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Pop-Up Art Spot

Saturdays and selected Sundays, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot for creative writing, playing, and sketching activities inspired by nearby works of art. All ages welcome.


Autism Awareness Family Celebration: Dress Up

Saturday, October 1, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

The Dallas Museum of Art's Autism Awareness Family Celebrations provide a safe, comfortable way to introduce the Museum to children with autism and their families. Pre-registered families can visit the Museum free of charge and enjoy activities before the Museum opens to the public. Event registration required. Click on the Details button for information on how to register.


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.


What makes a cultural capital? Paris versus Vienna: A conversation with Alessandra Comini and Rick Brettell

Sunday, October 2, 3:00 p.m.

What makes a cultural capital? The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History is pleased to present a conversation with Dr. Alessandra Comini, Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita at Southern Methodist University, and Dr. Richard Brettell, Founding Director of the O’Donnell Institute at UT Dallas. Focusing on Vienna and Paris, Comini and Brettell will introduce each city’s great artists, musicians, authors, scientists, dancers, and architects. A lively debate will challenge us to look anew at our own thriving arts scene in Dallas.


First Tuesday

Tuesday, October 4, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

See, hear, smell, taste and touch—our senses tell us so much! Join us for an exploration of the five senses through art-making activities, story time, family tours, and more in this fun-filled day designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.


Arturo's Art & Me: Sense-sational Art

October 5, 6, or 8, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arturo's Art & Me is for 3-5 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In October, put your five senses to work and experience art with more than just your eyes.


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.


DMA Member Orientation

Thursday, October 6, 6:30 p.m.

New members encouraged—all members welcome! Learn how to get the most out of your membership.


Toddler Art: My Five Senses

October 7, 11, or 14, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for children 2-3 years old and their caregivers, and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

See, hear, smell, taste, and touch—our five senses tell us so much! Get a sensory workout in the galleries and discover the latest art sense-sations.