When the Dallas Art Fair scorned the gallery this year by not offering its usual booth, Talley Dunn responded by pulling out of the fair and launching the perfect counter-exhibit: an installation of Houston artist Bill Davenport’s marvelous collection of curious junk.
This is where we go on Bumble dates, because it has everything we need. A cortado and a poetry reading to get the conversation started. A light bite and a glass of Malbec on the patio if things are going well. And, if not, there’s always a hot Argentine author we can take home instead.
Over the past year, programming at the DMA has been as varied as it has been fascinating. From presenting the first solo museum exhibition of celebrated contemporary painter Jonas Wood to a mind-blowing retrospective of Dior haute couture, the museum keeps giving us reasons to go back for more.
Like parents who hide diced veggies in their kids’ mac and cheese, the Perot creates hands-on exhibits so fun kids won’t even realize they’re learning. Though the museum appeals to all ages, we love that it doesn’t overlook the under-5 set, with an imagination-stimulating mini city reserved especially for them.