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Arturo's Art & Me: Art Play

May 9, 10, or 12, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arturo's Art & Me is for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.​In May, find inspiration in the kooky landscapes, paintings within paintings, and colorful canvases of American artist Laura Owens, and then enjoy some art play in the studio.

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Second Thursdays with a Twist

Second Thursdays, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Take an unexpected look at the Museum’s collection with a pop culture twist. Jump in your red Corvette and celebrate the legacy of Prince with a tribute to his music, his fashion, and his indescribable persona. 

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Family Workshop: Fit for a King

Saturday, May 12, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshop is for children ages 6-12 and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Charles Barr Memorial Concert

Saturday, May 12, 3:00 p.m.

Dr. Rebecca Glass, viola, originally of Plano, will perform in recital with pianist Alicja Basinska for the 12th annual Charles Barr Memorial Concert. Blind since birth, Dr. Glass recently completed her Doctor of Musical Arts in Viola Performance at the renowned Cleveland Institute of Music. They will also be joined by violist Daniel McCarthy. 

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Special Performance: Las personas no van juntas (They Just Don’t Match)

Sunday, May 13, 3:00 p.m.

Presented in partnership with SOLUNA
As part of the annual SOLUNA festival, experience a work of art combining visual and musical elements. Inspired by Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Argentinian artist Lihuel Gonzalez’s Las personas no van juntas (They Just Don’t Match) examines the efficacy of translation between languages and between language and music and features Dallas Symphony cellist Jeffrey Hood.

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Art Babies: Color Dance

Mondays, April 16, May 14, June 4, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Art Babies is for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.
​For the April–​June classes, we'll explore the whimsy and color in works by American artist Laura Owens through stories, song, and movement, and then enjoy sensory play in the Art Studio.

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Art Babies: Color Dance

Mondays, April 16, May 14, June 4, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Art Babies is for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.
​For the April–​June classes, we'll explore the whimsy and color in works by American artist Laura Owens through stories, song, and movement, and then enjoy sensory play in the Art Studio.

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Art Babies: Color Dance

Mondays, April 16, May 14, June 4, Noon-1:00 p.m.

Art Babies is for children 0-24 months old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.
​For the April–​June classes, we'll explore the whimsy and color in works by American artist Laura Owens through stories, song, and movement, and then enjoy sensory play in the Art Studio.
 

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Noah Charney

Thursday, May 17, 7:30 p.m.

International bestselling author and art histo­rian Noah Charney has been hailed as “the Sherlock Holmes of art theft” and is famous for his dynamic exploration of art crime. His new book The Museum of Lost Art explores the world’s most important lost treasures through an illus­trated guide to art that has been destroyed, stolen, and vandalized. In constant demand as a lecturer, Charney gave a sold-out talk at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, for his previous book The Art of Forgery, which was an Amazon #1 bestseller. Charney’s first novel, The Art Thief, was a bestseller in five countries and translated into 17 languages. He often appears as a presenter and guest expert on National Geographic and NPR. 

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Late Nights

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

Join us on Friday, May 18 for our version of a garden party as we ring in spring and May flowers with tours of our floral still lifes, outdoor activities, and more!

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