Format: 9/29/14

T-Shirt Design Contest (ages 13-19)

Deadline extended! Submissions due by midnight Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Join us for our first-ever teen T-shirt design contest! Enter for a chance to have your submission reproduced and sold in the DMA's Museum Store. Click on "details" for submission guidelines.


Dallas Opera Perspectives Presents "When Art and Religion Collide"

Monday, September 29, 6:30 p.m.

Inspired by Richard Strauss’s "Salome" but encompassing so much more! This event is moderated by SMU’s Dr. Christopher Anderson (Perkins School of Theology), with a star-studded arts leadership panel featuring Dallas Museum of Art Director Maxwell Anderson, Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, and Dallas Opera General Director and CEO Keith Cerny.


Toddler Art: Big & Little

September, 12, 16, or 19, 11:00 a.m.-noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Toddler Art requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In September we'll search high and low, near and far, for works of art that are BIG and little.


Arturo's Art & Me: Dancing with Degas

September 10, 11, or 13, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

For 3-5 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Arturo's Art & Me requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In September, lace up your dancing shoes and get ready to tap your way through the galleries in an exploration of the artwork of Edgar Degas.


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.


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. The DMA has been named  Best Jazz Venue for 2014 by the Dallas Observer!


Hot Potato Called Mother

Thursday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.

In connection with the installation The Mother Load, the DMA welcomes Israeli artist Shira Richter for a lecture and discussion of her work. 


Studio Creations: Flowing Lines and Color

Saturday and Sunday, October 4-5, at 1:00 and 2:30 p.m.

Join us for an inspirational visit to the exhibition Mind's Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne to explore a vast array of sketches and watercolors. We'll return to the studio to make our own flowing lines come alive with color.

FREE; limited to the first 24 participants. Pick up tickets outside the Art Studio in C3 30 minutes before each workshop begins.


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.


Music & Masterpieces

Saturday, October 4, 2:00 p.m.

Join us for an exploration of French music and art! Mezzo soprano Virginie Verrez and pianist Bretton Brown will perform French songs while taking you on a journey through scenes of love, nature, and beauty.