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Format: 10/19/18

DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Günther Förg: A Fragile Beauty

Friday, October 19, 11:00 a.m.-midnight

DMA Members enjoy priority access during DMA Members-Only Preview Days.

This exhibition will survey the prolific and provocative career of the late artist Günther Förg (19522013). This exhibition—the first major museum presentation of Förg’s work in the United States since 1989—will bring renewed attention to the artist by examining his legacy in relation to key issues of the 20th century, including postwar nostalgia and loss and the utopianism of high modernism.

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Toddler Art: My Five Senses

October 12, 16, or 19, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for children 2-3 years old and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the link for additional information.

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Late Nights

Third Fridays, 6:00 p.m.–midnight

No need to travel to experience the wonders of the world! On Friday, October 19 go global as we celebrate the reopening of the Crow Museum. Explore the DMA’s encyclopedic collection with tours, music, talks, and art activities inspired by South America, ancient Greece, Asia, Europe, and America.

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Late Night Happy Hour Performance featuring Latin Sound Scape

Friday, October 19, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Kick off the evening with an exciting mix of music from South America, Cuba, and Mexico. Blending instrumental and vocal Latin music, this trio features Yoban Quijones on guitar and vocals, David Lee Schloss on tenor sax, soprano sax, and flute, and Jorge Ginorio on percussion. 

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Late Night Main Stage featuring Ida Y Vuelta Flamenco

Friday, October 19, 8:00-9:00 p.m.

Experience a true flamenco performance with Ida Y Vuelta Flamenco. Led by Julia Alcántara, a Dallas native and local dance favorite, this performance will feature local and international world-class musicians and dancers.  

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Pop-Up Art Spot

Friday, October 19, 8:00-10:30 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot in the Ancient Art of the Americas Galleries to pick up a passport and begin your travels to earn activity stamps! Explore shapely structures and golden portraits, or participate in a scavenger hunt, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages. 

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Late Night Talk: Rediscovering a 2,000-Year-Old Computer

Friday, October 19, 9:00 p.m.

Archaeologist Dr. John Hale will tell the story behind the rediscovery of the world's first analog computer, found in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck off the coast of Greece. Find out how this ancient computer worked and what it was used for. 

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Late Night Film: The Eagle Huntress

Friday, October 19, 10:15 p.m.

The critically acclaimed 2017 documentary The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female eagle hunter in 12 generations of her Kazakh family. Set in the breathtaking landscapes of the Mongolian steppe, the film captures the beauty and artistry of this long-held tradition and Aisholpan’s moving story of determination and bravery as she ultimately competes against 70 of the most accomplished male Kazakh eagle hunters.

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