Talks & Tours

The Dallas Museum of Art presents an array of talks and tours exploring art from around the world and throughout time with distinguished artists, scholars, and artistic leaders.

Missed a talk? Visit the Program Recordings page to listen to selected past lectures, gallery talks, and other events presented by the Dallas Museum of Art. 

Upcoming Talks & Tours

Format: 4/24/14

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.


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 collections and exhibitions during weekly lunchtime gallery talks.


Celestial Sleuth: Using Astronomy to Solve Mysteries in Art

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

Applying his distinctive brand of celestial sleuthing to artworks throughout history, Dr. Donald W. Olson, astronomer and Professor of Physics at Texas State University, will discuss some of his latest research uncovering previously unknown details about a painting’s origin.


DMA Partners: Book Talk

Sunday, May 18, 1:30 p.m.

DMA Partners in Book Talk are invited for a special book-club-style discussion of Sabiha Al Khemir’s novel The Blue Manuscript and a related tour.