Dallas Museum of Art

Marking a Milestone: Dallas Arts District Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

by | May 10, 2023
To commemorate that milestone, the district has been looking back on its history and accomplishments as well as the cultural and financial impact the district has had on the city of Dallas. “Through continual collaboration, education, community, inclusion, and innovation as its core values, the Dallas Arts District has heralded acclaim around the globe and has put Dallas in the world’s spotlight for its exemplary success,” Executive Director Lily Cabatu Weiss said.
The Last Word: The DMA’s Anna Katherine Brodbeck on Acquiring 12 Artworks from the Dallas Art Fair
by | Apr 21, 2023
The Dallas Museum of Art has scoured the world for works of art to grace its walls and galleries. But Thursday it announced 12 acquisitions it made from its own back yard—this year's Dallas Art Fair, which is open to ticketed attendees today through Sunday, April 23, at the Fashion Industry Gallery in the downtown Dallas Arts District.
Edith and Peter O’Donnell Jr. Athenaeum at the University of Texas at Dallas, Phase I [Rendering courtesy Morphosis]
UT Dallas, DMA Announce Partnership Celebrating Opening of New Athenaeum in Fall 2024
by | Apr 20, 2023
The unveiling of Phase I of the O'Donnell Athenaeum, designed by Morphosis Architects, will debut the first of three buildings in the new 12-acre cultural complex at UT Dallas. “I'm thrilled to welcome some of the finest works of art in our city to the new campus museum," said UTD President Richard C. Benson.
The Last Word: Dallas Museum of Art’s Agustín Arteaga on Getting 154 Design Submissions for the DMA’s Expansion
by | Apr 10, 2023
The DMA said a refreshed and expanded campus will enable it to better serve the diverse city of Dallas and will create additional gallery space to accommodate an expanding collection and strengthen the museum's work with its communities.

The Dallas Foundation Crosses the $1 Billion Milestone in Giving

On Thursday, the foundation announced it has awarded more than $1 billion to Dallas-area nonprofit organizations that work to improve the lives of North Texans. It crossed that historic mark after nearly a century of philanthropic partnerships and grantmaking. “Although the impact to date has been significant, we are truly just getting started," said the foundation's president and CEO, Matthew Randazzo.
The Last Word: Architect Elizabeth Diller on Bringing the DMA’s Cartier Exhibit to Life
The Dallas Museum of Art is the only museum in the U.S. to host the exhibit "Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity," on display through September 18. Islamic art was a major inspiration for Louis Cartier and the Maison Cartier in the early 20th century, resulting in astonishing, geometric jewelry creations. 
DI People: Kimberly-Clark, Sabre, Charles Schwab, and More Make Moves
by | Jul 29, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from DHD Films, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty, M2G Ventures, UT Dallas, the Dallas Museum of Art, MOOYAH, Successive Technologies, CG Infinity, and more.
Freakonomics Radio Asks ‘Why Is Everyone Moving to Dallas?’
by | Jan 20, 2022
To find the answer, host Stephen Dubner flew to DFW to see why the region is so business-friendly, why the people are so friendly too, why cities to the north are growing like hotcakes, and why a Basquiat got on the wall of the Dallas Museum of Art. Oh, and he ate a Meat Potato at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse. (Thumbs up.)
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DI People: MTX Group, Applications Software, J.Hilburn Make Leadership Moves

by | Jul 2, 2019
You’ll also find news from the University of Texas at Dallas, Southwestern Medical Foundation, Tenet Healthcare, Dallas Museum of Art, THEO Executive Group, and The Arnold Cos. in this report on leadership and executive activity in North Texas.
Texas Artists Win Up to $6K at DMA’s 2019 Awards to Artists
by | Jun 12, 2019
DFW-based artists triumphed at the Dallas Museum of Art's 2019 Awards to Artists. The money artists received from the program goes toward purchasing photography equipment, applying to artist residencies, producing videos, and more.
DI People: Jacobs, Transplace, projekt202, BioNorthTX Announce Leadership Moves
by | May 7, 2019
You’ll also find news from Cushman & Wakefield, Masergy, Dave & Buster’s, FTI Consulting, Dixon Hughes Goodman, and the Dallas Museum of Art in this roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations in North Texas.
Dallas Innovators: Bonnie Pitman Does Something New Every Day
by | Oct 10, 2018
She's an art historian, scholar, and director at the Center for BrainHealth. But, perhaps her most innovative work is the creation of Do Something New—a daily practice that makes even the most ordinary of days, extraordinary.

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Urban Land Institute Looking to Honor Local Real Estate Projects Via its Annual ‘Impact Awards’
by | Jun 26, 2018
Applications for the awards are due June 29, and winners will be announced at the gala in October.
Ross Avenue Sees Renovations to Longtime Landmarks
by | Jun 8, 2018
From Cathedral Guadalupe to Ross Tower, major landmarks along Ross Avenue are undergoing renovations and upgrades.
$225K In Grants Aid DFW Nonprofits, Winning App Boosts School Security, State Fair Awards $600K in Scholarships
by | May 1, 2018
North Texas nonprofits and educational institutions receive financial backing from foundations and businesses to further their work, while scholarships help further DFW students' educations.