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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 ... read more

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 drawi... read more

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.

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

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-c... read more

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.

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, then create a large scale drawing of your own.

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... read more

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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
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Past Events

Teen Workshop: Stop Motion Animation

Teen Workshop: Stop Motion Animation

Dallas, TX
Lights, camera, animate! In this workshop all about visual storytelling, learn about techniques used by filmmakers and the masters in our galleries. Then, team up with your fellow students to collaborate on an animated short film. Ages 13-19; no experience is necessary, and all materials are prov...
Saturday, August 27 2016 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

August 2016 Late Night

August 2016 Late Night

Dallas, TX
While our countries greatest athletes go for the gold, stay late at the DMA and explore the connection between sports and art with tours, films, and more. Strive for glory and compete in our DMAzing Race for a chance to win your own gold medal. See the full schedule of events. FREE for children ...
Fri, Aug 19 2016 6:00 PM Sat, Aug 20 2016 12:00 PM

Toddler Art: August 2016: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

Toddler Art: August 2016: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

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...
Tue, Aug 9 2016 11:00 AM Fri, Aug 19 2016 12:00 PM

Family Workshop: July & August 2016: Winner's Circle

Family Workshop: July & August 2016: Winner's Circle

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. Class size is limited to twenty children. Adults do not need a ticket. When c...
Sat, Jul 9 2016 1:00 PM Sat, Aug 13 2016 2:30 PM

Arturo's Art & Me: August 2016: Robot, Go Bot!

Arturo's Art & Me: August 2016: Robot, Go Bot!

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, Aug 10 2016 11:00 AM Sat, Aug 13 2016 12:30 PM

Summer Camp: Storytellers and Myth Makers

Summer Camp: Storytellers and Myth Makers

Dallas, TX
AGES 13-181:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.Teacher: Jessica Thompson What do the Museum's collection and today's blockbusters have in common? Larger than life characters and sweeping epics aren't only found on the silver screen! Learn the ins and outs of visual development with techniques used by filmmakers, ...
Mon, Aug 1 2016 1:00 PM Fri, Aug 5 2016 4:00 PM

Summer Camp: artLAB

Summer Camp: artLAB

Dallas, TX
AGES 4-59:00 a.m.–noonTeacher: Leah Hanson Grab your paintbrush and your test tubes as we mix art and science together through creative experiments in our studio-lab. Each day we'll think like a scientist and create as artists to make out-of-this-world space paintings, beautiful bird collages, n...
Mon, Aug 1 2016 9:00 AM Fri, Aug 5 2016 12:00 PM

Teen Workshop: Illuminating Installations

Teen Workshop: Illuminating Installations

Dallas, TX
While some artists create sculptures out of clay or marble, Dan Flavin, Robert Irwin, and Stephen Antonakos use florescent light as their medium. Get inspired by their process and light up the dark by creating a collaborative light installation in the C3 Tech Lab using EL wire and tape. Ages 13-1...
Sat, Jul 30 2016 1:00 PM Sun, Jul 31 2016 4:00 PM

Summer Camp: Going WILD!

Summer Camp: Going WILD!

Dallas, TX
AGES 6-89:00 a.m.–noonTeacher: Jennifer Sheppard Lions and tigers and ART, oh my! Get ready for a roaring good time with daily safaris through the Museum to discover animals in art from all over the world. We'll let our imaginations run wild while making our own animal-inspired artworks in the s...
Mon, Jul 25 2016 9:00 AM Fri, Jul 29 2016 12:00 PM

Summer Camp: Once Upon a Time

Summer Camp: Once Upon a Time

Dallas, TX
AGES 4-59:00 a.m.–noonTeacher: Leah Hanson Create your own "happily ever afters" as we explore the connections between art and story. Finding inspiration in classic children's books and works of art from the Museum's collection, you'll create colorful scenic paintings, silly character portraits,...
Mon, Jul 25 2016 9:00 AM Fri, Jul 29 2016 12:00 PM

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1717 N Harwood Dallas, TX 75201
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