Format: 2/13/16

Late Night Happy Hour Performance featuring Quiana Lynell

Friday, February 19, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Kick off the night with some jazz and zydeco from Louisiana vocalist Quiana Lynell. Lynell has graced the stage with such standout performers as Gregg Wright, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Herlin Riley, and Delfeayo Marsalis.


Sarah Hepola: Stumbling in the Dark

Friday, February 19, 7:00 p.m.

A memoir of unflinching honesty and poignant humor, Sarah Hepola’s Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget tells the story of a woman stumbling into the sober life she never wanted. Shining a light into her blackouts, she discovers the person she buried, unearthing confidence, intimacy, and creativity. Sarah’s essays have appeared in the New York Times magazine, Elle, The New Republic, Glamour, the Guardian, and Salon, where she was a longtime editor.


Late Night Main Stage featuring The Singapore Slingers

Friday, February 19, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

Kick up your feet and dance to the music of the prohibition era with The Singapore Slingers. Based in Dallas, The Singapore Slingers perform authentic and original arrangements including two-steps, rags, waltzes, and fox-trots. 


Late Night Talk: Saints, Sinners, and the In-Between

Friday, February 19, 9:00 p.m.

Join Jean Kazez, Adjunct Assistant Professor in Philosophy with Southern Methodist University; Dr. Amy Freund, Assistant Professor and The Kleinheinz Family Endowment for the Arts and Education Endowed Chair in Art History with Southern Methodist University; and DMA Manager of Interpretation Andrea Severin Goins for a discussion about works in the DMA’s collection that shed light on the good, the bad, and the middle ground of various moments in history.


Bancroft Family Concerts

Selected Saturdays, 3:00 p.m.

Presented in partnership with the Fine Arts Chamber Players 
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Inspired by the DMA’s exhibition Vermeer Suite, early music scholar Kristin Van Cleve and friends will take you on a journey into 17th-century music, featuring compositions that juxtapose transcendent beauty with form and structure.


Homeschool Class for Families: Action Art

Thursday, January 28 or February 25, 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 and February, get in on the action and explore Jackson Pollock's black paintings, learn about his process, and then experiment with painting techniques in the studio.


Pollock's Black Paintings: A Closer Look

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

Join Michael Schreyach, Associate Professor in Art and Art History at Trinity University, and Stephanie Straine, Assistant Curator at Tate Liverpool and contributing author to the Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots exhibition catalogue, for an in-depth look at Pollock’s works during his black paintings period. The scholars will give a brief talk about their research followed by a discussion moderated by Gavin Delahunty, Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art and curator of Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots.


Autism Awareness Family Celebration

Saturday, February 27, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

The Dallas Museum of Art's Autism Awareness Family Celebration provides a safe and comfortable way to introduce the Museum to children with autism and their families. Pre-registered families can visit the Museum free of charge and enjoy activities before the Museum opens to the public. Event registration required. 


Teen Workshop: Action Painting with Sherry Abbasi

Saturday, February 27, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Join guest artist and educator Sherry Abbasi to explore the unique painting process of Jackson Pollock. After an interactive brainstorm in the exhibition Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots, create a collaborative drip mural that will be put on display in the Center for Creative Connections. Ages 13-19; no experience is necessary, and all materials are provided.