Current Exhibitions

Laura Owens

3/25/18 to 7/29/18 | Hoffman Galleries

For more than 20 years, artist Laura Owens has pioneered an innovative—and at times controversial—approach to painting that has made her one of the most influential artists of her generation. Laura Owens, the most comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s 20-year career, will feature over 60 paintings and objects from the mid-1990s until today.

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The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana

4/15/18 to 8/12/18 | Chilton I Gallery

The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana, inspired by works in the DMA’s collection and featuring objects from public and private collections, reveals the splendor of Asante regalia, much of which is made of gold. 

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Fine Lands

5/18/18 to 9/2/18 | Concourse

The DMA will host a site-specific mural by Mexican artist Minerva Cuevas, her first U.S. solo museum presentation, in the Museum’s first-level concourse. Cuevas is a conceptual and socially-engaged artist who creates sculptural installations in response to politically-charged events. 

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Hopi Visions: Journey of the Human Spirit

1/7/18 to 12/2/18 | Focus II Gallery

Journey of the Human Spirit, by Hopi artists Michael Kabotie and Delbridge Honanie, narrates the history of the Hopi people, from the mythic emergence, through the arrival of Europeans, to the rebirth of Hopi traditions in the information age. 

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Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road

12/16/17 to 12/9/18 | Level 3

Drawn from the DMA’s collection, this exhibition showcases fine examples of garments and ornamental hangings. The works on view come from India, Central Asia, China, and Japan with some objects featuring colored ink paintings on textile backgrounds.

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An Enduring Legacy: The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Collection of Impressionist and Modern Art

6/14/18 to 2/17/19 | Barrel Vault

An Enduring Legacy: The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Collection of Impressionist and Modern Art is dedicated to the single largest benefactors in the Museum’s history, the late Margaret and Eugene McDermott, visionary patrons of the arts, education, and healthcare in Dallas. This exhibition will present their final bequest of 32 19th- and early 20th-century artworks to The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Art Fund to benefit the DMA, which includes works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, and many others.

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The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery

4/18/17 to 4/26/20 | Focus I Gallery

The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery is the largest public presentation in the history of one of the world's most important private collections of Islamic Art. 

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