Upcoming Exhibitions

Teen Renaissance

1/25/20 to 3/11/20 | Mezzanine 2

Teen Renaissance, curated by the DMA’s Teen Advisory Council, features selected works created by Dallas-area high school students. This year, submissions responded to the theme: "What does mental wellness mean to you? How can you share mental wellness with others?"

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My|gration

2/1/20 to 1/3/21 | Center for Creative Connections

Developed with input from the local community, this installation of works in the Center for Creative Connections traces the migration of people, objects, and ideas in art across times and cultures.

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Flores mexicanas. Mujeres en el arte mexicano moderno

2/16/20 to 9/20/20 | Tower Gallery

Flores mexicanas. Mujeres en el arte mexicano moderno examina representaciones de las mujeres en el modernismo mexicano. La exposición se inspira en el préstamo de la pintura monumental de Alfredo Ramos Martínez Flores mexicanas, expuesta solo por segunda vez en casi un siglo.

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Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art

2/16/20 to 9/20/20 | Tower Gallery

Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art surveys representations of women in Mexican Modernism. The exhibition is inspired by the loan of the monumental painting Flores Mexicanas Alfredo Ramos Martínez, being exhibited for only the second time in nearly a century.

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Frans Hals: Detecting a Decade

2/23/20 to 10/11/20 | Focus II Gallery

Two imposing portraits of the same sitter painted a decade apart—being shown side-by-side for the first time—showcase the revolutionary technique of Frans Hals, the first great portraitist of 17th-century Holland.

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For a Dreamer of Houses

3/15/20 to 1/31/21 | Barrel Vault

Inspired by philosopher Gaston Bachelard’s concept of the psychological significance of rooms and houses, For a Dreamer of Houses presents contemporary artworks that evoke personal spaces and considers the politics of places we identify with. 

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Pursuit of Beauty: The May Family Collection

5/17/20 to 8/23/20 | Chilton II Gallery

Pursuit of Beauty: The May Family Collection offers a look at an exemplary private collection of American art through thirty-four works, whose dates span approximately a century and touch historical and aesthetic highpoints.

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Rethinking the Myth of the American West

6/7/20 to 9/6/20 | Chilton I Gallery

Rethinking the Myth of the American West celebrates the grandeur and explores the diversity of the American West while acknowledging a complicated history that has resulted in social, economic, and cultural adaptation for many.

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Cubism in Color: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris

11/8/20 to 2/14/21 | Chilton II Gallery

The first U.S. exhibition in over 35 years dedicated to the Spanish artist Juan Gris highlights his revolutionary contributions to the Cubist movement by focusing on his fascination with subjects drawn from everyday life. 

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