Museum Murder Mystery: An Artful Game of Clue

Have you ever wanted to play a live game of Clue? Now is your chance to put your detective hat on and solve one of our popular Museum Murder Mysteries.  


Saturday, June 4
8:00–9:30 p.m.

Herakles has been murdered! It is up to you to discover the room where the murder took place,figure out what was used as the murder weapon, and interview key suspects, including Oedipus, Lady with Pearls, and Emma in a Purple Dress, throughout the Museum.  

Solve the murder mystery and be entered to win one of five great prize packs, including a DMA membership and a gift certificate to the DMA Store. At 9:30 p.m., the murderer and motive will be unveiled to all and the winners of the prize packs will be announced. 




Make a night of it and grab a bite to eat in our DMA Cafe before the game starts; dinner service will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. If you solve the mystery before 9:30 p.m. you can enjoy full bar service in the DMA Cafe while you wait for the reveal. 

Featured Menu:

Roasted Garlic Hummus and Grilled Pita
Oedipus Greek Meatball Hoagie/ Garlic Parmesan French Fries
Atlant Baklava


This event is for ages 16 and up.  


$35 public, $30 DMA Members and students (must present valid ID)

Tickets will go on sale to DMA Members on Wednesday, May 18, and to the public on Friday, May 20.  


Image: Head of Herakles, Italy, about 1st century CE. Marble. Dallas Museum of Art, gift of David T. Owsley in memory of Professor Alan R. Bromberg, via the Alvin and Lucy Owsley Foundation, Cecil and Ida Green Acquisition Fund, and Wendover Fund, 2015.31.