November 29-December 2
Dallas Museum Events
29 Hand in Hand. Museum of Nature and Science. It’s “Harvest Time”. Toddlers will hear a tender story about a little scarecrow boy and his family traditions in a reading of Little Scarecrow Boy by Margaret Wise Brown. Then they will make a fun scarecrow craft and discover that scarecrows aren’t really scary after all! 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Free with a general museum admission ticket.
30 Gallery Talk. Dallas Museum of Art. Dr. Lorynn R. Divita, Associate Professor of Apparel Merchandising at Baylor University will discuss The High Art of Haute Couture: Jean Paul Gaultier’s Use of Principles of Art and Design in Fashion. 12:15 p.m. Free with the purchase of a ticket to The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier.
1 Thursday Night Live. Dallas Museum of Art. 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Jazz in the Atrium will feature Mario Cruz. 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Free with a general museum admission ticket. The Boshell Family Lecture Series on Archaeology presents From Cleopatra to the Duchess of Cambridge: A Complete Fashion History. 7:30 p.m. Free with a general museum admission ticket. To reserve your seat online, visit DallasMuseumofArt.org or call 214-922-1818.
Tours of the Collection. Crow Collection of Asian Art. 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Free admission.
360 Artists, Curators, & Critics lecture series will feature Dore Ashton, Author and Critic, Michael Corris, Chair, Division of Art, Meadows School of the Arts, SMU, and
Dr. Roberto Tejada, Distinguished Endowed Chair in Art History, Meadows School of the Arts, SMU. Nasher Sculpture Center. 7:00 p.m. Free with a general museum admission ticket. RSVP: 360RSVP@nashersculpturecenter.org. Complimentary Wine Reception with reservation. Seating is limited. Please email 360RSVP@nashersculpturecenter.org for reservations.
2 Music Under the Dome will feature Corrian & The Crew. African American Museum. 7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 or less and may be purchased in the museum store.
November 30-December 2
Fort Worth Museum Events
30 In the Moment. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. This special program is designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Participants experience works on view through intimate conversation with docents and thoughtful projects designed by the Museum’s education staff. 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Free admission. Space is available for 20 participants per session. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or call 817-840-2141.
1 Crafting from the Collection. Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Get crafty during an inspirational program for crafters of all media with this interactive tour led by Stacy Fuller, Director of Education at the Amon Carter. This interactive tour is followed by a paper-making demo and activity by author, illustrator, and avid crafter Travis Nichols of Brooklyn, New York. Refreshments will be served. No reservations are required. This program is geared toward adults and teens. 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Free admission.
2 Family Educator Morning. Kimbell Art Museum. The program is a free learning experience structured for home-school students (ages 8 to 16) and their adult partners that includes interactive gallery tours, demonstrations for at-home projects, and hands-on art activities. This week’s theme is Caravaggio’s World which will explore the favorite subjects and far-reaching influence of one of Europe’s most innovative painters through language-arts connections and studio-art activities. Each program is limited to 60 children, plus their adult companions. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 817-332-8451, ext. 249. Friday Evening Lectures. John Varriano, Professor Emeritus of Art, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, will discuss Caravaggio and Violence. 6:00 p.m. Free admission. Seating is limited.
by Jeralan Minnick
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