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1717 N. Harwood St. Dallas, TX 75201 | Downtown & Deep Ellum | 214-922-1200

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Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and $5 for students with current school identification. General admission is free on the first Tuesday of each month and on Thursday nights from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.


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    On Sunday the Dallas Museum of Art (1717 North Harwood St.) premieres Give More Than You Can Take, the first survey exhibition of American installation artist Jim Hodges. The New York-based...
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