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Late Nights: Hamilton


Dallas Museum of Art

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!

Late Night Creations: Be a BigWig
6:00–10:00 p.m., Art Studio, Center for Creative Connections (C3)
Get Constitutional Convention ready by making your own powdered wig! Use paper to create a coif sure to impress the rest of the Founding Fathers on your American adventure.

DMA Member Bar
6:00-10:30 p.m., Atrium
Use your DMA Members wristband to gain access to an exclusive area just for members. Selection of wine, domestic beer, and cocktails available for purchase at discounted prices for DMA Members only.

Hamiltunes: Act 1
6:30–8:00 p.m., Atrium
Join Hamiltunes Dallas and raise a glass to freedom as you sing along to songs from Act 1 of Hamilton including My Shot, The Schuyler Sisters, Helpless, Satisfied, and Wait for It.

Spotlight Tour: Here Comes the General
6:30 p.m., Meet at the Main Visitor Services Desk
It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for – Stacey Lizotte, DMA League Director of Adult Programs will give a short talk about our portrait of the pride of Mount Vernon, founding father, and our first president George Washington.

Drunk History
6:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Drop in for a few favorite episodes of Drunk History looking at the life of Alexander Hamilton, his fatal duel with Aaron Burr, and the dramatic presidential election of 1800 between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Total run time 48 minutes.

Late Night Talk: Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Drop in for a brief history of the life of that best of wives, best of women, Eliza Schuyler Hamilton. Join author Tilar Mazzeo for a talk about her vivid and compelling biography and discover why Eliza Hamilton is an unsung hero of the early United States.

Kid Tour Guides: Amazing America
7:00-8:00 p.m., American Art galleries, Level 4
Learn fun facts and behind-the-scenes stories about some of the art superstars in the American galleries at five different pop-up tour stops featuring junior tour guides from William B. Travis Academy.

Pop-Up Art Spot
7:00-9:30 p.m., Level 4 Landing
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.

Tour: Cabinet Battle
8:00 p.m., Meet at the Main Visitor Services Desk
Join art historian Heather Bowling for a tour of handcrafted furniture made in the years leading up to the Revolutionary War. Discover what made American furniture distinct and what it reveals about life in colonial New England.

Stories Alive! with Toni Simmons
8:00-8:30 p.m., Theater, Center for Creative Connections (C3), Level 1
Celebrate the many cultures of America with master storyteller Toni Simmons. Enjoy folktales, songs, and rhythms, and become a part of the performance as Toni weaves her storytelling magic!

Spotlight Tour: The Women of Gee’s Bend
8:30 p.m., Meet at the Main Visitor Services Desk
Artist and educator Lauren Cross will discuss the quilters of Gee’s Bend, a small African American community in Alabama, who for generations have created stunning abstract textiles that speak to the community’s history and artistic lineage.

DMA Member-Only Tour
8:30 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
DMA Members can go on this exclusive tour of artworks in our permanent collection.

Drunk History
8:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Drop in for a few favorite episodes of Drunk History looking at the life of Alexander Hamilton, his fatal duel with Aaron Burr, and the dramatic presidential election of 1800 between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Total run time 48 minutes.

Hamiltunes: Act II
9:00–10:30 p.m., Atrium
One last time…join Hamiltunes Dallas for a sing along of songs from Act II of Hamilton including The Room Where it Happens, Burn, It’s Quiet Uptown, and Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story.

American Landscapes with Lonnie Holley
Presented in partnership with SOLUNA
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Join us for a special appearance by Lonnie Holley, one of the most renowned sculptors, installation artists and performers of the Deep South. Improvising with his longtime collaborator, cellist Dave Eggar, and performers from the POINT ensemble, Holley will create a performance that evokes experiences both personal and universal, haunting and hopeful.

Insomniac Tour: This Tour is Non-stop
10:00 p.m., Meet at the Main Visitor Services Desk
Why do you tour like you’re running out of time? Wrap up the evening with DMA Manager of Adult Programs Katie Cooke on a fast-paced tour covering 10 works of art in 30 minutes. See old favorites and objects you have never noticed from the DMA’s American art collection.

Get 3 months FREE on a new DMA Membership when you sign up at the Membership desk during Late Night.

TICKETS:
$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional $10 ticket)
$5 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under

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