Arts & Culture

Wow Your Senses in Dallas' Sprawling Urban Arts District

Let Creativity Be Your Guide in the Heart of Downtown Dallas.

Visit Dallas Staff
Posted on Aug 2, 2017

One does not simply visit Dallas. You must experience it! Home to the largest contiguous arts district in the United States, the Dallas Arts District is the place to be if you want to immerse yourself in art, music, culture and more.

Packed neatly within Downtown Dallas, you'll enjoy easy access to the best museums, events and attractions that take place 365 days a year. Among some of the favorites are the Dallas Museum of Art, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the AT&T Performing Arts Center Winspear Opera House, and the beautiful Nasher Sculpture Center. It's here where you'll fall in love with the variety of events and attractions that will wow your senses in a spring-like bloom.

Eat & Drink


Tei-An serves authentic Japanese Soba paired with incredible skyline view thanks to one of Dallas' best rooftop patios. Reserve this spot for a fun date night or gather some friends for dinner and drinks in the middle of it all.


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Method Coffee

Just minutes from downtown, this laid back café serves coffee brewed from artisanal roasters, plus a selection of sweet and savory pastries. Treat yourself to a Vanilla Latte that's as unique as you or stick to the classics like a bold Espresso or a silky smooth Cortado.


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Go behind-the-scenes and discover a fresh new perspective on art, architecture and more with specialty tours that include the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Garden.

Take a stroll through the Nasher Sculpture Garden.

Fans of Dallas' world-class skyline can even book a special 90-minute tour with the Dallas Center for Architecture that examines buildings from the 1890's to the present.

Live Music

Take in a beautiful symphony with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra or dance the night away with live music in Klyde Warren Park. With so many options throughout the year, be sure to check in regularly for pop-up concerts, performances and more at other locations like the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Winspear Opera House or Sammons Park.

Enjoy an evening at Sammons Park.


Ooh and aah at some of the most exciting attractions around, with stops at the family-friendly Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center. Visitors can also count on other fun events that draw in thousands of people to Downtown Dallas throughout the year.

Make it a date night in Downtown Dallas.

All that's left is to decide when you want to come! Whether you're looking for something to do this weekend or next month, the Dallas Arts District has you covered with a robust calendar of events.