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: 10/22/14

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.


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.


Dallas Architecture Forum Presents: Lee Mindel

Monday, November 10, 7:00 p.m.

Lee Mindel, FAIA, is a co-founder of Shelton, Mindel & Associates (SMA), which provides complete architectural, interiors, and product design services for corporate, cultural, academic, retail, recreational, hospitality, and residential clients.


Modern Opulence: Art and Design in Early 20th-Century Vienna

Saturday, November 15, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

The Dallas Museum of Art welcomes you to join us for a day celebrating 20th-century Viennese design, highlighting the silver vitrine by Carl Otto Czeschka, a work of opulence reflecting the ornamental modernism of the time. 


Dallas Architecture Forum Presents: Laurie Olin, FASLA

Wednesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m.

Laurie Olin is one of the preeminent landscape architects in the United States. Recipient of the National Medal of Arts from President Obama, he has also been honored with the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal, and as a Guggenheim Fellow, an American Academy of Rome Fellow, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.


Bringing Bouquets to Life

Friday, November 21, 9:00 p.m.

Celebrate the DMA’s special exhibition Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse with one of the country’s top event and floral designers, David Beahm, as he brings the works to life on stage using flowers featured in the paintings.