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México 1900–1950 l Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion

Dallas, TX
On Sundays, March 26–May 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the special exhibition, México 1900–1950 will be free. Go to dma.org/familydays for more information.

Exhibition Talk: Women Mexican Modernists and Their Legacy

Dallas, TX
While Frida Kahlo is one of the most recognizable woman artists of the Mexican school, there were a number of women who made their mark on the Mexican art scene of the early 20th century, and who continue to inform generat... read more

Toddler Art: June 2017: Funny Faces

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.

Arturo's Art & Me: June 2017: Shaping Fashion

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 before creating an original work o... read more

Family Workshop: June 2017: Print Party

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.

Art Babies: Nature 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 playtime and an opportunity to mingle with other parents and caregivers.

Off the Wall: Make It Work!

Dallas, TX
Off the Wall takes a unique and unexpected look at the Museum’s collections with a pop culture twist. Experience a night all about the fashions that make our collection, fierce! See the full schedule of events.

Kwame Alexander

Dallas, TX
Poet, educator, and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander kicks off summer reading with his latest book, The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life. A strategy guide written with m... read more

Jonathan Safran Foer

Dallas, TX
Bestselling and award-winning author Jonathan Safran Foer returns with Here I Am, a book about a family who, prompted by a catastrophic earthquake in the Middle East, is compelled to evaluate their current situation living... read more

June 2017 Late Night

Dallas, TX
From amber waves of grain to purple mountain majesties, explore three centuries of American art and history through tours, talks, music, and our new exhibition Visions of America. The Nasher Sculpture Center and Crow Colle... read more

Chuck Klosterman

Dallas, TX
Chuck Klosterman’s recent book But What If We’re Wrong: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past speculates on the likelihood that many universally accepted cultural and scientific beliefs will someday seem absurd... read more

Teen Workshop: Revolutionary Prints

Dallas, TX
Artists in post-revolutionary Mexico used their work to define a new cultural identity for their country. Some artists used printmaking as a quick and expressive way to spread their message to many different people. Learn ... read more

Hayden Herrera

Dallas, TX
Art historian, critic, and biographer Hayden Herrera talks about her book Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo, sharing insights into the art and life of this renowned artist whose self-portraits illustrate Kahlo’s tumultuous... read more

Family Workshop: July 2017: Sketches & Studies

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.

Terry Tempest Williams

Dallas, TX
In her first-ever Dallas appearance, Terry Tempest Williams, naturalist and author of the environmental classic Refuge and Finding Beauty in a Broken World, discusses her latest book, The Hour of the Land: A Personal Topog... read more

Kathy Reichs

Dallas, TX
Kathy Reichs is the author of 18 New York Times bestselling novels featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. A forensic anthropologist, Reichs’ own life and her hit crime novels are the basis for Bones, one of ... read more

Disconnect to Reconnect: A Teen Night

Dallas, TX
In today’s world, we are all constantly connected through the internet. Sometimes it is necessary to power down and disconnect to reconnect to the world around you. Use the museum as your social platform to meet new people... read more

Lawrence Wright

Dallas, TX
In partnership with World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort WorthLawrence Wright’s 2007 Pulitzer Prize–winning book The Looming Tower established him as a leading journalist writing about terrorism in the Middle East. His lat... read more

Adult Workshop: Linocut

Dalas, TX
In connection with Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art, this workshop will give you the chance to make your own linoleum prints. Before going into the studio, you will learn about... read more

Family Workshop: August 2017: Far-Out Fashion

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.

Family Workshop: September 2017: Who Are You?

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.
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Past Events

Homeschool Class for Families: All About Buddha

Homeschool Class for Families: All About Buddha

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. In May, we’ll traverse the galleries of South Asian and Japanese art to learn about ...
Thu, May 25 2017 11:00 AM Fri, May 26 2017 12:30 PM

Teen Homeschool Workshop: Statement Fashion

Teen Homeschool Workshop: Statement Fashion

Dallas, TX
Our taste in fashion changes daily, but designer Iris van Herpen knows how to make a statement! Using unconventional materials and new technology, van Herpen expresses her unique artistic vision by making art you can wear. In this workshop, design your own statement piece that shows the world wha...
Friday, May 26 2017 11:00 AM 12:30 PM

México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde

México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde

Dallas, TX
On Sundays, March 26–May 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the special exhibition, México 1900–1950 will be free. Go to dma.org/familydays for more information.  Exhibition tickets purchased for México 1900–1950 will be honored through the close of the exhibition on July 16.  México 1900–1950: D...
Thursday, May 25 2017 11:00 AM 5:00 PM

Margo Jefferson & Damon Tweedy

Margo Jefferson & Damon Tweedy

Dallas, TX
Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic Margo Jefferson will discuss her book Negroland: A Memoir, a contemplation of being born into upper-crust black Chicago to a physician father and socialite mother. Negroland was the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography and a New...
Tuesday, May 23 2017 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

Adult Workshop: Japanese Woodblock Print

Adult Workshop: Japanese Woodblock Print

Dalas, TX
Join printmaker, Daryl Howard, to learn about the history of the Japanese Woodblock Print and to create your own! Daryl lived and taught art at an overseas school in Tokyo in the 1970’s. During that time she embarked on an apprenticeship with master print maker Hodaka Yoshida, son of Hiroshi Yosh...
Saturday, May 20 2017 1:00 PM 3:30 PM

May 2017 Late Night

May 2017 Late Night

Dallas, TX
Stay late and explore Mexican art and culture through music, talks, tours, films, food, and family activities. Don’t forget to visit the exhibition México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde. See the full schedule of events. $15 public, $10 students (w...
Fri, May 19 2017 5:00 PM Sat, May 20 2017 12:00 AM

Toddler Art: May 2017: Planting a Rainbow

Toddler Art: May 2017: Planting a Rainbow

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, May 12 2017 11:00 AM Fri, May 19 2017 12:00 PM

Holger Hoock & Nathaniel Philbrick

Holger Hoock & Nathaniel Philbrick

Dallas, TX
Holger Hoock’s Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth reveals the less glamorous side of our nation’s inception with accounts of mass murder, disease, and rape. Rather than gloss over the gritty details that disrupt our sense of national pride, Hoock begs his readers to consider what has ...
Monday, May 15 2017 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

Family Workshop: May 2017: All About Buddha

Family Workshop: May 2017: All About Buddha

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. In May, we’ll traverse the galleries of South Asian and Japanese art to learn about the story and symbols of Bud...
Saturday, May 13 2017 1:00 PM 2:30 PM

Arturo's Art & Me: May 2017: Near and Far

Arturo's Art & Me: May 2017: Near and Far

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 before creating an original work of art in the Art Studio. Adults and younger siblings do not need a ticket....
Wed, May 10 2017 11:00 AM Sat, May 13 2017 12:30 PM

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