Current Exhibitions

Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist

2/24/19 to 5/26/19 | Chilton II Gallery

This international exhibition is dedicated to one of the founding members of the French Impressionist movement, Berthe Morisot. Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist focuses on the artist’s treatment of the modern figure through approximately 70 paintings from public and private collections around the world.

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Women Artists in Europe from the Monarchy to Modernism

12/22/18 to 6/9/19 | Focus II Gallery

This focus exhibition highlights artwork by female artists working in Europe between the late 18th and early 20th centuries, including Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Rosa Bonheur, and Käthe Kollwitz. This exhibition will consider the various genres and media deemed appropriate for women, the prestigious familial or social connections that aided in career building, and the freedom offered by avant-garde movements that developed outside of official Academic systems, such as Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, and Futurism.

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Modernity and the City

12/1/18 to 7/7/19 | Level 2

This exhibition brings together prints and drawings by European artists, such as Fernand Léger, Kazimir Malevich, Lyonel Feininger, and El Lissitzy, who captured the impact of industrialization on urban life in the early 20th century. Subjects such as power lines, neon signs, and factories became emblems of the speed and dynamism associated with modern life. Working in a variety of innovative styles that range from representational to abstract, these artists underscored the modernity of their subjects by adopting unique artistic philosophies.

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Jonas Wood

3/24/19 to 7/14/19 | Hoffman Galleries

The Dallas Museum of Art will present the first major solo museum exhibition of work by American painter Jonas Wood, one of the most influential and exciting artists of our time. Bringing together 33 works across 13 years of Wood’s career, the exhibition Jonas Wood traces the artist’s fascination with psychology, memory, and the self to shed light on a practice that is both deeply personal and universal. It will be on view exclusively at the DMA from March 24, 2019 through July 14, 2019.

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Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road

12/16/17 to 8/18/19 | 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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America Will Be!: Surveying the Contemporary Landscape

4/6/19 to 10/6/19 | Chilton I Gallery

Drawing on works from the DMA’s permanent collection, this exhibition presents the ways in which contemporary artists engage with landscapes, broadly defined, exploring how our natural and built environments intersect with our representations of ourselves and our communities.

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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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