67 Art & Gallery Events to Get Your Fix – dalpass: October 2017

The Dallas Art Fair is excited to bring you dalpass: a monthly calendar of art events in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Amon Carter Museum of American Art

  • Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art (October 7, 2017 - January 7, 2018)
  • Abstract Texas: Midcentury Modern Painting (Through October 8, 2017)
  • Nature/Culture (Through December 10, 2017)
  • Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden (Through January 14, 2018)
  • Caught on Paper (February 11, 2018)
  • Hugh the Hunter (Through February 18, 2018)
  • Darryl Lauster: Trace (Through March 25, 2018)
  • Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 34 (Through September 2, 2018)

Crow Collection of Asian Art

  • Invisible Cities (Through December 17, 2017)
  • Hidden Nature: Sopheap Pich (Through January 7, 2018)
  • Styled with Poise: Figures in Japanese Paintings and Prints (Through January 7, 2018)
  • Dallas Contemporary
  • Invisible Cities: Moving Images from Asia, Chim↑Pom: Non-Burnable; McDermott and McGough: I've Seen the Future and I'm Not Going; Kiki Smith: Mortal (Through December 17, 2017)
  • Boris Mikhailov: Parliament @ the Ukrainian Pavilion of the 57th Venice Biennale (Through November 26, 2017)

Dallas Museum of Art

  • Yayoi Kusama: All the Eternal Love I have for the Pumpkins (October 1, 2017 - February, 25, 2018)
  • Truth: 24 Frames per second (October 22, 2017 - January 28, 2018)
  • Edward Steichen: In Exaltation of Flowers (Through May 13, 2018)
  • Waxed, Batik from Java (Through December 3, 2017)
  • Multiple Selves: Portraits in Print from Rembrandt to Rivera (Through November 5, 2017)
  • Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail (Through November 12, 2017)
  • After Hours: Works by DMA Staff (Through November 26, 2017)
  • The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery (Through April 26, 2020)

Goss-Michael Foundation

  • Nan Coulter (Through October 20, 2017)

Kimbell Art Museum

  • Casanova: The Seduction of Europe (Through December 31, 2017)

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art

  • Biennial: Origins in Geometry (through October 22, 2017)
  • Poetic Densities (October 27, 2017 - January 21, 2018)

Meadows Museum

  • Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and the Precedence of Form (Through November 5, 2017)
  • Zurbarán : Jacob and His Twelve Sons, Paintings from Auckland Castle (Through January 7, 2018)

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

  • Misty Keasler: Haunt (Through November 26, 2017)

Nasher Sculpture Center

  • Paper into Sculpture (October 14, 2017 - February 4, 2018)
  • The DRAMASTICS: A Punk Rock Victory Twister in Texas: Work by Nathan Carter (October 26, 2017 - January 28, 2018)
  • Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony (Through January 7, 2018)
  • Foundations: Tom Sachs (through December 31, 2017)


  • Dallas Children's Advocacy Center: Art for Advocacy Exhibition (Through October 12, 2017)

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

  • Journey to SPACE (October 21, 2017 - May 6, 2018)

Power Station

  • Proximidad (Through October 6, 2017) Dallas-based artist Jeff Gibbons, and Guadalajara-based artist Gabriel Rico

SITE 131

  • The GRID: order in a disordered world (Through December 16, 2017) featuring work by Brandon Araujo, Christopher Dunlap, Atta Kwami, and Laszlo Thorsen-Nagel


Friday, October 6

Dallas Museum of Art: Dan Brown (7:30 pm) Talk
Meadows Museum: Cubism, Collage, and Modern American Poetry. Gallery talk by Anne Keefe. (12:15pm)
The Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth: First Fridays at the Modern with Ginny Mac (5:00 pm)

Saturday, October 7

Amon Carter Museum of American Art: The Story Behind Two Charles M. Russell Bronzes (11:00 am - 12:00 pm) Themed tour
Crow Collection of Asian Art: Jade Ball 2017 (6:00 pm - 11:45 pm)
Dallas Museum of Art: Broshell Lecture: Walking in the Footsteps of My Grandmothers: The Art and Ancestry of Mono Basket Weaving (2:00 pm); Loving Vincent from Canvas to Screen (3:00 pm); Film Screening: Loving Vincent (7:00 pm)

Tuesday, October 10

Dallas Museum of Art: Cultural Developments in Dallas: Dr. Rick Brettell in conversation with Mark Lamster (7:00 pm)
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth: Tuesdays at the Modern: Artist Margaret Meehan (7:00 pm)

Wednesday, October 11

Dallas Museum of Art: Roz Chast (7:30 pm)

Thursday, October 12

Dallas Museum of Art: Mischief Managed (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Saturday, October 14

Kimbell Art Museum: Kimbell Fest: Casanova (5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Nasher Sculpture Center: 360 Speaker Series: Panel Discussion: Paper Into Sculpture (11 am)
The MAC: Bring Your Own Beamer Cedars (7:00 pm - 11:00 pm) Fundraiser for Harvey Arts Recovery Fund

Tuesday, October 17

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth: Tuesday Evenings: Artist Robyn O'Neil in conjunction with the Publication of Robyn O'Neil: 20 Years of Drawings (7:00 pm)

Wednesday, October 18

Nasher Sculpture Center: Soundings: New Music at the Nasher: Paddle to the Sea (World Premiere) (7:30 pm)

Thursday, October 19

Amon Carter Museum of American Art: The Art of Sustainability (6:30 pm - 7:30 pm) Conversation
Dallas Museum of Art: Exhibition Talk: Truth: 24 Frames per second (7:00 pm)

Friday, October 20

Dallas Museum of Art: Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art (6:00 pm - midnight)
Meadows Museum: Dressing the Part: Reflected Prophecies in Zurburán's Sons of Jacob. Gallery talk with Nancy Cohen Israel (12:15 pm)
Nasher Sculpture Center: til Midnight at the Nasher (6:00 pm - midnight)

Saturday, October 21

Dallas Museum of Art: Kuchipudi Dance Performance (3:00 pm)
Nasher Sculpture Center: Tea Ceremony and Tour with Johnny Fogg (11 am and 3 pm)

Tuesday, October 24

Amon Carter Museum of American Art: Navy Band Southwest (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm) Musical Performance
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth: Tuesday Evenings: Sheila Kennedy, FAIA, in conjunction with the Fort Worth AIA Excellence in Architecture Design Awards (7:00 pm)

Thursday, October 26

Dallas Museum of Art: Walter Isaacson (7:30 pm)
Meadows Museum: Zurburán's Series for the New World. Lecture by Odile Delenda (6:00 pm)
Nasher Sculpture Center: Nathan Carter and THE DRAMASTICS: Exhibition viewing, film screening and performance. (10:00 pm)

Friday, October 27

Nasher Sculpture Center: 360 Speaker Series: Nathan Carter (11 am)

Saturday, October 28

Nasher Sculpture Center: Nasher Now Class for Adults: Paper into Sculpture(10 am)

Monday, October 30

Dallas Museum of Art: An Evening Celebrating Two Giants: Juan Rulfo and Cardona Pena (7:30 pm)

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