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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Upcoming Talks & Tours

Format: 9/23/18

Rosenberg Lecture: Knowing Their Place? Women Artists in 18th-Century France

Thursday, November 1, 7:00 p.m.

Presented as part of our Annual Fête, this talk will feature art historian Dr. Melissa Hyde speaking about women artists of 18th-century France. Dr. Hyde will highlight works of art from the Michael L. Rosenberg Collection at the DMA, with a focus on the careers of women artists such as Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, Anne Vallayer-Coster, and Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun.​


Late Night Talk: Ida O'Keeffe: Escaping Georgia's Shadow

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

DMA curator Sue Canterbury will talk about the new exhibition Ida O'Keeffe: Escaping Georgia's Shadow, which brings to light rediscovered works by an artist who was recognized during her life but overshadowed by her older sister, Georgia. ​


State of the Arts: LGBTQ+ Equity in the Arts

Thursday, November 29, 7:00 p.m.

Join KERA’s Jerome Weeks for a conversation with local arts leaders about LGBTQ+ equity in the arts. After the program, stick around for a meet and greet with the panelists. 



Gallery Talk: Ida O'Keeffe: Escaping Georgia's Shadow

Wednesday, December 5, 12:15 p.m.

See the new exhibition Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow with Sue Canterbury, DMA Associate Curator of American Art. Canterbury will share highlights from the exhibition and discuss the dynamic life and career of the lesser-known O’Keeffe sister.


Boshell Lecture and Feast: Dining with the Romans

Tuesday, December 11, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a talk and feast exploring the food and dining traditions of the ancient Romans. From the everyday to the exquisite, archaeologist Farrell Monaco will discuss what the Romans ate, how we know, and how historians are able to re-create ancient recipes. After the talk, enjoy an authentic multicourse Roman feast.


Special Event: The O'Keeffe Sisters and Women of American Modernism

Saturday, February 2, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Join us for a series of short talks exploring the legacies of women artists working in the first half of the 20th century. Beginning with Georgia and Ida O’Keeffe, speakers will discuss the opportunities available to women in the art world then and now, and why some artists are remembered while others are overshadowed. After the talks, enjoy a complimentary beer and wine reception.