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Located in the Dallas Arts District, the Dallas Museum of Art has a stunning collection with more than 22,000 pieces, spanning the third millennium BC to present day, including ancient Mediterranean art, 18th-20th century European and American art and art of the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Artists on display include O'Keeffe, Pollock, Rothko, Warhol, Renoir, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Monet and more. The DMA also has a Paintings Conservation Studio, where visitors can watch conservators preserve and restore the museum's extensive collection with the latest technology, treatments, and cutting-edge techniques. In addition, the museum has lots of fun programming for kids of all ages, and after-hour events for adults that includes a lecture series with authors, poets and visionaries. Join the free membership program, DMA Friends, to earn points to redeem for rewards like discounts in the cafe and store. For the true art aficionados, don't forget to check out the Mildred R. and Frederick M. Mayer Library and archives.
Open: Tue-Sun. 11:00am - 5:00pm, Thurs. 11:00am - 9:00pm. Closed Mondays.
Museum general admission is free and includes the DMA collections and most exhibitions. For special exhibitions, admission is $8.
Eugene McDermott Director Maxwell L. Anderson and Art Ball Chairman Nancy Carlson recently announced that Art Ball 50: Self Portrait, benefiting the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA), will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015. Art Ball 50 will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Art Ball and will feature a host committee comprised of... more
In her new book, It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War, Addario chronicles her life's many intersecting facets: photographer, wife, and new mother. Having successfully worked her way into the male-dominated field of photojournalism, Addario records how she balances her personal life and her often-dangerou... more
Fine Arts Chamber Players invites you to a FREE Bancroft Family Concert on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA). French music for strings and piano complements the DMA’s exhibit Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse, a collection of 68 floral paintings from artists in ... more
Elliot Ackerman is a decorated veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and a former White House Fellow whose debut novel, Green on Blue, will be published in February. Author Khaled Hosseini hailed it as “utterly absorbing … a morally complex tale of revenge, loyalty, and brotherly love.” A member of ... more
Fine Arts Chamber Players invites you to a FREE Bancroft Family Concert on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Dallas Museum of Art. Current Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster and former Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond performs on his famous 300-year-old Stradivarius violin with pianist Ca... more