Late Nights at the DMA

The Dallas Museum of Art celebrated it's 111th birthday during its Late Nights program, Friday, January 17, 2014. Live music from Brave Combo and Diana Dill Savage, along with yoga for kids, creating mixed media birthday hats, bedtime stories with Arturo, lectures and book signings, and the Edward Hopper exhibit were all part of the celebration. Six-year-old Benjamin Adams had a birds eye view of the dance floor from the shoulders of his father, Brandon Adams. Mr. Adams celebrated his birthday dancing to Brave Combo at the museum's festivities.

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Late Night at the DMA is always a fun time. This Friday night you can enjoy food-inspired tours, arts and crafts, live music, a showing of "The Hundred Foot Journey", and much more!

Savor the arts with food-inspired tours, talks, films, and more. Hear from the editor of The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook, and take our Historic Brews self-guided tour. Admission is $15 public (some exhibitions require an additional ticket), $10 students (with valid ID), free for children 11 and under.

6 to 11 p.m. -- Self-Guided Tour: Historic Brews: For thousands of years, people all over the world have been concocting homemade brews for lavish parties, everyday enjoyment, and ritual use. Take this self-guided tour and find these serving and storage vessels in the galleries to drink in a mini-history of brewing cultures throughout time.

6 to 10 p.m. -- Late Night Creations: Plate Night: In the world of fine dining, chefs use plating to make their food look as beautiful as it tastes! In this workshop hosted by the DMA's Teen Advisory Council, take inspiration from our galleries and turn your favorite dish into a work of art. All ages welcome, all materials provided.

7 p.m. -- Late Night Talk: Food and Storytelling in “The Artists and Writers’ Cookbook”: Behind every great recipe is a story. In The Artists' and Writers' Cookbook: A Collection of Stories with Recipes, artist, writer, and editor Natalie Eve Garrett collected the stories and recipes of more than 70 of the greatest creative minds of our time. Join Garrett as she discusses the book and reflects on the intersections of art, food, and life. A book signing will follow the talk.

8:30 p.m. -- Tour: The Kitchen of Tomorrow: Join DMA Manager of Adult Programming Jessie Frazier for a closer look at design and convenience cooking in postwar suburbia.

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