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

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank
Fri - Jan 18

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank

Let Me Be Myself tells the story of Anne Frank in a modern way, addressing current day issues of identity, exclusion, and discrimination. Anne's experiences connect deeply with today's youth as...

Daily through Aug 1

Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance

DMA presents the Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery
Fri - Jan 18

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

JACOB HASHIMOTO: Clouds and Chaos
Fri - Jan 18

JACOB HASHIMOTO: Clouds and Chaos

This exhibition's central work, Nuvole (2006-2018)  - which literally means clouds - explores these formal traditions and looks at how clouds can function as divisions of space while...

Every Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun through Apr 7
Every Thu through Apr 7

Crow Collection of Asian Art

55 Years at The Sixth Floor Museum
Fri - Jan 18

55 Years at The Sixth Floor Museum

In remembrance of the 55th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is presenting a new temporary exhibit, 55 Years. Featuring a broad...

Daily through Aug 4

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty
Fri - Jan 18

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty

Presented for the first time west of the Mississippi River, this landmark exhibition uses objects from museum collections and archaeological excavations to examine through the lens of Jefferson's...

Daily through Jan 21

African American Museum - State Fair Grounds

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!
Fri - Jan 18

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

Liudmila Kondakova - The Romance of Realism at Martin Lawrence Galleries
Fri - Jan 18

Liudmila Kondakova - The Romance of Realism at Martin Lawrence Galleries

Martin Lawrence Galleries in Dallas invites you to delight in the Essence of Kondakova's Paris. Come and Meet the Artist at an exhibition Featuring Magical Works on Canvas and Original...

Daily through Feb 12

Martin Lawrence Galleries

Fri - Jan 18

"New Year, New Art" – All Gallery Artists' Show & Reception

You are invited FEATURED ARTIST'S SHOW and RECEPTION Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine FEATURED ARTISTs All Gallery Artists - "New Year, New Art" SHOW Jan. 17 – 26, 2019 Gallery open...

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine

Shen Yun 2019: 5,000 Years of Civilization Reborn
Sat - Jan 19

Shen Yun 2019: 5,000 Years of Civilization Reborn

REVIVING 5,000 YEARS OF CIVILIZATION For 5,000 years divine culture flourished in the land of China. Humanity's treasure was nearly lost, but through breathtaking music and dance, Shen Yun is...

Daily through Jan 27

Winspear Opera House

Wax Hands Weekend
Sun - Jan 20

Wax Hands Weekend

Wax hands weekend is here! Enjoy the added activity of a personalized hand sculpture to take home. Only an additional $5! Enjoy creative fun for the whole family and explore our 6,000-ft. Climb,...

Spark!

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Tour
Sun - Jan 20

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

Film Screening: Selma
Sun - Jan 20

Film Screening: Selma

In conjunction with the City of Dallas' annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., join us for a screening of Selma. The film is based on the 1965 voting rights marches from Selma to...

Texas Theatre

Jazz Jam Session
Thu - Jan 24

Jazz Jam Session

Join us every Thursday for our weekly Jazz Jam Session hosted by the NM Jazztet! Free aperitivo from 5-7 and the music will run from 7-10pm! Bring your instrument and sit in with the band or sit...

Every Thu ongoing

Quill

Dorrance Dance
Fri - Feb 01

Dorrance Dance

Founded in 2011 by Artistic Director, 2015 MacArthur Fellow and 2018 Capezio Dance Award recipient, Michelle Dorrance, Dorrance Dance is an awardwinning tap dance company based out of New York...

Winspear Opera House

Sterling Ruby: Sculpture
Sat - Feb 02

Sterling Ruby: Sculpture

Sterling Ruby's multifaceted practice encompasses sculpture, ceramics, installation, textiles, clothing, painting, collage, photography, and video. Featuring nearly 30 large- and moderately-scaled...

Nasher Sculpture Center

Beijing Dance Theater
Fri - Feb 08

Beijing Dance Theater

Beijing Dance Theater, with its stunning dancers and as one of China's most distinguished dance companies, makes its Dallas Debut this year with TITAS Presents. In 2006, FENG Xiogang invited WANG...

Winspear Opera House

All You Need Is Art: Valentine's Day at the DMA
Thu - Feb 14

All You Need Is Art: Valentine's Day at the DMA

Join us for a one-night-only Valentine's dinner! Tickets include: Four-course dinner with optional wine pairings (gratuity included) Cocktails and DJ YeahDef Exclusive access to Between...

Dallas Museum of Art

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