Late Nights

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! 

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

 

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Format: 9/24/18

Late Nights

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

Join us on Friday, September 21 as we go back in time to the early 20th century and explore America's love affair with new technology, architecture, and design as we celebrate the exhibition Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art.

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Late Night Main Stage

Dance to original and classic hit music influenced by the vintage jazzy swingin cool hep cat sounds of 1920s, 30s, and 40s America, along with a taste of Western Swing, Gypsy Jazz, and a pinch of Retro Deco Rockabilly, performed by the award-winning Texas Gypsies! 
8:00 p.m., Friday, September 21

Late Night Happy Hour Performance

Kick off the night with a swinging good time as you are transported back to the Big Band era. UpSwing Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Bill Geyer and part of the New Horizons Band Dallas, is a 20-piece ensemble that plays Big Band swing, jazz, and Latin music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s.
6:00 p.m., Friday, September 21

Late Night Talk

DMA curator Sue Canterbury will talk about the new exhibition Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art, which examines American culture from the 1910s to the Second World War and reveals how the American love affair with new technology and mechanization shaped the United States.
7:30 p.m., Friday, September 21

Late Night Talk

Join UT Arlington Architecture Professor Dr. Kate Holliday for a talk about Art Deco design in the new exhibition Cult of the Machine: Precisionism in American Art. Holliday will discuss the defining characteristics of the Art Deco style and how it reflects American values in the early 20th century.
9:30 p.m., Friday, September 21