Format: 4/27/17

DMA Family Day: Presented by Texas Christian University

Sunday, April 30, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Enjoy art-making activities, music, bilingual tours, and DMA gallery activities for all ages and free admission to México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde.


Pop-Up Art Spot

Selected Sundays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot in the Ancient Art of the Americas Galleries to pick up a passport and begin your travels to earn activity stamps! Explore shapely structures and golden portraits, and go on a scavenger hunt, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.


Bancroft Family Concerts

Selected Saturdays, 3:00 p.m.

Presented in partnership with the Fine Arts Chamber Players
Saturday, May 13, 3:00 p.m.

The Cézanne Quartet
The Charles Barr Memorial Concert features the Cézanne Quartet, Peak Fellowship Ensemble- in-Residence at SMU Meadows School of the Arts, performing music by Schubert, Mozart, and Bartók.  


First Tuesday

Tuesday, May 2, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Join in our family fiesta inspired by the México 1900–1950 exhibition and enjoy art-making activities, story time, family tours, and more in this fun-filled day designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.


Pop-Up Art Spot

First Tuesday, May 2, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot to experience art in a new way. Look closely at nearby works of art and explore what it would be like to be in an artwork through drawing and writing.

FREE for all ages


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.


Happy Hour!: A Talk and Performance Inspired by the Art of the Cocktail

Wednesday, May 3, 7:30 p.m.

The DMA’s exhibition Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail packs just the punch required for five acclaimed musicians to create an adventurous concoction of rhythm, music, and text, to be enjoyed responsibly for one night only. Songs will range from Mozart, Offenbach, and Verdi to Cole Porter and Joni Mitchell. This marks the ninth collaboration of Arts & Letters Live with artistic programmer Ryan Taylor, whose creative process combines art, music, and literary excerpts. 


Cinco de Mayo at the DMA

Friday, May 5, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the DMA this year! The exhibition México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde will be open from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. with a special Cinco de Mayo menu offered in the DMA Cafe.


Teen Workshop: Murals with Marta Torres

Saturday, May 6, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

What do the Mexican muralism movement and Dallas's Fair Park murals have in common? Explore these large-scale works of art and discover how they express our history, identity, and cultural values. Collaborate with your fellow artists on a unique mural that celebrates art, politics, and society. Ages 13–19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.