Format: 4/25/17

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

On Friday, May 19, stay late and explore Mexican art and culture through music, talks, tours, films, food, and family activities. Be sure to visit the exhibition México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde.


Late Night Talk: Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being

Friday, May 19, 7:00 p.m.

Journalist and author Susana Martínez Vidal will speak about her book Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being, which examines the artist’s carefully curated image and the enduring legacy of her aesthetic. Vidal poses the question, "What does Frida Kahlo continue to teach us about fashion, art, and life?"



Pop-Up Art Spot

Late Night, Friday, May 19, 8:00-10:30 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot in the Ancient Art of the Americas Galleries to pick up a passport and begin your travels to earn activity stamps! Explore shapely structures and golden portraits and go on a scavenger hunt, all inspired by nearby works of art.

FREE for all ages


Late Night Talk en español: Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being

Viernes, 19 de mayo, 9:00 p.m.

La periodista y autora Susana Martínez Vidal hablará de su libro Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being, que examina la imagen cuidadosamente establecida de la artista y el legado de su estética. Vidal plantea la pregunta: "¿Qué nos enseña Frida Kahlo sobre la moda, el arte y la vida?"



Late Night Film: Frida

Friday, May 19, 9:30 p.m.

This biopic tracks thirty years of Frida Kahlo’s life, from young girl to art icon, including her development as an artist and a private life fraught with struggle. 


Late Night After Hours Music Showcase featuring MAYTA

Friday, May 19, 10:00 p.m.

Experience a performance by MAYTA who express a blend of Latin American cultures in musical patterns. MAYTA is constantly evolving and developing their sound through experimentation and different perspectives. In 2016 they were nominated for Best Latin Act by the Dallas Observer.


Late Night Film: María Candelaria

Friday, May 19, 10:15 p.m.

One of the most beloved and acclaimed films of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema, María Candelaria tells the story of an ill-fated love affair between two young indigenous people, María and Lorenzo.


Japanese Woodblock Printmaking

Saturday, May 20, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Join printmaker Daryl Howard to learn about the history of the Japanese woodblock print. Participants will have the opportunity to carve and print their own image using this ancient art form and learn more about the prints in our collection.