Format: 10/20/14

Sarah Thornton

Thursday, November 6, 7:30 p.m.

Sarah Thornton’s compelling narrative, 33 Artists in 3 Acts, goes behind the scenes with the world's most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.


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.


Toddler Art: Picture a Place

November 11, 14, or 21, 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 November, visit distant lands and familiar places in an exploration of landscape paintings.


David Sedaris

Tuesday, November 11, 7:30 p.m.

David Sedaris returns for his sixth consecutive year with Arts & Letters Live to read new and unpublished material. A bestselling author, essayist, and widely popular speaker whose hallmark is his wry wit and distinctive voice, Sedaris relishes the opportunity to share his stories with the audience and experience their reaction. Sedaris’s books include Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.  


Autism Awareness Family Celebrations

Saturday, November 15, 9:00–11:00 a.m.

Explore nature during our FREE Autism Awareness Family Celebration on November 15. Experience an activity with the Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, relax in our TWU sensory room, experience stories in the galleries with our storyteller, and, if you're over 12, enjoy a gallery tour just for older kids—all before public hours. Registration required. Click on the Details button for information on how to register.


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.


Maker Club: Intermediate Sound Design Workshop

Thursday, November 20, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Delve deeper into the world of Ableton’s sound design software to make a soundscape inspired by works of art at the DMA. Recommended for those with some experience with Ableton or Garage Band. This class is limited to 12 students, ages 13-19.