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! 

Tickets $15 (some exhibitions require an additional ticket), FREE for DMA Members and FREE for children 11 and under 

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Format: 7/23/16

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

While our country's greatest athletes go for the gold, stay late at the DMA on Friday, August 19, and explore the connection between sports and art with tours, films, and more. Strive for glory and compete in our DMAzing Race for a chance to win your own gold medal.

Late Night Talk

Uncover the wonderfully rich, and at times odd, history of the first several modern Olympic Games with Tracy V. Wilson and Holly Frey, cohosts of the podcast Stuff You Missed in History Class. Wilson and Frey will discuss the uneasy start of the modern Olympic movement through the life of Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, considered father of the modern Olympic Games.
7:30 p.m., Friday, August 19

Late Night Main Stage

Dance to the rhythms of Dallas favorite Havana NRG! Known for combining Latin, salsa, pop, and jazz, Havana NRG! has a high-energy fusion sound all their own.
8:00-9:00 p.m., Friday, August 19

Late Night Art Bytes: Mechanical Olympics Artist Talk

Hear artist and professor xtine burrough discuss The Mechanical Olympics, a crowdsourced competition of athletic performances that takes place between two popular websites: Amazon’s and YouTube.
9:00 p.m., Friday, August 19

Late Night Tour: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Civilizations throughout Mesoamerica share a sports tradition known simply as the Ball Game, and for ancient players the stakes were higher than winning or losing. Dr. Kimberly Jones, The Ellen and Harry S. Parker III Curator of the Arts of the Americas, will highlight Mesoamerican artworks that show us how the game was played and its cultural significance. 
9:00 p.m., Friday, August 19


Late Night Film

Jesse Owens was a legend of American and Olympic sports history, setting track-and-field records that wouldn't be broken for decades and winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games. Race follows Owens from his days as a college athlete through his triumphant Olympics and addresses the racism black athletes faced both at home and abroad. 
9:30 p.m., Friday, August 19

Late Night Tour: Herculean Feats

Discover the mythical origins of the Olympic Games in the Ancient Mediterranean Art Gallery with Dr. Anne Bromberg, The Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient and Asian Art. 
6:30 p.m., Friday, August 19

After Hours Music Showcase featuring Charley Crockett

Rooted in the music of Texas and Louisiana, acclaimed singer Charley Crockett performs music off his debut album, A Stolen Jewel, and his latest album, In The Night, released this year. In 2015, the Dallas Observer awarded Crockett with Best Blues Act. 
10:00 p.m., Friday, August 19

DMAzing Race

This is your chance to win a gold medal! Grab a teammate, and put on your thinking cap and running shoes, for a race through the DMA’s collection to complete team challenges and solve brain teasers. The first team back wins a cool prize and gold medal!
7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Friday, August 19