Get to know the DMA through a Saturday Spotlight tour. DMA Docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors to the highlights of our collection. Tours will depart from the Visitor Services Desk at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.
Join Sabiha Al Khemir, senior advisor of Islamic art at the Dallas Museum of Art and organizing curator for Nur, for a closer look at this exhibition, which showcases innovations in artistic technique that enhance the effect of light and the scientific fields that are related to light or contributed to enlightenment.
Organized by the American Federation of Arts as part of the ArtViews series, Dr. Maxwell L. Anderson, The Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art, moderates this panel focusing on the international urban movement that fuses city planning initiatives with the development and construction of municipal cultural entities.
Dr. Anne Bromberg, The Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient and Asian Art, takes a closer look at the intricacies of Islamic architecture throughout the world in conjunction with the special exhibition Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World.
Join Dr. Nasser Rabbat, the Aga Khan Professor and the director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for a look at some of the most outstanding examples of light - an essential design factor - in Islamic architecture
The Dallas Museum of Art is supported in part by the generosity of DMA Partners and donors, the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.