Arts & Culture

Makes plans for a weekend getaway to Dallas to enjoy the arts scene.

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

Target First Saturdays
Sat - Jul 07

Target First Saturdays

Bring out your children's artistic talents and broaden their understanding and appreciation of the world. Target First Saturdays are designed especially for children in preschool to elementary...

Nasher Sculpture Center

Wind Sculptures in Motion -The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker at the Dallas Arboretum
Thu - Jun 21

Wind Sculptures in Motion -The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker at the Dallas Arboretum

Mark your calendar for the arrival of Lyman Whitaker and his spectacular hand-crafted wind sculptures to the Dallas Arboretum this spring and summer. As the most recognized creator of kinetic art...

Daily through Jul 29

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana
Thu - Jun 21

The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana

Be dazzled by over 200 gleaming gold items of regalia, colorful and intricately woven silk kente cloth, ceremonial furniture, state swords, linguist staffs, and other significant objects...

Daily through Aug 12

Dallas Museum of Art

First Ladies: Style of Influence
Thu - Jun 21

First Ladies: Style of Influence

First Ladies: Style of Influence examines how the role of the first lady has evolved over time, and how first ladies have used their position to advance diplomacy and other social, cultural, and...

Daily through Oct 1

George W. Bush Library and Museum

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery
Thu - Jun 21

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery

The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery is the largest public presentation in the history of one of the world's most important private collections of Islamic Art. The gallery will highlight...

Daily through Apr 16

Dallas Museum of Art

Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration
Thu - Jun 21

Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration

December of 2017 will witness the 400th birthday of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682), luminary of Golden Age Seville. The Meadows Museum is in possession of five of this star...

Every Wed between Jul 11 and Nov 28
Every Thu through Nov 15
Every Fri through Nov 30
Every Sat through Dec 1
Every Sun through Dec 2
Every Tue through Nov 27

Meadows Museum

Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.
Thu - Jun 21

Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. were born worlds apart, but by the time they were killed within months of each other in 1968, they had come together through shared interests in civil...

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Hopi Visions: Journey of the Human Spirit
Thu - Jun 21

Hopi Visions: Journey of the Human Spirit

The exhibition features a mural painting by Hopi artists Michael Kabotie and Delbridge Honanie displayed for the first time outside of Arizona and the Museum of Northern Arizona. The impressive...

Daily through Dec 2

Dallas Museum of Art

Sterling Ruby: Sculpture
Thu - Jun 21

Sterling Ruby: Sculpture

Sterling Ruby's multifaceted practice encompasses painting, collage, photography and video, textiles, clothing, ceramics, sculpture, and installations. Featuring 20–30 large- and...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Aug 19

Nasher Sculpture Center

Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road
Thu - Jun 21

Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road

Drawn from the DMA's collection, this exhibition showcases fine examples of garments and ornamental hangings. The works on view come from India, Central Asia, China, and Japan, with some objects...

Daily through Dec 9

Dallas Museum of Art

Sightings: Nairy Baghramian
Thu - Jun 21

Sightings: Nairy Baghramian

The sculptural installations of Nairy Baghramian draw upon the frequently divergent histories of art, architecture, and design, as well as dance, theater, and photography. The space of a gallery...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun through Jul 8

Nasher Sculpture Center

Awareness, then Recognition: Sixty-five years of Visionary Photography by Leonard Volk
Thu - Jun 21

Awareness, then Recognition: Sixty-five years of Visionary Photography by Leonard Volk

Exhibit runs through September 2, 2018 Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Objects & Images, LLC (Located in Lucas Street Antiques and Art) 2023 Lucas Drive...

Daily through Sep 2

Objects & Images, LLC

Nancy Conant's Art Show and Reception - “All Things Great and Small”
Thu - Jun 21

Nancy Conant's Art Show and Reception - “All Things Great and Small”

You are invited FEATURED ARTIST'S SHOW and RECEPTION Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine FEATURED ARTIST Nancy Conant - "All Things Great and Small" Nancy's work - https://goo.gl/zAZ9Xu SHOW...

Daily ongoing

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

Onward Forward 2018
Thu - Jun 21

Onward Forward 2018

DESCRIPTION The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is proud to present Onward Forward 2018, a juried student show of local MA & MFA graduate students. This year's juror Holly Johnson, of Holly...

Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas

Fold to Flight at Galleria Dallas
Thu - Jun 21

Fold to Flight at Galleria Dallas

Spring is on the wing at Galleria Dallas when the artistic team at Paper for Water installs nearly 4,000 origami butterflies over the shopping center's iconic ice skating rink to celebrate the...

Daily through Jun 30

Galleria Dallas

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!
Thu - Jun 21

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!

Join us at Two Corks and a Bottle throughout the month of September as we showcase the art of Mark Mullino! Enjoy our custom wines and browse the selection of gorgeous and unique pieces throughout...

Daily ongoing

Two Corks and a Bottle

Avanti Art Al Fresco Series
Thu - Jun 21

Avanti Art Al Fresco Series

Avanti Restaurant is thrilled to announce the launch of its "Art Al Fresco" year-round series to premiere on Monday, April 2, 2018. The Avanti "Art Al Fresco" series is about providing a...

Daily through Dec 31

Avanti Ristorante

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