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Format: 4/25/14

Studio Creations: Geometric Art

Every Saturday and Sunday, April 5 to April 27, 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Inspired by Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World, learn about the art of geometry as you explore objects from the exhibition. Once in the studio, make colorful creations using lines, shapes and patterns as inspiration. 

 

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Autism Awareness Family Celebrations

Saturday, April 26, 9:00 - 11:00 am

Enjoy a morning with robots! The DMA is partnering with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science to offer activities with robots. Create artwork with a scribble-bot in the studio or learn about how robots work with a variety of working robots in our courtyard. Relax in our quiet, TWU sensory room and experience an interactive performance with our music therapist -- all before public hours.

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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.

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Bancroft Family Concerts

Selected Saturdays

Presented in partnership with the Fine Arts Chamber Players
Saturday, April 26, 3:00 p.m.
An afternoon of beautiful trios by Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Mendelssohn performed by Verlaine Trio members violinist Maria Schleuning, cellist Jolyon Pegis, and pianist Liudmila Georgievskaya.

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Timothy Egan

Tuesday, April 29, 7:30 p.m.

Timothy Egan will share stories from his National Book Award-winning book, "The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl," which Walter Cronkite hailed as “can’t-put-it-down-history.” The New York Times says, “Egan uses the past powerfully to explain and give dimension to the present.” At this event he will do so by discussing the land and water conservation issues evoked in Alexandre Hogue’s bleak Dust Bowl landscapes currently on view at the DMA as well as those that threaten our future.

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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.

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Jazz in the Atrium

Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Every Thursday evening, enjoy live jazz concerts by some of the area's greatest musicians, and join us for a casual dinner and cocktails in the DMA Cafe. FREE admission to performance; food and cocktails available for purchase.

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Think Creatively with Dr. Magdalena Grohman

Selected Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Give your brain a boost and discover the power to expand your creativity. Join creativity expert Magdalena Grohman, Ph.D., for this workshop where you will exercise your brain with creative thinking tools and then explore your new skills with an art experience. All materials provided.

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Jellyfish Eyes by Takashi Murakami

Thursday, May 1, 7:00 p.m.

This event is SOLD OUT.

Takashi Murakami's first live-action feature film, "Jellyfish Eyes" follows Masashi, a young boy who moves to a sleepy town in the Japanese countryside in the wake of a natural disaster. Murakami will participate in a Q&A following the screening of the film at the DMA.

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