Talks & Tours

The Dallas Museum of Art presents an array of talks and tours exploring art from around the world and throughout time with distinguished artists, scholars, and artistic leaders.

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Missed a talk? Visit the Program Recordings page to listen to selected past lectures, gallery talks, and other events presented by the Dallas Museum of Art. 

Upcoming Talks & Tours

Format: 6/17/19

Gallery Talks

First and third Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m.
Grab a bite of insight and join DMA staff, artists, and local scholars to explore the Museum's collection and exhibitions during lunchtime gallery talks. 
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DMA Members-Only Tours: Jonas Wood

Thursday, June 20, noon

Join us on selected Thursdays and Saturdays this summer for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours will last one hour and will focus on new rotations of our collection and on special exhibitions currently on view.
 

Please register at the DMA Membership Desk at the start of each tour. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Late Night Talk: Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric

Friday, June 21, 8:30 p.m.

Dr.  madison  moore, cultural critic, DJ, and Assistant Professor of Queer Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, will talk about his new book Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric. Part autobiography, part cultural analysis, Fabulous looks to ballroom culture, nightclubs, and street style to ask what it means to be fabulous and how eccentricity can be a political gesture for marginalized communities. 

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Live Podcast: History is Gay

Friday, June 21, 9:30 p.m.

Join Gretchen and Leigh, hosts of the podcast History is Gay, for a special Pride month live show at the DMA. Each episode blends storytelling with social justice to explore the lives and contributions of overlooked LGBTQ+ figures from history.

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DMA Members-Only Tours: Jonas Wood

Saturday, June 22, noon

Join us on selected Thursdays and Saturdays this summer for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours will last one hour and will focus on new rotations of our collection and on special exhibitions currently on view.
 

Please register at the DMA Membership Desk at the start of each tour. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Saturday Spotlight Tours

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.

Get to know the DMA through a Saturday Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors to the highlights of our collection. Tours will depart from the Visitor Services Desk at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.

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DMA Members-Only Viewing: Dior: From Paris to the World

Saturday, July 6, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during DMA Members-Only Viewing Hours.

Members are invited to join us on Saturday, July 6, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. for a members-only viewing of the Dior: From Paris to the World exhibition. A timed ticket reservation is required; please reserve your DMA Member tickets below.

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