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.

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: 8/28/16

DMA Members-Only Tours

Every fourth Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

DMA Members are invited to join us for an exclusive docent-led tour on the fourth Sunday of every month. 


Gallery Talks

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 weekly lunchtime gallery talks.


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.


Late Night Talk: Fair Park Deco

Friday, September 16, 7:00 p.m.

Before you visit the State Fair of Texas, join David Bush and Jim Parsons, authors of Fair Park Deco, for a fascinating look at the buildings, grounds, and artworks that comprise Fair Park. A national historic landmark, Fair Park is one of the world’s largest and most intact collections of public art and architecture created in the 1930s Art Deco style. Bush and Parsons will discuss the design of the complex for the 1936 Texas Centennial and its many treasures—from the former home of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts to everyone’s favorite animal oddity, the Woofus.


Late Night Talk: Concentrations 60

Friday, September 16, 9:00 p.m.

Explore the new exhibition Concentrations 60: Lucie Stahl with the artist and former DMA curator Gabriel Ritter. For her first solo exhibition at a US museum, Stahl has created an immersive installation combining large-format scanned images encased in resin with interactive “Prayer Wheels” built from oil drums and beer cans.