Format: 4/18/14

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

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

Friday, April 18
Throughout the night, enjoy music, talks, films, tours and family activities inspired by Islamic art and culture. Experience a dabke dance performance by Firqet Bladi, watch a calligraphy demonstration, create light graffiti, hear a performance by Islamic Nasheed artists Fez Meghani and Aftab Ali, and more!


Exhibition Lecture: Light Filtered, Light Abstracted

Friday, April 18, 9:00 p.m.

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


Bab’Aziz: The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul (2008)

Friday, April 18, 10:15 p.m.

In this fairytale-like story of longing and belonging from director Nacer Khemir, blind dervish Bab’Aziz and his spirited granddaughter Ishtar wander the desert in search of the great reunion of dervishes that happens only once every thirty years.


Studio Creations: Geometric Art

Every Saturday and Sunday, April 5 to April 27, 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Inspired by Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World, learn about the art of geometry as you explore objects from the exhibition. Once in the studio, make colorful creations using lines, shapes and patterns as inspiration. 



Saturday Spotlight Tours

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.

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.


Gallery Talks

Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m.

Grab a bite of insight and join DMA staff, artists and local scholars to explore the Museum's collections and exhibitions during weekly lunchtime gallery talks.