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Friday, March 20 • 9:30am - 3:00pm
DAM! Dallas Art Museums

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What an opportunity! Visit three fabulous Dallas art museums: Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, and Crow Collection of Asian Art, all located within a short walking distance from each other from in the Dallas Arts District, your drop off point. Your ticket price includes admissions to all three museums and any special exhibitions. Explore these collections at your own pace and grab lunch at one of the many restaurants, museum cafés, or food trucks in the nearby Klyde Warren Park.
 
The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) reigns as one of the largest art museums in the country. Walk through and view an encyclopedic collection spanning 5,000 years of art history and one of the highlights, the Wendy and Emery Reves Collection of Impressionist paintings and European decorative arts. The DMA showcases the Reves Collection in a 16,500-square-foot wing designed to replicate five rooms of the couple’s French home, the Villa La Pausa, which was originally built by Coco Chanel. See the U.S. premiere of Michaël Borremans: As Sweet as It Gets and Between Action and the Unknown: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga. Stop in the ARLIS/NA open house hosted by the Mildred and Frederick R. Mayer Library.
 
Walk across the street to the Nasher Sculpture Center, home to the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. View works by Alexander Calder, Mark di Suvero, Alberto Giacometti, Barbara Hepworth and Auguste Rodin, to name a few, in a building and garden designed by Renzo Piano in collaboration with landscape architect Peter Walker. In addition to the permanent collection, take in Melvin Edwards: Five Decades, a retrospective of the renowned American sculptor.
 
The Crow Collection of Asian Art, located across the street from the Nasher, features paintings, scrolls, screens, sculptures, and architectural pieces from Japan, China, India, Korea, and Southeastern Asia. View the permanent exhibition on the art and culture of the Japanese samurai that highlights a recent acquisition of a complete set of samurai armor. Take in the exhibition Seeing and Believing: Krishna in the Art of B. G. Sharma to round out your day tour of Dallas Museums of Art.
 
Maximum Participants: 39
 
Fee: $35, includes admission to museums and special exhibitions. Lunch is not included.
 
Accessibility: Walking, standing, maneuvering city streets, getting on and off bus.
 
Transportation: Chartered bus. Meet your tour wrangler at 9:15 a.m. at the Houston Street entrance of the Omni Fort Worth. The bus will depart for the Dallas Arts District at 9:30 a.m.

Friday March 20, 2015 9:30am - 3:00pm
Various locations in Dallas, TX Dallas, TX

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