Format: 4/18/14

Rick Atkinson

Thursday, May 22, 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate the seventieth anniversary of D-Day by brushing up on the dramatic story of the U.S. Army’s involvement in World War II. Join this three-time Pulitzer Prize winner as he discusses the third installment of his Liberation Trilogy, Guns at Last Light, which begins its narrative with the brutal battle of Normandy, then leads to the liberation of Paris, the disaster at Market Garden, the horrific Battle of the Bulge, and the collapse of the Third Reich. The final volume is a literary triumph worthy of the military triumph it explores.


C3 Open Studio

Thursday, May 29th 6:30pm

Experiment in an open studio environment with materials provided for you to continue projects or explore new ones. Registration is required and is for an adult audience only.


Arturo's Art & Me: Museum Mysteries

June 4, 5, or 7, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

For a 3–5 year old and a favorite grown-up! Adults and young children listen to a story, look at works of art, and play hands-on games in the Museum galleries, then create an original work of art in the Art Studio. Taught by Museum Education staff. Class size limited to eighteen children.

When classes are filled, please e-mail to be placed on the waiting list.

In June, go behind the scenes and explore the Conservation Studio to learn about art mysteries here at the DMA!


Toddler Art: Set Sail

June 6, 10, or 13, 11:00 a.m. - Noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum Education staff. Class size is limited to eighteen children.

When classes are filled, please e-mail to be placed on the waiting list.

In June, jump aboard and prepare for smooth sailing as we explore boats and the ocean in art.


Texas Bound II

Saturday, June 7, 7:30 p.m.

Don’t miss an evening of stories about the etiquette of gift-giving according to Ellen DeGeneres, the challenges of a marriage after a soldier returns home from war, a father striving to help his daughter through the grief of losing her mother, and a hilarious and irreverent take on a weight loss experiment that goes horribly awry. Read by Reis Myers McCormick (Faculty at K.D. Conservatory), Jessica Turner (American Conservatory Theater), Elizabeth Mitchell ("Lost" and "Revolution"), and Chamblee Ferguson (Dallas Theater Center).


Summer Art Camp: artLAB

June 9-13, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Grab your paintbrush and your test tubes as we mix science and art through creative experiments in our studio/lab. Budding art-scientists will make erupting art, learn about chromatography, create their own snowballs and so much more. Results of our investigations will be phenomenal!

Ages: 4-5        Teacher: Rachel Moss


Summer Art Camp: Animation: Moving Sculptures

June 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Bring your artwork to life! In this hands-on animation camp, campers will design and build their own sets, props and characters and then bring them to life through the art of animation. Presented in collaboration with the Dallas Video Association and led by Dallas VideoFest Director Bart Weiss, this camp will give you the tools you need to create your own animated short video.

Ages: 9-12 Teacher: Bart Weiss
Please note this is an all-day camp.


Summer Art Camp: The Artist in You

June 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Become an art expert and learn how to spot the differences between a Monet and a Mondrian! We’ll explore the -isms and -scapes of art—impressionism, cubism, cityscapes, seascapes and more—as we create personal pieces inspired by the masters. Investigate van Gogh’s expressive landscapes, Monet’s soft color palette, and Picasso’s fractured cubist still life. Play with color, perspective, dots and lines to make your own treasures and discover the artist in you!

Ages: 6-8       Teacher: Valerie Jiede