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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Until on-site talks and tours return, break for art and find joy in looking in our new series of free virtual talks, each centering around an artwork from our collection. Find the Break for Art Playlist on the DMA's YouTube channel and check back twice a month for new talks. 

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. 

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Virtual Exhibition Talk:
Dalí’s Divine Comedy

Discover more about the new works on paper exhibition Dalí's Divine Comedy with former DMA McDermott Intern and curator of the installation Chasitie Brown. Brown will talk about Salvador Dalí’s treatment of Dante’s famous epic poem in this 100-print series.

Image (detail): Salvador Dalí, Paradise: Opposition (Canto 11), about 1960, woodcut, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Lois and Howard B. Wolf, 1996.219.78

Upcoming Talks & Tours

Format: 1/19/21

Texas Talks Art: Ja'Tovia Gary + Vivian Crockett

Tuesday, January 26, noon

Be introduced to some of the most exciting artists across the state of Texas in 30-minute lunchtime conversations with Texas curators.

Artist Ja'Tovia Gary will join in conversation with Vivian Crockett, the DMA's Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art.

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Virtual Exhibition Talk: Dali's Divine Comedy

Now available on YouTube

Discover more about the works on paper exhibition Dalí's Divine Comedy with former DMA McDermott Intern and curator of the installation Chasitie Brown. Brown talks about Salvador Dalí’s treatment of Dante’s famous epic poem in this 100-print series.

 

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Break for Art

Two new talks released each month

In moments of stress, break for art and find joy in looking in our new series of free virtual talks, each centering around an artwork from our collection. 

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Virtual State of the Arts: Being a Black Visual Artist in 2020

Now available on YouTube

Hear three Dallas artists talk about how their work and lives have been affected by the pandemic, police violence, and the subsequent waves of protests. Introductions and audience Q&A by Miguel Perez, Reporter and Digital Producer for KERA’s Art&Seek, and moderated by Vivian Crockett, the DMA’s Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art.

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