For National Pride Month, join us for a Late Night celebration of arts and culture in the DFW LGBTQ community. Learn about Dallas LGBTQ history with The Dallas Way, discover more about LGBTQ artists in the DMA's collection on spotlight tours, watch a performance by the famed Rose Room cast, and more! The June Late Night is part of the annual Summer Block Party in the Dallas Arts District.
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Late Night Happy Hour Performance
6:00 p.m., Atrium
Kick off the night with a performance by members of the Turtle Creek Chorale
featuring a variety of music. The Turtle Creek Chorale is a renowned gay men’s chorus that has been performing in Dallas and around the world for over 36 years.
Performance in the Galleries: The Music and Letters of Leonard Bernstein
6:30-7:00 p.m. and 8:30-9:00 p.m., Level 4 Landing
, a professional ensemble of vocal artists that explore the boundaries of the choral medium, present a unique performance highlighting the life of Leonard Bernstein through his letters and music.
Kiki Ball Lessons
7:00-8:00 p.m., Eagle Family Plaza
Staff from the Resource Center United Black Ellument (U-BE)
will teach you some of the classic elements of Kiki Ball and share a few pointers on how to walk the runway. Then watch experienced performers strut their stuff during the Kiki Ball at 9:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Late Night Talk: Dallas LGBT History
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Join Robert Emery and The Dallas Way: a GLBT History Project
for fascinating under-told stories of Dallas’ bold and strategic, fantastic and creative LGBT community.
Drag Queen Story Hour with Cassie Nova
7:30 p.m., C3 Theater
Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. Join Cassie Nova for a story time featuring a selection of children’s books that celebrate difference, embrace diversity, and build empathy.
Performance in the Galleries: «Bridges: Lgbtq+ Then and Now»
7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 11:00 p.m.
Flexible Grey Theatre Company
asked younger generations in the LGBTQ+ community to send them questions that they would want to ask older LGBTQ+ individuals, and then sought out those individuals to interview. Watch as they perform these interviews with actors in our galleries.
Late Night Main Stage featuring Chris Chism
8:00-9:00 p.m., Atrium
Listen to a performance by Dallas singer/songwriter Chris Chism whose combination of music and message has inspired audiences around the country. Chism is the Contemporary Music Director at Cathedral of Hope and was named Dallas’ Best Musician by the Dallas Voice.
Late Night After Hours Music Showcase featuring The Rose Room Cast
9:45-10:30 p.m., Atrium
The Rose Room cast will perform a unique and fantastic show created just for the DMA! The Rose Room Theatre and Lounge is the Southwest’s premier show bar for gender illusion located upstairs at Station 4. Visit TheRoseRoomDallas.com
for more information.
Late Night Film: Transpose
10:30 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
Join us for a screening of the new documentary Transpose presented in partnership with Arttitude
. This film brings together powerful personal stories to explore the extraordinary challenges and triumphs of transgender people as they transition from the gender assigned to them at birth to living the life that they have envisioned for themselves. A Q&A will follow the screening.
$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional $10 ticket)
$5 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under