Format: 1/19/19

Second Thursdays with a Twist

Second Thursdays, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

Take an unexpected look at the Museum’s collection with a pop culture twist. Calling all the little monsters who want to celebrate Valentine’s Day the Lady Gaga way. Get ready for an evening all about Lady Gaga’s fashion, her music and find your one true art soulmate in our galleries. 


Late Nights

Third Fridays, 6:00-11:00 p.m.

On Friday, January 18, Late Nights at the DMA is celebrating its Sweet Sixteen! Join us as we revisit some of the hits from the past 15 years of Late Nights. 

Members see it FIRST and FREE! Celebrate Late Night’s Sweet Sixteen and SAVE $16 on a new DMA Membership.


Late Night Artist Talk: Soody Sharifi

Friday, February 15, 7:30 p.m.

Soody Sharifi is an American-Iranian artist who works with photography, painting, and collage to explore the experience of living between two distinct cultures. Join Sharifi for a talk about her recently acquired painting Courtly Love in the DMA’s collection. 


Late Night Film: Kedi

Friday, February 15, 8:30 p.m.

In the surprise box-office smash Kedi, we take a tour of the ancient city of Istanbul through the perspective of seven of its thousands of stray cats. Called an "enchanting documentary" by the New York Times, the film captures the soul of a city that has long served as a cultural capital of the world. 


Late Night Talk: Global Style: Muslim Modest Fashion Today

Friday, February 15, 9:30 p.m.

Join Jill D’Alessandro, Curator in Charge of Costume and Textile Arts at the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, for a talk about Muslim fashions past and present and the intersections of cutting-edge contemporary design and modest dress. 


Reyna Grande: Community Book Club Event

Saturday. February 16, 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Community Book Club Event

Location: North Oak Cliff Public Library, 302 West Tenth Street

Saturday, February 16, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

North Oak Cliff Public Library in partnership with Arts & Letters Live, Dallas Museum of Art

Free event with coffee and doughnuts for adults and children


A Moveable Feast Book Club: Jessie Burton's "The Miniaturist"

Thursday, February 21, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Join fellow book lovers for lunch in the DMA’s Founders Room and enjoy engaging dialogue about Jessie Burton’s novel The Miniaturist, which premiered as a three-part series on PBS Masterpiece. Set in 17th-century Amsterdam—a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion—The Miniaturist is a story steeped in atmosphere, suspense, betrayal, and retribution. Dr. Jaina Sanga, author, literary scholar, and Fellow of the Dallas Institute of Humanities, will facilitate the conversation and lead the group discussion.



DMA Members-Only Tours: Women Artists in Europe from the Monarchy to Modernism

Thursday, February 21, noon

Join us on selected Thursdays and Saturdays this winter and spring for exclusive docent-led tours just for DMA Members. Tours will last one hour and will focus on new rotations of our permanent collection and on special exhibitions currently on view.

Please register at the DMA Membership Desk at the start of each tour. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Make & Take: Mastering Marbling

Thursday, February 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Create marbled paper for your next craft project or for writing a note to a friend with a decorative flair. Learn two ways to create personalized paper marbled in the style that originated as early as the 12th century in Asia.