Format: 10/17/17

Meaningful Moments

Every third Tuesday, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that offers the chance to relax and connect with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration.


Toddler Art: Art Sense

October 13, 17, or 20, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for 2-3 year olds and a favorite grown-up and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.
See, hear, smell, taste, and touch—our five senses tell us so much! In October's class, get a sensory workout in the galleries and discover the latest art sense-sations.


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.


Teen Tour: Art of the Ancient Americas

Thursday, October 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

The ancient Americas were home to great civilizations, from the Maya of Central America to the Inca of Peru. Learn about the power and politics of these societies and the mighty natural forces that shaped them. No prior art history knowledge required—we'll get you up to speed! This tour is limited to the first 16 participants.


Exhibition Talk: Truth: 24 frames per second

Thursday, October 19, 7:00 p.m.

Get a sneak preview of the new exhibition Truth: 24 frames per second, and hear from three featured artists. Gavin Delahunty, Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, will be joined by artists Ben Rivers and Anne Tallentire to talk about time-based media and their works in the exhibition.


Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

Embrace the weird and obscure! Join us on Friday, October 20 for our tribute to the cult classics of art, movies, and music. Learn about the art of horror movie special effects makeup, sing along during Late Night Karaoke, and stay late for a quote-along screening of Pee-wee’s Big Adventure


Late Night Main Stage featuring Panic

Friday, October 20, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

Join us as cult favorites by The Smiths and Morrissey are performed by Panic, the premier tribute band to The Smiths and Morrissey in Dallas. 


Pop-Up Art Spot

Friday, October 20, 8:00-10:30 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot on the Level 4 Landing for activities related to shapes, as well as a poetry activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.


Late Night Film: Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Friday, October 20, 9:00 p.m.

Join us for a quote-along screening of the 1985 cult classic Pee-wee's Big Adventure. From the basement of the Alamo to Hollywood film sets, follow the eccentric Pee-wee Herman across the United States on an epic journey to find his stolen bike.