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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

The Crow Museum Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Wed - May 19

The Crow Museum Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Join the Staff of the Crow Museum of Asian Art for an Open, Shared Virtual Space for Conversations about anti-AAPI racism and discrimination. We welcome those wishing to share and learn: all are...

Every Wed through May 26

Virtual

Racism in America: Voices of Asian Americans (Virtual)
Thu - May 20

Racism in America: Voices of Asian Americans (Virtual)

In response to the recent rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans, the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum presents a discussion highlighting personal testimony. Centering and honoring...

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Grand Opening of the ATS Plaza and The FIRST Annual Nesian Festival
Sat - May 22

Grand Opening of the ATS Plaza and The FIRST Annual Nesian Festival

Join us on this 2-day weekend event to celebrate the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!   This event is presented by ATS and The GU'd Life Ent. to honor the influence and...

Asia Times Square West lot and Outdoor Pavilion

Daniel James Brown on “Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes during World War II”
Tue - May 25

Daniel James Brown on “Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes during World War II”

Daniel James Brown has collaborated with a nonprofit that preserves the oral histories of formerly interned Japanese Americans to produce Facing the Mountain, a heartbreaking and eye-opening...

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Blog Posts

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Visit these hot spots for Asian culture and influence throughout the Dallas metroplex.

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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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