DMA Family Day: Presented by the Latino Center for Leadership Development

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Enjoy free admission to México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-GardeIris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, and Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art.

Disfruta de admisión gratuita a México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco y el Avant Garde, Iris van Herpen: Transformando la Moda, y Visiones de Estados Unidos: tres siglos de grabados de la Galería Nacional de Arte de Washington.

Know before you go:

  • Free access to México 1900–1950Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, and Visions of Americais available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Museum entry during DMA Family Days is only through the Flora Street Entrance and the Main Entrance facing Klyde Warren Park.
  • During DMA Family Days, the Museum’s underground garage is accessible only from North St. Paul Street (one way, south). Parking is limited; for alternate parking options visit the Dallas Arts District website.
  • Due to the popularity of the exhibitions, there may be up to two-hour lines during peak visiting hours.
  • DMA Family Days will take place rain or shine. Because there may be outdoor lines, we recommend wearing weather appropriate clothing. If you bring an umbrella, you will be required to check it upon entering the Museum.

Sunday, July 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Art Highlight, throughout México 1900–1950 / Obras de arte destacadas en México 1900–1950
Look for Yo Soy DMA ambassadors throughout the exhibition to learn more about selected works of art. Offered in both English and Spanish.
Busca a los Embajadores Juveniles DMA a lo largo de la exhibición para aprender más sobre las obras de arte seleccionadas. Esta actividad se ofrece en inglés y en español. 

11:30 a.m.
Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: Aventurera
In the wake of family tragedies, Elena runs away to Ciudad Jaurez and attempts to make a life for herself. She is drugged by a man named Lucio, who sells her to Rosaura, the owner of a brothel fronted by a nightclub. Thrown into this dark world of corruption and sin, she becomes a sensation as a dancer and singer, all the while plotting her revenge. This film is not rated (1950, 101 min.). This film will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles.
En el surgimiento de algunas tragedias familiares, Elena intenta hacer una vida en una nueva ciudad. Es drogada por un hombre llamado Lucio quien la vende a Rosaura, la dueña de un burdel disfrazado de club nocturno. Elena se convierte en la bailarina sensación mientras planea su venganza. Esta película no tiene clasificación (1950, 101 min). Esta película será transmitida en español con subtítulos en inglés. 

1:30–3:30 p.m.
Music in the Atrium / Música en el atrio atrioInspired by México 1900–1950, enjoy a traditional mariachi performance by Mariachi Rosas Divinas, Dallas-Fort Worth’s first and only all-female mariachi ensemble.
Disfruta de presentaciones musicales, desde mariachi hasta jazz latino, inspiradas en México 1900-1950.

2:00–4:00 p.m.
Pop-Up Art Spot, Art of the Ancient Americas Galleries / Pop-Up Art Spot, Galerías de arte Antiguo de las Américas
Enjoy a hands-on experience in the galleries facilitated by the DMA’s Teen Ambassadors and Teen Advisory Council.
Disfruta de experiencias artísticas en las galerías dirigidas por los Embajadores Juveniles DMA y por Consejo Consultivo Adolescente. 

2:30 p.m.
Golden Age of Mexican Cinema Film Series: La Otra
In La Otra, Dolores Del Rio plays estranged twin sisters—Magdalena, the wife of a millionaire, and Maria, a poor manicurist. The two reunite at the funeral of Madgalena’s husband, whom she stole from Maria years before. Overcome with jealousy and resentment, Maria murders her twin sister and assumes her identity. But Maria quickly realizes that the opulent lifestyle she has always envied is not what she thought it would be. This film is not rated (1950, 98 min.). This film will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles.

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