Format: 10/20/17

Toddler Art: Art Sense

October 13, 17, or 20, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for 2-3 year olds and a favorite grown-up and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.
See, hear, smell, taste, and touch—our five senses tell us so much! In October's class, get a sensory workout in the galleries and discover the latest art sense-sations.


Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

Embrace the weird and obscure! Join us on Friday, October 20 for our tribute to the cult classics of art, movies, and music. Learn about the art of horror movie special effects makeup, sing along during Late Night Karaoke, and stay late for a quote-along screening of Pee-wee’s Big Adventure


Late Night Main Stage featuring Panic

Friday, October 20, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

Join us as cult favorites by The Smiths and Morrissey are performed by Panic, the premier tribute band to The Smiths and Morrissey in Dallas. 


Pop-Up Art Spot

Friday, October 20, 8:00-10:30 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot on the Level 4 Landing for activities related to shapes, as well as a poetry activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.


Late Night Film: Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Friday, October 20, 9:00 p.m.

Join us for a quote-along screening of the 1985 cult classic Pee-wee's Big Adventure. From the basement of the Alamo to Hollywood film sets, follow the eccentric Pee-wee Herman across the United States on an epic journey to find his stolen bike. 


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.


Kuchipudi Dance Performance

Saturday, October 21, 3:00 p.m.

Originally derived from the ancient vedic scriptures, Kuchipudi is a South Indian classical dance form that manifests itself through graceful movement and incredibly detailed expression. This will be a delightful presentation of dance choreographed to poetic and lyrical compositions of revived musical works from the 17th century and beyond. 


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.


Homeschool Class for Families: A Feast for the Senses

October 26 or 27, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families is for homeschooling families with children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.
In October, we'll search for art that tickles the taste buds, and then create a work of art in the studio using all five senses.