Schedule of Events

Friday, January 20, 2017
6:00 p.m.–midnight
$15 public
$10 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under

Join us for our annual birthday celebration to kick off the new year! We will travel back to the Middle Ages with talks, tours, films, performances, and more celebrating our new exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages

DMA Members: Check in at any Visitor Services Desk or Members 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 P.M.      

Happy Hour Performance featuring Trio Giocoso
6:00 p.m., Atrium
Start your evening with a selection of music from early European composers performed on the recorder by Trio Giocoso. This ensemble specializes in music for the recorder from the Middle Ages through the present. 

Game of Thrones Personality Quiz
6:00-8:00 p.m., Concourse
Are you a Jon, Daenerys, Tyrian, or Cersei? Take our Game of Thrones personality quiz to find out!

Late Night Creations: Crowning Around 
6:00–10:00 p.m., Art Studio, Center for Creative Connections (C3)
Everyone is royalty at the DMA! Flaunt your inner monarch with a crown of your own design. How will your crown reflect your personality? All ages welcome, and all materials provided. 

DMA Member Bar
6:00–11:00 p.m., Atrium
Use your DMA Member wristband to gain access to an exclusive bar just for members. Enjoy a selection of light bites for purchase and wine, domestic beer, or a DMA Member cocktail. 

Lounge @ Founders
6:00–11:00 p.m., Founders Room
Take a break and relax in our Lounge @ Founders, where you can purchase cocktails and tapas plates to share. 

6:30 P.M.

Tour: Medieval Mix Tape
6:30 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
Join Alfred Calabrese, Director of the Denton Bach Society, for a musical tour of Art and Nature in the Middle Ages exploring both sacred and secular music from the period. Space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. An exhibition ticket is required for this tour.

Late Night Film: The Sword in the Stone
6:30 p.m., C3 Theater
In this animated take on Arthurian lore, an 11-year-old squire nicknamed Wart is befriended by an absentminded but well-meaning wizard, Merlin, who claims he will lead the boy to his destiny. When Wart attends a jousting tournament to help his incompetent knight brother, he comes across the legendary sword in the stone and accidently becomes England’s next ruler. This film is rated G (1963, 75 minutes)

7:00 P.M.

Late Night Talk: From Cowhide to Codex: Exploring the Art and Beauty of Medieval Manuscripts
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Dr. Danielle Joyner, Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History at Southern Methodist University, will introduce some of the basic methods of medieval illuminated manuscript production and explore the beauty and function of a diverse selection of codices, from sacred Gospels to popular romances.

Yoga for Kids! 
7:00–7:30 p.m., Level 3 Landing 
Join our yogini, Nicole Payseur, for meditation, relaxation, and some very pretzel-like poses.

7:30 P.M.

Family Story Time in the Galleries 
7:30 p.m., European Galleries, Level 2
Here there be dragons! Join us for an interactive story time for kids, knights, and dragons alike. We’ll read stories of terrible dragons and book-loving knights, brush up on our dragon-hunting skills, and then search for mythical beasts in the Museum galleries.

DMA Members-Only Tour
7:30 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
DMA Members can go on one of two exclusive tours of Art and Nature in the Middle Ages.
Be sure to arrive early as space is limited to 25 members per tour. 

8:00 P.M.

Late Night Main Stage featuring Istanpitta
8:00–9:00 p.m., Atrium
Listen to music of the 10th- to 14th-century Middle Ages performed by ensemble Istanpitta. Istanpitta consists of musicians playing a variety of period instruments including lute, saz, early percussion, vielles, bagpipes, and voice.

Calligraphy Demo
8:00–10:00 p.m., Concourse
Local calligrapher Lyndsay Wright will demonstrate basic calligraphy techniques, answer questions about the art of calligraphy, and write your name for you. 

Meet the Knights of Medieval Times 
8:00-10:00 p.m., Concourse outside of C3
Is your champion the Red Knight, the Blue Knight, or the Yellow Knight? Don’t let their brawn intimidate you – be sure to take this unique photo op with the Knights from Medieval Times

The Falcons of Medieval Times 
8:00-10:00 p.m., C3 Theater
Stop by C3 theater to see one of the falcons from Medieval Times and learn more about how these birds of prey are used in the Medieval Times show. Space is limited. 

Pop-Up Art Spot 
8:00–11:00 p.m., Indonesian Galleries, Level 3
Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA's galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot and go on an animal scavenger hunt, or pair up with a friend to participate in a sketching activity that will get you looking closely at works of art.

8:30 P.M.

Tour: Faith, Fancy, and Foliation
8:30 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
Take a closer look at the exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages with art historian Lucy McGuigan. Discover how the intricate forms of medieval objects relate to their function. Space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. An exhibition ticket is required for this tour.

9:00 P.M.

Late Night Film: Ladyhawke
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
In medieval France, a mysterious knight named Navarre and his lady fair, Isabeau, are placed under a curse by a vengeful bishop. During the night, Navarre takes the form of a wolf, while Isabeau assumes the form of a hawk by day. They can only meet one another as humans at dawn and dusk. A young pickpocket called the Mouse acts as a liaison between the two and aids Navarre on his quest to overthrow the bishop. This film is rated PG-13 (1985, 121 minutes).

Lounge @ Founders
9:00–11:00 p.m., Founders Room
There is still time to sit back and relax in our Lounge @ Founders, where you can purchase cocktails and tapas plates to share. 

9:30 P.M.

Performance in the Galleries featuring Jacob Johnson
9:30 p.m., European Galleries, Level 2
Lutenist Jacob Johnson will perform solo lute music circa 1600 by English composer John Dowland, including music from the Christophorus Herold lute book (compiled in Padua in 1602). Johnson performs on an 8-course lute based on instruments built by M. Hartung in Padua, Italy, in 1599. 

DMA Members-Only Tour
9:30 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
DMA Members can go on one of two exclusive tours of Art and Nature in the Middle Ages.
Be sure to arrive early as space is limited to 25 members per tour. 

10:00 P.M.

After Hours Music Showcase featuring Saxon Moon
10:00–11:00 p.m., Atrium
Listen to medieval-style folk rock performed by Saxon Moon. Formed in 2010 by multi-instrumentalists Dave Elles and Paul Adam, the group uses Northern European/Celtic influences in their all-original musical compositions. Since then they have added Joshua Amyx as the frontman and drummer and have toured regionally. 

10:30 P.M.

Insomniac Tour: The Great Outdoors
10:30 p.m., Meet at the Main Visitor Services Desk
For as long as mankind has been making art, the natural world has been a source of inspiration for artists. Join Andrea Severin Goins, DMA Head of Interpretation, for a tour of the collection that examines how nature has been represented in different places and times. 

11:00 P.M.

Performance in the Galleries featuring Jacob Johnson
11:00 p.m., European Galleries, Level 2
Lutenist Jacob Johnson will perform solo lute music ca. 1600 by English composer John Dowland, including music from the Christophorus Herold lute book (compiled in Padua in 1602). Mr. Johnson performs on an 8-course lute based on instruments built by M. Hartung in Padua, Italy in 1599. 

 

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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 11:00 p.m. 

Lounge @ Founders
Sit back and relax until 11:00 p.m. in our special lounge featuring a full cocktail bar and tapas plates for sharing. 

DMA STORE

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 

DMA Members get more!
Join or renew tonight for a year of exclusive benefits and events:

•    FREE entrance 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 select programs

And so much more!

SAVE THE DATE!

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art
Friday, February 17, 6:00 p.m.–midnight
$15 public
$10 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under

Lights, camera, action, art! Go on a cinematic journey through our collection as we explore the connection between art and film.