Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Museum of Art, established in 1903, has an encyclopedic collection of more than 23,000 works spanning 5,000 years of history and representing all media with renowned strengths in the arts of the ancient Americas, Africa, Indonesia, and South Asia; European and American painting, sculpture, and decorative arts; and American and international contemporary art. It is the only general art museum in North Texas and one of the Southwest region's largest. The DMA is among the top six museums in America with encyclopedic collections and an emphasis on art of the modern era. The Dallas Museum of Art is the anchor of the Dallas Arts District and serves more than one-half million visitors a year, offering more than 3,500 education and public programs annually designed to engage people of all ages with the power and excitement of art.
HoursThe Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day except Thursday, when the Museum stays open until 9 p.m. for Thursday Night Live, and the third Friday of every month, when the Museum stays open until midnight for Late Night, a dynamic monthly venue for the visual, performing and literary arts. The Museum is closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
AdmissionGeneral admission to the museum is free
Special exhibition admission is $16 or less.
Calendar of Events
|Focus Exhibition—Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa|
|Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take|
|Concentrations 56: Stephen Lapthisophon—coffee, seasonal fruit, root vegetables, and “Selected Poems”|
|Hopper Drawing: A Painter's Process|
|Robert Smithson in Texas|
|Form/Unformed: Design from 1960 to the Present|
|Alexandre Hogue: An American Visionary|
|Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World|
|Isa Genzken: Retrospective|