January DFW Museum Events
First Tuesday. Dallas Museum of Art. First Tuesday programming is specifically designed for children ages five and under, but all ages are welcome. Enjoy thematic art-making activities, story times, performances, and gallery activities. 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Free general museum admission. View the current exhibit The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk. 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Admission $10.
Gallery Talk. Dallas Museum of Art. Melissa Barry, McDermott Graduate Curatorial Intern for Contemporary Art, DMA will discuss Beyond the Gallery Walls: Robert Rauschenberg and Mark Bradford. 12:15 p.m. Free admission with a general museum admission ticket.
Thursday Night Live. Dallas Museum of Art. 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Jazz in the Atrium will feature the 4th Annual Tenor Madness. Some of the area’s best tenors pay homage to Marchel Ivery, the legendary Dallas jazz tenor player of this era. 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. Free admission with a general museum admission ticket. C3 Artist Encounters: Think Creatively!: Inquisitive Minds—Motivation. Join creativity expert Magdalena Grohman, Ph.D. for this workshop where visitors practice using creative thinking tools and then get the chance to put their new skills to use with an art project. 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Free admission with a general museum admission ticket. Registration is required. To register, call (214) 922-1311 or e-mail sjessop@DallasMuseumofArt.org. The Boshell Family Lecture Series on Archaeology presents The Hindu Art of Love: Illustrating the Kama Sutra. Join Dr. Anne Bromberg, the DMA’s Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient and Asian Art, as she discusses works in the collection that illustrate the Hindu nature of love. 7:30 p.m. Free admission with a general museum admission ticket. To reserve your seat online, visit www.tickets.DallasMuseumofArt.org or call (214) 922-1818.
Artful Bites. Crow Collection of Asian Art. Spend your lunch noshing at the gourmet food trucks on Flora Street in the Dallas Arts District with the education staff and then enjoy a quick fifteen minute gallery talk at the Crow Collection. Education staff will discuss Festival of the Blossoming Peachtrees in the Paradise of the Queen Mother from the exhibition Fabled Journeys in Asian Art. Lunch begins at 12:00 p.m., and the gallery talk begins at 12:30 p.m.
First Fridays at the Modern will feature music by Outer Circles. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. Free admission. Tour of the Galleries. 6:30 p.m. Admission $10 or less.
by Jeralan Minnick
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