Late Nights

The art doesn't go home.
Why should you?

Join us on the third Friday of each month, when the Museum is open until midnight. Each Late Night offers hundreds of experiences for visitors of all ages with performances, concerts, readings, film screenings, tours, family programs, and more! Be sure to check out our Late Night Video on YouTube! 

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FREE (some exhibitions require an admission ticket )

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Format: 7/25/14

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m. - midnight

Join us for an evening of art, jazz, and dance inspired by the jewelry design of Art Smith. Listen to the jazz stylings of the Rebel Alliance Jazz Ensemble and The Funky Knuckles and watch a special premier performance by Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Stockton Helbing Trio.

Late Night Art Bytes: Stellar Pendants

UNT Jewelry student, Erin Turner, will lead four hands-on workshops.  Learn about the science that inspires her art and create your own star inspired pendant.
8:00-11:00 p.m., Friday, August 15

Late Night Film

Paris Blues (1961)
Featuring the music of Duke Ellington, a favorite of jeweler Art Smith, Paris Blues is a journey of music, love, and life for two musicians living in Paris.
10:15 p.m., Friday, August 15

Late Night Main Stage

Rebel Alliance Jazz Ensemble features some of the area’s greatest jazz musicians and plays fun, high-energy music with a flair that only a large ensemble can produce. 
8:00-9:00 p.m., Friday, August 15

Late Night Lecture

Join Janet Zapata, jewelry historian and curator, for a look at the history of jewelry, not only of Art Smith, but of the jewelers surrounding Smith at the height of the 1950s and 1960s.
9:00 p.m., Friday, August 15

Late Night Happy Hour Performance featuring Mahogany

Vocalist Candace “Mahogany” Miller, along with her band, JamBox, will highlight several female jazz vocalists, including Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nina Simone. 
6:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, August 15

Late Night After Hours Showcase featuring The Funky Knuckles

The inevitable result of a talent-soaked soul and jazz community, The Funky Knuckles are taking the sound of Dallas to an entirely different level.
10:00-11:00 p.m., Friday, August 15