Past 2024 Programs

    2024
  • The Museum has partnered with Dallas Park and Recreation to offer teens age 13-17 free access to the Museum in the month of July. Visit any Dallas Recreation Center to sign up and receive your FREE All Access Pass! Read more about picking up a pass from a recreation center. The Museum is offering FREE Admission for 1 teen and 1 adult (18+). Tickets must be purchased online using the "Dallas Teen All Access Pay" payment.  Pass coupon must be presented with tickets for entry.   Valid July 1, 2024 through July 31, 2024.  

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  • Friday, July 19 | 1:00 p.m. | Free with Museum Admission   Join Museum staff members on the seventh floor each week for a fifteen-minute gallery talk about Two Days in Texas. Visitors are invited to take a deeper look at the details that shape the exhibition; from powerful eyewitness accounts to rarely seen objects on display and more.
  • Friday, August 2 | 1:00 p.m. | Free with Museum Admission   Join Museum staff members on the seventh floor each week for a fifteen-minute gallery talk about Two Days in Texas. Visitors are invited to take a deeper look at the details that shape the exhibition; from powerful eyewitness accounts to rarely seen objects on display and more.
  • Join Museum Curator Stephen Fagin for a special Living History program featuring special guest Gretchen Coben. Coben was a Dallas social worker in 1963. She observed the Kennedy motorcade and witnessed part of the assassination from the second-floor balcony of the Old Red Courthouse in Dealey Plaza. She and a coworker ran towards the Texas School Book Depository in the immediate aftermath. Recorded June 15, 2007, and September 19, 2023.   Gretchen recorded an Oral History for the Museum on Recorded June 15, 2007, and September 19, 2023.   Be sure to visit the seventh floor of the Museum, where the special exhibition Two Days in Texas is on display. Experience the story of President John F. Kennedy's two-day trip through Texas with rarely seen objects and eyewitness interviews from each city the president visited, including Houston, San Antonio, Fort Worth and Dallas. Each Friday during the exhibitions run, Museum staff host a special gallery talk at 1:00 p.m., offering an in-depth look beyond the exhibition. On the last Friday of each month, the Museum welcomes individuals with a direct connection to Two Days in Texas for a Living History program with Curator Stephen Fagin.   You can view past Living History programs related to the special exhibition on the Museum's YouTube Channel.   Can't make it in July? Mark your calendars for next month: Friday, August 30, 1:00 p.m. | Living History with motorcade spectators Johnny Rincon, Richard Clark, and Lisa Hembry