The Dallas Morning News
DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART
■ VIRTUAL EVENT Texas Bound, an Arts and Letters Live event, features readings by Texan actors Marcia Gay Harden and Matthew Mcconaughey. Harden will read “Women and Horses (1976)” by Elizabeth Wetmore, and Mcconaughey will read an excerpt from “Outlaw Logic,” from his memoir Greenlights. The event also features readings by local actors Maryam Baig, Kenya Flippin and Chris Ramirez. $12; $40 tickets include a hardcover copy of
Greenlights with a signed bookplate; $26 tickets include a paperback copy of Wetmore’s Valentine with a signed bookplate. April 16 at 7 p.m. A recording of the event will be available through April 30.
■ VIRTUAL EVENT An Arts and Letters Live event features authors Gabriela Garcia and Kaitlyn Greenidge, who will discuss their new novels. Garcia’s Of Women and Salt traces a lineage of women from 19th-century Cuba to present-day Miami and Mexico, addressing issues of addiction, displacement and the legacy of trauma. Greenidge’s Libertie follows a free-born Black girl in Reconstruction-era Brooklyn who yearns for a life different from that of her physician mother. $10; $40 tickets include a copy of Libertie or Of Women and Salt; $65 tickets include both books. April 19 at 7 p.m. A recording of the event will be available through May 5.
■ “Cubism in Color: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris” is the first U.S. exhibition in over 35 years dedicated to the Spanish artist. The exhibit of nearly 40 paintings and collages reveals the transformation of Gris’ style and principal motifs from 1911 to 1926. Through July 25. A virtual lecture will be given April 22 at 7 p.m.
■ “Curbed Vanity: A Contemporary Foil by Chris Schanck” features a contemporary work made by the Dallas native that is inspired by the late-19th-century Martelé dressing table in the DMA’S collection. Schanck’s table is made of found objects from the immediate neighborhood of his Detroit studio and coated in resin and aluminum foil. Through Aug. 29.
■ “Dalí’s Divine Comedy” showcases selections from surrealist artist Salvador Dalí’s illustrated series of colored wood engravings centered on Dante’s epic poem The Divine Comedy. Through May 16.
■ “Devoted: Art and Spirituality in Mexico and New Mexico” features more than 35 devotional sculptures and paintings. The works from the museum’s collection were created in Mexico and New Mexico between the early 19th and mid-20th centuries. Through Jan. 2.
■ “For a Dreamer of Houses” is an immersive exhibition featuring more than 50 works from the DMA’S collection in various media that demonstrate the power of domestic objects and structures. The exhibition takes inspiration from philosopher Gaston Bachelard’s 1958 book The Poetics of Space. Through July 4.
■ “Frida Kahlo: Five Works” features four paintings and a drawing by the acclaimed Mexican painter, on loan from a private collection. Through June 20.
■ “Moth to Cloth: Silk in Africa,” an installation of cloths drawn from the museum’s permanent collection, explores the production of silk and silk textiles in
Ghana, Nigeria and Madagascar. Through Oct. 24.
■ “My|gration” is an exhibition inspired by input from DMA visitors, local artists and community groups that explores the migration of people, objects and ideas in art. Through Oct. 31.