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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Upcoming Talks & Tours

Format: 8/15/22

Cartier & The Ballet Russes: How Dance, Theater, and Fashion Inspired Cartier

Saturday, August 20, 2:00 p.m.

Discover how the Ballet Russes’ influence on Cartier’s designs and lexicons can be seen today in the DMA's exhibition Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity. Join us for a film screening and short talks featuring Jane Pritchard, Curator of Dance at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Michel Aliaga, Director of Transmission of Cartier History and Heritage, and Sara Idacavage, fashion historian and curator.


Virtual Exhibition Talk: Cartier and Islamic Art

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Dr. Agustín Arteaga, Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art leads a conversation with Elizabeth Diller of Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Pierre Rainero, Director of Heritage, Image and Style at Cartier, and Sarah Schleuning, Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, highlighting a few of the ways Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity went from an initial idea to reality.


State of the Arts: Poisoned by Zip Code, Mended by Design

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How can design and art play a role in helping a community heal from environmental injustice? In our latest State of the Arts conversation, join KERA’s Miguel Perez in conversation with C3 Featured Artist Ari Brielle, community activist Marsha Jackson, architect at HKS Erin Peavey, and Evelyn Mayo of Downwinders at Risk.  

This State of the Arts conversation is in conjunction with the DMA’s Rooted exhibition. 

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