Sunday, June 20
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Join us on-site or virtually for a variety of programs celebrating Pride.
Free general admission entry to the DMA now requires a timed ticket secured in advance in order to maintain a limited capacity. Reserve your ticket now.
Available All Day
Use this self-guide to learn about five LGBTQ+ artists in the DMA's collection. Pick up a copy at the DMA Guest Services Desk or download a PDF. A link to the PDF will be available soon.
Aprenda sobre cinco artistas LGBTQ + en la colección DMA con esta guía propia. Obtenga una copia en el mostrador de servicios para huéspedes de DMA o descargue un PDF. Pronto estará disponible un enlace al PDF.
Virtual Yoga with the Resource Center
Start your morning off right with this Kemetic Yoga class led by the Resource Center’s Empowerment Program Director, Jalenzski. The video will premiere at 11:00 a.m. and remain available to view afterward.
Art Activity: Rainbow Rocks & Friendship Bracelets
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Center for Creative Connections, DMA
Join Resource Center’s Youth First and the DMA Teen Advisory Council and express yourself with rock painting and bracelet making. All materials provided (while supplies last).
Real Live Connection presents Teen Pride Revue
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium, DMA
Celebrate Pride with performances by Barbie Davenport, Ruby Scott, Hakeem Davenport, Devin Banks, Glam Davenport, and Ariel O’Hara. Stay after the show for a live Q&A. For ages 13–19. This event is free, but reservations are required. Seating is limited and will allow for social distancing. RSVP here.
Virtual Concert: I Will Survive
Presented by the Coalition for Aging LGBT
Watch Jaime Esposito and Stephen Hall of the Spectrum Ensemble perform I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. Spectrum Ensemble is a percussion duo founded in 2018 by Esposito and Hall to increase Queer representation in classical music. Based in Denton, Texas, the ensemble actively commissions and performs works by Queer composers and raises funds for LGBTQ+ organizations. The video will premiere at noon and remain available to view throughout the month of June.
Personal Reading Recommendations by the Dallas Public Library
The librarian is IN and we are here to recommend some awesome books to add to your reading queue for national Pride month. Get suggestions tailored just for you when you chat with a Dallas Public Librarian by clicking here or check out some of our Pride Month reading recommendations in #DPLWhatsNext.
Virtual Artist Spotlight Talk: Jer'Lisa Devezin
Local artist Jer'Lisa Devezin talks about several works in the DMA’s collection that connect to her practice. The video will premiere at 1:00 p.m. and remain available to view afterward.
Safe Space Training
2:00–3:00 p.m., Founders Room, DMA
Want to learn tips and strategies for creating safer spaces for the community? Join Real Live Connection and become a certified Safe Space facilitator and advocate! For ages 13–19.
Film Screening: Innocent Boy
3:00–4:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium, DMA
Join us for a special screening of Innocent Boy, a short horror film set in Texas about a young trans boy who finds himself caught between a cowboy’s lustful rage, greed, and corruption. Innocent Boy has won several awards, including Best LGBT Short Film at South Texas Underground Film Festival and Best Direction at Las Vegas Queer Arts Film Festival. This screening will feature an extended cut and behind-the-scenes interviews. Stay after the film for a Q&A with director and writer Brock Cravy and cinematographer Karissa Leicht. This event is free but reservations are required. Seating is limited and will allow for social distancing. RSVP here.