Gallery Talks & Tours
Please note, Gallery Talks marked with an asterisk (*) require a special exhibition admission ticket.
Grab a bite of insight and join DMA staff, artists, and local scholars to explore the Museum's collections and exhibitions during weekly lunchtime gallery talks. Missed a Gallery Talk? Visit the Program Recordings page to listen to selected past lectures, talks, and other events presented by the Dallas Museum of Art.
15 Evolution of Painting: A Conversation on Henri Matisse & Hans Hoffman
Holly York, McDermott Education Intern for Family Programs, DMA
22 Loren Mozley: Structural Integrity
Sarah Foltz, independent scholar
29 Cindy Sherman*
Debora Hunter, Associate Professor of Photography, Southern Methodist University
5 The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum*
Dr. Lyle Novinski, Professor Emeritus, University of Dallas
12 The Indonesian Collection
Steven Alpert, independent scholar, and Dr. Reimar Schefold, Professor Emeritus, Leiden University
*This gallery talk is in connection with our weeklong Indonesian Celebration.
19 DallasSITES: Charting Contemporary Art, 1930 to Present
Leigh Arnold, Research Project Coordinator, DMA
26 Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy
Olivier Meslay, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and The Barbara Thomas Lemmon Curator of European Art, DMA
3 The Indian Marriage Necklace: Gold Jewelry and the Gods
Dr. Anne Bromberg, The Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient and Asian Art, DMA
10 Sports of "The Body Beautiful": Athletes and Olympians*
Donald G. Kyle, Professor of History and Classical Studies, University of Texas–Arlington
17 Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy
Scott Grant Barker, art historian
24 DallasSITES: Charting Contemporary Art, 1930 to Present
Gabriel Ritter, The Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, DMA
Late Night Tours
Some exhibitions require an admission ticket.
These tours are presented in conjunction with Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art. Join us on the third Friday of each month, when the Museum is open until midnight. Each Late Night offers hundreds of experiences for visitors of all ages with lectures, performances, concerts, readings, tours, family programs, and more!
Opening Day Tour
Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy
Sunday, May 26
2:00 p.m., Meet at the Flora Street Visitor Services Desk
Through a docent-guided or self-guided visit, K-12 and higher education students can explore the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions. Learn more about our programs for educators and students.
$50 per group of fifteen people (in addition to admission fee)
Please call 214-922-1222 or e-mail groupsales@DMA.org to schedule.
At least three weeks' advance notice is required.
The Reves Collection
Other tours are available, customized to address your group’s special interest, such as flowers in art or mythology.