Format: 10/23/16

Hannah Rothschild: Art, Mystery, and Intrigue

Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.

In The Improbability of Love, a mesmerizing first novel by Hannah Rothschild, an obscure 18th-century French painting careens a woman into the secretive operations of the London art world. Rothschild is a film director and the first woman chair of the National Gallery in London.


Homeschool Class for Families: The Cat's Meow

November 17 or 18, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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

In November, prowl the Divine Felines exhibition for your favorite furry friends, and then let their purrfect poses inspire a 3D work of art in the studio.


Patricia Cornwell: Kay Scarpetta and the Cyber Nemesis

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

Chaos is Patricia Cornwell's remarkable twenty-fourth thriller in her popular high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. Cornwell will also share her theory of the artist Walter Sickert as Jack the Ripper, an artist represented in the DMA's collection.


Teen Homeschool Workshop: Iconic Animals

Friday, November 18, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The animal-human hybrids that make up the ancient Egyptian pantheon stand apart from other cultures. Explore the different depictions of animals in Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, and then commemorate your favorite animal in a sculpture carved from wax. Ages 13-19. No experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.


Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

On Friday, October 21, celebrate our newest exhibition, Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, with a purrr-fect evening exploring life in ancient Egypt, cat deities, and the practice of mummification.


Happy Hour Performance featuring the Carolyn Lee Jones Quartet

Friday, November 18, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Sip a cocktail while enjoying a special performance of Chapter and Verse by the Carolyn Lee Jones Quartet. Chapter and Verse features music from the Great American Songbook of the 30s, 40s, and 50ssongs with wonderful verses long since forgotten, rarely sung, and perfect for the cocktail hour! The Carolyn Lee Jones Quartet features Carolyn Lee Jones on vocals, Brad Williams on piano, Jonathan Fisher on bass, and Rich DeRosa on drums.


Late Night Main Stage presents The Singapore Slingers

Friday, November 18, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

Grab a cocktail, kick up your feet, and dance to the music of the 20s and 30s with The Singapore Slingers. Based in Dallas, The Singapore Slingers perform authentic and original arrangements including two-steps, rags, waltzes, and fox-trots.