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Dallas Museum of Art Events through January 29th

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John Paul Gaultier at Dallas Museum of Art

Events and Activities at the Dallas Museum of Art through the End of January

 

 

Thursday, January 19

Thursday Night Live 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jazz in the Atrium
Rhett Butler
January 19, 2012; 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Gifted jazz guitarist Rhett Butler demonstrates his unique style of playing two guitars at once. Butler has shared the stage with Tommy Emmanuel, Al DiMeola, Joe Satriani, Monte Montgomery, Andy Timmons, and others.
Atrium
Free with general admission

In Residence: Mark Manders
January 19, 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.
Every Thursday evening during the Mark Manders exhibition
C3
Free with general admission

C3 Artistic Encounters
Accumulation Project with Artist Annette Lawrence
January 19, 2012; 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Join artist Annette Lawrence as she gives us a sneak peek at her artistic process. Then have the chance to create a work of art of your own, inspired by her work.
C3
Free with general admission but registration is required. To register, call 214-922-1311 or e-mail sjessop@DallasMuseumofArt.org. Experts and beginners welcome!

Friday, January 20
Toddler Art
clothes we wear
January 20, 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
January 20, 2012; 6:00 p.m. – midnight
Join us for our annual birthday bash as we celebrate Jean Paul Gaultier with concerts, films, Creativity Challenges, and family activities. Dress as Madonna or Lady Gaga for our Divas of Gaultier Costume Contest, and win the grand prize.

Sole Sisters presents the Shoe Confessional
January 20, 2012; 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.
What do your shoes say about you? Stop by the Shoe Confessional and divulge your shoe secrets. Award-winning filmmaker Cynthia Salzman Mondell explores women’s identity with their shoes through the Sole Sisters film project. The Shoe Confessional was built by a collaborative group of architects and artists led by Jen Mauldin.
South Concourse
Included in general admission to the Museum.

Arts & Letters Live: Fresh Ink
January 20, 2012; 7:00 p.m.
Luis Alberto Urrea, author of Queen of America, and Ayad Akhtar, author of American Dervish, will discuss the common threads of spirituality and multiculturalism in their work.
Horchow Auditorium
Included in general admission to the Museum. To reserve your seat online, visit www.tickets.DallasMuseumofArt.org or call 214-922-1818.

Late Night Special Event
Divas of Gaultier Costume Contest
January 20, 2012; 8:30 p.m. sign-up begins at 7:00 p.m.
Release your inner diva and dress as Madonna or Lady Gaga. Prizes will be awarded to the best Madonna and best Lady Gaga, who will then compete head-to-head for the best overall costume.
Atrium
Included in general admission to the Museum.

Late Night Main Stage
A Tribute to Madonna featuring Chris America
January 20, 2012; 8:00 p.m.
Experience an exciting performance featuring Madonna tribute artist Chris America accompanied by dancers from Bling Divas Entertainment.
Atrium
Included in general admission to the Museum.

Late Night Lecture
Fear and Clothing
January 20, 2012; 9:00 p.m.
Culture critic and author Cintra Wilson has traveled around the United States exploring regional fashion in order to see the ways in which fashion reflects and articulates the political economy of each region.
Horchow Auditorium
Included in general admission to the Museum.

Urban Armor
Future Wear
January 20, 2012; 9:30 – 11:30 p.m.
This workshop for tweens and teens will explore the imagination of Jean Paul Gaultier and highlight his sci-fi inspired works. Participants will create their own piece of future-forward fashion from recycled and unconventional materials.
C3
Included in general admission to the Museum.

Late Night Workshop
Hat Making with Cassandra MacGregor
January 20, 2012; 9:30 – 11:30 p.m.
Join local milliner Cassandra MacGregor of the House of MacGregor for an exciting evening of hat making in the Center for Creative Connections.
C3 Art Studio
Included in general admission to the Museum.

Late Night After Hours Music Showcase
Brave Combo
January 20, 2012; 10:00 p.m.
Dance to the nuclear polka sounds of Brave Combo, a popular group based in Denton, Texas. Brave Combo has been nominated seven times for a Grammy Award and won twice.
Atrium
Included in general admission to the Museum.

Saturday, January 21

Studio Creations
January 21, 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

Sketching in the Galleries for Kids
January 21, 2012; 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Families are invited to sketch from original works of art. All supplies are provided.
Art of the Americas, Level 4
Free with general admission

Bancroft Family Concert Series
Presented in partnership with the Fine Arts Chamber Players
January 21, 2012; 3:00 p.m.
University of North Texas Faculty Woodwind Quintet
Horchow Auditorium
Free

Arts & Letters Live: Wit & Wisdom
Dave Barry & Alan Zweibel
January 21, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
Dave Barry, Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist, and Alan Zweibel, winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor, form the “League of Comic Justice” for their new book, Lunatics. The former Class Clown and the creator of Roseanne Roseannadanna will have you in stitches and rolling in the aisles at this event.
Horchow Auditorium
Tickets $37; discounts available to students and seniors. To reserve your seat online, visit www.tickets.DallasMuseumofArt.org or call 214-922-1818.

