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Format: 3/18/19

Teen Homeschool Workshop: Interiors

Friday, April 12, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

What comes to mind when you think of the places you've lived? Explore the work of artist Jonas Wood and connect memories with houses, rooms, and furniture that we spend most of our time in. In the studio, re-create those spaces as miniature multimedia sculptures to keep and remember. Intended for ages 1319. 

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Family Workshop: April Showers

Saturday, April 13, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshop is for children ages 6–12 and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information. 

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Charles Barr Memorial Concert

Saturday, April 13, 3:00 p.m.

Yong-Ha Jung, viola, winner of the 2018 Lynn Harrell Concerto Competition, a Rising Star recitalist at FACP’s 2017 Basically Beethoven Festival, and a music student at The Juilliard School, presents a recital in memory of Dallas native bassist Charles Barr.

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Susan Choi & Nell Freudenberger

Sunday, April 14, 3:00 p.m.

In Susan Choi’s new novel Trust Exercise, what happens in one highly competitive performing arts high school reverberates through lives—and across generations. Captivating, tender, and surprising, Trust Exercise will incite heated conversations about fiction and truth, friendships and loyalties, and the wise capacities of adolescents and the powers and responsibilities of adults. Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger is a suspenseful exploration of female friendship, love, and parenthood bonds. Two friends, once on similar academic career paths in science, drifted apart after one abandons a potentially brilliant career in academia, in part because of unwanted attention from a star professor. Both authors are recipients of Guggenheim Fellowships and PEN awards.

 

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Gallery Talk: America Will Be!

Wednesday, April 17, 12:15 p.m

Explore the new exhibition America Will Be!: Surveying the Contemporary Landscape with DMA McDermott Intern Kimberly Yu.

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Rick Bragg & Helen Ellis

Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.

In The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table, Rick Bragg preserves his southern heritage by telling the stories that framed his mother’s cooking and education, from childhood to old age. This New York Times bestseller includes 74 mouthwatering Bragg family recipes for classic southern dishes in a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and especially, to his mother. Helen Ellis, the bestselling author of American Housewife, is back with a fiercely funny collection of essays on marriage and manners, thank-you notes and three-ways, and the Calgon-scented, onion-dipped, monogrammed art of living as a Southern Lady. Ann Pachett loved Southern Lady Code saying, “As a Southern Lady myself, I cannot only confirm the veracity of the facts, I can tell you the book made me laugh like a hyena.”

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Late Nights

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

On Friday, April 19, do not throw away your shot…to celebrate the renowned musical Hamilton. Join the revolution with a Hamilton sing-a-long led by Hamiltunes Dallas, tours of art from the American Revolution, and more!

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Hamiltunes: An American Singalong

Friday, April 19, 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Join Hamiltunes Dallas and raise a glass to freedom as you sing along to songs from Act I and Act II of Hamilton, including fan favorites My ShotHelplessSatisfiedWait for ItThe Room Where It HappensBurnIt’s Quiet Uptown, and Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story

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Pop-Up Art Spot: Shapes

Friday, April 19, 7:00-9:30 p.m.

Looking for a hands-on experience in the DMA galleries? Visit the Pop-Up Art Spot on the Level 4 Landing for activities related to shapes, as well as a poetry activity, all inspired by nearby works of art. Free for all ages.

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