June Schedule of Events

Friday, June 21
6:00 p.m.–midnight

$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional ticket)
$5 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under

To see Dior: From Paris to the World during the June Late NIght, you must purchase a combo ticket here

The Dallas Arts District, in collaboration with Dallas Museum of Art Late Nights and Nasher Sculpture Center ‘til Midnight, presents the second annual Dallas Arts District Pride Block Party. In celebration of national LGBTQ Pride Month, join us in the heart of the Dallas Arts District for pride-themed tours, performances, story time, movies, local artists, food trucks, makers and artisans, drag shows, runways, outdoor activities, and more! Don’t miss this lively intersection of arts, culture, and LGBTQ community pride!

 
DMA Members: Check in at any Visitor Services or Members Desk to get your Members wristband and gain access to special Members-only activities throughout the night, and get extra discounts on select drinks!
 

6:00 P.M.     

 
Special Performance: Faces of Dallas
6:00–7:00 p.m., Atrium 
Join Verdigris Ensemble in honoring and exploring the history of the Dallas LGBT community through the life and activism of Patti Fink. The performance features original music with text taken from interviews of Patti Fink and the people of Dallas.
 
DMA Member Bar
6:00–11:00 p.m., Atrium  
Use your DMA Member wristband to gain access to an exclusive area just for members. A selection of wine, domestic beer, and cocktails will be available for purchase at discounted prices for DMA Members only.
 
Ceremonial Bar
6:00–11:00 p.m., Outside the Flora Street Entrance
Quench your thirst during the Block Party with an ice-cold beer or glass of wine available for purchase at our bar outside the Flora Street Entrance. Don’t forget—DMA Members get discounts on selected drinks!
 
 

6:30 P.M.

 
Tour: Old Kingdom, Old Way
6:30 p.m., Level 3, Egyptian Galleries
Join DMA Manager of School Programs Lindsay O’Connor and Xa'Pariis Ebony of United Black Ellument for a drop-in tour exploring the connections between Egyptian art and voguing.
 
Drag Queen Story Hour with Cassie Nova  
6:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. Join Cassie Nova for a story time featuring a selection of children’s books that celebrate difference, embrace diversity, and build empathy.
 
Late Night Creations: Share your Story
6:30–9:30 p.m., Studio, Center for Creative Connections (C3)
Since their rise in popularity in the 1980s, zines have been a tool for artists and writers to self-publish their ideas, preserve history, and contribute to important conversations that strengthen communities. What do you want to share with our community? Share your experience in a miniature zine to contribute to the story exchange: leave your zine and take another with you.
 
 

7:00 P.M.

 
Special Performance: Judy Garland  
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Celebrate National Pride Month with a look back at the life and legacy of Judy Garland, brought to life by actor Janelle Lutz with pianist Adam Wright. Part history, part performance, this musical play examines Garland's impact on the Gay Liberation movement and her role as one of the first music icons for the LGBTQ+ community.
 
Performance in the Galleries: Breaking the Binary: A Bisexual Millennial Confessional 
7:00 p.m., Level 2 Landing
This performance is part of Flexible Grey Theatre Company’s interview play anthology Breaking the Binary. It is a sincere and comical glance into what it means to be bisexual and pansexual. Three actors tell stories through monologues and spill the tea on bi stereotypes, love, sex, and the importance of visibility within the queer community. 
 
Late Night Creations: Printing Pride
7:00–9:00 p.m., Tech Lab, Center for Creative Connections (C3)
Pride Flags are iconic symbol of identity, solidarity, and empowerment. In this walk-in workshop, design your own custom stamp and create a wearable symbol that celebrates you! Supplies are limited to the first 125 participants. 
 
Pop-Up Art Spot
7:00–9:30 p.m., Level 1, Jonas Wood exhibition
Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot in the Jonas Wood exhibition and experience art in a new way. Explore sensory activities related to touch and scent, as well as a composition portraiture activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. All ages welcome.
 
 

7:30 P.M.

 
Tour: Beyond Binaries  
7:30 p.m., Level 4, American Galleries 
Join Fred Holston for a drop-in tour about the painting Portrait of a Lady, Possibly Edward Hyde, Lord Cornbury in a Dress from the DMA’s American art collection.
 
Film: Transpose Extended
7:30 p.m., C3 Theater
A follow-up to the 2017 film Transpose, Arttitude’s new film Transpose Extended features interviews with transgender individuals and their families to bring awareness to the challenges faced by people who are transitioning. This presentation features a special introduction by Arttitude Board Member Krista De La Rosa. This film is not rated (2018, 103 minutes).
 
 

8:00 P.M.

 
DMA Members-Only Tour 
8:00 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
DMA Members can go on this exclusive tour of artworks in our permanent collection. Space is limited to the first 25 attendees.
 
