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Dallas Museum of Art Events through February 19th

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Dallas Museum of Art Events

Lots of great events at the Dallas Museum of Art through February 19th.

Tuesday, February 7
First Tuesday 11:00 am – 2:00 pm; Free General Admission and $10 The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier admission from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

First Tuesday
For the Birds
February 7, 2012; 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
General admission to the Museum is free on the first Tuesday of every month. 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.
C3

art-making activity
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Art Studio, C3
Drop in and make a flying bird puppet.

meet Arturo
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Arturo’s Nest, C3
Say hello to Arturo, the Museum’s family mascot. Don’t forget to write him a letter!

The David Chicken Live Show Spectacular!
11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Experience a heart-pounding, floor-stomping, singing and dancing event with Emmy-award winner David Chicken. Learn how to “Scakle,” do the chicken dance, and watch Super Chachie, the Amazing Trick Chihuahua. After the show, meet David and get a free autographed poster.

Yogiños: Yoga for Youth presented by the Crow Collection of Asian Art
Noon–1:30 p.m., Tech Lab, C3
Join certified yoga instructors and staff from the Crow Collection of Asian Art in a mini-session for kids that weaves together original art, music, games, stories, and yoga poses. Sessions begin every fifteen minutes and space is limited.

Birds of a Feather family tour
12:30–1:00 p.m., Meet at the C3 entrance
Grab your bird-watching gear and help us search for our feathered friends in the galleries during this interactive family-friendly tour.

story time with the Dallas Public Library
1:00–1:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Listen to enchanting stories told by our librarian friends and participate in an Every Child Ready to Read mini-workshop.

storyART
1:30–2:00 p.m., C3 Theater
Join award-winning storyteller Ann Marie Newman for stories and songs based on works in the Museum’s collection.
Free

Arts & Letters Live: Artful Musings
Fashioned Forward
February 7, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
Using fashion icon Jean Paul Gaultier’s creative spirit as inspiration, six musicians respond to his collections in a one-of-a-kind, one-night-only performance with musical selections ranging from Mendelssohn and Madonna to Gershwin and Gaga. This marks the seventh collaboration with artistic programmer Ryan Taylor, who will create a multimedia extravaganza blending visuals of Gaultier’s work with musical and literary excerpts designed to resonate with the imagination of the celebrated French couturier, designer, and social provocateur.
Horchow Auditorium
Tickets: $37; reduced prices available for DMA members, students, and seniors. To purchase tickets online https://www.tickets.dallasmuseumofart.org/public/ or call 214-922-1818
6:00-7:30 p.m. Ticketholders have the opportunity to view the exhibition (included in admission to the performance) The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk.

Wednesday, February 8

Gallery Talk
The Art of Making Art
February 8, 2012; 12:15 p.m.
Andrew Sears, McDermott Curatorial Intern for European and American Art, DMA
Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk.

Thursday, February 9
Thursday Night Live 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jazz in the Atrium
Breggett Rideau
February 9, 2012; 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Dallas favorite Breggett Rideau performs contemporary jazz. With her deep, resonant voice and her total command of jazz and soul, she’s one of the area’s most promising singers.
Atrium
Free with general admission

In Residence: Mark Manders
February 9, 2012; 6:30–8:45 p.m.
Chat informally with artists, poets, architects, and Museum staff from a variety of departments about Mark Manders’ thought-provoking work and process.
Mark Manders exhibition
Free with general admission

Perspective: Mark Manders
Gregory Warden, archaeologist
February 9, 2012; 7:00 p.m.
DMA staff will lead conversations with special guests in the fields of archaeology, literature, and architecture, exploring what these perspectives can reveal about Mark Manders’ work.
Mark Manders exhibition
Free with general admission

Artistic Encounters
Think Creatively!: Associative Minds—Associations
February 9, 2012; 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Artists, scientists, and inventors use creative thinking tools—how about you? Give your creativity a boost and discover the power to transform your imagination into a work of art. Join creativity expert Magdalena Grohman, Ph.D. for this workshop where we practice using creative thinking tools and then get the chance to put our new skills to use with an art project. This month we will focus on associations.
C3 Artistic Encounters are free with general admission but registration is required. To register, call 214-922-1311 or e-mail abatson@DallasMuseumofArt.org. Experts and beginners welcome!

