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Book Talk

Sunday, September 7, 1:30 p.m.

DMA Partners in Book Talk are invited to a special book-club-style discussion of Michael Kammen's Visual Shock: A History of Art Controversies in American Culture and a related tour.


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.


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.


Autism Awareness Family Celebrations

Saturday, July 12, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Happy, sad, angry, or excited – we all have feelings and emotion. Explore moods and expression during our July 12 FREE Autism Awareness Family Celebration. Experience a hands-on workshop with an actor from the Dallas Children’s Theater, relax in our TWU sensory room, experience stories in the galleries with our storyteller, and kids ages 12 and over can enjoy a gallery tour just for older kids - all before public hours.

Registration required. Click on 'details' for information about how to register.


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David Sedaris returns for his sixth consecutive year with Arts & Letters Live to read new and unpublished material.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.  


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.