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: 10/26/21

Annual Rosenberg Lecture: The French Academy in Rome: Adventures in Bromance

Thursday, November 11, 7:00 p.m.

Presented by the Michael L. Rosenberg Foundation
In this lecture, Dr. Jessica L. Fripp, Associate Professor of Art History and Undergraduate and Graduate Coordinator at Texas Christian University, will talk about works of art that provide a view into the less studious side of artists’ time in Rome: caricatures. 


Conservation Spotlight: Vincent Van Gogh

Thursday, November 18, 7:00 p.m.


Laura Eva Hartman, DMA Paintings Conservator, will share details about her work studying several paintings by Van Gogh featured in the exhibition Van Gogh and the Olive Groves, including discoveries about the original paint color Van Gogh used and what was found embedded in the surface of the paintings. Van Gogh and the Olive Groves is on view through February 6, 2022.


Break for Art

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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. 


Virtual Conservation Spotlight: Henry Ossawa Tanner

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Laura Eva Hartman, DMA Paintings Conservator, shares details about her work conserving The Thankful Poor by Henry Ossawa Tanner, including the discovery of an underpainting using X-ray technology. The Thankful Poor is featured in Focus On: Henry Ossawa Tanner, on view through January 2, 2022. 


Virtual Artist Talk: Naudline Pierre

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Artist Naudline Pierre discusses her new exhibition What Could Be Has Not Yet Appeared with Hilde Nelson, the DMA’s Curatorial Assistant for Contemporary Art.