Arts & Culture

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Events in Arts & Culture

From spectacular shows from all the major performances companies that call Dallas home, to an impressive line up of events throughout the month and breathtaking only-in-Dallas exhibits, there's something for everyone. Start with a walk through the Dallas Arts District to get the lay of the land before diving into each of the events featured this month. Need some ideas? Check out our Arts Itinerary or our Arts Guide! And if you're looking for show tickets - you're in luck: our partnership with TodayTix gets you last-minute tickets at the best prices. 

El Greco, Goya, and a Taste for Spain: Highlights from The Bowes Museum
Tue - Nov 19

El Greco, Goya, and a Taste for Spain: Highlights from The Bowes Museum

From large, gold-encrusted retable panels of saints to intimate portraits and scenes taken from life, the development of Spanish art across three centuries is explored through eleven masterpieces...

Every Sun through Jan 12
Every Tue through Jan 7
Every Wed through Dec 18
Every Thu between Dec 5 and Jan 9
Every Fri through Jan 10
Every Sat through Jan 11

Meadows Museum - SMU

Sorolla in the Studio: An Exceptional Loan from an Important Spanish Collection
Tue - Nov 19

Sorolla in the Studio: An Exceptional Loan from an Important Spanish Collection

"Sorolla in the Studio: An Exceptional Loan from an Important Spanish Collection" investigates Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida's (1863–1923) creative process and working method between 1902...

Every Fri through Jan 10
Every Sat through Jan 11
Every Sun through Jan 12
Every Tue through Jan 7
Every Wed through Dec 18
Every Thu between Dec 5 and Jan 9

Meadows Museum - SMU

North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco Presents The Adventure of BetaKid( An Original Musical)
Tue - Nov 19

North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco Presents The Adventure of BetaKid( An Original Musical)

After winning an arcade championship, Peter Davis and his little brother Sam take home the grand prize; a rare copy of 'The Star Chasers' for their home entertainment system. When they power on...

Every 4Days ongoing

The Frisco Discovery Center

Four Day Weekend- Dallas
Fri - Nov 22

Four Day Weekend- Dallas

The critically-acclaimed comedy troupe, Four Day Weekend, with the longest-running show in the Southwest has officially arrived in Dallas! Every Saturday, Four Day Weekend performs an...

Four Day Weekend

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Tour
Sun - Nov 24

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Tour

Sample the fun and fare of this unique neighborhood when we tour the eclectic and amazing Bishop Arts District on foot. We will slip into colorful galleries and shops, and stop at great eateries...

Every Sun ongoing

Lockhart Smokehouse

Behind the Scenes
Mon - Nov 25

Behind the Scenes

The community is invited to take a FREE peek "Behind the Scenes" of Dallas Black Dance Theatre's five performing companies at the DBDT Studios. This collection of intimate noontime performances...

DBDT Studios

Black on Black
Fri - Dec 06

Black on Black

Enjoy the sheer talent of DBDT and DBDT: Encore! dancers in the intimate setting of the DBDT Studios. Dancers from both companies collaborate on choreographing, producing, and performing new...

DBDT Studios

DaVerse Lounge
Fri - Dec 13

DaVerse Lounge

A celebration of voice, culture and creativity. Big Thought and Journeyman Ink invite you to DaVerse Lounge, come engage in a magic night of emotional literacy at Life In Deep Ellum! Hosted by...

Life in Deep Ellum

Judy Chamberlain Jazz at Sahara
Sat - Dec 21

Judy Chamberlain Jazz at Sahara

"The Art of the Duo, an Adventure in Jazz" "Judy Chamberlain is a singer who's always a pleasure to hear. In part, because her astonishing repertoire makes every performance a fascinating journey...

Every 17 Weeks on Sat ongoing

Sahara Restaurant

Cultural Awareness
Fri - Feb 14

Cultural Awareness

Navigate culture and an eye-opening window into the human spirit through music and dance with mold-breaking, inspiring ideas. Celebrating 20 years with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as a...

Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre

Art is Performance
Sun - Mar 01

Art is Performance

An annual event presented by The No Limits Arts Theatre (NLAT), a nonprit organizations committed to providing a venue for young artist to showcase their talent. There will live performances of...

The Fourth Weekend Day in Mar ongoing

Full City Rooster Coffee Roasting Studio

24th Annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival
Fri - Apr 03

24th Annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival

Six blocks of Main Street in the Deep Ellum entertainment district, 2900-3400 Main Street, Dallas TX 75226, will be transformed into one enormous street festival. Featuring 200 top-notch...

The First Fri in Apr ongoing

Deep Ellum, Texas

Rising Excellence
Fri - Apr 03

Rising Excellence

The dance/choreographic duo, Madison Olandt and Derion Loman, create a new work where DBDT: Encore! dives into an innovative style of movement, embodied by an abstract narrative, percussive and...

Moody Performance Hall

Nasher Prize Award Gala
Sat - Apr 04

Nasher Prize Award Gala

The Nasher Prize Award Gala is a celebration honoring the organization's annual Nasher Prize Laureate.

Nasher Sculpture Center

The Great Create
Sun - Apr 26

The Great Create

Each spring, The Great Create transforms the Nasher Garden into an interactive space for kids and families, featuring hands-on art activities led by special guest artists, live entertainment, and...

Nasher Sculpture Center

5X5 Art Show
Tue - May 05

5X5 Art Show

The 5X5 Art Show helps raise funds for the North Texas Office of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. We will feature a variety of 5-inch-square art from institutes and...

Every May 5 ongoing

McKinney & Olive

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Presented by Texas Ballet Theater
Fri - May 08

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Presented by Texas Ballet Theater

Somewhere among the magic, mischief, and mix-ups is Shakespeare's romantic comedy. Filled with dazzling costumes, shimmering sets, and a forest full of fairies, this enchanting work will mesmerize.

Winspear Opera House - AT&T Performing Arts Center

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