Sunday, February 20, 2011

Dallas Museum of Art

A treasure trove of art paintings, drawings and sculptures, the Dallas Museum of Art offers guests a rich offering of craft. With more than 23,000 works of art that span from ancient times till present day, visitors to this destination will find plenty to keep them occupied during their visit. The museum is spread over several themes including Asian Art, African Art, Ancient American Art, Ancient Mediterranean Art, American Painting and Sculpture, and several others. Over these distinct categories the museum presents an expansive range of artworks that has much to offer purveyors of art.

One other notable collection is "The Wendy and Emery Reves Collection" which was a donation from Wendy Reves after her husband passed away. This special collection is housed inside a 15,000 square foot replica of the house in France that the Reves' lived in that adds an unusual charm to the collection. The Dallas Museum of Art also extends beyond a standard museum through its creative hub known as the Center for Creative Connections. The center includes exhibitions of the museum's normal collection in addition to the Tech Lab, Art Studio, Theater and Arturo's Nest.

The museum also hosts several other community events during the year. On 'Late nights' the museum is kept open longer than normal and hosts musical performances, film screenings, readings and more. 'Arts and Letters Live' presents a series of lectures from acclaimed authors, illustrators and actors. 'Jazz Under the Stars' is a popular Jazz musical affair while 'Thursday Night Live' features more jazz combined with drinks and dinner in the museum café. Visitors will find a host of Dallas hotels to choose during their travel to the city. offers a range of hotels in Dallas complete with detailed descriptions allowing travellers to make informed online bookings prior to their visit.


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