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Late Night Film: Kusama Shorts

Friday, January 19, 8:00 & 10:00 p.m.

In the 1960s, Yayoi Kusama captured her unique world view and artistic process in a series of experimental films and happenings. Join us for a special screening of three short films created by or starring the artist.

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Friday, January 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 Contemporary Galleries on Level 1 for sensory activities related to touch and scent, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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Matt de la Peña & Loren Long

Sunday, January 21, 1:30 p.m.

Award-winning author Matt de la Peña and author-illustrator Loren Long present a new classic: Love, a lyrical story about the bond that connects all humans. This heartfelt message paired with evocative illustrations will resonate with all ages. Matt de la Peña’s Last Stop on Market Street won the 2016 Newbery Medal and was both a Caldecott Honor Book and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book, as well as a New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2015. Loren Long, perhaps best known for his New York Times bestselling picture book series Otis, is also the illustrator of President Obama’s #1 New York Times bestselling picture book Of Thee I Sing.

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Homeschool Class for Families: Wonderful Weaving

January 25 or 26, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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

​In January we'll learn the ins and outs of weaving by studying Native American baskets and blankets, and then put our new knowledge to use in the studio with a colorful weaving project.

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State of the Arts: New Media and the Future of Art

Thursday, January 25, 7:00 p.m.

KERA’s Jerome Weeks will be joined by artist John Gerrard, SMU Assistant Professor of Media Arts Amber Bemak, and DMA Assistant Conservator Elena Torok to discuss how new media is ushering in a new era of making, displaying, and conserving art. 

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Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet

Saturday, January 27, 3:00 p.m.

One of chamber music’s gems, Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet for piano and strings, is performed by members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and other local musicians. DSO violinist Angela Fuller Heyde leads the ensemble, including Ann Marie Brink, viola, DSO; Marie-Thaïs Levesque Oliver, cello; Brian Perry, bass, DSO; and Gabriel Sanchez, piano, DSO.

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Selected Shorts: For Better and For Worse: Tales of Marriage

Saturday, January 27, 7:30 p.m.

For Better and For Worse is an evening of tales about marriage. Host and reader Jane Kaczmarek is best known for her role as Lois on Malcolm in the Middle, for which she received seven Emmy nominations, as well as nominations for the Golden Globe and SAG Awards. Michael Cerveris is the Tony Award–winning Broadway star of Fun Home and Assassins, with film and television credits that include Fringe, Treme, The Good Wife, and Detours. Maria Tucci has appeared on Broadway in Mary Stuart, Night of the Iguana, The Little Foxes, The Great White Hope, and many other productions. Her many film and television credits include To Die For and Law & Order. 

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