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Family Workshop: Marvelous Murals

Saturday, September 10, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshop is for 6-12 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

You could say that September's class is a pretty big deal! We'll talk about seriously supersized artwork like Pathwaya new mural in the Museum's main hallway, and transform the Art Studio with some larger than life drawings of our own.

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Robert Hoge: Own Your Face

Sunday, September 11, 3:00 p.m.

Hear Australian author Robert Hoge discuss his powerful memoir Ugly. Born with disfiguring deformities, Hoge examines life, love, beauty, and owning our own physical imperfections. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly enthused, “Writing with humor, honesty, compassion and grace, Robert Hoge recounts his life story. . . . [Ugly] testifies to the power of a loving family and a courageous soul.” Geared to middle grade readers and older, the book offers a powerful message about being yourself and embracing your appearance. 

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Art Babies: Zoo Babies

Mondays, July 11, August 8, September 12, 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 July-September classes, we'll search for animals hiding in art, and then crawl like a bear, roar like a lion, and dance like a penguin as we enjoy animal-themed sensory play stations.

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Art Babies: Zoo Babies

Mondays, July 11, August 8, September 12, 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 July-September classes, we'll search for animals hiding in art, and then crawl like a bear, roar like a lion, and dance like a penguin as we enjoy animal-themed sensory play stations.

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Art Babies: Zoo Babies

Mondays, July 11, August 8, September 12, 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 July-September classes, we'll search for animals hiding in art, and then crawl like a bear, roar like a lion, and dance like a penguin as we enjoy animal-themed sensory play stations.

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Ross King: More Than Meets the Eye

Thursday, September 15, 7:30 p.m.

Ross King's newest book, Mad Enchantment: Claude Money and the Painting of the Water Lilies, examines how Monet's paintings of water lilies belie the intense frustration he experienced with painting during the early 20th century.

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Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

On Friday, September 16, join us for our annual Fall Block Party and a celebration of the Texas State Fair and the great World’s Fairs of the past.

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Late Night Talk: Fair Park Deco

Friday, September 16, 7:00 p.m.

Before you visit the State Fair of Texas, join David Bush and Jim Parsons, authors of Fair Park Deco, for a fascinating look at the buildings, grounds, and artworks that comprise Fair Park. A national historic landmark, Fair Park is one of the world’s largest and most intact collections of public art and architecture created in the 1930s Art Deco style. Bush and Parsons will discuss the design of the complex for the 1936 Texas Centennial and its many treasures—from the former home of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts to everyone’s favorite animal oddity, the Woofus.

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Late Night Talk: Concentrations 60

Friday, September 16, 9:00 p.m.

Explore the new exhibition Concentrations 60: Lucie Stahl with the artist and former DMA curator Gabriel Ritter. For her first solo exhibition at a US museum, Stahl has created an immersive installation combining large-format scanned images encased in resin with interactive “Prayer Wheels” built from oil drums and beer cans. 

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