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Candice Millard: Winston Churchill – From Prison Break to Prime Minister

Dallas, TX
Candice Millard's brilliant new biography, Hero of the Empire, pinpoints a little-known story—young Winston Churchill's bold escape from a prison camp during the Boer War, and how the lessons he learned lay the foundations... read more

Fall Teen Tours

Dallas, TX
Explore the history of art on a tour just for teens! Join us as we uncover the story of the DMA's collection through discussion in the galleries and art making in the Tech Lab. No prior art history knowledge required—we'll... read more

State of the Arts: Data is the New Paint

Dallas, TX
This conversation will highlight local artists and scholars who work at the intersection of art and science and use data as a medium for creating and explaining art.

Autism Awareness Family Celebration: Dress Up

Dallas, TX
During our October Autism Awareness Family Celebration, explore wearable works of art with staff-led gallery experiences, art-making activities in the studio, and much more—all before public hours.

Arturo's Art & Me: October 2016: Sense-sational Art

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: October 2016: My Five Senses

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.

Family Workshop: Occtober 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

Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt

Dallas, TX
From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egypt for thousands of years. Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt features cats and lions in ancient Egyptian mythology,... read more

Off the Wall: Space Oddity

Dallas, TX
This fall, the DMA will launch a new program on the second Thursday of each month. Off the Wall will take a unique and unexpected look at the Museum’s collections with a pop culture twist. Join us on Thursday, October 13 t... read more

October 2016 DMA League Luncheon

Dallas, TX
Our Fall Welcome Luncheon will be at the delightful and delicious Oak Restaurant.Don't miss this opportunity for dining and dishing!  Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance.

October 2016 Late Night

Dallas, TX
Celebrate our newest exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt with a purrr-fect evening exploring life in ancient Egypt, cat deities, and the practice of mummification.  See the full schedule of events.

Teacher Workshop: Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt

Dallas, TX
Looking for purr-fect art education ideas? This workshop will explore the exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, a fascinating look at the role of cats and lions in ancient Egyptian mythology, kingship, and ever... read more

Teen Workshop: Observational Drawing

Dallas, TX
Impressionists like Monet and Renoir used their experimental style of painting to quickly capture and preserve moments from everyday life. Be inspired by their techniques and learn how to document your own life with pencil... read more

Yaa Gyasi and Margo Jefferson: Family Ties

Dallas, TX
Pulitzer Prize-winning, culture critic Margo Jefferson will interview Yaa Gyasi about her epic debut novel, Homegoing, which begins with two half-sisters in 18th century Ghana—one married off to a wealthy Englishman, the o... read more

Homeschool Class for Families: Sensory Explorations

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

Annual Fête: Celebrating French Art of the 18th Century

Dallas, TX
Step back in time to 18th-century France at the inaugural Annual Fête celebrating French painting and sculpture from the Michael L. Rosenberg Collection.

DMA League Annual Day Trip - 2016

Dallas, TX
Our Friday, October 28 Day Trip will treat you with an exceptional journey through the eyes and expertise of some of Dallas' most significant collectors.  We'll journey through the eclectic home of our own Dr. Anne Bromber... read more

Teen Homeschool Workshop: Sensational Art

Dallas, TX
Celebrate Art Beyond Sight month in a workshop that will stimulate your senses. Learn about cultures known for their spices and smells, then create a full palette of paints using aromatic materials you probably already hav... read more

Boshell Lecture: Mummies Unwrapped

Dallas, TX
Like time capsules, mummies and related burial objects reveal rich details about people and ways of life in different times and places. Dr. Anne Bromberg, The Ida and Cecil Green Curator of Ancient and Asian Art, and Dr. K... read more

Fashion Plates: 150 Years of Style

Dallas, TX
Before fashion shows and the rise of fashion photography, consumers kept up with the latest styles through printed publications that included fashion plates, or hand-colored illustrations depicting the latest modes. In her... read more

Toddler Art: November 2016: Big & Small

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.

