African American Guide to Dallas


African Americans hold a unique place in the history of Dallas, a history continuously echoed in how the African American community is viewed today. Here's your guide to Black culture in Dallas.

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Art Past and Present: From a Black Artist's Perspective
Wed - Feb 26

Art Past and Present: From a Black Artist's Perspective

To recognize the outstanding contributions to our community made by local African American artists, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the Multicultural Arts Alliance present...

Daily through Feb 27

George W. Bush Presidential Center

The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection
Sat - Feb 29

The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection

Commemorating Juneteenth and the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865, the African American Museum, Dallas in Fair Park is announcing plans to present the widely acclaimed exhibition,...

African American Museum

Ailey Experience Tour: Dallas
Sat - Mar 21

Ailey Experience Tour: Dallas

Designed to expand on Alvin Ailey's lifelong commitment to bring dance to everyone, Ailey Experience Workshops will be taught by former Ailey Company member Christopher Jackson, Ailey Extension...

Daily between Mar 21 and Mar 22

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc.

CROWM YOURSELF! A SevWraps Soiree
Sat - Mar 21

CROWM YOURSELF! A SevWraps Soiree

Celebrate us! CROWN YOURSELF features the debut of our Verde Collection, 4 of our exclusive patterns and a special live Wrap-It-Up Tutorial! Join us for our second annual presentation! Conclude...

Buddy Guy
Sat - Mar 21

Buddy Guy

Blues legend Buddy Guy will be playing live at the House of Blues in Dallas, TX on Mar 21, 2020.

House of Blues Dallas

Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes
Thu - Mar 26

Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes

The Grammy-winning artist, Brittany Howard will be performing live at McFarlin Memorial Auditorium in Dallas, TX on Mar 26, 2020.

McFarlin Auditorium - SMU

Content from the Dallas Now Blog

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Eight Things to do in Dallas to Celebrate Black History Month

Enjoy films, dance, music and food to honor African Americans and their contributions and influence on today's society.

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What to do in Dallas this February

Roses are red, violets are blue…Dallas is starting to warm up, and here are our top picks just for you!

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Nine Museum Exhibits Coming to Dallas in 2020

Don't miss these must-see exhibits.

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Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Dallas

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. King with these special events.

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The African American Museum of Dallas Celebrates 45 Years

Don't pass up the chance to explore this institution of cultural and educational excellence.

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26 Things To Do in Dallas this September

Fall is quickly approaching, but that doesn't stop the fun this month with plenty of festivals, the fair, concerts and more!

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