Current Exhibitions

Robert Smithson in Texas

11/24/13 to 4/27/14 | Focus II Gallery

Robert Smithson in Texas is the first examination of five projects Smithson proposed throughout the state of Texas.


Young Masters 2014

2/8/14 to 4/27/14 | Concourse

The Young Masters exhibition features selected works created by Advanced Placement® Studio Art, Art History, and Music Theory students from ten Dallas-area high schools participating in the O’Donnell Foundation’s AP Arts Incentive Program.


Alexandre Hogue: The Erosion Series

2/16/14 to 6/15/14 | Focus I Gallery

Alexandre Hogue: The Erosion Series presents the artist’s erosion works and supporting drawings for several of the paintings, allowing visitors to observe the evolution of Hogue’s creative process from conception to finish.


Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World

3/30/14 to 6/29/14 | Chilton II Gallery

The DMA is the only venue outside of Europe to present Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World, an exhibition of Islamic art and culture exploring the use and meaning of light in Islamic art and science.


Never Enough: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art

3/8/14 to 7/20/14 | Barrel Vault and Hanley, Lamont, Rachofsky, and Stoffel Galleries

Drawn exclusively from the Museum’s strong holdings of contemporary art, Never Enough: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art brings together more than 50 works in various media that have entered the DMA’s collection within the past five years.


Behind the Scenes

9/15/13 to 11/2/14 | Conservation Gallery

Behind the Scenes, on view in the adjacent gallery to the Dallas Museum of Art’s Paintings Conservation Studio, highlights the materials and techniques used by the artists who created the works of art on view and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the ways in which they have evolved and possibly changed over time.


Form/Unformed: Design from 1960 to the Present

12/19/10 to 12/31/14 | Tower Gallery

Including over thirty works drawn largely from the Museum’s collection dating from the 1960s to the present, this exhibition reveals the transformation of ideology and forms that have shaped international design of the last half century.