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Format: 1/19/19

World of Musicals

Thursday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.

The World of Musicals brings the very best of musical theater to life. This captivating production is an emotional journey through the great world of musicals that will leave the audience spellbound. With beautiful ballads from Evita, Les Misérables, and Phantom of the Opera, along with upbeat favorites from Dirty Dancing, We Will Rock You, and Mamma Mia, there is something in this show for everyone. This is a show for the entire family, so get ready to be enthralled and sing along to all your favorite musicals in one unforgettable evening. The audience will also vote in advance to select a few numbers that they want to hear!

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Family Mystery Night: The Case of the Baked Goods Bandit

Friday, March 22, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Calling all junior detectives! There's a mystery to be solved and we need your help! Join us for Family Mystery Night, when the art comes to life, and you must search for clues. This event requires a ticket; click on the event for additional information.

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DMA Members-Only Preview Days: Jonas Wood

Saturday, March 23, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

DMA Members enjoy priority access during DMA Members-Only Preview Days.

The Dallas Museum of Art will present the first major solo museum exhibition of work by American painter Jonas Wood, one of the most influential and exciting artists of our time. Bringing together approximately 35 works across 13 years of Wood’s career, the exhibition Jonas Wood traces the artist’s fascination with psychology, memory, and the self to shed light on a practice that is both deeply personal and universal. It will be on view exclusively at the DMA from March 24 through July 14.

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Maria Semple

Tuesday, March 26, 7:30 p.m.

A hysterical dramedy about a family in crisis after the disappearance of its brilliant, misanthropic matriarch, Maria Semple’s breakout novel Where’d You Go Bernadette spent a year on the New York Times bestseller list, and will soon be a major motion picture by director Richard Linklater starring Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, and Judy Greer. At this event, Semple will discuss the fiction to film process, shedding light on the upcoming film adaptation, as well as on her own television writing career. She has written for Ellen, Mad About You, Arrested Development, and other shows. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker and The Los Angeles Times.

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DMA Members-Only Tours: Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist

Thursday, March 28, 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.

Image: Berthe Morisot, Winter, 1880, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, Gift of the Meadows Foundation, Incorporated, 1981.129

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Make & Take: Succulent Still Life

Thursday, March 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Use succulents and other small household plants as subjects to create your own miniature still-life painting. You will receive a 6" x 6" canvas and instruction from a local artist on how to make your tiny masterpiece come to life.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Observational Drawing

Friday, March 29, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

When Berthe Morisot was the only woman artist to show her work in the first Impressionist exhibition, she was a revolutionary artist in her own right. Explore what informed her perspective as an artist in the exhibition Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist, and then take to the streets to discover what catches your eye in a round of observational drawing. Intended for ages 13–19.

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