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The Dallas Museum of Art

1717 North Harwood

Dallas, Texas 75201

Written by Jeff Heath
The Museum is located in downtown Dallas between St. Paul and Harwood streets, just south of Woodall Rodgers Freeway. The Museum is supported in part by the generosity of Dallas Museum of Art members and donors and by the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas/Office of Cultural Affairs and the Texas Commission on the Arts.

Thomas Struth Photograph Exhibition

An exhibition of 100 photographs dating from 1977 to the present by the internationally renowned German artist, will be on view at the Dallas Museum of Art from May 12 through August 18, 2002. The exhibition was organized by the Dallas Museum of
Art and curated by Charles Wylie, the DMA's Lupe Murchison Curator of Contemporary Art. Thomas Struth is considered one of today's most important artists for his riveting photographs that capture physical and psychological aspects of cities, people and nature.

The Gilded Age Exhibition

Composed of 60 paintings, sculpture, and decorative objects from the late 1800's and early 1900s, this exhibition presents works from the collection of the National Museum of American Art, including a full-length portrait of Elizabeth Winthrop Chanler by Jon Singer Sargent. Other spectacular highlights include Apollo with cupids, a decorative panel by Augustus Saint-Gaudens and John
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© 2002 Thomas Struth
La Farge that once adorned the dining room of Cornelius Vanderbilt's palatial home on Fifth Avenue in New York City, as well as St. Gauen's bronze Adams Memorial and Paintings by Childe Hassam, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Windlsow Homer and George Inness. In the J.E.R. Chilton Galleries.

The Voyage of The Icebergs Exhibition

On the eve of the Dallas Museum of Art's centennial anniversary, the DMA will celebrate Frederic Edwin Church's The Icebergs in the Museum's fourth-floor Tower Gallery. This masterwork of American painting will appear by itself, dramatically lit and richly accented with swags of crimson velvet drapes. This display emulates the
painting's original 1861 debut, when visitors stood in line and paid 25 cents to see a single spectacular work of art. The Icebergs and the chromolithograph made of the painting will also be on view in this exhibition.

Visiting and Dining at the Dallas Museum of Art

The Seventeen Seventeen Restaurant is located in the Dallas Museum of Art. Seventeen Seventeen Restaurant is open for lunch Tuesday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The restaurant is also available for private parties in the evening. The Atrium Cafe hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 8:30
Pantheon, Rome, 1990
© 2002 Thomas Struth
p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Beverage and snack service until 4:30 p.m. The Museum hours are Tuesday - Sunday, 11-5; Thursday 11-9; Closed Mondays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Special exhibitions, unless otherwise stated, are included in the admission price and discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. For additional information, please call (214) 922-1200 or (214) 922-1803.
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