Format: 8/20/17

Late Night Talk: Yesterday's Tomorrows

Friday, September 15, 7:00 p.m.

From the Jetsons to steampunk, look back at the imaginative ways past generations have envisioned the future.Join Dr. Elizabeth Guffey, Professor of Art History and coordinator of the MA program in modern and contemporary art, criticism, and theory at Purchase College.


Late Night Double Feature: Hairspray and Cry-Baby

Friday, September 15, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

In September, Late Nights is going retro with a double-feature of Hairspray and Cry-Baby. Tease your hair, practice your dance moves, and join us for two fun-packed satires of mid-century Americana.


Meaningful Moments

Every third Tuesday, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that offers the chance to relax and connect with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration.


Decorative Arts Symposium

Thursday, September 21, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Join us for a special morning at the DMA Decorative Arts Symposium, featuring garden designer, author, television host and conservationist P. Allen Smith; John Hays, Deputy Chairman of Christie’s America and specialist in American Furniture and Decorative Arts; and Ann Pailthorp, Farrow & Ball’s leader of the North American Colour Consultancy Program for British craftsmen in paint and paper.


Teen Tour: Art 101

Thursday, September 21, 6:30-8:00pm

Do you like art but struggle to find the words to talk about it? Taking an art history class and need to brush up on your art vocabulary? This tour is just for you! Give art critics a run for their money as we master the basics of artistic expression. No prior art history knowledge required—we'll get you up to speed! This tour is limited to the first 16 participants.


Teen Homeschool Workshop: Color Zine with Lisa Huffaker

Friday, September 22, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Come make zines with C3 Visiting Artist Lisa Huffaker! Explore a chosen color through collage, poetry, drawing, paper weaving, micro-fiction, bookbinding, and more. Ages 13-19. No prior experience necessary, and all materials provided.


Letters Aloud: Fame

Sunday, September 24, 2:30 p.m.

Real letters by real people, read by great actors in a performance with live musical accompaniment. Letters Aloud performances connect audiences to famous (and infamous) historical figures through their intimate personal correspondence, both funny and poignant. As one fan said, “It’s like literary crack.” From humble beginnings to adoring fans to looking back on achievements and lessons learned, this performance charts the course of celebrity through the correspondence of luminaries like Stephen King, Andy Warhol, Elvis Presley, Emily Dickinson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marilyn Monroe, and Tom Hanks.


Teen Workshop: Photography

Sundays, October 1, 8, and 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

See the world around you in new ways through the art of photography. In this three-week workshop series, learn about the history of the camera and develop your eye for composition using the Museum as your subject. Students will experience the beginnings of photography by creating their own camera obscura, experiment with traditional film with Polaroid Instant Cameras, and learn how to use digital tools to edit their photos. All equipment and supplies are included, and no prior experience is necessary to participate.


Michael Chabon

Monday, October 2, 7:30 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon will be in conversation with Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty about his latest book Moonglow and his creative process. Chabon wrote it after spending time with his terminally-ill grandfather, who shared recollections and stories Chabon had never heard. It is a tale of marriage and desire, of war and adventure, and of the destructive impact—and creative power—of keeping secrets and telling lies. DTC actors will read excerpts from Moonglow, bringing Chabon’s words to life on stage.