Dallas is a premier destination for large-scale art exhibitions. In a previous story, “Best Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In DFW,” a few were listed. Here is an update of new and upcoming exhibitions in the DFW area.
Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 332-8451
www.kimbellart.orgIn “Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from the Musée d’Orsay” that runs from Oct. 19, 2014 through Jan. 25, 2015, French painting and sculpture from the late 1850s until the early 20th century are presented. Works on loan from the Musée d’Orsay include the Impressionists Caillebotte, Cezanne, Degas, Monet and Renoir. More than 70 works, including Cézanne’s “Portrait of Gustave Geffroy” and “Woman with a Coffee Pot,” Degas’ “Self-Portrait with Evariste de Valernes and L’Absinthe” and Renoir’s “Portrait of Claude Monet” and “Yvonne and Christine Lerolle at the Piano,” will be on display. Artists that are part of the Post Impressionist era will be part of the discussion directed by the museum’s deputy director Xavier Rey and curator George T.M. Shackelford. The museum offers half-price admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Friday evenings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N. Harwood St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 922-1200
www.dallasmuseumofart.orgRunning through Dec. 14 is “Concentrations 57: Slavs and Tatars.” This collective art installation features publications, sculptures and lecture performances that explore the belief systems and rituals among people of Central Asia, Caucasus and Eastern Europe. New work from Concentrations entitled “Long Legged Linguistics” explores political, metaphysical and sexual emancipation through language. The Dallas Museum of Art has recently made general admission free so the world can enjoy its many collections, including this new exhibit.
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
1720 Gendy St.
Ft. Worth, TX 76107
(817) 336-4475
www.cowgirl.netThe “Hard Twist: Western Ranch Women” exhibit at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame features over 60 black and white photographs depicting the resilient spirit of women of the American West. Barbara Van Cleve, a National Cowgirl Hall of Fame Honoree, spent 1986 to 1994 traveling the Rocky Mountains collecting stories and capturing images of women doing difficult ranch tasks. This exhibit is a must see before it closes on Sept. 11.Related:  Best Permanent Exhibits In DFW

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy St.
Ft. Worth, TX 76107
(817) 255-9300
www.fwmuseum.orgOne of the most fun upcoming exhibits at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is “MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition.” It explores mysteries that we have all wondered. Does toast always tend to land butter-side down? Does running in the rain get you less wet than walking through it? If you are looking for answers to those mysteries and others, then this is the exhibit for you. It runs from Oct. 11, 2014 through Jan. 4, 2015.
Frontiers of Flight Museum
6911 Lemmon Ave.
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 350-3600
www.flightmuseum.comIn partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Texas at Dallas, the Frontiers of Flight Museum offers traveling exhibits and newly discovered artifacts. The Museum commemorates the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I (August 1914) with a rare collection of vintage propaganda poster art from the private collection of Rogge Dunn one of Dallas’ well-known trial lawyers. This part of the Dunn collection features more than three dozen art pieces from the United States, England, France, Germany and Russia.Related: Best Museums For Dates In DFW

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