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Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art – March 2011

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Museum of Art

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art
Friday, March 18, 2011
6:00 p.m.–midnight; admission $10 or less

Once again the Dallas Museum of Art has a great line-up of performances, films, tours and eats for Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art. Make plans to attend on Friday, March 18, 2011, from 6 p.m. till midnight. The museum will have a special performer, David Slick, two-time Guiness World Record juggler. Admission is $10.


Happy Hour Juggling Performance featuring David Slick
6:00-7:00 p.m., Atrium
Enjoy an amazing performance by juggler and magician David Slick, who holds two Guinness World Records in juggling.

Late Night Karaoke
8:00–9:00 p.m., Atrium
Join DJ Mark Ridlen for Late Night Karaoke and be a part of the main stage performance! Sing a song and receive a coupon for 20% off a Dallas Museum of Art membership.

Performances in the Galleries

9:30 p.m., Level 4 Landing
Cleuss to Dr. Seuss
Learn more about Dr. Seuss and his humorous stories for adults with a story performance with Ann Marie Newman.

10:00–11:30 p.m., Barrel Vault
Stroll through the Re-Seeing the Contemporary exhibition while listening to music spun by DJ G.

Late Night After Hours Music Showcase featuring Doug Burr
10:00–11:00 p.m., Atrium
Join us for our new After Hours Music Showcase. During each Late Night, this showcase will feature altcountry, folk, acoustic, indie, rock, alternative, and emerging bands from Texas.

Denton musician Doug Burr is one of the most criminally overlooked performers working in Texas according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Tonight he will perform songs off his newest album, O Ye Devastator, along with music from his critically acclaimed album On Promenade. The Dallas Observer states, “Anyone who has ever heard his heartbreakingly gripping brand of folk knows the power his music can hold.”

Presented in partnership with KXT 91.7


Dallas Observer Appearance
6:00–11:00 p.m., Concourse
Register for a Dallas Observer electronic subscription or e-mail blast and receive a great gift.

Fresh Ink with David A. Carter
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Pick up your free tickets at the Will Call Table beginning at 6:00 p.m. in front of Horchow Auditorium. Following the program there will be a book signing outside the Museum Store.

Hear pop-up artist David A. Carter, who created pop-up adaptations of Horton Hears a Who! and Oh, The Places You’ll Go. Carter has skillfully followed Seuss’s signature in bringing these classics to life in magnificent color. He will discuss his creative process in making these books and demonstrate pop-up techniques.

After the Presentation: Team up with friends and family in the Tech Lab and try your hand at making pop-ups with Carter’s help! At 9:00 p.m. join David A. Carter for a book signing outside C3.

Twitter Treasure Hunts
7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., Museum Galleries
Keep an eye on @DallasMuseumArt or to see clues for our Twitter Treasure Hunt. The first person to find the work of art will win a prize.

Members Lounge at Late Night
7:00-10:00 p.m., Cook Family Boardroom, M2
Meet other members and discuss exhibitions or test your knowledge of the DMA’s collections.

Showdown at the Space Bar
9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., Center for Creative Connections
With a few minutes on the clock, create art under pressure. Hosted by artlovemagic’s Michael Lagoki.

Who Do You Think You Are?
9:30-11:00 p.m., Barrel Vault
For teens! Explore the different ways contemporary artists see the world around them and how they fit into it. Talk about the roles we play in our own lives and the many disguises we often wear as a result. Then create a piece of wearable art in the galleries that expresses your inner self!

Late Night Art Bytes
10:00–11:00 p.m., Tech Lab, Center for Creative Connections
Tech and art savvy creators share work with the community.

Late Night Open Mic
10:30–11:30 p.m., C3 Theater, Center for Creative Connections
Hear Dallas’s hottest poets or share some of your own verses. Hosted by Tisha Crear of Reciprocity. Readings may contain adult themes and language. Spoken word performances only; no instruments allowed.


Seuss Celebration
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Watch a selection of classic Dr. Seuss films on the big screen, featuring favorite characters like the Grinch, the Cat in the Hat, and the Lorax!
These films are not rated (176 minutes).

Promotional support provided by Dallas Film Society


Tour: Modern and Contemporary Art
6:30 p.m., Meet at the Flora Street Visitor Services Desk
Join Haley Berkman, McDermott Curatorial Intern for Contemporary Art, to explore the Museum’s modern and contemporary galleries, including the special exhibition Re-Seeing the Contemporary. Encounter works by artists such as Mondrian, Pollock, Judd, and more.

No Cats, Just Hats at the DMA
8:00 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
Join Sarah Vitek, McDermott Education Intern for Adult Programming, on a hat-tastic journey through the collections, exploring fanciful headwear in painting, sculpture, and ceremonial objects.

Insomniac Tour
10:00 p.m., Meet at the main Visitor Services Desk
Tour the collections until the wee hours with DMA curators and educators.


My Place in Space
6:00–7:30 p.m., Arturo’s Nest, Center for Creative Connections
Space is here, space is there. Space is around us everywhere! Use blocks and puzzles to explore in this activity just for kids under 4.

Late Night Creations
6:00–9:00 p.m., Art Studio, C3
Think about Dr. Seuss and let your imagination loose! Make a hat to wear or a hat to share. Make a hat so fun that everyone will stare.

Yoga for Kids!
7:00–7:30 p.m., Center for Creative Connections
Join Michelle Mock for yoga that will rock. You can twist, stretch, and bend—even make a new friend!

Dr. Seuss Treasure Hunt
6:30–8:45 p.m., C3
Oh the places you’ll go on this treasure hunt for a free Cat in the Hat hat! Scout-out Seuss-like characters in the Museum’s works of art. Don’t worry, they are not too far apart. Submit your completed treasure hunt in the Center for Creative Connections for a chance to win a pop-up version of Horton Hears a Who! signed by pop-up artist David A. Carter. Hats are limited to the first 150 children in line under 12. The prize drawing will take place at 8:45 p.m.

Bedtime Stories with Arturo
7:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Entertain your brain with a Seussical story. Watch Ann Marie Newman perform—in all of her glory!


Atrium Cafe
Enjoy casual dining 6:00–10:00 p.m.
Full bar, beverages, and snacks until 11:00 p.m.
A full menu is offered including hot sandwiches, salads, hamburgers, tacos, quesadillas, and more.

Savor Dallas Arts District Wine Stroll
5:00-7:00 p.m., Seventeen Seventeen
Enjoy designer cocktails, premium wine, great beer, delicious food, and super entertainment, with breathtaking views of downtown Dallas and the Arts District.
Admission required. Tickets available online at or at the Meyerson Symphony Center.


Experience imaginative books that pop off the page at the Museum Store tonight. David A. Carter, “master paper engineer,” will sign his books following the 7:00 p.m. lecture, including Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who and Oh, The Places You’ll Go. Members enjoy a 10% discount on all regularly priced items!


Join Tonight: Members Experience It All!

  • FREE admission to the collections for a full year
  • Discounts in the Museum’s store and cafe
  • FREE parking in the Museum’s garage (based on availability)
  • FREE access to all Late Nights for a full year
  • And more!

Ask about getting your admission and parking credited toward a membership!


Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art
Friday, April 15, 2011
6:00 p.m.–midnight; admission $10 or less

Be transported to the early 20th century and the decades when “America came of age.” Explore art, design, and architecture with a lecture by Gustav Stickley curator Kevin W. Tucker, concerts including a performance by The Singapore Slingers orchestra, performances in the galleries, films, family experiences, and more.

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