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.

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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: 10/24/17

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.


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.


EODIAH Public Talk

Tuesday, November 7, 4:00 p.m.

Join Rebecca Quinn Teresi, PhD candidate, Johns Hopkins University, for her talk Immaculacy and (Im)Purity in the Spanish Baroque. 


Late Night Talk: Highlights from the Keir Collection

Friday, November 17, 7:00 p.m.

Explore the most recent installation of the Keir Collection of Islamic Art with the DMA's Senior Advisor for Islamic Art, Dr. Sabiha Al Khemir. Al Khemir will discuss just a few of the 150 objects on view and what they tell us about the rich history of Islamic art. 


Boshell Lecture: Istanbul: City of Majesty at the Crossroads of the World

Friday, November 17, 9:00 p.m.

Travel through centuries of history with Thomas F. Madden, author of Istanbul: City of Majesty at the Crossroads of the World. Interwoven with vivid portraits of people and places, Madden's book traces the long, complicated story of one of the world's oldest and most splendid cities. As we celebrate the Keir Collection of Islamic Art, enjoy a brief history of this ancient metropolis where many objects from the collection were produced.