Late Nights

Join us on the third Friday of each month, when the Museum is open until 11:00 p.m., for a fun date night or evening out with your friends. Each Late Night offers a variety of experiences with performances, concerts, readings, film screenings, tours, and more! Be sure to check out our Late Night Video on YouTube! 

Late Nights were voted Best Date Night by the Dallas Observer!


$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional ticket)
$5 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under


Click here for a full schedule of events!


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Format: 10/19/19

Late Nights

Third Fridays, 6:00-11:00 p.m.

Where can you find fantastic beasts? On Friday, October 18, at the DMA! Join us for a night exploring the fantastic, unique, and mystical animals in our collection.


Sensory Shift Pop-Up Art Spot

Friday, November 15, 7:00-9:30 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in speechless? Visit the Sensory Shift Pop-Up Art Spot and check out a tote bag to alter your experience. Experiment with materials such as noise-cancelling headphones, textured gloves, colored glasses, and scent jars in the galleries to understand the different ways we experience sensory stimuli and build sensory empathy. Free with exhibition ticket.

Happy Hour Performance
Pianist Brad Hanson will perform spooky and atmospheric music from the "Fantastic Beasts" and "Harry Potter" movies as well as other classic films. Friday, October 18, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Late Night Talk
Dr. James Hanken, Professor of Zoology and Biology at Harvard University, will talk about his book "Animal," which explores mankind’s ongoing fascination with the animal world. Friday, October 18, 7:00 p.m.
Artist Demo: Alebrijes
Learn more about the Oaxacan folk art tradition of Alebrijes: brightly painted fantastical animal sculptures made from copal wood or papier-mâche with artist Lizette Marquez. Friday, October 18, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Insomniac Tour
Join DMA Manager of Adult Programs Jessie Carrillo for an interactive tour of objects in the DMA’s collection that depict common Patronus animals from the "Harry Potter" series. Friday, October 18, 10:00 p.m.