Wednesday 02 – Raise a glass to Shaken, Stirred, Styled: The Art of the Cocktail at the Dallas Museum of Art. This fun show features designs of glasses, punch bowls, decanters, cocktail shakers, and other vessels that people have used for millennia to store and drink their alcohol. The exhibit runs thru Nov 12 at 1717 N Harwood St, Dallas. Admission is $5-10. Call 214-922-1200.
Thursday 03 – During the course of her long career, Helen Frankenthaler went through a number of styles and phases, and she started making prints in the 1960s. Tonight at the Amon Carter Museum, curatorial assistant Michaela Haffner gives a lecture on Frankenthaler’s printmaking techniques, which led the artist to Japanese-style woodcuts a decade on. The talk is at 6:30pm at 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-989-5030.
Friday 04 – Dennis Maher has played Mark Twain, Franklin Roosevelt, and Nobel laureate Richard Feynmann in various one-man shows throughout his career. Now he does the same with Einstein: A Stage Portrait, an examination of the physicist who changed our view of the cosmos, didn’t wear socks, and lived to see his own name become synonymous with genius. The play runs today thru Aug 20 at Theatre Arlington, 305 W Main St, Arlington. Tickets are $15-20. Call 817-275-7661.