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10 Must See Dallas Summer Exhibitions

10 Must See Dallas Summer Exhibitions

DFW museums are not messing around this summer. Art lovers can expect to see world-class works from around the globe. From twelfth-century Japanese armor to eighteenth-century French drawings, there’s truly something for everyone to enjoy this summer. Don’t forget to check out the extended viewing hours that most institutions promote heavily this time of year offering discounted tickets, drinks and live entertainment. Here are my picks for the 10 must see DFW summer exhibitions.

Symposium Honoring David Dillon’s Life & Career to be Held at Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center

Symposium Honoring David Dillon's Life & Career to be Held at Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center

Tweet The inaugural David Dillon Symposium will take place April 26 and 27 at the Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center and will honor Dillon's prolific career as an architectural critic. Through a keynote address and a daylong symposium, the changing role and venues for architectural criticism today will be explored. A [...]

Jazz Under the Stars with Tim Ries and The Rolling Stones Project featuring Bernard Fowler

Jazz Under the Stars with Tim Ries and The Rolling Stones Project featuring Bernard Fowler

Summer nights sizzle with cool jazz under the stars.

The Dallas Institute Festival of Ideas

The Dallas Institute Festival of Ideas

On March 26, 2011, local audiences are invited to the Dallas Museum of Art for a day of original listening, thinking, and speaking – all aimed toward an intelligent, thoughtful exploration of four subjects of vital importance to the future of the city and the nation. The Festival of Ideas, presented by The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, will run from 10AM to 4PM.

Dallas Museum, Theater Present Reading of Noh Plays

The Dallas Museum of Art and Undermain Theatre have renewed their partnership this year with the series, Undermain reads at the Dallas Museum of Art. Saturday at 3 p.m. Two Noh Plays will be presented, directed by Executive Producer Bruce DuBose.

DMA’s State of the Arts Series, Season Two

DMA's State of the Arts Series, Season Two

The State of the Arts kicks off its second season at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each night introduces a pair of community art leaders to the stage. From artists to music directors representing organizations like the Dallas Film Society and the Art Council for the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, the second season of the State of the Arts will leave you feeling proud to be living in a city that is booming with art and culture.

20 Truly Local Dallas Favorites

20 Truly Local Dallas Favorites

In an effort to sing the praises of the wonderful, local things that Dallas has to offer, I’ve put together a list of 20 of my truly local Dallas favorites. Each is unique to Dallas. No big box stores or chains here. Read on to the find the best place in Dallas to get truffle cheese, make your own dress, and get the best espresso.

6 Kid and Family Activities in Dallas

6 Kid and Family Activities in Dallas

Many people make New Year’s Resolutions to 1) exercise more and 2) spend more quality time with the family. I've come up with a list of ways you can easily get some exercise with your kids - with everyone enjoying themselves. The kiddo age range for these activities is about 6 years to 11 years.

Arts & Letters Live Special Event: David Sedaris (Sold Out)

Arts & Letters Live Special Event: David Sedaris (Sold Out)

It's his second year back for the DMA's Arts & Letters Live Series and we are thrilled!

David Sedaris will be telling personal stories and sharing life's observations with us at SMU's McFarlin Memorial Auditorium in April 2010. Tickets are still available to see the ever so witty and hilarious author.

Arts & Letters Live Presents Robert Edsel: The Monuments Men (11/19)

Arts & Letters Live Presents Robert Edsel: The Monuments Men (11/19)

The Monuments Men is art history but with a John Wayne twist. It's the greatest adventure story you have probably never heard about.

Wikipedia "Robert Edsel" and see two words that will make anyone's left eyebrow perk up: Art Detective.

ILiveinDallas had the opportunity to interview Mr. Edsel on his work exploring these heroic figures and discusses his upcoming lecture at the DMA.