Free Family Day at Dallas Museum of Art – April 11

On Sunday, April 11, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) will host a free family day, which among other things, will launch the Museum’s nine-month-long celebration of the Mexican bicentennial at the Dallas Museum of Art. Also on April 11, free-family-day-dallas-museum-of-art-april-11the Dallas Museum of Art will partner with The Dallas Film Society’s 2010 DALLAS International Film Festival Family Day. General admission is free.

In honor of Día de los Niños/ Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Books Day) and women in the arts, the Dallas Museum of Art will host a free Family Celebration to showcase the cultural contributions and artistic achievements of women in all cultures. The event also kicks off Mexico 200, a celebration of the Mexican bicentennial at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Enjoy a wide variety of culturally themed arts activities for all ages including family films, a theater performance of Sor Juana for families by Frida Espinosa Müller, a Collection Connection featuring the ancient Maya work Lady Bolon K’an, and sketching in the galleries. A special guest performance by Mariachi Rosas Divinas, the first female mariachi group, will be a highlight of the event.

Also on April 11, the Dallas Museum of Art will partner with The Dallas Film Society’s 2010 DALLAS International Film Festival Family Day. Free children’s films from around the world will be shown. Free films will be screened in both the Horchow Auditorium and the Center for Creative Connections Theater. Please stay tuned for announcements on specific film titles. Film screenings are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Sor Juana Family Celebrationfree days at Dallas Museum of Art

A Celebration of Women in the Arts

Sunday, April 11, 2010

11:00 a.m.­5:00 p.m.

FREE

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