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CANCELLED: Paulette Jiles

Tuesday, April 21, 7:30 p.m.

We are actively working to reschedule this event. More details will be sent to ticketholders soon with updates and options.

Paulette Jiles, the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Women, returns to Texas in this atmosphereic story. Set at the end of the Civil War, Simon the Fiddler chronicles the life of an itinerant fiddle player, a ragtag band of musicians with whom he travels trying to make a living, and the charming young Irish lass who steals his heart. Told in Jile's trademark spare yet lilting style, the book is a captivating, bittersweet tale of the chances a devoted man will take and the lengths he will go to fulfill his heart's yearning. 

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DMA Members-Only Tour: Wearable Raffia

Thursday, April 23, noon

Join us on selected dates for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours last one hour and will explore garments, textiles, and accessories drawn from the DMAs extensive collection of African art and the many indigenous uses of this vital material. 

Please check in at the DMA Guest Services Desk at the start of each tour. Space is very limited and only available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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RESCHEDULED: A Moveable Feast Book Club: The Night Watchman

Thursday, April 23, noon
We are excited to announce that Dr. Jaina Sanga has agreed to lead a virtual Moveable Feast book club discussion of Louise Erdrich's The Night Watchman on Thursday, April 23, from noon to 1:00 p.m. All purchased tickets have been transferred to that date. 

Join fellow book lovers for lunch in the DMA’s Cook Boardroom as you enjoy the opportunity to delve more deeply into Louise Erdrich’s new book about Native politics in the 1950s, The Night Watchman. The conversation will be facilitated by Dr. Jaina Sanga, who is the author of three works of fiction and a literary scholar who serves on the Board of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture; she is also a Fellow of the Institute. Please note that this is a book discussion, not an author event.

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CANCELLED: Dining with the Impressionists

Thursday, April 23, 7:00 p.m.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED BUT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.

Join art historian Dr. Marni Kessler for a talk about depictions of food in 19th-century French painting, from Edouard Manet's Brioche with Pears to sumptuous Impressionist still lifes. After the talk, enjoy small bites inspired by works of art in the DMA’s European art collection. 

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DMA Members-Only Tour: Wearable Raffia

Saturday, April 25, noon

Join us on selected dates for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours last one hour and will explore garments, textiles, and accessories drawn from the DMA's extensive collection of African art and the many indigenous uses of this vital material. 

Please check in at the DMA Guest Services Desk at the start of each tour. Space is very limited and only available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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CANCELLED: Hallam Family Concerts: A Tragic Genius

Saturday, April 25th 3:00pm

Doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Seating is first come, first served. 

Tchaikovsky’s epic masterpiece for violin, cello, and piano takes center stage this month, in a touching tribute to the teachers of Jolyon Pegis, DSO Associate Principal Cello; and DSO violinist Shu Lee, who performed this same work when they were college students.

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Teen Ambassador Program

Apply by Sunday, April 26, 2020!

The Teen Ambassador Program is looking for new volunteers, and we want to hear from you! This volunteer program is a great way to get involved and go behind the scenes at your local art museum. Teen Ambassadors are trained to give tours, host story time for families, and lead art activities in the DMA galleries. The Teen Ambassador Program accepts applications from anyone between the ages of 14–19, and volunteers commit to 20 hours of service between June and August 2020.

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CANCELLED: Colum McCann

Tuesday, April 28, 7:30 p.m.

We are actively working to reschedule this event. More details will be sent to ticketholders soon with updates and options.

National Book Award winner Colum McCann’s most ambitious work to date, Apeirogon is a tour de force concerning friendship, love, loss, and belonging. Bassam Aramin is Palestinian. Rami Elhanan is Israeli. They inhabit a world of conflict that colors every aspect of their lives. Their worlds shift irreparably after their young daughters are killed—Abir by a rubber bullet and Smadar the victim of suicide bombers. When Bassam and Rami learn of each other’s stories, they recognize the loss that connects them and attempt to use their grief as a weapon for peace.

 

 
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CANCELLED: Make & Take: Bedazzling Bracelets

Thursday, April 30, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Image: Vernon Fisher, Painting the Pacific, 1994, oil, blackboard, slating, wood, and chalk, Dallas Museum of Art, The Barrett Collection, Dallas, Texas, 2007.53.11.a-c, © Vernon Fisher 

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CANCELLED: Artist Panel: For a Dreamer of Houses

Thursday, April 30, 7:00 p.m.

DMA curator Dr. Anna Katherine Brodbeck will talk with three artists featured in the new exhibition For a Dreamer of Houses. Hear from Olivia Erlanger, EJ Hill, and Francisco Moreno on how their work relates to concepts of space, home, and belonging.

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