Arts & Letters Live: Wit & Wisdom
Dave Isay
February 9, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps, modeled after the WPA efforts to collect oral history. He is one of the best radio artisans in the business, and StoryCorps is heard on NPR weekly nationwide. Isay’s new book, All There Is, conveys stories of love and marriage.
Horchow Auditorium
Tickets: $37; reduced prices available for DMA members, students, and seniors. To purchase tickets online https://www.tickets.dallasmuseumofart.org/public/ or call 214-922-1818

Friday, February 10
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier Closing Weekend; Exhibition on view 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Jean Paul Gaultier Film Showcase
February 10, 2012
The Dallas Museum of Art’s Autism Awareness Family Celebrations provide a safe, comfortable way to introduce the Jean Paul Gaultier’s fashions regularly grace the runway and the red carpet, but throughout his career he also stepped into the role of costume designer for film. Please join us on the closing weekend of the exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk for a collection of films about, and costumed by, Jean Paul Gaultier.
Horchow Auditorium
Viewer discretion is advised due to adult content and language found in some of the films which are specified below.

Les Falbalas de Jean Paul Gaultier (2004)
Friday, February 10
4:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Combining interviews with Jean Paul Gaultier, commentary by those close to him, and footage from family films, French filmmaker Tonie Marshall reveals the designer’s personal and professional world. In French with English subtitles.
This film is not rated (59 min.).

The City of Lost Children (1995)
Friday, February 10
6:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Costumed by Jean Paul Gaultier and set in a world where Cyclops, Strongmen, and other carnival characters navigate a treacherous society, one man is determined to save the children being kidnapped for their dreams by a scientist bound to steal them in hopes of living forever. In French with English subtitles.
This film is rated R (112 min.).

Madonna’s Truth or Dare
Friday, February 10
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Jean Paul Gaultier was the fashion designer for Madonna’s 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour, and first-time filmmaker Alek Keshisian was allowed complete access, both on stage and backstage, during the tour. The result is Truth or Dare, a fascinating look at one of contemporary music’s true phenomena.
This film is rated R (118 min.).
Viewer discretion is advised due to brief nudity and strong language.

Saturday, February 11
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier Closing Weekend; Exhibition on view 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Arturo’s Art & Me
journey to japan
February 11, 2012; 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
For a 3–5 year old and a favorite grown-up! Adults and young children will work together to look at works of art, read a related story in the galleries, and do an art-making activity in the studio. Taught by Museum education staff. Class size limited to fifteen pairs.
C3
FULL

Studio Creations
February 11, 2012; 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Explore works in the Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments exhibition and be inspired to create your own sculptural installation in the studio.
C3, Art Studio
Free with general admission

Jean Paul Gaultier Film Showcase
February 10, 2012
The Dallas Museum of Art’s Autism Awareness Family Celebrations provide a safe, comfortable way to introduce the Jean Paul Gaultier’s fashions regularly grace the runway and the red carpet, but throughout his career he also stepped into the role of costume designer for film. Please join us on the closing weekend of the exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk for a collection of films about, and costumed by, Jean Paul Gaultier.
Horchow Auditorium
Viewer discretion is advised due to adult content and language found in some of the films which are specified below.

Jean Paul Gaultier: The Day Before
Saturday, February 11
4:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Granting journalists access behind the scenes of the fashion world, The Day Before presents the intensity, stress, anxiety, humor, and joy of the thirty-six hours before a major fashion show. In French with English subtitles.
This film is not rated (52 min.).

The Fifth Element
Saturday, February 11
6:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
From the streets of New York to distant planets, the strange universe of the 23rd century is dependent on the discovery of the fifth element. Starring Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, and Milla Jovovich with costumes by Jean Paul Gaultier.
This film is rated PG-13 (126 min.).

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (1989)
Saturday, February 11
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Peter Greenaway’s extravagance in cinematography is matched only by the costumes of Jean Paul Gaultier in this lavish film. Starring Oscar winner Helen Mirren, Michael Gambon, and Tim Roth, this film tells the story of love and marriage gone terribly awry over dinner.
This film is rated NC-17 (124 min.).
Viewer discretion is strongly advised due to nudity, strong language, and adult situations.
IDs will be checked for entry to screening.

Sunday, February 12
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier Closing Weekend; Exhibition on view 11:00 am – 11:00 pm (Closing Day)

Studio Creations
February 12, 2012; 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Explore works in the Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments exhibition and be inspired to create your own sculptural installation in the studio.
C3, Art Studio
Free with general admission

Collection Connections
February 12, 2012; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Take an in-depth look at a different work of art each month. A trained volunteer will be in the galleries with engaging materials for all ages.
Olowe of Ise, Level 3
Free with general admission

