore science and art with staff-led gallery experiences and game-inspired art-making activities in the studio. Families can enjoy an interactive performance with a music therapist, and relax in our sensory room facilitated by occupational therapy...
Saturday, April 30 2016 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Homeschool Class for Families: April 2016: Under Wraps: Exploring Ancient Egypt

Homeschool Class for Families: April 2016: Under Wraps: Exploring Ancient Egypt

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 Museum Education staff. Class size is limited to twenty children. Adults ...
Thursday, April 28 2016 11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Folly at the Art Ball

Folly at the Art Ball

Dallas, TX
Folly at the Art Ball, presented by the Dallas Museum of Art Junior Associates, is the inaugural fundraiser for the Junior Associates and represents an exciting new chapter in Art Ball history. Chaired by Rachel and Michael Osburn, the Junior Associates have transitioned from hosting An Affair of...
Sat, Apr 23 2016 8:30 PM Sun, Apr 24 2016 1:00 AM

Teen Workshop: Still Life Photography with Irving Penn

Teen Workshop: Still Life Photography with Irving Penn

Dallas, TX
Irving Penn was not only known for portraits, but also his odd juxtapositions in his still life photographs from cigarette butts to a mannequin head frozen in ice. Using polaroid film, explore Penn's process by creating a still life of your own.
Saturday, April 23 2016 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

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

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 Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America’s First Serial Ki...
Tuesday, April 19 2016 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

April 2016 Late Night

April 2016 Late Night

Dallas, TX
Be one of the first people to see the new exhibition Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty and enjoy music, talks, art activities, and more inspired by Penn’s life and work. 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 i...
Fri, Apr 15 2016 6:00 PM Sat, Apr 16 2016 12:00 AM

Toddler Art: April 2016: Home, Sweet Home

Toddler Art: April 2016: Home, Sweet Home

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, email lhanson@DMA...
Fri, Apr 8 2016 11:00 AM Fri, Apr 15 2016 12:00 PM

Arturo's Art & Me: April 2016: Musical Masterpieces

Arturo's Art & Me: April 2016: Musical Masterpieces

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...
Sat, Apr 9 2016 11:00 AM Thu, Apr 14 2016 12:30 PM

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1717 N Harwood Dallas, TX 75201
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