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Lauren Groff & Tessa Hadley

Sunday, January 27, 3:00 p.m.

Conversation moderated by author Dr. Jaina Sanga

At this event, two masters of the art of the novel and short stories will discuss their creative process and common themes in their work. Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies is a New York Times–bestselling novel about love, art, power, and perception—a portrait of a creative partnership between a young, glamorous couple, madly in love and destined for greatness. Although their marriage is the envy of their friends, through riveting twists we learn that the key to its success relies on keeping secrets. Fates and Furies was a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Prize, and the Kirkus Prize.

In British author Tessa Hadley’s latest novel, Late in the Day, the 30-year bond between a quartet of close friends comes unglued when one of them dies unexpectedly; old entanglements and grievances rise from the past, and love and sorrow give way to anger and bitterness. In exploring the complex webs at the center of our most intimate relationships, the Washington Post says Hadley “crystallizes the atmosphere of ordinary life in prose somehow miraculous and natural.”


Open Studio

First Saturday, noon-4:00 p.m.

The studio is open and waiting for you! Drop in on the third Sunday of each month and enjoy free art making in the Art Studio for the entire family.


Special Event: The O'Keeffe Sisters and Women of American Modernism

Saturday, February 2, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Join us for a series of short talks exploring the legacies of women artists working in the first half of the 20th century. Beginning with Georgia and Ida O’Keeffe, speakers will discuss the opportunities available to women in the art world then and now, and why some artists are remembered while others are overshadowed. After the talks, enjoy a complimentary beer and wine reception. 


Selected Shorts: "All in the Family"

Saturday, February 2, 7:30 p.m.

Promotional Partner: KERA

All in the Family is an evening of humorous and poignant stories illuminating the intricacies of family dynamics. Melora Hardin is recognized worldwide as Jan Levinson from NBC’s The Office. She can currently be seen in the hit series The Bold Type and on Amazon’s Transparent in her Emmy-nominated role as Tammy Cashman. Kaneza Schaal has worked on stage with Elevator Repair Service, The Wooster Group, and New York City Opera, performing at venues including Centre Pompidou, Royal Lyceum Theater Edinburgh, and MoMA. On camera, she has worked with Kathryn Bigelow, Marya Cohn, Josephine Decker, and the Law & Order team.


The Person

Sunday, February 3, 3:00 p.m.

The Person is a one-act play that interrogates the human condition, exposing the struggles of non-heroic individuals faced with the types of political, social, and economic abuses that were taking place in Cairo during the post-1952 revolution period.


Dani Shapiro

Monday, February 4, 7:30 p.m.

Conversation moderated by author Sarah Hepola

In the spring of 2016, through DNA analysis, Dani Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. In one moment, her entire history crumbled beneath her. Inheritance is a book about secrets within families, kept out of shame or self-protectiveness, and secrets we keep from one another in the name of love. It highlights Shapiro’s urgent quest to unlock the story of her own identity, which had been scrupulously hidden from her for more than 50 years, during which time she wrote brilliantly, and compulsively, on themes of identity and family history.


First Tuesday

Tuesday, February 5, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Enjoy art-making, performances, story times, and tours in a fun-filled day designed specifically for children ages 5 and under.


Arturo's Art & Me: Picasso Portraits

February 6, 7, or 9, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arturo's Art & Me is for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.


Gallery Talks

First and third 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 lunchtime gallery talks. 

Dallas Architecture Forum Lecture featuring Thomas Woltz

Wednesday, February 6, 7:00 p.m.

Thomas Woltz, FASLA, infuses the natural beauty of the landscape into the places where people live, work, and play, deepening enjoyment of the natural world and inspiring environmental stewardship. In 2013 Woltz was named Design Innovator of the Year by the Wall Street Journal magazine. Fast Company recently named Woltz one of the most creative people in business.