Calendar

Format: 2/22/17

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.

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Dallas Architecture Forum Lecture with Craig Dykers

Wednesday, February 22, 7:00 p.m.

Join Dallas Architecture Forum for a lecture with architect Craig Dykers. Dykers is one of the founding partners of Snøhetta, a firm based in Oslo, Norway, and New York City. He has led many prominent projects, including the Alexandria Library in Egypt, the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet in Oslo and the National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion in New York City.

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Homeschool Class for Families: Fantastic Beasts

February 23 or 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families is for children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

Which beast is best: real, imaginary, or a bit of both? In the February class, we'll discover dragons, unicorns, and more in the exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages, and then make medieval masterpieces in the Art Studio.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Stained Glass

Friday, February 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The most beautiful stained glass windows find their home in medieval cathedrals, transporting everyone who saw them to another world. In the exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages, learn more about the technique and symbolism behind stained glass, and make a window of your own in the Tech Lab. Ages 13-19; no prior experience necessary, and all materials provided.

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Teen Workshop: Telling Stories Through Art with Janeil Engelstad

Saturday, February 25, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Slow down to step out of the virtual and into the visual. C3 Visiting Artist Janeil Engelstad will lead a workshop exploring how artists tell stories through art. Choose a work of art and tell its story, illustrated on a postcard with painting, drawing, writing, and collage. Stamps will be provided to send the finished postcard to that special someone in the mail. Ages 13-19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Saturdays, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot and experience art in a new way. Dress up as a character, listen to songs scored by local musicians, or imagine a fantastical landscape inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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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.

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Bancroft Family Concerts

Select Saturdays, 3:00 p.m.

Presented in partnership with the Fine Arts Chamber Players
Saturday, February 25, 3:00 p.m.

DSO musicians perform the first movement of Shostakovich's chamber arrangement of Symphony No. 15 in A major for violin, cello, piano, celesta, and percussion, with commentary written by the composer.

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Jessi Klein

Saturday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.

Jessi Klein is the Emmy and Peabody award–winning head writer and executive producer of Comedy Central’s critically acclaimed series Inside Amy Schumer. Growing up gawkish and a late bloomer, Jessi Klein never identified with the conventional standards of modern femininity. Instead she viewed herself as a tomboy who found her voice through comedy. In her outrageously funny and unapologetically candid breakout book, You’ll Grow Out of It, Klein compiles a perceptive collection of confessional essays that offer readers a relatable glimpse into exactly what it means to be a woman in today’s world. 

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DMA Members-Only Tours

Every fourth Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

DMA Members are invited to join us for an exclusive docent-led tour on the fourth Sunday of every month, except December.

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