Format: 2/23/20

A Moveable Feast Book Club: The Book of Longings

Wednesday, May 20, 11:45 a.m.

Join fellow book lovers for lunch in the DMA’s Cook Boardroom as you enjoy the opportunity to delve more deeply into Sue Monk Kidd’s The Book of Longings, a meticulously researched yet imaginative new novel set during the life and times of Jesus in 1st-century Nazareth. Kidd focuses on Jesus’s humanity, which is often overlooked, and tells the story of Ana, a seeker with a brilliant mind and a daring spirit. Jesus becomes a floodgate for her intellect and awakens her heart, and she becomes his wife. The conversation will be facilitated by Kathleen Kent, the author of three bestselling and award-winning historical novels, as well as The Dime and The Burn, contemporary crime novels set in Dallas. Please note that this is a book discussion, not an author event.


Gallery Talk: Pursuit of Beauty: The May Family Collection

Wednesday, May 20, 12:15 p.m.

DMA curator Sue Canterbury will talk about her new exhibition Pursuit of Beauty, which examines the private collection of Dallas collector Thomas May. Covering approximately a century, this group of 34 paintings, watercolors, and sculptures exemplifies aesthetic highpoints of American art and features works by influential artists such as Thomas Hart Benton, Winslow Homer, and John Singer Sargent. 


Summer Art Camp: Tiny Art Show

June 1-5, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camps are for children age 4-12 and require advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.


Boshell Lecture: The Human Epoch

Thursday, June 4, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for an evening exploring humankind’s history of environmental manipulation and impact. The event features a talk by Dr. Nicole Boivin, Director of Archaeology at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, and a screening of the gripping new documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch.