June Late Night Arts District Summer Block Party

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Dallas Museum of Art says
We're calling all superheroes! Join us for the Teen Takeover of Late Nights and our annual Summer Block Party in the Dallas Arts District. The Nasher Sculpture Center and Crow Collection of Asian Art will also be open until midnight. http://bit.ly/1GMFzbZ


Select highlights:

Arts District Courtyard Sale - 6pm-midnight
Up to 70% off selected merchandise from the DMA, the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Crow Collection of Asian Art, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The sale will be held in the DMA's Fleischner Courtyard.

Late Night Film: Batman - 9pm
On Ross Avenue Plaza, watch Tim Burton's Batman as this caped crusader of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy, the clownishly homicidal Joker.

Late Night Talk: The Physics of Superheroes - 7pm
Dr. James Kakalios, mild-mannered physics professor at the University of Minnesota, and the author of The Physics of Superheroes, will show, in a fun and accessible way, that superhero comic books actually get their science right more often than you'd think!

Late Night Tours: The Green Lantern Emotional Spectrum
Members of the Teen Art Council will highlight works in the DMA collection that focus the emotions that are harnessed by power rings used in the Green Lantern universe.

Late Night Film: The Avengers - 9:30pm
The superheroes of S.H.I.E.L.D. must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Performance in the Galleries - 7:30pm and 9:30pm
Actor Jeffrey Schmidt performs a dramatic reading of selected scenes from Tom De Haven’s acclaimed novel It's Superman!

Late Night Talk: Wonder Woman: Creation, History, and the Female Superhero - 8:30pm
Dr. Matthew Brown, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and History of Ideas at UTD and organizer of the Comics and Popular Arts Conference, explores the creation and history of the beloved superheroine.
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By: Dallas Museum of Art

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