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Dallas Museum Of Art  A space of wonder and discovery where art comes alive! (Free general admission Open Tuesday - Sunday) #LauraOwens thru 7/29 #PowerOfGold thru 8/12

Happy National Wine Day! Live today like this “Running Bacchant”– that is, a follower of Bacchus, god of the grape harvest and winemaking – and merrily leap forth to a well-deserved glass of the good stuff. #NationalWineDay
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[image: Clodion, Running Bacchant, c. 1790–1799, terracotta, Lent by the Michael L. Rosenberg Foundation, 29.2004.14.2]

Get up close and personal with the glittering objects in "The Power of Gold" - a world of discovery awaits! #PowerOfGold

Celebrate International Museum Day by exploring the galleries and taking advantage of our FREE general admission! #InternationalMuseumDay #FreeGeneralAdmission

Embrace the whimsy and fall in love with the playful pieces of Laura Owens. #LauraOwens

We won’t let you forget that Mother’s Day is this Sunday, so let this be our artful reminder. Flowers and cards are lovely, but there’s nothing else like the gift of quality time. This weekend, celebrate the mothers, mother figures, or simply anyone who has given unconditional love and support in your life by taking them to the DMA! #MothersDay #MyDMA #FreeGeneralAdmission
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. [image: Mary Cassatt, Sleepy Baby, c. 1910, pastel on paper, Dallas Museum of Art, Munger Fund 1952.38.M]

If you’ve visited the DMA recently, you may have noticed some exciting activity taking place in our concourse. Painting for Minerva Cuevas’s immersive and site-specific mural “Fine Lands” is underway! See the finished work on view from May 18 through September 2. #MinervaCuevas

Did you know that the Asante people and many of their traditions still exist today? Discover an abundance of history in the splendor of “The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana”. #PowerOfGold

Today we honor the life of Mrs. Margaret McDermott, a visionary philanthropist and the DMA’s single largest benefactor through her unparalleled support and legendary gifts of art. Her unwavering commitment to the arts has helped the DMA evolve into the institution it is today, and her legacy of generosity and grace will be remembered for generations to come.

Can you bull-ieve it’s May already?! As we’re also in the midst of Taurus season, take a moment today to celebrate your favorite headstrong, stubborn, and reliable loved one with a birthday this month. Tag a Taurus friend below! #Taurus #TaurusSeason
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(image: Bull, late 8th century BCE, bronze, Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Clark, 1974.85.FA)

Give yourself the royal treatment. See "The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana" today! #PowerOfGold

From learning to crawl to getting married, Asante people are given a personal stool for each milestone of their lives. Each stool is also a representation of its owner’s soul, and must be handled carefully when not in use so that the soul is not disrupted. Learn more about these symbolic objects at “The Power of Gold”. #PowerOfGold

Renovations to the Sculpture Garden are nearly complete! Our Ellsworth Kelly was re-installed this week after being off view for nearly six months. The sculpture was placed in the same location as before because this exact spot was chosen by Kelly himself when it was first installed at the DMA in 1984. #EllsworthKelly

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