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Dallas Museum Of Art

The Dallas Museum of Art recently celebrated one hundred years of connecting art and people. Established in 1903, the Museum features an outstanding collection of more than 23,000 works of art from around the world, from ancient to modern times. The Museum also has a long history of providing varied and dynamic programs, events, and exhibitions to engage our visitors more fully with the art.

Dallas

United States

Address:
1717 North Harwood
TX
75201
Phone: 214-922-1200
Website: http://dallasmuseumofart.


 Permanent Collection Highlights (15)

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Permanent Collection

The Dallas Museum of Art holds an extensive collection of painting, sculpture, ceramics, textiles and works on paper, from around the world, spanning from c. 3000 B.C to the present.

The Dallas Museum of Art collection of American art includes paintings, sculptures, and works on paper spanning three centuries and encompassing the three countries of North America: the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

The collection covers the major eras of ancient Mediterranean history, from c. 3000 B.C. to the fall of the Roman Empire. The African collection at the Dallas Museum of Art focuses on sub-Saharan art from two important collections: the Clark and Frances Stillman Collection of Congo Sculpture and the collection of Gustav and Franyo Schindler.
The collection of European art at the Dallas Museum of Art is an exquisite grouping of
paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, with strengths in the 18th, 19th, and
20th centuries.
The contemporary art collection spans from 1945 to the present. Recently the Museum
has focused on major German artists such as Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, and
Anselm Kiefer, while simultaneously collecting the young artists of the time.
Numbering over 6,000 works, the Museum's collections of American and European
decorative arts and design feature objects in a wide range of media. The collection
of 19th- and 20th-century American silver is widely considered among the finest in
the world.
In 1985 the Dallas Museum of Art received a one-of-a kind gift of more than 1,400 works—impressionist, post-impressionist, and modern paintings, and decorative arts including furniture, textiles, iron and bronze work, decorated fans, and s...+ [ Read all ]


Exhibitions

Matisse: Painter as Sculptor
January 21–April 29, 2007

Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art
November 21, 2006–April 8, 2007

Concentrations 50: Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla
September 30, 2006–February 18, 2007

Capturing Motion
March 31, 2006–April 30, 2007


Previous Exhibitions

In 2006
Van Gogh's Sheaves of Wheat
James Brooks at the Dallas Museum of Art: A Celebration
The Art of Richard Tuttle
Beyond sense: The Russian Avant-garde and the Illustrated Book, 1913-1920
Concentrations 49: Miguel Angel Rios, "A Morir ('til Death)"
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages
Lords of Creation: The Origins of Sacred Maya Kingship
The Branch and the Scorpion : MayaTextiles
Charles Sheeler's Power Series


Exhibitions (4)

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Forthcoming exhibitions

Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art
February 11–May 20, 2007

The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America
June 10–September 16, 2007

From the Ashes of Vesuvius
July 8–October 7, 2007

Julian Onderdonk: Bluebonnets and Beyond
March 23–July 20, 2008


Cost

The general admission fee includes viewing the Museum’s permanent collection and most exhibitions. An audio tour of the permanent collection is included in general admission. Audio tours for adults and families are available.
DMA members FREE
Adults $10
Senior citizens (65 and over) $7
Students* $5
Children under 12 Free *with current school ID

Free on Thursday evenings from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Free on the first Tuesday of each month.


Opening hours

Tuesday and Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas


Getting there

http://www.dallasmuseumofart.org/Dallas_Museum_of_Art/Visit/ID_011367


Facilities

All of us at the Dallas Museum of Art want to help you make the most of your visit. If you have any special needs, please call Visitor Services at 214-922-1803 during Museum hours.

All of the Museum’s public galleries are accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who cannot use stairs. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis. All of the Museum entrances and restrooms are ADA compatible. We recommend dropping off and picking up visitors with special needs at the Main Entrance (north side of the Museum).
If you are hearing impaired, the Museum offers amplified hearing aids for lectures and other programs. These can be picked up at the Visitor Services Desk. Please call in advance so that we can ensure availability.
The Museum Store is open Tuesday–Sunday 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.,
Thursday 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
The Dallas Museum of Art is pleased to offer visitors two dining experiences. The Atrium Cafe is located near the Museum’s Main Entrance and features a lighter-fare menu. It is open for lunch Tuesday through Sunday and on Thursday evenings with live jazz music.


Museum internal and external photos (3)

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News and events

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art
Presented by Starbucks Coffee Company.
The art doesn't go home. Why should you?


Education

We have a range of Student and Teacher programs. For more information see, http://www.dallasmuseumofart.org/Dallas_Museum_of_Art/Discover/Students___Teache


Membership

For information on Member benefits please see, http://www.dallasmuseumofart.org/Dallas_Museum_of_Art/Join/ID_008070