Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Museum of Art


(214) 922-1803

1717 North Harwood

Dallas, TX 75201


Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty

Dallas Museum of Art

April 15 - August 14, 2016

A retrospective exhibition of photographs by Irving Penn.

Vermeer Suite: Music in 17th-Century Dutch Painting

Dallas Museum of Art

January 17 - August 21, 2016

An exhibition inspired by Young Woman Seated at a Virginal, a Vermeer painting from 1670–72. This show includes this painting by Vermeer as well as paintings by his contemporaries, including Jan Steen, Gerard ter Borch, Jacob Adriaensz Ochtervelt, Eglon van der Neer, Gerard Dou, and Frans van Mieris.

Spirit and Matter: Masterpieces from the Keir Collection of Islamic Art

Dallas Museum of Art

September 18 - July 31, 2016

An exhibition of over fifty works from the Keir Collection of Islamic Art. This is the first time these works have been exhibited in North America.


Arts & Letters Live

A literary and performing arts series hosted by the museum. For more info, go here.

Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

An exhibition focusing on Pollock’s black enamel and oil paintings created between 1951 and 1953.

Mirror Stage: Panel Discussion

A panel discussion featuring artists Ed Atkins and Jacolby Satterwhite, both of whom are featured in the exhibition Concentrations 59: Mirror Stage—Visualizing the Self After the Internet.

International Pop

An exhibition that chronicles the globalization of the 1960s and 70s Pop art movement. Highlighted in this exhibition is Pop art’s connection to movements in...

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Inca: Conquests of the Andes

An exhibition exploring the effects of state expansion and imperial conquest on Andean visual arts, with more than 100 artworks and textile objects from the...

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Kevin Beasley: Black Rocker

The debut of a new work by New York-based artist Kevin Beasley–a sound performance piece with interactive sculptural components including the rocking chair referred to...

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Ei Arakawa: Jiro, Digital Painting

The premiere of a newly commissioned musical by New York–based performance artist Ei Arakawa, together with writer Dan Poston and composer David Zuckerman, inspired by...

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Michaël Borremans: As Sweet As It Gets

An exhibition bringing together 50 paintings, 40 drawings, and five films made by Belgian artist Michaël Borremans over the last fifteen years.

Frank Bowling: Map Paintings

An exhibition of select works from painter Frank Bowling’s “Map Paintings” series in which he used world maps as organizational tools to explore color. Including...

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360 Speaker Series: Sarah Thornton

The Nasher and the DMA present a conversation with author Sarah Thornton. Thornton wrote Seven Days in the Art World, an international bestseller, and her...

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Isa Genzken: Retrospective

Big traveling show installed in the barrel vault and quadrant galleries; it’s the first American retrospective, covering nearly four decades, of this influential German artist’s...

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State of the Arts Panel Discussion

Featuring Arthur Peña of WARE:WOLF: HAUS; Devon Nowlin of Homecoming Committee; and writer and SMU community engagement associate Darryl Ratcliff.

Takashi Murakami: Jellyfish Eyes

Murakami’s first live-action feature film will begin its nine-stop screening tour at the Dallas Museum of Art. The DMA is also one of few venues...

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Robert Smithson in Texas

The first examination of five projects Smithson proposed throughout the state of Texas.  

Untitled: Jim Hodges

A film made by Hodges in collaboration with Encke King and Carlos Marques da Cruz, Untitled begins with a reflection on the early AIDS epidemic....

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Arts & Letters Live: Open House

The DMA invites the public to purchase tickets and learn more about the six month Arts & Letters Live season during an open house from noon...

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Frank Mosley: Two Story

Mosley will premiere his latest video installation in the c3 Gallery as part of their Late Night Art Bytes Series. It’s the second in his quartet...

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