Gallery Talks

First and third Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m.
Grab a bite of insight and join DMA staff, artists, and local scholars to explore the Museum's collection and exhibitions during lunchtime gallery talks. 




1 The Museum will be closed in observance of New Year's Day.

15 speechless: different by design
Sarah Schleuning, The Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, DMA
This talk will take place in C3 Theater and will not require a special exhibition ticket.


5 Focus On: Ragnar Kjartansson and Focus On: Alex Katz
Hilde Nelson, Curatorial Administrative Assistant for Contemporary Art, DMA

19 American Decorative Arts and Material Culture
Dr. Whitney Stewart, Assistant Professor of History, UT Dallas


Textiles from Southeast Asia
Lesli Robertson, artist

18 Inside a Senufo Helmet Mask
Dr. Roslyn Walker, Senior Curator of the Arts of Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islands, and The Margaret McDermott Curator of African Art, DMA
Fran Baas, Conservator, DMA


1 More Than Meets the Eye*
Dr. Laura Evans, Associate Professor, Art Education: Visual Art Studies, UNT
*This Gallery Talk requires a ticket to the exhibition For a Dreamer of Houses.

15 Frans Hals: Detecting a Decade
Julien Domercq, The Lillian and James H. Clark Assistant Curator of European Art, DMA
This talk will take place in C3 Theater.


6 Flores Mexicanas: Women in Modern Mexican Art
Dr. Mark A. Castro, The Jorge Baldor Curator of Latin American Art, DMA

20 Pursuit of Beauty: The May Family Collection
Sue Canterbury, The Pauline Gill Sullivan Curator of American Art, DMA


Gallery Talks are included in FREE general admission. Please note, Gallery Talks marked with an asterisk (*) require a special exhibition admission ticket. 

Missed a Gallery Talk? Visit the Program Recordings page to listen to selected past lectures, talks, and other events presented by the Dallas Museum of Art.