Events in Dallas

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Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum
Thu - May 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

Mexico 1900–1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Jose Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde
Thu - May 25

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

Memorial Day Ceremony at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
Mon - May 29

Memorial Day Ceremony at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

The National Cemetery Administration will host Memorial Day ceremonies at VA national cemeteries across the country with the help of local communities. Each cemetery and community will add their...

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco
Thu - May 25

VIP Tour - The Star in Frisco

The VIP Guided Tours will give Cowboys fans a chance to experience the place where the Dallas Cowboys train and work 355 days of the year. With small group sizes and additional tour stops, the VIP...

Daily ongoing

The Star in Frisco

Hawn Gallery Exhibit: Piecing It Together
Thu - May 25

Hawn Gallery Exhibit: Piecing It Together

Using works from Danielle Kimzey, Mary Laube and Christopher Reno, these three painters try to create an idea of home through their abstract works. The work draws upon the artist's experiences of...

Hawn Gallery - Hamon Arts Library

When The Earth Shakes
Thu - May 25

When The Earth Shakes

Hold on tight! Get ready for earthquakes and tsunamis! Jump on the Quake Karaoke platform and match an earthquake seismogram! Build your structure, set it on a "beach", and launch a wave in the...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat through Sep 2

American Airlines C. R. Smith Museum

Ford Tri-Motor Tour
Thu - May 25

Ford Tri-Motor Tour

Recall the energy, passion, and excitement of the Roaring '20s by flying aboard the Ford Tri-Motor. Known as the first luxury airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor redefined world travel and marked the...

Daily through May 28

Dallas Executive Airport

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition
Thu - May 25

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition

Come face-to-face with the animals of the National Geographic Photo Ark at the Dallas Zoo, featuring large-format images taken by photographer Joel Sartore. The National Geographic Photo Ark is a...

Daily through Sep 4

Dallas Zoo

ZimSculpt at the Dallas Arboretum
Thu - May 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

Hecho En Dallas
Thu - May 25

Hecho En Dallas

Hecho en Dallas is an annual juried exhibition designed to showcase the recent work of visual artists who reside in the Dallas area. The exhibition was conceived by the Latino Cultural Center in...

Daily through Jun 30

Latino Cultural Center

Ultimate Octonauts Experience Opens At SEA LIFE Grapevine
Thu - May 25

Ultimate Octonauts Experience Opens At SEA LIFE Grapevine

Explore the amazing world of the Octonauts, the team of undersea adventure heroes from the hit animated TV series, with the opening of The Ultimate Octonauts Experience. The all-new interactive...

Daily through Dec 22

SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium

Tall Tales Story Time
Thu - May 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

Between Heaven and Hell: The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera
Thu - May 25

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
Thu - May 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

Wisdom of Compassion: The Art and Science of Iwasaki Tsuneo (1917-2002)
Thu - May 25

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

Divine Pathways: South and Southeast Asian Art
Thu - May 25

Divine Pathways: South and Southeast Asian Art

The main influences in artistic history in South and Southeast Asia were Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. To celebrate this, this exhibition features works from India, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar,...

Daily through Jun 25

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Sculpting Nature: Jade from the Collection
Thu - May 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

Landscape Relativities: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney
Thu - May 25

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