Format: 12/20/14

T-Shirt Design Contest (ages 13-19)

Deadline extended! Submissions due by midnight Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Join us for our first-ever teen T-shirt design contest! Enter for a chance to have your submission reproduced and sold in the DMA's Museum Store. Click on "details" for submission guidelines.


Saturday Spotlight Tours

Saturdays, 2:00 p.m.

Get to know the DMA through a Saturday Spotlight Tour. DMA docents will be on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors to the highlights of our collection. Tours will depart from the Visitor Services Desk at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.


Gallery Talks

Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m.

Grab a bite of insight and join DMA staff, artists, and local scholars to explore the Museum's collection and exhibitions during weekly lunchtime gallery talks.


Jazz in the Atrium

Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Every Thursday evening, enjoy live jazz concerts by some of the area's greatest musicians, and join us for a casual dinner and cocktails in the DMA Cafe. FREE admission to performance; food and cocktails available for purchase. The DMA has been named  Best Jazz Venue for 2014 by the Dallas Observer!


Japanese-Inspired Ink Painting

December 27-28 and January 3-4 at 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Visit the galleries and learn about Japanese ink paintings.  Afterwards, experiment with traditional Japanese inksticks, inkstones, brushes, and rice paper in the studio as you create your own work of art.



Autism Awareness Family Celebrations

Saturday, February 7, 9:00–11:00 a.m.

The Dallas Museum of Art's Autism Awareness Family Celebrations provide a safe, comfortable way to introduce the Museum to children with autism and their families. Pre-registered families can visit the Museum free of charge and enjoy activities before the Museum opens to the public. Event registration required. Click on the Details button for information on how to register.


Toddler Art: Planting a Rainbow

December 5, 9, or 12, 11:00 a.m.-noon

For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Toddler Art requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In December, take a stroll through our art flower garden and learn about still-life painting.


First Tuesday

Tuesday, January 6, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Explore the power of flowers to make our world a more beautiful place with art-making activities, story times, performances, and gallery activities designed for children ages 5 and under.


Arturo's Art & Me: Sew Inspired

January 7, 8, or 10, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

For 3-5 year olds and a favorite grown-up. Arturo's Art & Me requires advance registration. Click the event for additional information.

In January, investigate beautifully stitched textiles from Africa and learn basic sewing techniques.


Think Creatively

Selected Thursdays, 6:30-8:50 p.m.

Give your brain a boost and discover the power to expand your creativity. Join creativity experts in this engaging workshop where you will exercise your brain with creative thinking tools and then explore your new skills with an art experience. All materials provided.