As a major metropolitan museum of art, the Dallas Museum of Art is wholly devoted to preserving fine art from all over the world and promoting education and appreciation of artistic expression. Here at the Dallas Museum of Art, visitors gain a comprehensive and personal look into the world of art.
Take a guided tour of your favorite galleries or walk through at your own pace, exploring the various eras of art from ancient ceremonial artifacts to modern photography and everywhere in between. View masters of the paintbrush like Henri Matisse, Edouard Manet, Winslow Homer, Kandinsky, and Vincent Van Gogh throughout the galleries. Explore new artists in revolving, temporary exhibitions or travel back in time with collections of ancient artifacts from South America, Africa, Native Americans, and Asia.
Special exhibits feature Texas artists and the history of how Texan art shaped the museum as it stands today. Temporary exhibitions cover a wide variety of artistic genres and artists including Albrecht Durer, African textiles, abstract art, the evolution of self-image after the internet, and more.
Dallas Museum of Art is a social presentation of art to the public and as such, they offer a number of public events and programs to initiate a passion for art and the humanities. Award winning authors and artists gather for a panel discussion as part of Arts & Letters Live while the museum also puts on concerts, performances, and programs regularly. Make beautiful art yourself with one of the museum’s workshops or attend a film screening put on in partnership with the Dallas Film Society in the museum’s theater.