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Format: 9/28/22

DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Matthew Wong

Thursday, October 13, noon–5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

The Dallas Museum of Art, the only museum that collected Wong's work during his lifetime, presents the first museum retrospective and U.S. museum exhibition devoted to the self-taught artist. Featuring approximately 50 paintings, the exhibition offers the first formal account of how Wong adeptly synthesized many inspirations—from the Fauvists to 17th-century Qing period ink painters, and contemporaries he admired—to create a visual language uniquely his own.

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Matthew Wong Exhibition Panel

Thursday, October 13, 6:00 p.m.

Join Dr. Vivian Li, the DMA’s Lupe Murchison Curator of Contemporary Art, Dr. Lesley MaScott Kahn, and Matthew Higgs for a panel conversation on the DMA’s newest exhibition, Matthew Wong: The Realm of Appearances.  

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DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Matthew Wong

Friday, October 14, 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

The Dallas Museum of Art, the only museum that collected Wong's work during his lifetime, presents the first museum retrospective and U.S. museum exhibition devoted to the self-taught artist. Featuring approximately 50 paintings, the exhibition offers the first formal account of how Wong adeptly synthesized many inspirations—from the Fauvists to 17th-century Qing period ink painters, and contemporaries he admired—to create a visual language uniquely his own.

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Art History Conversations

Friday, October 14, 6:00 p.m.

Session 2: Classical Art features Roman, Greek, and Etruscan art presented by Alyx Tolleson,Visual Art Department Head at J.J. Pearce High School, Richardson ISD.

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Temple Grandin

Friday, October 14, 7:30 p.m. CDT
Location: Horchow Auditorium

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Dubbed the “anthropologist from Mars” (Oliver Sacks), Temple Grandin transforms awareness of the different ways our brains are wired in Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions, a landmark book that reveals, celebrates, and advocates for the special minds and contributions of visual thinkers. Grandin helps us understand how a world increasingly geared to the verbal tends to sideline visual thinkers, and she proposes new approaches to educating, parenting, employing, and collaborating with visual thinkers. 
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DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Matthew Wong

Saturday, October 15, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during Member Preview Days.

The Dallas Museum of Art, the only museum that collected Wong's work during his lifetime, presents the first museum retrospective and U.S. museum exhibition devoted to the self-taught artist. Featuring approximately 50 paintings, the exhibition offers the first formal account of how Wong adeptly synthesized many inspirations—from the Fauvists to 17th-century Qing period ink painters, and contemporaries he admired—to create a visual language uniquely his own.

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Laura Wilson

Tuesday, October 18, 7:30 p.m. CDT
In conversation with Krys Boyd, KERA
Location: Horchow Auditorium
 
Renowned photographer Laura Wilson presents revealing glimpses into the everyday lives of literary luminaries such as Rachel Cusk, Edwidge Danticat, David McCullough, Haruki Murakami, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the late Carlos Fuentes, among others. Margaret Atwood works in her garden. Tim O’Brien performs magic tricks for his family. And Louise Erdrich, who contributes an introduction, speaks with customers in her Minneapolis bookstore. Inviting and poignant, The Writers: Portraits reflects on writing and photography’s shared concerns with invention, transformation, memory, and preservation. 
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Make & Take: Kinetic Sound Sculpture

Friday, October 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Activate your senses during Art Beyond Sight month with a whimsical kinetic sculpture. After exploring our exhibition Movement: The Legacy of Kineticism, arrange different components in interesting configurations to create a moving sculpture that will stimulate sight, touch, and sound. 
 

 

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Big D Reads: The Accommodation

Tuesday, October 25, 7:30 p.m. CDT

Location: Horchow Auditorium

Join a Big D Reads community book club discussion of The Accommodation by Jim Schutze, recently reprinted by Deep Vellum. Schutze illuminates the mid-century history of Dallas, centered on the civic response to the bombing of Black citizens’ homes, and the ongoing housing crisis that traces its roots to the Civil War and Jim Crow. Jerry Hawkins, Executive Director of Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation, joins Schutze in this important conversation, with vocalist Albion Josiah providing musical accompaniment.

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Art History Conversations

Friday, October 28, 6:00 p.m.

Session 3: Medieval Europe and Renaissance is presented by Dr. Debbie Dewitte, Art and AP Art History faculty at Plano East High School, Plano ISD.

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