Dallas Museum of Art is a major art museum with over 24,000 objects dating back from over 5,000 years ago up to the present day. Established in 1903, the museum famously houses art from all around the world. Some of the highlights of the museum’s collection are its large ancient Mediterranean collection and European Renaissance pieces, such as Francesco Bacchiacca's "Madonna and Child." When visiting, make sure to take a closer look at the outside of the museum, which earned its chief architect a gold medal from the American Institute of Architects in 2007. Use our Dallas travel planner to add Dallas Museum of Art and other attractions to your Dallas vacation plans.
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I love that DMofA is now free because I think children should be exposed to museums early and when it’s free you can go for just a little while at a time before they get bored and want to move on to s... more »
I’ve been in museums around the world, and can’t believe I hadn’t been to the DMA before. It is world class! In addition to European and Early American Art, with works by famous artists, they have ama... more »
Great museum located in downtown Dallas. Economically convenient because you can look at art work for free. They sometimes have special events or artwork that you actually have to pay to look at but its not too much. They have a cafe outside and inside with lots of tables and seats to use. A creative workshop for kids (also free) is offered within the museum so that kids can also have fun at the museum. Great tourist location if your looking for something to do during your time in downtown.
Great museum overall, and FREE! The Keir Collection of Islamic Art was very interesting. The placard notes were very well written; compliments to the author. They were interesting, easy to read, and great use of the Oxford comma. The Ancient American Art exhibit was nice, but the maps were not shaded to show the applicable region. The curators should check out the Bush Presidential library for how they display their maps. Overall a fun and enjoyable experience.
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