Second Thursdays with a Twist

Second Thursdays at the Dallas Museum of Art
5:00–9:00 p.m.
Tickets $5 public (some exhibitions require additional tickets on this evening) 
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for educators (with valid ID)
 

November 14: The Upside Down 
January 9: Starman
February 13: Galentine's Day
 

Schedule of Events: Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice

Thursday, October 10
 
Take a unique and unexpected look at the Museum’s collection with a pop culture twist.
 
If you yourself are strange and unusual, join us for a night celebrating the world of Tim Burton. Make your own clay creations, see macabre imagery on our collection tour, learn about the influence of Surrealism on Burton’s aesthetic, and don’t forget to bring your Handbook for the Recently Deceased!
 

TURN ON THE JUICE

 
5:00–6:30 p.m., Atrium
“Let’s turn on the juice and see what shakes loose,” as Betelgeuse says. Dallas Symphony Orchestra pianist Anastasia Markina will perform some of Danny Elfman’s most memorable songs from Beetlejuice, Nightmare Before Christmas, and more while you enjoy a drink or bite to eat in our cafe. 
 

IT’S SHOWTIME!

 
5:00 & 7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Kick off the spookiest month of the year by revisiting this Tim Burton classic that catapulted his horror and fantasy film career into the afterlife.
 

THIS IS MY ART, AND IT IS DANGEROUS

 
5:00–8:30 p.m., Art Studio
Make a Claymation figure inspired by a Tim Burton character or tap into the darker side of your imagination and design your own.
Supplies are limited to the first 250 people; pick up free tickets beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the table in front of C3.
 

I'M THE GHOST WITH THE MOST, BABE

 
6:30 & 8:00 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
Join Mercedes Henry of Nightly Spirits on a tour exploring macabre works in our collection that tell fascinating tales about the deceased and what they leave behind.

 

NEVER TRUST THE LIVING

 
7:00–8:00 p.m., Atrium
Learn about the visual effects that were used in the movie from industry professionals.
 

Featured Menu

JUMBO Shrimp Cocktail $6.50
Big Fish – salmon with salsa verde and roasted fingerling potatoes $12
Lemon Shoo-Fly Pie $4
The Beetle’s Juice Featured at the Bar
 – vodka, muddled blackberry, and cranberry juice