Monday, February 13

Arts & Letters Live: Texas Bound I
Texas-connected actors bringing stories by Texas-connected authors from the page to the stage
February 13, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
Actors Constance Gold Parry, Bryan Pitts, Max Hartman, and Matthew Tompkins read stories by Mary Ladd Gavell, David Haynes, Jack Handey, and Tim O’Brien.
Horchow Auditorium
Tickets: $37; reduced prices available for DMA members, students, and seniors. To purchase tickets online https://www.tickets.dallasmuseumofart.org/public/ or call 214-922-1818

Tuesday, February 14

Toddler Art
me & my family
February 14, 2012; 11:00 a.m.–noon
For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will look at a work of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum education staff. Class size is limited to fifteen pairs.
C3
FULL

Wednesday, February 15

Gallery Talk
Face to Face: International Art at the DMA
February 15, 2012; 12:15 p.m.
Dr. Anne Bromberg, The Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient and Asian Art, DMA
Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk.

Arts & Letters Live: Distinguished Authors
Maxine Hong Kingston
February 15, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
Maxine Hong Kingston, awarded both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the American Book Award and presented the National Humanities Medal by President Bill Clinton, will present her latest memoir I Love a Broad Margin to My Life.
Horchow Auditorium
Tickets: $37; reduced prices available for DMA members, students, and seniors. To purchase tickets online https://www.tickets.dallasmuseumofart.org/public/ or call 214-922-1818

Thursday, February 16
Thursday Night Live 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jazz in the Atrium
Joseph Vincelli Group
February 16, 2012; 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Joseph Vincelli is known for his high-energy performances while sharing the soulful tones of a saxophone. He has toured and recorded with Buddy Miles, Ice Cube, Bobby Goldsboro, Jerry Vale, and Burt Reynolds.
Atrium
Free with general admission

In Residence: Mark Manders
February 16, 2012; 6:30–8:45 p.m.
Chat informally with artists, poets, architects, and Museum staff from a variety of departments about Mark Manders’ thought-provoking work and process.
Mark Manders exhibition
Free with general admission

Friday, February 17

Toddler Art
me & my family
February 17, 2012; 11:00 a.m.–noon
For 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will look at a work of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo’s Nest, the Museum’s kid-friendly space. Taught by Museum education staff. Class size is limited to fifteen pairs.
C3
FULL

Late Night 6:00 pm – midnight
Late Night
February 17, 2012; 6:00 p.m. – midnight
Make it a date night and explore dynamic duos at the DMA with provocative comparison tours, ART you smarter than your pARTner? games, concerts, films, and more.
Free with general admission

Late Night Tour
Face to Face: International Art at the DMA
February 17, 2012; 6:30 p.m.
Join DMA curator Dr. Anne Bromberg for a tour of our newest exhibition, Face to Face: International Art at the DMA.
Focus Gallery I
Free with general admission

Arts & Letters Live: Fresh Ink
Richard Mason and Amor Towles
February 17, 2012; 7:00 p.m.
Join this pair of authors for an exciting conversation about their new work and their creative process. Mason’s newest book is set at the height of Europe’s Belle Époque and Towles’ book begins in the final hours of 1937 on New Year’s Eve.
Horchow Auditorium
Free with general admission

Late Night Special Event
Twitter Treasure hunts
February 17, 2012; 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Keep an eye on @DallasMuseumArt or Twitter.com to see clues for our Twitter Treasure Hunt. The first person to find the work of art will win a prize.
DMA galleries
Free with general admission

Late Night Main Stage
Meadows World Music Ensemble
February 17, 2012; 8:00 p.m.
Experience music from a variety of cultures and continents around the globe with this group that combines traditional instruments from Africa, Asia and Latin America with standard Western orchestral instruments to create unique interpretations of traditional folk melodies.
Atrium
Free with general admission

Late Night After Hours Music Showcase
RTB2
February 17, 2012; 10:00 p.m.
This duo from North Texas performs a mix of folk rock, experimental music, and soul. In 2011 they were nominated for the Dallas Observer Music Award for Best Group Act.
Atrium
Free with general admission

Saturday, February 18

Sketching in the Galleries for Kids
February 18, 2012; 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Families are invited to sketch from original works of art. All supplies are provided.
Arts of Sub-Saharan Africa, Level 3
Free with general admission

Studio Creations
February 18, 2012; 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Explore works in the Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments exhibition and be inspired to create your own sculptural installation in the studio.
C3, Art Studio
Free with general admission

Sunday, February 19

Studio Creations
February 19, 2012; 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Explore works in the Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments exhibition and be inspired to create your own sculptural installation in the studio.
C3, Art Studio
Free with general admission

Collection Connections
February 19, 2012; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Take an in-depth look at a different work of art each month. A trained volunteer will be in the galleries with engaging materials for all ages.
Olowe of Ise, Level 3
Free with general admission

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