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Teen Tour: Art of the Statement

Thursday, July 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Artists are powerful communicators, using familiar images and words to inspire their audience to think and reflect on the world around them. Explore how artists use their practice to make statements about power, history, and injustice to start conversations and create changeRecommended for ages 13-19.


Late Nights

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

For National Pride Month, join us on Friday, June 15 for a Late Night celebration of arts and culture in the DFW LGBTQ community. Learn about Dallas LGBTQ history, discover more on LGBTQ artists in the DMA collections, watch a performance by the famed Rose Room cast, and more! The June Late Night is part of the annual Summer Block Party in the Dallas Arts District. 


Late Night Talk: Golden Symbols of Maternal Benevolence

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

Join art historian Dr. Suzanne Gott for a closer look at regalia in The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana that relates to motherhood. In particular, Dr. Gott will discuss a dual-disc pendant made in 2017 that has a long history as a symbol of motherly care.


Saturday Artist Talk: Linda Ridgway

Saturday, July 21, 3:00 p.m.

Every Saturday in July, join a local artist in the Contemporary Art Galleries for a brief talk about her work in the new installations Body Ego and Soft Focus.   


Summer Art Camp: Taste of the Museum

July 23-27, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Taste of the Museum is a summer art camp for children ages 6-8 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.


Summer Art Camp: Mix It Up

July 23-27, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Mix It Up is a summer art camp for children ages 4-5 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.


Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela's Birth

Monday, July 23, 7:30 p.m.

An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the 20th century, published on the centenary of his birth, The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela reveals him to be a loving father, a husband who offered unwavering support to his also-imprisoned wife, and a tireless advocate of a human rights philosophy that resonates today. This landmark volume presents the heroism of a man who refused to compromise his moral values in the face of extraordinary punishment. This event will feature Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela, granddaughter of Nelson Mandela and entrepreneur, and Sahm Venter, journalist and Senior Researcher at the Nelson Mandela Foundation.


Disconnect to Reconnect: A Teen Night

Thursday, July 26, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Slide out of the DMs and into the DMA for a night of free activities, performances, and tours! Join the DMA's Teen Advisory Council in a disconnected, device-free celebration of Dallas and reconnect with your local community.