The Dallas Museum of Art has published many beautifully designed, lavishly illustrated exhibition and collection catalogues. Fascinating scholarly essays, arresting color plates, and numerous figural illustrations will delight and inform members, visitors, and scholars alike. Visit the Museum Store for a list of publications with price, availability, and ordering information.
We invite you to click on the links below to access PDFs of featured publications, along with further links to collection records, videos of lectures and discussions, and more. To look at older titles that are no longer available for sale, visit the Museum’s Mildred R. and Frederick M. Mayer Library.
DallasSITES: A Developing Art Scene, Postwar to Present
Celebrating and documenting 50 years of North Texas’ bold and distinctive contemporary art community, this digital publication is organized by neighborhood and focuses on seven Dallas communities to trace the unique development of contemporary art in each geographic area and their collective contribution toward making Dallas the vibrant arts center it is today. View online
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The Arts of Africa at the Dallas Museum of Art
This beautifully illustrated book showcases 110 objects from the Dallas Museum of Art's world-renowned African collection. Purchase
Ignite the Power of Art: Advancing Visitor Engagement in Museums
This book is based on a groundbreaking seven-year study that provides understanding of the preferences and behaviors of museum visitors. Purchase
Exhibition Catalogues from the Archives
Read historic exhibition catalogues from 1904 to 1983, digitized for online access. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.