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Dallas Museum of Art

The Dallas Museum of Art, established in 1903, has an encyclopedic collection of more than 23,000 works spanning 5,000 years of history and representing all media with renowned strengths in the arts of the ancient Americas, Africa, Indonesia, and South Asia; European and American painting, sculpture, and decorative arts; and American and international contemporary art. It is the only general art museum in North Texas and one of the Southwest region's largest. The DMA is among the top six museums in America with encyclopedic collections and an emphasis on art of the modern era. The Dallas Museum of Art is the anchor of the Dallas Arts District and serves more than one-half million visitors a year, offering more than 3,500 education and public programs annually designed to engage people of all ages with the power and excitement of art.

The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day except Thursday, when the Museum stays open until 9 p.m. for Thursday Night Live, and the third Friday of every month, when the Museum stays open until midnight for Late Night, a dynamic monthly venue for the visual, performing and literary arts. The Museum is closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

General admission to the museum is free
Special exhibition admission is $8 or less.

Calendar of Events
Dec 19 - Dec 31Form/Unformed: Design from 1960 to the Present
May 27 - Sep 27Rock Crystal Ewer from the Keir Collection
Jun 14 - Dec 7From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith
Jul 18 - Dec 14Concentrations 57: Slavs and Tatars
Sep 14 - Jan 4Isa Genzken: Retrospective
Oct 26 - Feb 8Bouquets: French Still-Life Painting from Chardin to Matisse
Jan 24DESIRE: A Healthy Perspective
Jan 31 - May 9Bancroft Family Concerts
Feb 8 - Jul 19Between Action and the Unknown: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga
Mar 15 - Jul 5Michaël Borremans: As sweet as it gets

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Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood Street
Dallas, TX 75201
214.922.1200 phone

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Public Transportation
Parking is available in the Museum’s underground parking garage -- see more details below. If coming by DART Rail, disembark at the St. Paul station and walk north up Harwood Street to the Museum. For more information or for schedules, visit

Directions & Parking
Parking is available in the Museum’s underground parking garage, located between Harwood and St. Paul adjacent to Woodall Rodgers Freeway, for a flat rate of $10. Please have cash available; the parking garage does not accept credit cards. Free parking during Museum hours is a benefit of Museum membership.

Other Information
For your convenience and enjoyment, the Museum Store offers books and catalogs, stationary and print products, gifts, jewelry, and other wonderful items inspired by the Museum’s collections.
The Museum has two on-site restaurants, Seventeen Seventeen Restaurant, which offers a four-star dining experience, and the Atrium Cafe, offering more casual dining. The DMA also offers smARTphone tours:Bring your own web-enabled device (such as an iPhone or Blackberry) to the Museum to access new and interactive content. If you do not have your own device, a limited number of iPod Touches can be checked out free of charge at the Visitor Services Desks. Private guided tours are available at $30 per group of 15. School tours are also available. For information or to schedule a school tour, call 214-922-1331. To schedule a group tour, contact 214-922-1222