Late Night: Pride Block Party


Join us for our annual Pride celebration at the DMA, Nasher Sculpture Center, and Crow Museum of Asian Art, and throughout the Arts District.   


AIDS Healthcare Foundation Testing Unit 

All night, Outside the Main Entrance

Stop by and get free HIV testing with staff from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. 

LBGTQ+ Self-Guide 

All night, Pick up at Guest Services 

Learn about five LGBTQ+ artists in the DMA’s collection with this self-guide. 

Aprenda sobre cinco artistas LGBTQ + en la colección del DMA con esta guía propia. 

Sketch For Your Life Drawing 

6:00 - 7:00 p.m., Level 4 

Don’t just stand there, let’s get to it. Learn to figure draw, there’s nothing to it! Celebrate the human form in all its beauty and diversity in this guided figure drawing lesson featuring LGBTQ+ models.  

Arttitude Presents: Women’s Art Culture Juneteenth Edition 

7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium

Arttitude presents a showcase of African American LGBTQ women poets, visual artists, and dancers. The works given will speak to issues on identity, culture, and social climate while highlighting the women's work and honoring Juneteenth. 

Dungeons and DRAGons 

7:00-7:30 p.m., Hamon Atrium 

Flexible Grey Theatre Company presents a drag runway celebrating Renaissance Festival drag! Ten drag performers strut their ye olde stuff for the chance to win the grand prize of $100 and title of DMA Royalty. While the judges deliberate, the runway will be open for the public to show off their own drag! 

Queer Comedy (Half-) Hour 

8:00 – 8:30 p.m., Atrium 

Laugh out loud with comedians from Dallas Comedy Club’s Queer Factor, an inclusive variety show performed by an amazing cast of LBGTQ+ identifying performers. Three acts, thirty minutes, tons of fun. 

Square Dancing with Pegasus Squares 

8:00 - 9:30 p.m., Ross Plaza 

Dosado and around you’ll go with Pegasus Squares in this high-energy community square dance. Basic calls and steps will be taught so no previous experience is necessary. Bring your friends and get ready for some boot scootin’ boogie! 

Pegasus Squares is a private, not-for-profit association whose purpose is to provide social, educational and recreational opportunities within the framework of Modern Western Square Dancing for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ*) community and their friends. 

Out of the Closet and Into the Archive: Selections from the UNT Texas Fashion Collection 

9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorum 

Presented by The Dallas Way 

LGBTQ+ designers have always shaped the world of high fashion, and tonight The Dallas Way celebrates their creativity! Join dress historians Annette Becker and Kendel Bolton to explore the careers of Dallas-based dressmaker Lilli Wolff, kings of camp Patrick Kelly and Todd Oldham, and Dallas-based drag artist Richard Curtin. 

Kiki Ball Presented by United Black Ellument 

9:30–11:00 p.m., Hamon Atrium 

Watch a unique and amazing display of dancing that features vogue and other elements from the mainstream ballroom scene. A Kiki Ball is a unique and amazing display of dancing and performance that features Vogueing, Runway, and other elements from the Kiki ballroom scene. Come watch the experts, and there may be a chance for you to walk the runway too!

Check back soon for a full schedule of events!

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