Happy 30th Anniversary 1717 N. Harwood
Published January 29, 2014
Tags: 1984, 30th anniversary, Dallas Museum of Art, DMA, Harwood Street
January 29, 1984, was a warm, clear day. At 12:15 p.m. a ribbon was cut . . .
Ribbon cutting ceremony on January 29, 1984, marking the grand public opening of the Dallas Museum of Art’s new downtown location.
Visitors poured into the new galleries . . .
First visitors in the new Museum building, January 29, 1984
And the great city of Dallas finally got the great art museum it deserved.
Brochure with the slogan “A great city deserves a great art museum,” encouraging Dallas residents to vote “yes” in the 1979 bond election to provide funds to build the new Dallas Museum of Art
Hillary Bober is the digital archivist at the Dallas Museum of Art.