Arts & Letters Live

Arts & Letters Live is a literary and performing arts series for all ages that features award-winning authors and performers of regional, national, and international acclaim. The series is recognized for its creative multidisciplinary programming—combining literature with visual arts, music, and film—and for commissioning new work from musicians, dancers, and poets, inspired by works of art in the Museum's collection and special exhibitions.



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Upcoming Events

Format: 12/6/16

Zadie Smith

Saturday, January 14, 7:30 p.m.

In her first-ever event in Dallas, Zadie Smith will be in conversation with KERA’s Krys Boyd to discuss her forthcoming novel, Swing Time, which will be released on November 15.

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David Sedaris

Friday, April 28, 7:30 p.m.

David Sedaris returns for his eighth consecutive year with Arts & Letters Live to read new and unpublished material. A bestselling author, essayist, and widely popular speaker whose hallmark is his wry wit and distinctive voice, Sedaris relishes the opportunity to share his stories with the audience and experience their reaction. Sedaris’s books include NakedMe Talk Pretty One DayDress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.  

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