01 AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
Two ongoing exhibits at the museum remain on
display. Facing the Rising Sun: Freedman’s Cemetery
centers around artifacts that reconstruct the
historical and cultural context of the North
Dallas community that developed around the
African American cemetery. Souls of Black Folk:
The Billy R. Allen Folk Art Collection features
pieces from one of the country’s most extensive
black folk art collections. aamdallas.org.
02 AMON CARTER MUSEUM OF ART
Color! American Photography Transformed presents
the first historical survey of American color
photography from the medium’s earliest days
through the present. Opens Oct. 5. Following
its exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art, the
commemorative exhibit Hotel Texas: An Art
Exhibition for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy
showcases the collection of works that were
installed in the presidential suite during his fateful
visit to Dallas. Image: Color American Photography
Transformed, John F. Collins, Tire, 1988-circa 1988.
03 ANN & GABRIEL BARBIER-MUELLER
This intimate downtown museum features the
Samurai Collection, which consists of several
hundred objects and the current display gives
visitors the opportunity to encounter powerful
artifacts, including many that have never been
shown in public. The first Saturday of each
month is Family Day, featuring activities and
04 CROW COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART
The Crow has been a prominent force on the
Dallas arts landscape for almost 15 years, and
this month marks the opening of the Sculpture
Garden at the Crow Collection. Chinese artists
Qin Feng, Wang Shugang, and Liu Yonggang
were commissioned for the 12 sculptures that
will populate the garden, designed to reflect the
the aesthetics of the East and the museum’s
signature orientation of bringing nature into
its galleries. Shugang’s Sweepers and Yonggang’s
Buddha are among the highlights. Blending
elements of ancient tradition with 21st-century
awareness, the works are emblematic of today’s
China and its culture. On Oct. 5 the Garden
will debut with a street festival, guided tours,
entertainment, a Dragon Dance, and other
05 DALLAS CONTEMPORARY
The not-for-profit art space celebrates 35 years
this fall. An exhibition by FAILE, a collaborative
of Brooklyn artists Patrick McNeil and
Patrick Miller, whose large-scale paintings and
sculptures that have revolutionized the genre of
street art, will be on display through Dec. 22.
Concurrently, Dallas Contemporary hosts an
exhibit featuring the work of Georg Herold. He
has earned critical acclaim for his signature use
of planks to build anthropomorphic sculptures.
In the small galleries, the work of Kevin
Todora, Lucia Simek, and Kristen Cochran
will be on display. Image: FAILE, Dallas, 2013.
06 DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM
This year’s Hope for Humanity Dinner will
honor Father Patrick Desbois, President of
the Yaha-In Unum Assocation, Oct. 30 at
the Fairmont Hotel. Seeking Justice: The Leo
Frank Case Revisited remains ongoing through
December, presenting artifacts from the 1915
murder case and trial in Marietta, Georgia,
that captured the attention of the nation.
07 DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART
A major traveling exhibition premieres at the
DMA with the first comprehensive survey of
contemporary American artist Jim Hodges.
Comprised of 75 works produced since 1987,
this exhibition examines the everyday and
precious materials Hodges transforms into
meditations on time, loss, identity, and love.
Opening Oct. 6. Hopper Drawing: A Painter’s
Process, which opens Nov 17, focuses on the
creative process of one of the 20th century’s
most significant artists, Edward Hopper.
Image: Edward Hopper, Hotel Lobby, 1943,
oil on canvas, 32 ½ x 40 ¾ in., Indianapolis
Museum of Art, William Ray Adams
Memorial Collection. dallasmuseumofart.org.
08 KIMBELL ART MUSEUM
Beginning Oct. 6 more than 100 of the Art
Institute of Chicago’s most interesting and
memorable masterpieces will be on view at the
Kimbell in The Age of Picasso and Matisse:
Modern Masters from the Art Institute of Chicago.
This exhibition, a loan show of unprecedented
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