Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events This Month In Dallas Fort Worth – April 2021

Interested in museum exhibits in Dallas Fort Worth? One of the best ways to spend quality time with family, friends, kids and pets is to visit museums and galleries: cultural spaces which offer a ton of activities for everyone to do together and participate in. This month, a bunch of fun and creative events will be hosted in the museums of Dallas Fort Worth for you to attend.


Upcoming Museum Exhibits and Virtual Museum Events In April 2021 in Dallas Fort Worth


Dallas Museum of Art: Family Workshop: Colorful Collages

Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events This Month In Dallas Fort Worth – April 2021

What: A workshop for kids in the ages 6-12 who can get their favorite adults along to learn about the artist Juan Gris by examining the paintings on display in the museum’s ongoing the exhibit, Cubism in Color: The Still Life of Juan Gris. Children can also create their own artworks inspired from his work.

When: Saturday, 10 April 2021, 11 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Where: 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, Texas 75201

How much: $8 for general public and $5 for DMA members


Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth: FOCUS: Wael Shawky

What: This new exhibit at the museum displays the works of artist Wael Shawky which include a film from his trilogy, Cabaret Crusades accompanied by related artworks and sculptures. Shawky is based out of Egypt, Alexandria and Philadelphia, historic countries which form the subject matter of his works. He mixes truth and fiction in a way that raises questions about the role of history in modern society. Members can also attend the opening celebration of the exhibit.

When: Friday, 2 April 2021 to Sunday, 20 June 2021

Where: 3200 Darnell Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

How much: Museum tickets are $16 for adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for students with valid IDs


Nasher Sculpture Centre: Art with Friends: Art and Animals

Nasher Sculpture Event Art With Animals

What: If you are crazy about sculpture and crafts, this workshop is just the place for you. The virtual event is a fun activity, especially for kids who can just sit at their laptops with a sheet of paper to draw on and create something beautiful.

When: Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 4 p.m.

Where: Virtual

How much: Free admission


Kimbell Art Museum: In the studio with Peter Van de Moortel

What: A virtual tour of the Kimbell Conservation Studio with conservator Peter Van de Moortel who explains the linkages between advanced science and the art of conservation as well as the equipment, tools and techniques adopted by the conservation department.

When: Friday, 16 April 2021, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Virtual

How much: Free admission


Dallas Contemporary: Slow Art Day

What: Experience and view art in this socially distanced gathering to discover the joy of establishing a personal relationship with the artworks. This edition of Slow Art Day will dive into Liu Xiaodong’s exhibition, Borders.

When: Saturday, 10 April 2021, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: 161 Glass Street, Dallas, Texas 75207

How much: Free admission


Meadows Museum: Alonso Cano and the Triumph of Beauty

Museum Exhibits & Virtual Events This Month In Dallas Fort Worth – April 2021

What: Learn about the Spanish artist Alonso Cano and the liberal character of his artworks which he defended using classical theories and a deep understanding of art gathered from the collected literature in his personal library.

When: Thursday, 15 April 2021, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Virtual

How much: $10


April is also the best month to enjoy Texas’ state flower – bluebonnets! Check out our guide for best places to see blue bonnets in Dallas Fort Worth!