Late Nights

Join us on the third Friday of each month, when the Museum is open until midnight. Each Late Night offers hundreds of experiences for visitors of all ages with performances, concerts, readings, film screenings, tours, family programs, and more! Be sure to check out our Late Night Video on YouTube! 

$15 public
$10 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under

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Format: 10/22/16

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

On Friday, October 21, celebrate our newest exhibition, Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, with a purrr-fect evening exploring life in ancient Egypt, cat deities, and the practice of mummification.

Late Night Talk

In his compelling new book Cleopatra’s Needles: The Lost Obelisks of Egypt, renowned Egyptologist Dr. Bob Brier tells the story of three massive obelisks leaving Egypt for London, Paris, and New York in the late 19th century.
9:00 p.m., Friday, October 21

Late Night Talk

Learn more about the DMA’s newest exhibition, Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, with Dr. Yekaterina Barbash, Associate Curator of Egyptian Art at the Brooklyn Museum.
7:00 p.m., Friday, October 21

SPCA of Texas Mobile Adoptions

Before stepping inside to view our new Divine Felines exhibition, stop by the new SPCA of Texas mobile adoption unit and find your own divine feline (or dog!) to complete your family. 
6:00–8:00 p.m., Friday, October 21


Late Night Film: Stargate

Ancient Egypt meets science fiction when a retired Army colonel and a professor discover an interstellar portal to an Egypt-like planet hidden in an artifact. But once they travel through the "stargate," they will have to overthrow the formidable ruler of the alien world to return safely to Earth. 
9:45 p.m., Friday, October 21

Late Night Main Stage

Enjoy a performance of Middle Eastern and world music performed by percussionist Jamal Mohamed and his World Music Ensemble. Mohamed is known for his virtuosity on the doumbek, incorporating many innovative jazz and Latin styles with this ancient instrument.
8:00 p.m., Friday, October 21

Warrior Goddesses of Ancient Egypt!

Discover how fierce feline hunting skills and an instinct to protect enabled Egyptian goddesses to perform great acts of super-heroism in an interactive storytelling showcase.
7:30 p.m., Friday, October 21

Happy Hour Performance

Travel to the Near East, Saharan Africa, and other faraway climes with progressive world-music troupe The Obscure Dignitaries, a five-human collective that tackles traditional folk and global pop with equal parts authentic recreation and free-wheeling invention.
6:00 p.m., Friday, October 21

Performances in the Galleries

Watch as belly dance troupe Nadi-El Raks performs mesmerizing and traditional Middle Eastern dance styles. 
7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Friday, October 21