Dallas Museum of Art

Located in the Arts District in Dallas, Texas, the Dallas Museum of Art, founded in 1903, is among the 10 largest art museums in the country and is distinguished by its innovative exhibitions and groundbreaking educational programs. In 1984 the museum moved to their current location, a 370,000-square-foot building designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes that is referred to as “one of the most important museum holdings of modern and contemporary art in the U.S., as well as strong holdings of all things ancient America; Africa; South Asia; and European and American painting, sculpture and decorative arts.”

With a diverse program of events, the DMA attracts people of all ages, backgrounds, and interests. It includes a monthly Late Night event open until midnight when the Museum is open, Second Thursday’s activities which highlight the Museum’s collection through activities and performances with a pop culture theme; Arts & Letters Live literary and performing arts series for all ages featuring award-winning authors and performers; access programs for visitors with special needs; lectures, concerts, readings, and dance presentations.

Helps explores the history of cities and social change, the modern displacement of indigenous cultures, the history of art exhibitions, as well as showcasing Italian-American artists. General admission includes viewing its collection galleries and most exhibitions, but some special exhibitions and programs require an admission ticket.

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