Join us on the third Friday of each month, when the Museum is open until midnight. Each Late Night offers hundreds of experiences for visitors of all ages with performances, concerts, readings, film screenings, tours, family programs, and more! Be sure to check out our Late Night Video on YouTube!
NEW TICKET PRICES:
$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional $10 ticket)
$5 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under
Purchase your combination Late Night and Yayoi Kusama: All the Eteneral Love I Have for the Pumpkins ($20 public, $15 students) online by choosing a time between 6:00 to 11:30 p.m.
Join us next month!
Watch a Kente cloth weaving demonstration by one of Africa’s most prominent and accomplished weavers, Kwasi Asare. Kente cloth, is a highly prized Ghanaian cloth that traditionally symbolized royalty, honor, and leadership.
7:30-9:30 p.m., Friday, April 20
Dr. Roslyn A. Walker, Senior Curator of the Arts of Africa, the Americas, and the Pacific and The Margaret McDermott Curator of African Art, will discuss her new exhibition The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana.
7:00 p.m., Friday, April 20
Learn words, phrases, and songs in various African languages and listen to traditional tales from dynamic griot (storyteller) Afiah Bey. After the show, use recycled materials to craft your own rhythm instrument to take home.
7:30 p.m., Friday, April 20
Join the University of North Texas African Percussion Ensemble for an African drum parade down the concourse, ending with a performance in the Atrium. The ensemble is led by renowned musician Gideon F. Alorwoyie from the Volta region of Ghana.
8:00 p.m., Friday, April 30
Join Dr. Raymond Silverman, Professor of Art History at the University of Michigan, to hear about the artistry behind Ghana’s gold industry and the global trade network that it created.
9:00 p.m., Friday, April 20
Paa Joe and the Lion
For more than fifty years, Ghanaian artist Paa Joe has earned international recognition with his fantasy coffins. From Nike trainers to chili peppers to Coca-Cola bottles, Paa Joe's creations honor the Ghanaian custom of acknowledging a loved one's passing by celebrating what they loved most in life. This film is not rated (2016, 74 min.)
10:30 p.m., Friday, April 20