Sunday, January 22

Studio Creations
January 22, 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 22, 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

Tuesday, January 24

Homeschool Class
Fashion Forward
January 24, 2012; 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
The Dallas Museum of Art’s homeschool classes offer an interactive Museum experience for families with children ages 6 and above. Parents and children learn about works of art together in the galleries, participate in hands-on activities as a family, and create a work of art together in the studio. During the program, parents learn techniques and skills for creating their own educational experiences in the gallery.
Explore fashion in the Museum’s collection and think about how our clothes tell others about us. In the studio, transform an ordinary block of wood into a character complete with a designer outfit that you get to design!
C3
Members $5 per participating child/nonmembers $7 per participating child (ages 6 and up). To register for the class online https://www.tickets.dallasmuseumofart.org/public/ select “Family Programs” from the sidebar on the left and follow the instructions to add the number of tickets you need for the class (one ticket per child). Participating adults do not require a ticket. If you have any difficulties with the new system, call 214-922-1270 or 214-922-1822. When classes are filled, call 214-922-1270 or e-mail familyexperiences@DallasMuseumofArt.org to be placed on a waiting list.

Wednesday, January 25
Gallery Talk
Mondrian: His Reality, His Rhythm, and All That Jazz
January 25, 2012; 12:15 p.m.
Vivian Barclay, McDermott Graduate Curatorial Intern for Decorative Arts and Design, DMA
Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk.

Cliburn Competition Commissioned Works
Van Cliburn Foundation and Crow Collection present
January 25, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
In celebration of the Cliburn’s 50th anniversary and its longstanding commitment to new music, enjoy an entire evening of works specially commissioned for Cliburn Competitions, including pieces by Barber, Bernstein, Bolcom, Copland, Corigliano, Dello Joio, and Schuman. This recital will feature 2009 Silver Medalist Yeol eum Son on piano and will be hosted by Shields-Collins Bray.
Horchow Auditorium
**FREE

Thursday, January 26
Homeschool Class
Fashion Forward
January 26, 2012; 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Dallas Museum of Art’s homeschool classes offer an interactive Museum experience for families with children ages 6 and above. Parents and children learn about works of art together in the galleries, participate in hands-on activities as a family, and create a work of art together in the studio. During the program, parents learn techniques and skills for creating their own educational experiences in the gallery.
Explore fashion in the Museum’s collection and think about how our clothes tell others about us. In the studio, transform an ordinary block of wood into a character complete with a designer outfit that you get to design!
C3
Members $5 per participating child/nonmembers $7 per participating child (ages 6 and up). To register for the class online https://www.tickets.dallasmuseumofart.org/public/ select “Family Programs” from the sidebar on the left and follow the instructions to add the number of tickets you need for the class (one ticket per child). Participating adults do not require a ticket. If you have any difficulties with the new system, call 214-922-1270 or 214-922-1822. When classes are filled, call 214-922-1270 or e-mail familyexperiences@DallasMuseumofArt.org to be placed on a waiting list.

Thursday Night Live 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jazz in the Atrium
Michael Palma Group
January 26, 2012; 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Pianist and composer Michael Palma makes his debut as band leader at Jazz in the Atrium with his combo. A Dallas native and a graduate of Booker T. Washington and Berklee College of Music in Boston, Palma has been the recipient of many Downbeat Awards, including Best Original Composition and Best Jazz Combo.
Atrium
Free with general admission

State of the Arts
January 26, 2012; 7:30 p.m.
Join KERA host and senior producer Jeff Whittington for the third season of this innovative series exploring the creative process and the nature of performance. Hear Dallas’s key artistic leaders, artists, and special guests in thought-provoking conversations about the arts and the cultural landscape of the Metroplex.
The conversation this evening will explore contemporary art in Dallas with Dr. Michael Corris, Chair of Studio Art, Southern Methodist University, Peter Doroshenko, Executive Director, The Dallas Contemporary, Dr. Jeffrey Grove, The Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, DMA, Jeremy Strick, Director, Nasher Sculpture Center
Horchow Auditorium
Included in general admission to the Museum. To reserve your seat online, visit www.tickets.DallasMuseumofArt.org or call 214-922-1818.

Saturday, January 28
Autism Awareness Family Celebrations
Explore color!
January 28, 2012; 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
The Dallas Museum of Art’s Autism Awareness Family Celebrations provide a safe, comfortable way to introduce the Museum to families of children with autism and show them how they can have a successful visit to the Museum with their child on the Autism Spectrum. Pre-registered families can visit the Museum free of charge and enjoy the Museum’s Center for Creative Connections (C3) before the Museum opens to the public.
Explore color! Enjoy a morning filled with colorful experiences including art-making in the studio, a brightly hued interactive musical performance, and a new story board in the Young Learners Gallery. Meet and watch an artist demonstration with Grant Marnier, a talented 16-year-old artist from Houston who will share his eco-friendly artwork made from magazines, wallpaper, posters, food wrappers, puzzles, and other found objects.
C3
FREE; Pre-registration is required; space is limited. For more information or to register for the event, e-mail your name, phone number, and the number of people in your family who will attend to access@DallasMuseumofArt.org.

Studio Creations
January 28, 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 29
Studio Creations
January 29, 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 29, 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

Arts & Letters Live: BooksmART
Daniel Handler & Maira Kalman
January 29, 2012; 2:00 p.m.
Daniel Handler is best known for his thirteen-volume A Series of Unfortunate Events, loved by children and successfully made into a movie starring Jim Carrey. Now teamed with New Yorker artist Maira Kalman, his forthcoming book, Why We Broke Up, is a visual delight and will be a winner with our young adult audiences ages 13 and older.
Tickets: $16; reduced prices available for DMA members, students, and educators. To purchase tickets online https://www.tickets.dallasmuseumofart.org/public/ or call 214-922-1818

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