Arts & Culture

Makes plans for a weekend getaway to Dallas to enjoy the arts scene.

Events in Arts & Culture

From spectacular shows from all the major performances companies that call Dallas home, to an impressive line up of events throughout the month and breathtaking only-in-Dallas exhibits, there's something for everyone. Start with a walk through the Dallas Arts District to get the lay of the land before diving into each of the events featured this month. Need some ideas? Check out our Arts itinerary or our Arts Guide

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum
Tue - Jul 25

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum

Elaborate royal tombs, ancient languages, human sacrifice, sports and extraordinary architecture. All define the fascinating Maya civilization that is the bedrock of the Perot Museum of Nature and...

Daily through Sep 4

Perot Museum

Visualizing Afterlife, Paradise and Earthly Spheres in Chinese Art
Tue - Jul 25

Visualizing Afterlife, Paradise and Earthly Spheres in Chinese Art

This exhibition showcases three themes found among works of art in the museum's permanent collection: archaeological finds mainly from ancient tombs, Buddhist sculptures from temples, and works of...

Daily through Sep 1

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Moving Cities: Dallas
Tue - Jul 25

Moving Cities: Dallas

June 07 - September 05 Level One between Burberry and Louis Vuitton VisitDallas presents a stunning showcase of still images from the Moving Dallas short film that debuted last year. The...

Daily through Sep 5

NorthPark Center

ZimSculpt at the Dallas Arboretum
Tue - Jul 25

ZimSculpt at the Dallas Arboretum

ZimSculpt, a world renowned exhibition of modern Zimbabwean stone sculptures, features over 200 sculptures on display at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. This is the largest collection...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Jul 31

Dallas Arboretum

Tall Tales Story Time
Tue - Jul 25

Tall Tales Story Time

Join the Tall Tales story time on the GeO-Deck every month. Children's librarians from the Dallas Public Library will present fun for ages 2-5 who love to jump around, hear a story and sing a...

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery
Tue - Jul 25

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery

The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery is the largest public presentation in the history of one of the world's most important private collections of Islamic Art. The gallery will highlight...

Daily through Apr 16

Dallas Museum of Art

Solo exhibition of the work of Sopheap Pich
Tue - Jul 25

Solo exhibition of the work of Sopheap Pich

The Crow Collection of Asian Art will present a solo exhibition of the work of Sopheap Pich, recognized today as Cambodia's most internationally prominent contemporary artist, from Saturday, June...

Every Fri, Sat through Jan 6
Every Sun through Jan 7
Every Tue, Wed, Thu through Jan 4

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Sculpting Nature: Jade from the Collection
Tue - Jul 25

Sculpting Nature: Jade from the Collection

The permanent collection of the Crow Collection of Asian Art is comprised of a large number of various types of jade objects from the Qing dynasty (1644-1911). This outstanding collection of...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Mar 10

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art
Tue - Jul 25

Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art

The exhibition surveys how America and its people have been represented in prints made by American and non-American artists between 1710 and 2010. As the final venue on a four-city international...

Every Day through Sep 4

Dallas Museum of Art

Breathe: Veterans Art and Wellness Program
Tue - Jul 25

Breathe: Veterans Art and Wellness Program

In its second year, the Breathe program at the Crow Collection of Asian Art invites local veterans to express themselves through movement, art-making, and writing. Breathe encourages participants...

Crow Collection of Asian Art

African American Museum presents Sepia: A Legacy in Photography
Tue - Jul 25

African American Museum presents Sepia: A Legacy in Photography

Sepia: A Legacy in Photography featuring images from the Motown Era (Motown One Mo'Time Moments in Jazz). The exhibit stems from the relationship between Richland College and the African American...

Daily through Jul 29

African American Museum - State Fair Grounds

Drawing from the Masters - Artist Ian O'Brien
Sun - Jul 30

Drawing from the Masters - Artist Ian O'Brien

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction as artist Ian O'Brien leads you through the Meadows Museum's galleries. Each session will provide an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques...

Meadows Museum

“Expressions of the Spirit” by Betty Grummer
Wed - Aug 02

“Expressions of the Spirit” by Betty Grummer

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine invites you to experience "Expressions of the spirit" by Betty Grummer. "The artistic process for me is more than employing various techniques. It is an...

Every 11Days ongoing

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

Off the Wall
Thu - Aug 03

Off the Wall

This fall, the DMA will launch a new program on the second Thursday of each month. Off the Wall takes an unexpected look at the Museum's collections with a pop culture twist!

The Second Thu of every Month ongoing

Dallas Museum of Art

Studio Ghibli Fest
Sun - Aug 06

Studio Ghibli Fest

Following the success of the Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke cinema events, GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award®-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events, are...

The Fourth Sun of every Month through Nov 26
The Fourth Mon of every Month through Nov 27

Cinemark 17 with IMAX

Top Gun: Movie Night in West Village
Wed - Aug 16

Top Gun: Movie Night in West Village

Join us for our Movie Nights in West Village (between Mi Cocina and Magnolia Theatre). Enjoy free movies every third Wednesday night with live entertainment before the movie. Please bring your own...

West Village

Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremoney
Sat - Sep 16

Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremoney

Organized by the Noguchi Museum, the exhibition centers on an immersive environment representing Sachs' distinctive reworking of chanoyu, or traditional Japanese tea ceremony - including the...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun between Sep 16 and Jan 7

Crow Collection of Asian Art

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