Self-guided Tours

The Dallas Museum of Art has over 22,000 works of art from around the world and throughout time, spanning 5,000 years of human creativity.

It is a big museum, so start your visit with a bite-sized tours. Download the PDFs below and print at home, or pick one up in the Center for Creative Connections (C3).

Are you wanting to schedule a self-guided visit for your school group? Visit our Student Visits page.

Art Everywhere
Follow this guide to the ten DMA artworks featured in Art Everywhere US. Brush up on your American history along the way. 



Park Rangers
Do you crave blue skies, chirping birds, and blades of grass beneath your feet? Use this Park Rangers guide to explore nature inside the DMA.



Peace and Equality
A tribute to Dr. King, this self-guide features works of art in the DMA’s collection that resonate with the spirit of peace, hope, faith, and determination prevalent throughout King’s actions and teachings.



Beauty Beheld
Beauty is a universally complex concept. Personal ideas, cultural beliefs, and more inform our thoughts about beauty. What makes someone beautiful?



A Glimpse of Indonesia
Indonesia spans more than 17,000 islands and lies over 9,000 miles away from Dallas, Texas. The DMA has one of the world’s most acclaimed collections of Indonesian art. Explore the galleries on Level 3 to gather insights about the diverse peoples that live and have lived in Indonesia.



Seeing Red
Are you seeing red? You will be! Explore the galleries on Level 4 to see the many ways that artists have used the color red.



All that Glitters
The DMA has thousands of gilded, golden, and glittering works of art. We've gathered five that will take you across the world and the centuries to discover that all that glitters is really gold (or silver!).



Feeling INCREDIBLE, SUPER, or MARVELous? This tour is for all aspiring superheroes, young and old. So grab your cape and trusty sidekick as we explore some of the superheroes in the collections.