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DMA Members-Only Tours

Every fourth Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

DMA Members are invited to join us for an exclusive docent-led tour on the fourth Sunday of every month.


Gallery Talks

Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m.

Grab a bite of insight and join DMA staff, artists, and local scholars to explore the Museum's collection and exhibitions during weekly lunchtime gallery talks.


Teen Tour: The First Cities

Thursday, September 29, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Explore the history of art on a tour just for teens! Join us as we uncover the story of the DMA's collection through discussion in the galleries and art making in the Tech Lab. No prior art history knowledge required—we'll get you up to speed! Tours are limited to 16 participants, so an advance reservation is recommended.


State of the Arts: Data Is the New Paint

Thursday, September 29, 7:30 p.m.

Explore the creative process and the current cultural landscape of the Metroplex with dynamic discussions featuring artists and artistic leaders, including visual artists, musicians, dancers, and filmmakers. This conversation will highlight local artists and scholars who work at the intersection and art and science and use data as a medium for creating and explaining art.

Presented in Partnership with KERA’s Art&Seek


Autism Awareness Family Celebration: Dress Up

Saturday, October 1, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

The Dallas Museum of Art's Autism Awareness Family Celebrations provide a safe, comfortable way to introduce the Museum to children with autism and their families. Pre-registered families can visit the Museum free of charge and enjoy activities before the Museum opens to the public. Event registration required. Click on the Details button for information on how to register.


Saturday Spotlight Tours

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.

Get to know the DMA through a Saturday Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors to the highlights of our collection. Tours will depart from the Visitor Services Desk at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.


What makes a cultural capital? Paris versus Vienna: A conversation with Alessandra Comini and Rick Brettell

Sunday, October 2, 3:00 p.m.

What makes a cultural capital? The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History is pleased to present a conversation with Dr. Alessandra Comini, Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita at Southern Methodist University, and Dr. Richard Brettell, Founding Director of the O’Donnell Institute at UT Dallas. Focusing on Vienna and Paris, Comini and Brettell will introduce each city’s great artists, musicians, authors, scientists, dancers, and architects. A lively debate will challenge us to look anew at our own thriving arts scene in Dallas.


First Tuesday

Tuesday, October 4, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

See, hear, smell, taste and touch—our senses tell us so much! Join us for an exploration of the five senses through art-making activities, story time, family tours, and more in this fun-filled day designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.


Arturo's Art & Me: Sense-sational Art

October 5, 6, or 8, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arturo's Art & Me is for 3-5 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In October, put your five senses to work and experience art with more than just your eyes.