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 for his career. The author of acclaimed New York Times bestsellers River o...
Wednesday, September 28 2016 7:30 PM — 9:00 PM
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
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
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
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
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'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 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
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
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