DMA Family Day: Presented by the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth

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Enjoy free admission to the exhibition México 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde. Throughout the day, enjoy our bilingual audio guide for the exhibition, available on the DMA app (free download available for iOS from the iPhone App Store and for Android from the Google Play Store). A bilingual family guide is also available for our youngest visitors to use while exploring the exhibition.

Download the DMA Family Day flyer in English or in Spanish

Know before you go

  • Free access to México 1900–1950 is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Museum entry during DMA Family Days is only through Flora Street Entrance and the Main Entrance facing Klyde Warren Park.
  • During DMA Family Days the Museum’s underground garage is accessible only from North St. Paul Street (one way, south). Parking is limited, for alternate parking options visit the Dallas Arts District website.
  • Due to the popularity of the exhibition, there may be up to two hour lines during peak visiting hours.
  • DMA Family Days will take place rain or shine. Because there may be outdoor lines, we recommend wearing weather appropriate clothing. If you bring an umbrella, you will be required to check it upon entering the Museum. 

 

11:00 a.m.–noon
Music in the Atrium
Kick off your family day with a performance of Mexican guitar music inspired by the México 1900–1950 exhibition performed by Ben Tavera King.

1:00–3:00 p.m.
Art Making in the C3 Studio
Drop in and make your own papel picado in the Center for Creative Connections Art Studio. First come, first served; space is limited.

1:30–3:30 p.m.
Music in the Atrium
Inspired by México 1900–1950, enjoy a traditional mariachi performance by Mariachi Rosas Divinas, Dallas-Fort Worth’s first and only all-female mariachi ensemble. 

2:00–2:30 p.m.
Art Highlight
Look for DMA ambassadors and signs throughout the exhibition to learn more about selected works of art. Offered in both English and Spanish. 

2:00–4:00 p.m.
Pop-Up Art Spot, Art of the Ancient Americas Galleries
Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot in the DMA’s collection to enjoy a hands-on experience facilitated by the DMA’s Teen Ambassadors and Teen Advisory Council. 

3:00–3:30 p.m.
Art Highlight
Look for DMA ambassadors and signs throughout the exhibition to learn more about selected works of art. Offered in both English and Spanish.

The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth is a dynamic organization that brings international awareness and cross-cultural understanding to the North Texas community and presents distinguished international figures year-round for in-depth explanations of global issues and events. With the goal of connecting North Texas with the world, the Council has been educating and informing the region about global affairs since 1951. Today, it serves as a gateway to the world for Texas, offering an impressive range of programs and events for the public and the Council’s more than 4,200 members.

 

DMA Family Days for México 1900–1950 are underwritten by Bank of America, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, The Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation, The Horchow Family, George and Natalie (“Schatzie”) Lee, Texas Christian University, The M.O.B. Family Foundation, and the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. Univision is the exclusive Spanish-language broadcast media partner for México 1900–1950