Format: 2/27/17

Spy on History LIVE!

Tuesday, February 28, 11:30 a.m.

Grab your magnifying glass and get ready to sniff out a spy in the Confederate White House! Join us for a FREE performance of Spy on History LIVE! by the Story Pirates and learn about the exciting true story of Mary Bowser, a former slave-turned-spy during the Civil War.


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.


Bancroft Family Concerts

Select Saturdays, 3:00 p.m.

Presented in partnership with the Fine Arts Chamber Players
Saturday, March 25, 3:00 p.m.

Brahm's Trio

Violinist Filip Fenrych and horn player Yousef Assi, both of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, join concert pianist Zahari Metchkov for a spectacular performance of Brahms' beloved Horn Trio.


Teen Tour: Modernism, Part 1

Thursday, March 2, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Explore the history of art on a tour just for teens! Join us as we uncover the story of the DMA's collection through discussion in the galleries and art making in the Tech Lab. No prior art history knowledge required—we'll get you up to speed!


Exhibition Talk: “What are the filthy apes doing there?”: Animals, Nature, and the Medieval Artistic Imagination

Thursday, March 2, 7:00 p.m.

Dr. C. Griffith Mann, Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge of Medieval Art and The Cloisters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will discuss the contexts that shaped art production and consumption in the Middle Ages. Using objects from Art and Nature in the Middle Ages as a point of departure, Mann will consider varied perspectives on the role of visual art in this period, particularly in relation to religious experience.


Toddler Art: Shape by Shape

March 3, 10, or 21, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for 2 and 3 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

The shapes have escaped and we must round them up! Find circles, triangles, and squares hiding in the art as we explore the Decorative Art Galleries in March.


Autism Awareness Family Celebration: Rockin' Robots

Saturday, March 4, 9:00 a.m.

During our March Autism Awareness Family Celebration, explore mechanical works of art with staff-led gallery experiences, art-making activities in the studio, and much more—all before public hours. 


Intermediate Calligraphy Workshop with Lyndsay Wright

Saturday, March 4, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Inspired by the manuscript pages in the Art and Nature in the Middle Ages exhibition, our intermediate workshop in calligraphy will teach you lowercase lettering in the medieval style and have you taking home greeting card sets you design! Don't worry if you don't feel "intermediate" now, by the end of the workshop you'll be feeling confident in a new style!