Enjoy these virtual activities anytime throughout the weekend.
Arts & Letters Live presents Annette Gordon-Reed
Virtual tickets: Public $12, DMA or World Affairs Council Member/Educator/Student $10
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, and a MacArthur fellowship, among many other honors, Annette Gordon-Reed is considered one of the nation’s preeminent historians. Annette Gordon-Reed will be in conversation with Jonathan Holloway, President of Rutgers University, discussing her latest work, On Juneteenth, the essential, sweeping story of Juneteenth’s integral importance to American history. Purchase tickets here to watch the video on demand starting June 15 through June 29.
Art Activity: Rainbow Scratchboard
Download this PDF with instructions on how to make your own rainbow scratchboard. Take pictures of what you dream up, and post them on social media using #DMAatHome.
Dallas Public Library Pride Reading Lists
The librarian is IN and we are here to recommend some awesome books to add to your reading queue for national Pride month—visit the #DPLWhatsNext DMA page to see the full list of recommendations. Chat with a Dallas Public Librarian virtually on Saturday and Sunday between noon and 2:00 p.m. and get suggestions tailored just for you.
Break for Art: Arkadia’s Last Resort
Break for art and find joy in looking at the 1976 collage Arkadia's Last Resort by American artist Jess in our newest edition of Break for Art. Check back soon for a link to the video or subscribe to our YouTube channel.
Dallas Opera TV presents Vanished
Vanished is a cinematic journey about longing, heartbreak, and searching for love that may have you thinking about opera in a whole new way. John Holiday and Russell Thomas, two phenomenal artists, star in this three-part indie art film directed by Ryan McKinny. Click here to start your free seven-day trial of The Dallas Opera TV.
Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum presents Driving the Change: A Conversation with Beau Chandler and Major Jiminez
On July 5, 2012, Beau Chandler and Mark “Major” Jiminez went to the Dallas County Records Building with the goal of either obtaining a marriage license or getting arrested for trying. After being refused a license because they were a same-sex couple, they sat on the floor of the office, handcuffed themselves together, and were arrested. Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum to hear their story. This program took place October 29, 2020. Click here to watch.