Talks & Tours

The Dallas Museum of Art presents an array of talks and tours exploring art from around the world and throughout time with distinguished artists, scholars, and artistic leaders.

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

Upcoming Talks & Tours

Format: 3/28/17

Gallery Talks

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 weekly lunchtime gallery talks.

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Saturday Spotlight Tours

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.

Get to know the DMA through a Saturday Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors to the highlights of our collection. Tours will depart from the Visitor Services Desk at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.

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Dallas Architecture Forum Lecture with Annabelle Selldorf

Wednesday April 5, 6:30 p.m.

Join the Dallas Architecture Forum for a lecture with Annabelle Selldorf, the founding Principal of Selldorf Architects. Selldorf will talk about her firm's work, including the recently completed Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility on the Brooklyn waterfront, which is the largest facility of its kind in the United States, as well as designed exhibitions for Frieze Masters and the Venice Art Biennale and the new flagship of Steinway Hall in New York City. 

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Dallas Architecture Forum Lecture with Marlon Blackwell

Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 p.m.

Join the Dallas Architecture Forum for a lecture with Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, founder of Blackwell Architects. Blackwell is a practicing architect in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and serves as Distinguished Professor and Department Head in the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas. 

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Late Night Talk: Food and Storytelling in "The Artists' and Writers' Cookbook"

Friday, April 21, 7:00 p.m.

Behind every great recipe is a story. In The Artists' and Writers' Cookbook: A Collection of Stories with Recipes, artist, writer, and editor Natalie Eve Garrett collected the stories and recipes of more than 70 of the greatest creative minds of our time. Join Garrett as she discusses the book and reflects on the intersections of art, food, and life.

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Brettell Lecture: The Mondrian Brand

Thursday, April 27, 7:00 p.m.

From cake to clothing, the iconic abstract paintings of Piet Mondrian have been appropriated and reproduced countless times since his death. In a lecture based on her book The Afterlife of Piet Mondrian, art historian Nancy Troy discusses the impact on the artist's legacy, both in pop culture and among subsequent generations of artists. 

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Late Night Talk: Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being

Friday, May 19, 7:00 p.m.

Journalist and author Susana Martínez Vidal will speak about her book Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being, which examines the artist’s carefully curated image and the enduring legacy of her aesthetic. Vidal poses the question, "What does Frida Kahlo continue to teach us about fashion, art, and life?"

 

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Late Night Talk en español: Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being

Viernes, 19 de mayo, 9:00 p.m.

La periodista y autora Susana Martínez Vidal hablará de su libro Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being, que examina la imagen cuidadosamente establecida de la artista y el legado de su estética. Vidal plantea la pregunta: "¿Qué nos enseña Frida Kahlo sobre la moda, el arte y la vida?"

 

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DMA Members-Only Tours

Every fourth Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

DMA Members are invited to join us for an exclusive docent-led tour on the fourth Sunday of selected months. DMA Members-Only monthly 4th Sunday Tours in March and April have been cancelled to accommodate the expected turnout for DMA Family Days

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