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Dallas Museum of Art Events Through January 15th

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Events and Activities at the Dallas Museum of Art through January 15th

Wednesday, January 11

Arturo’s Art & Me
design time
January 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
Members FREE/Nonmembers $10 (per pair). All supplies provided. To register for the class online click here: https://www.tickets.dallasmuseumofart.org/public/ and then select “Family Programs” from the sidebar on the left. If you have any difficulties with the on-line system, call 214-922-1818 or 214-922-1822. When classes are filled, call 214-922-1822 or e-mail familyexperiences@DallasMuseumofArt.org to be placed on a waiting list.

Gallery Talk
Reference and Representation
January 11, 2012; 12:15 p.m.
Thomas Feulmer, Director of Educational Programming, The Rachofsky House
Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk. The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition ticket required.

Thursday, January 12

Arturo’s Art & Me
design time
January 12, 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

Thursday Night Live 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jazz in the Atrium: The James Gilyard Ensemble
January 12, 2012; 6:00–8:00 p.m.
James Gilyard, jazz bassist, composer, and producer, leads this ensemble that includes Ms. Simone Rogers, a new voice on the local jazz scene. Gilyard has performed with Kenny Burrell, James Clay, Red Garland, Barney Kessell, Billy Hart, and Roseanne Vitro, to name a few.
Atrium
Free with general admission

Artist Talk: Mark Manders
January 12, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
Join Dr. Jeffrey Grove, the DMA’s Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art for a discussion of Mark Manders’s work. The Museum will present the first major North American exhibition of work by the acclaimed Dutch artist, which features a body of new sculptures and works on paper. Manders creates mysterious and uncanny sculptural tableaux, inviting the viewer to “enter the world of objects and matter and find poetry in it . . . and to know how poorly we normally see our daily life.”
Horchow Auditorium
Included in general admission to the Museum. To reserve your seat online, visit www.tickets.DallasMuseumofArt.org or call 214-922-1818.

Friday, January 13

Toddler Art
clothes we wear
January 13, 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

Saturday, January 14

Arturo’s Art & Me
design time
January 14, 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
January 14, 2012; 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Use a family gallery guide to explore fashion and creativity in the collection and then visit the studio to design a mini costume for a superhero, dog, or princess. For more fashion inspiration, visit The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk.
C3, Art Studio
Free with general admission

Sunday, January 15

Closing Day of Mark Bradford
Opening Day of Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments

Studio Creations
January 15, 2012; 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Use a family gallery guide to explore fashion and creativity in the collection and then visit the studio to design a mini costume for a superhero, dog, or princess. For more fashion inspiration, visit The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk.
C3, Art Studio
Free with general admission

Collection Connections
January 15, 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.
Lady Bolon K’an, Level 4
Free with general admission

Dallas Goethe Center Film Series
Presented in partnership with the Dallas Goethe Center
January 15, 2012; 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a series of screenings of German films, ranging in subject and time period but commonly dealing with cultural and societal life in Germany. Ivan Eidt, University of Dallas Modern Languages and Literatures Professor and Dallas Goethe Center film programmer, will lead the audience in a discussion of the film after each screening.

The Congress Dances (Der Kongress Tanzt)
During the Congress of Vienna in 1815, the city is agog with excitement. After Napoleon’s defeat, statesmen and princes from all over Europe have gathered for a congress. Chaired by the Austrian foreign minister Metternich, the assembly will decide upon the new political order in Europe. A lowly glove maker girl is caught in a romantic affair with the Russian tsar while Metternich weaves his political intrigues in the background.
Director: Erich Charell, b/w, 97 min., 1931 (This film is not rated.)
Included in general admission to the Museum; DMA members and Dallas Goethe Center members FREE
Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis and reservations are not required.

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