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
Sat - May 27

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

Mexico 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Jose Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde
Sat - May 27

Mexico 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Jose Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde

The Dallas Museum of Art announced that it will be the exclusive U.S. host of a major exhibition of modern Mexican art, featuring work by Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and other giants of the first...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Jul 16

Dallas Museum of Art

ZimSculpt at the Dallas Arboretum
Sat - May 27

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

Between Heaven and Hell: The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera
Sat - May 27

Between Heaven and Hell: The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera

"Between Heaven and Hell: The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera" brings together at the Meadows Museum at SMU nearly a third of the artist's surviving drawings in the largest exhibition devoted to the...

Every Sun through Jun 11
Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat through Jun 18

Meadows Museum

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery
Sat - May 27

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

Wisdom of Compassion: The Art and Science of Iwasaki Tsuneo (1917-2002)
Sat - May 27

Wisdom of Compassion: The Art and Science of Iwasaki Tsuneo (1917-2002)

Iwasaki Tsuneo (1917-2002) was a scientist by profession, an artist by disposition, and a seeker along the Buddhist path. The artist's ink paintings on paper are literally created with characters...

Daily through Jun 11

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Sculpting Nature: Jade from the Collection
Sat - May 27

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

Landscape Relativities: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney
Sat - May 27

Landscape Relativities: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney

The collaborative works of painter Arnold Chang (Zhang Hong; b. 1954) and photographer Michael Cherney (Qiu Mai; b. 1969) stretch and play with the relationship between the two media of painting...

Daily through Jun 25

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Hecho En Dallas
Sat - May 27

Hecho En Dallas

HECHO EN DALLAS April 13 – June 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6 - 8 pm Hecho en Dallas is an annual juried exhibition designed to showcase the recent work of visual...

Daily through Jun 30

Latino Cultural Center

African American Museum presents Randell Henry Retrospective Exhibition
Sat - May 27

African American Museum presents Randell Henry Retrospective Exhibition

Randell Henry creates large, colorful, paint collage incorporating Abstract Expressionism, Cubism, and the influence of Kente cloth of the West African Akan culture. He is from Baton Rouge,...

Daily through Jul 15

African American Museum - State Fair Grounds

African American Museum presents Sepia: A Legacy in Photography
Sat - May 27

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

Visualizing Afterlife, Paradise and Earthly Spheres in Chinese Art
Sun - May 28

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

“Expressions of the Spirit” by Betty Grummer
Sun - May 28

“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

Breathe: Veterans Art and Wellness Program
Tue - May 30

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...

Every Tue through Jul 25

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Off the Wall
Thu - Jun 01

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

Tall Tales Story Time
Tue - Jun 27

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

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