Late Night Main Stage featuring The Rose Room Cast
8:00–8:45 p.m., Atrium
The Rose Room cast will perform a unique and fantastic show created just for the DMA! The Rose Room Theatre and Lounge is the Southwest’s premier show bar for gender illusion, located upstairs at Station 4.
 
 

8:30 P.M.

 
Late Night Talk: Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric
8:30 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Dr. madison moore, cultural critic, DJ, and Assistant Professor of Queer Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, will talk about his new book Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric. Part autobiography, part cultural analysis, Fabulous looks to ballroom culture, nightclubs, and street style to ask what it means to be fabulous and how eccentricity can be a political gesture for marginalized communities.
 
Charla enfocada: Artistas LGBTQ+ en la colección de arte americano del DMA
8:30 p. m., Reúnase en el rellano del nivel 4
Únase al especialista educativo del DMA Bernardo Velez Rico para una charla corta que destaca las obras de artistas LGBTQ+ en las salas de arte americano. Esta charla se da en español.
 
Performance in the Galleries: A Judy Garland Review
8:30 p.m., Level 3 landing
Join actress Janelle Lutz in the galleries as she performs a selection of Judy Garland’s most iconic songs accompanied by pianist Adam Wright.
 
 

9:00 P.M.

Performance in the Galleries: Breaking the Binary: A Bisexual Millennial Confessional 
9:00 p.m., Level 4 Landing
This performance is part of Flexible Grey Theatre Company’s interview play anthology Breaking the Binary. It is a sincere and comical glance into what it means to be bisexual and pansexual. Three actors tell stories through monologues and spill the tea on bi stereotypes, love, sex, and the importance of visibility within the queer community. 
 
 

9:30 P.M.

 
Late Night Talk: Trancestor Artists: A Look at Art Beyond the Binaries
9:30 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Join Gretchen and Leigh, hosts of the podcast History is Gay, for a special live show at the DMA exploring gender-fluid art and artists from antiquity to the present.
 
Tour: Old Kingdom, Old Way
9:30 p.m., Level 3, Egyptian Galleries
Join DMA Manager of School Programs Lindsay O’Connor and Xa'Pariis Ebony of United Black Ellument for a drop-in tour exploring the connections between Egyptian art and voguing.
 
Film: Raid of the Rainbow Lounge 
9:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Forty years to the day after the raid of the Stonewall Inn, Fort Worth gay bar the Rainbow Lounge was the site of a controversial raid by law enforcement. Raid of the Rainbow Lounge examines the aftermath of the raid and how the event set into motion a movement that would make Fort Worth a leader in LGBT equality. This presentation features a special introduction and Q&A with the film’s director, Robert Camina. This film is not rated (2009, 103 minutes). Mature content; viewer discretion advised. 
 
 

10:00 P.M.

 
Kiki Ball with The Resource Center United Black Ellument 
10:00-11:30 p.m., Atrium
Watch a unique and amazing display of dancing that features vogue and other elements from the mainstream ballroom scene.
 

10:30 P.M.

 
Charla enfocada: Artistas LGBTQ+ en la colección de arte europeo del DMA
10:30 p. m., Reúnase en el rellano del nivel 2
Únase a la especialista educativa del DMA Melissa Brito para una charla corta que destaca las obras de artistas LGBTQ+ en las salas de arte europeo. Esta charla se da en español.
 

11:30 P.M.

 
Tour: Beyond Binaries
11:30 p.m., Level 1, Center for Creative Connections (C3)
Join DMA Manager of Adult Programs Jessie Carrillo for a drop-in tour about art in the DMA’s global collection that disrupts gender binaries. 
 
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DINING 

 
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.
 
Socca Mediterranean Café
Enjoy a vibrant al fresco dining experience until 10:00 p.m. on Eagle Family Plaza, with tantalizing dishes that are naturally gluten free.
 

MUSEUM STORE

 
Explore the Museum 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.
 

CONNECT WITH US

 
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DMA MEMBERS

 
DMA Members get more!
Join or renew tonight for a year 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 Museum Store, and on select programs
 
And so much more!
 

SAVE THE DATE!

 
Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art
Friday, July 19, 6:00-11:00 p.m. 
$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional ticket)
$5 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under
 
Learn about the House of Dior and the impact it has had on the world of fashion with talks, films, tours, and more.
 

THANK YOU!

 

Arttitude 
Cathedral of Hope Dallas 
Coalition for Aging LGBT 
Dallas Voice 
Downtown Dallas Inc.
Flexible Grey Theatre
Gay and Lesbian Fund Dallas
LGBTA Business Professional Network (BPN)
North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce
LULAC
Rainbow Roundup 
Resource Center
United Black Ellument
Uptown Players
VisitDallas