Schedule of Events

Friday, November 21, 2014
6:00 p.m.–midnight, Free (some special exhibitions require a ticket)
Fall into flowers as we celebrate our new exhibition Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse with talks, tours, music, and more!

If you are a DMA Friend, sign in at a kiosk to earn points for attending Late Night. Not a DMA Friend? Sign up for FREE tonight!

Don't forget to submit your cocktail recipe for our Late Night Creative Cocktail Contest! 

6:00 P.M.      

Happy Hour Performance featuring Diana Dill Savage
6:00–7:00 p.m., Atrium
Listen to classic French pop songs by Edith Piaf and others performed by Diana Dill Savage.

Late Night Creations: Genzken-Inspired Portraits
6:00–10:00 p.m., Art Studio, Center for Creative Connections (C3) 
Create an abstract sculptural portrait of yourself or someone you know inspired by the exhibition Isa Genzken: Retrospective. A variety of materials will be at your fingertips. All ages are welcome, and all supplies will be provided.

6:30 P.M.

Spotlight: Bouquets 
6:30 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
Join Laura Sevelis, McDermott Intern for European Art, for a quick highlight of the DMA’s exhibition Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse
A special exhibition ticket is required for this tour. 

DMA Information Table 
6:30–9:30 p.m., Concourse, near the Flora Street Entrance
Knowledgeable DMA staff and volunteers will be available to answer questions regarding the Museum’s educational programs (many of which are free!), assist with signing up for DMA Friends, provide directional assistance, and hear your ideas and feedback. You can also find out how to share your talents and learn new skills by volunteering with the DMA.   

7:00 P.M.

Late Night Talk: Gauguin and Van Gogh: A Dialogue of Bouquets
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium 
Join Dr. Richard R. Brettell, The Margaret McDermott Chair of Art & Aesthetics at the University of Texas at Dallas and author of the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Gauguin's paintings, for a consideration of the dialogue of floral still-life paintings between Gauguin and van Gogh in detail, with references from both artists’ writings.

Yoga for Kids! 
7:00–7:30 p.m., C3
Join our yogini, Laura Tucker, for meditation, relaxation, and some very pretzel-like poses. 

Late Night Art Bytes: #BouquetsDMA
7:00–11:00 p.m., Tech Lab, C3
Add some flower power to your social media. Snap your own digital still life, create digital flower designs, or strike a pose with a bouquet. Then share with #BouquetsDMA and watch for your photos to be featured on the C3 Monitor Wall.

7:30 P.M.

Bedtime Stories with Arturo 
7:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Kids, wear your pajamas and bring your pillows to hear bedtime stories told by storyteller Ann Marie Newman

Performance in the Galleries 
7:30 p.m., European Galleries, Level 2 
Listen to duets of French musettes and tangos performed on the accordion and violin by Mary Medrick and Amy Faires.  

8:00 P.M.

Late Night Main Stage featuring the Matt Tolentino Band
8:00–9:00 p.m., Atrium
From musettes to jazz, dance to French-inspired music performed by the Matt Tolentino Band.

8:30 P.M.

 Flowers Through the Collection 
8:30 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
The DMA’s collection features flowers in many forms. Laura Bruck explores flowers throughout the galleries and across the many cultures featured in the Museum.  

Gauguin: The Full Story 
8:30 p.m., C3 Theater 
Writer and director Waldemar Januszczak explores Gauguin’s expansive art career, tragic life, and long-standing legacy in Gauguin: The Full Story.This visually striking and richly detailed documentary features Gauguin’s turbulent personal relationships; travels from Paris to the Caribbean; and later influence on artists including Matisse, Picasso, and Braque. This film is not rated. (120 mins.)

9:00 P.M.

Late Night Talk and Demonstration: Bringing Bouquets to Life 
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Celebrate the DMA’s special exhibition Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse with one of the country’s top event and floral designers, David Beahm, as he brings the works of art to life on stage using flowers featured in the exhibition. 

9:30 P.M.

Performance in the Gallery 
9:30 p.m., European Galleries, Level 2 
Listen to duets of French musettes and tangos performed on the accordion and violin by Mary Medrick and Amy Faires.  

10:00 P.M.

Late Night After Hours Showcase featuring Bonnie Whitmore
10:00–11:00 p.m., Atrium
Listed as one of the “12 Texas Bands You Should Listen to Now” by Paste magazine, Bonnie Whitmore, a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, performs spry and sultry country music with a voice that “goes from whispering softness to full throttle.” Whitmore’s latest release, There I Go Again, is a blend of country and Americana. 

10:30 P.M.

Insomniac Tour: The Art of the Still Life          
10:30 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
Bouquets features beautiful floral still lifes across the 19th century, but still lifes have been a favorite genre of artists for generations. Join Laura Bruck to explore some of the other still-life works in the DMA’s collection. 

Disneynature: Wings of Life
10:30 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
The flowers featured in Bouquets are not only beautiful but serve a purpose in the ecosystem of our world. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg's documentary explores the important role that flowers and their pollinators play in our world today. This film is rated G. (77 mins.)

11:00 P.M.

Performance in the Galleries 
11:00 p.m., European Galleries, Level 2
Enjoy classic French songs sung by Diana Dill Savage, accompanied by Stone Savage on the upright bass, as you stroll through the European Galleries.  



DMA Cafe
Relax and enjoy the entertainment in the Atrium while dining on dishes inspired by the DMA’s collection and exhibitions from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Bar service is available until 11:00 p.m. 


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Late Nights at t​he Dallas Museum of Art
Friday, January 16, 2015
6:00 p.m.–midnight, Free (some special exhibitions require a ticket)
Join us for our annual birthday celebration with a night of music, talks, tours, family activities, films, and more!