Arturo's Art & Me: November 2016: Purrfect Pals

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

Family Workshop: November 2016: The Cat's Meow

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

Boshell Lecture: Indiana Jones in Space

Dallas, TX
Dr. Sarah Parcak is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Alabama–Birmingham, the winner of the 2016 TED Prize, and a space archaeologist. Parcak will discuss her pioneering use of satellite remote sensi... read more

Hannah Rothschild: Art, Mystery, and Intrigue

Dallas, TX
In The Improbability of Love, a mesmerizing first novel by Hannah Rothschild, an obscure 18th-century French painting careens a woman into the secretive operations of the London art world. Rothschild is a film director and... read more

Homeschool Class for Families: The Cat's Meow

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

Patricia Cornwell: Kay Scarpetta and the Cyber Nemesis

Dallas, TX
Chaos is Patricia Cornwell's remarkable twenty-fourth thriller in her popular high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. Cornwell will also share her theory of the artist Walter Sickert as Jack the Rip... read more

Teen Homeschool Workshop: Iconic Animals

Dallas, TX
The animal-human hybrids that make up the Ancient Egyptian pantheon stand apart from other cultures. Explore the different depictions of animals in Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, then commemorate your favorite anim... read more

Toddler Art: December 2016: Crazy Cats

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.

Arturo's Art & Me: December 2016: C Is for Castle

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

Family Workshop: December 2016: Material Mash-Up

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

Homeschool Class for Families: Material Mash-Up

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 Homeschool Workshop: Culture Clash

Dallas, TX
Lucie Stahl uses a flatbed scanner and familiar brands to create portraits of modern culture. Be inspired by her process and create a portrait using remnants and artifacts from your everyday life. Ages 13-19. All materials... read more
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Past Events

Teen Workshop: Book Making

Teen Workshop: Book Making

Dallas, TX
Start the school year off strong with a personalized, handmade journal of your very own. Learn how to create books using everyday materials you probably already have at home. Then, organize your life with an artistic flair using our bullet journaling tips and tricks. Ages 13-19; no experience is ...
Saturday, September 24 2016 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Homeschool Class for Families: Marvelous Murals

Homeschool Class for Families: Marvelous Murals

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 ...
Thu, Sep 22 2016 11:00 AM Fri, Sep 23 2016 12:30 PM

Teen Homeschool Workshop: Larger than Life

Teen Homeschool Workshop: Larger than Life

Dallas, TX
Swiss artist Nicolas Party has transformed the DMA’s Concourse with a bright and surreal mural. In this workshop, learn about artists who create larger-than-life artwork, and then create a large-scale drawing of your own. Ages 13-19. All materials provided, no prior experience necessary.
Friday, September 23 2016 11:00 AM 12:30 PM

September 2016 Late Night

September 2016 Late Night

Dallas, TX
Join us for our annual Fall Block Party and a celebration of the Texas State Fair and the great World’s Fairs of the past. 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 Member, join today!
Fri, Sep 16 2016 6:00 PM Sat, Sep 17 2016 12:00 AM

Toddler Art: September 2016: Hide and Seek

Toddler Art: September 2016: Hide and Seek

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, Sep 9 2016 11:00 AM Fri, Sep 16 2016 12:00 PM

Ross King: More Than Meets the Eye

Ross King: More Than Meets the Eye

Dallas, TX
Ross King's newest book, Mad Enchantment: Claude Money and the Painting of the Water Lilies, examines how Monet's paintings of water lilies belie the intense frustration he experienced with painting during the early 20th-century. 6:15 and 6:45 p.m. Enjoy a pre-event tour of Monet’s Water Lilies ...
Thursday, September 15 2016 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

Art Babies: Zoo Babies

Art Babies: Zoo Babies

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. For the July–September classes, we’ll search for animals hiding in art, and then crawl li...
Mon, Jul 11 2016 10:00 AM Mon, Sep 12 2016 1:00 PM

Robert Hoge: Own Your Face

Robert Hoge: Own Your Face

Dallas, TX
Promotional Partner: TEDxSMU Australian author and TEDx speaker Robert Hoge discusses his powerful memoir Ugly, a story examining life, love, beauty, and owning our own physical imperfections. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly enthused, “Writing with humor, honesty, compassion and grace, Ro...
Sunday, September 11 2016 3:00 PM 4:30 PM

Family Workshop: September 2016: Marvelous Murals

Family Workshop: September 2016: Marvelous Murals

Dallas, TX
You could say that September’s class is a pretty big deal! We’ll talk about seriously supersized artwork like Pathway, a new mural in the Museum’s main hallway, and transform the art studio with some larger than life drawings of our own.  For children ages 6–12 and their favorite grown-ups. Expl...
Saturday, September 10 2016 1:00 PM 2:30 PM

Arturo's Art & Me: September 2016: Crazy for Color

Arturo's Art & Me: September 2016: Crazy for Color

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, Sep 7 2016 11:00 AM Sat, Sep 10 2016 12:30 PM

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1717 N Harwood Dallas, TX 75201
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