Celebrate Asian Heritage in Dallas


Dallas is home to an expansive Asian American community, and its influences and traditions can be found all throughout the city. Enjoy a plethora of cultural neighborhoods, authentic dining options, and Asian-influenced arts and culture all over the city - there's plenty to see and experience!

Asian Heritage Events

After-Hours Cocktail Tour of The Samurai Collection.
Thu - Oct 27

After-Hours Cocktail Tour of The Samurai Collection.

Sip on a refreshing cocktail while learning about the art and armor of the samurai! New and exciting topics are explored during this After-Hours Cocktail Tour of The Samurai Collection. Last...

The Last Thu of every Month ongoing

The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection

DreamHack Dallas x A-Kon
Fri - Jun 02

DreamHack Dallas x A-Kon

DreamHack, an ESL Gaming brand, and A-Kon, North America's longest-running anime and Japanese Pop Culture Convention, will both take place in Dallas June 3-5, 2022. DreamHack Dallas will take...

The First Fri in Jun ongoing

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas

HARU NEMURI SHUNKA RYOUGEN NORTH AMERICA TOUR 2022
Sat - Oct 15

HARU NEMURI SHUNKA RYOUGEN NORTH AMERICA TOUR 2022

HARU NEMURI is a Japanese singer, songwriter, and poetry rapper who had always made music for herself first, but now the world is listening - even if they can't understand a word of the Japanese...

Trees Dallas

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Jan 6-15
Fri - Jan 06

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Jan 6-15

The Beauty of Ancient China Before Communism SHEN YUN'S unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, deeply moving journey. Featuring one of the world's most...

AT&T Performing Arts Center–Winspear Opera House

Shen Yun Performing Arts
Fri - Jan 06

Shen Yun Performing Arts

Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun...

Winspear Opera House

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Feb 24-26
Fri - Feb 24

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Feb 24-26

EXPERIENCE The Beauty of Ancient China Before Communism SHEN YUN'S unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, deeply moving journey. Featuring one of the...

AT&T Performing Arts Center–Winspear Opera House

Blog Posts

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A closer look at the art, collections and exhibits at the museum.

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Support Asian Restaurants

Keep social distancing, eat local.

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Celebrate the Asian Community with the Crow Museum

Enjoy a month-long celebration of art, culture, cuisine and more.

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The Way of the Warrior

Inside The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai

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Asian Arts & Culture


Explore Asian Culture

Crow Museum of Asian Art | Directions

Start at the Crow Museum of Asian Art for a quiet reflection in a serene atmosphere, marveling at centuries-old artifacts or gazing at unique works of art. Located in the center of the Dallas Arts District, the museum features permanent and rotating exhibitions of arts from China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. Look out for the wellness classes, yoga and meditation, lectures and gallery talks, frequent events and docent-led tours. The gem of the museum is the breathtaking sculpture garden, home to 15 contemporary and historical pieces peppered throughout an intricate garden of bamboo, maples, azaleas and pine trees.

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Explore the Samurai Collection

The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection | Directions

Visit the Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection, a private collection selectively amassed by the Barbier-Mueller family over the last 25 years. Centuries of artisanship are represented in the collection, with objects dating from the seventh to nineteenth centuries. Samurai masterpieces including suits of armor, helmets, masks, horse armor, and weaponry are on display in the Museum. Although the museum is currently closed, they hope to re-open soon! (Check their website and social media for updates.) 

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