February Schedule of Events


Friday, February 21
6:00–11:00 p.m.

$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional ticket)
$5 student (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members

From personal relationships to the science of conservation, all it takes is a little chemistry!
DMA Members: Check in at any Guest Services Desk to get your DMA Member wristband and gain access to special members-only activities throughout the night—and get extra discounts on select drinks!

6:00 PM     

Late Night Happy Hour featuring DJ Wild in the Streets
6:00–7:00 p.m., Hamon Atrium 
Sip a Kir Royale, available for purchase at the DMA Cafe or Member Bar, and listen to the greatest duets of all time, and other love songs, spun by DJ Wild in the Streets.
DMA Member Bar
6:00–10:30 p.m., Hamon Atrium  
Use your DMA Member wristband to gain access to an exclusive area just for members. Wine, domestic beer, and cocktails are available for purchase at discounted prices for DMA Members only.

6:30 PM

Spotlight Talk: Paintings Conservation
6:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Join DMA Paintings Conservator Laura Hartman to learn how paintings are cleaned, repaired, and restored in the Museum’s conservation lab. Hear about ongoing projects and discover how art and science come together to preserve works of art.

7:00 PM

Late Night Book Talk: I Know an Artist
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Explore some of the fascinating connections between famous artists past and present. In her book I Know an Artist, art historian Susie Hodge traces the influences, shared muses, and love affairs behind some of the world’s greatest masterpieces. A book signing will follow the talk.
The Chemistry of Color
7:00–9:00 p.m., Art Studio I
Join Perot Museum Sr. Lead Educator Jessica Liken in an exploration of natural dyes and pigments. See how dyes are created from dried cochineal bug parts and then experiment with altering the color by adding in different chemicals. 
Glasstire Podcast Interviews
7:00–9:00 p.m., speechless exhibition
Come and talk to Glasstire, the online publication for art in Texas, about the DMA's exhibition speechless: different by design. Two of Glasstire's editors will be on-site recording a podcast with Museum visitors; talk about speechless, your favorite museum experience, and more. An exhibition ticket is required to participate. 
Sensory Shift Pop-Up Art Spot
7:00–9:30 p.m., speechless exhibition 
Looking for a hands-on experience in speechless? Visit the Sensory Shift Pop-Up Art Spot and check out a tote bag to alter your experience. In the galleries, you can experiment with materials such as noise-cancelling headphones, textured gloves, colored glasses, and scent jars to understand the different ways we experience sensory stimuli and build sensory empathy. Free with exhibition ticket. 

7:30 PM

Performance in the Galleries featuring TBA Music
7:30 p.m., European Art Galleries, Level 2 
Stroll through the galleries listening to TBA Music’s refreshing spin on romantic classics, pop, and soul. With Trevor’s incredible range and Brigitte’s powerful voice, this duo will steal your heart by creating a charming atmosphere.

8:00 PM

DMA Members-Only Tour 
8:00 p.m., Meet at the main Guest Services Desk
DMA Members can go on this exclusive tour of artworks in our permanent collection. Space is limited.
Late Night Main Stage featuring Breggett Rideau 
8:00–9:00 p.m., Hamon Atrium
Listen to romantic jazz songs performed by critically acclaimed songstress Breggett Rideau, who is a trailblazer throughout DFW when it comes to preserving the rich cultural heritage of traditional jazz music. According to the Dallas Morning News, “Rideau is one artist who’s worth searching out. With her deep, resonant voice and her total command of jazz and soul, she’s one of the area’s most promising singers.”

8:30 PM

Tour: Frida and Diego
8:30 p.m., Meet at the main Guest Services Desk
DMA curator Dr. Mark A. Castro will talk about his new exhibition Flores Mexicanas with a focus on the romantic and creative partnership of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. 

9:00 PM

Late Night Film: Eames: The Architect and the Painter 
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Eames looks at the husband-and-wife design team of Ray and Charles Eames as both unique individuals and as one of the most iconic and influential creative duos in American design. Drawing from archival materials and interviews with friends, colleagues, and experts, the documentary explores their relationship, their impact, and the times they lived in. This film is not rated (2011, 85 min.).
Performance in the Galleries featuring TBA Music
9:00 p.m., European Art Galleries, Level 2 
Stroll through the galleries listening to TBA Music’s refreshing spin on romantic classics, pop, and soul. With Trevor’s incredible range and Brigitte’s powerful voice, this duo will steal your heart by creating a charming atmosphere.

10:00 PM

Insomniac Tour: A Love Story in Gold
10:00 p.m., Meet at the main Guest Services Desk 
DMA educator Nausheen Hoosein will spotlight a pair of Japanese folding screens that show scenes from one of the first known romance novels, The Tale of Genji.
Late Night After Hours Music Showcase featuring Damon K. Clark
10:00–10:45 p.m., Hamon Atrium
End your evening with some romance as gifted vocalist Damon K. Clark performs his original music and romantic covers. The Dallas Observer says, “Damon K. Clark is a jaw-dropping talent, a gifted vocalist whose talents are near-unmatched.” Acclaimed for his unusual sensitivity, versatility, and virtuosity, Clark is as much at home with Thelonious Monk’s “’Round Midnight” as he is with Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma.” His new single “Love Me Now” comes out this spring. 


DMA Cafe
Relax and enjoy the entertainment in the Atrium while having a drink or a bite to eat from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Bar service is available until 10:30 p.m. 
Featured Menu:
Shrimp & Avocado Ceviche Spheres  6.5
Bacon-Wrapped Scallops  12.00
Brown sugar caviar, jalapeño lime wild rice, grilled green onions
Kahlua Chocolate Mousse  4.00
Raspberry pearls
All Three Courses 19.00
Socca Mediterranean Cafe
Enjoy a vibrant al fresco dining experience until 10:00 p.m. on Eagle Family Plaza, with tantalizing dishes that are naturally gluten free.


Explore the DMA Store for fun and artistic gifts for the entire family! All purchases support the preservation, study, and conservation of the collection at the DMA. Don’t forget, you can shop anytime at shopDMA.org.


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DMA Members get more!
Join or renew tonight for a year of exclusive benefits and events:
FREE entry to every Late Night
FREE admission to ticketed special exhibitions
FREE parking in the DMA’s underground garage during Museum hours (based on availability)
Discounts in the DMA Cafe and DMA Store, and on selected programs
And so much more!


Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art
Third Fridays, 6:00–11:00 p.m. 
$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional ticket)
$5 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
Friday, March 20: Homegrown
There’s no place like home! Celebrate Texas History Month, and our new exhibition For a Dreamer of Houses, with an evening of homegrown artists, musicians, filmmakers, and more.
Friday, April 17: Cryptic 
Stay late and decipher some of the cryptic mysteries of the art world, from anonymous artists to unknown materials and weird scenes you find in works of art.  
Second Thursdays with a Twist
5:00–9:00 p.m.
$5 public (some exhibitions require an additional ticket)
FREE for DMA Members
Join us each month to take a unique and unexpected look at the Museum’s collection with a pop culture twist. 
March 12: Avengers Assemble!
Don’t get mad, get even. This March, the DMA joins forces with Earth’s mightiest heroes to bring you a night of epic proportions. From cosplay to stories of valiant triumph, this night is what legends are made of!