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An Evening Celebrating Two Giants: Juan Rulfo and Cardona Peña

Monday, October 30, 7:30 p.m.

In partnership with Teatro Dallas, the DMA will honor two of the most celebrated Latin American authors of the twentieth century, Juan Rulfo and Alfredo Cardona Peña, with a world premiere of theatrical adaptations of short stories and contemporary dance. Come early and enjoy a festive Mexican-themed dinner and drinks in the DMA Cafe, view the Days of the Dead altar set up by artist Sara Cardona, and enjoy a short talk by Cora Cardona about the origins and symbolism of Days of the Dead celebrations.

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Teen Tour: Art of Ancient Egypt

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

Ancient Egypt earns its mystique from the art left inside the tombs of royaltyart that was never supposed to be seen or enjoyed by anyone but the deceased. Learn more about the stability and spirituality of the ancient Egyptians throughout their incredible 3,000-year reign. No prior art history knowledge required—we'll get you up to speed! This tour is limited to the first 16 participants.

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Toddler Art: Little Bookworms

November 3, 10, or 14, 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.
In November, gather 'round for story time and explore the joy of reading as we look for books hiding in the art.

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Film Screening: Through the Repellent Fence

Sunday, November 5, 5:00 p.m.

Through the Repellent Fence follows art collective Postcommodity as they strive to construct Repellent Fence, a two-mile-long outdoor artwork that straddles the US-Mexico border. Consisting of 28 large spheres extending a mile north and south of the border, this large work of Land Art calls attention to the histories of indigenous peoples by visually reconnecting their divided homeland.

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EODIAH Public Talk

Tuesday, November 7, 4:00 p.m.

Join Rebecca Quinn Teresi, PhD candidate, Johns Hopkins University, for her talk Immaculacy and (Im)Purity in the Spanish Baroque. 

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Arturo's Art & Me: Language of Flowers

November 8, 9, or 11, 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 November, take a crash course in decoding the language of flowers, and use your newfound detective skills to unravel the meanings of floral masterpieces in the galleries.

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Family Workshop: Flower Power

Saturday, November 11, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshop is for children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.
Everything's coming up roses! Join us in November to explore Edward Steichen: In Exaltation of Flowers, and then make fantastic floral art in the studio.

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